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Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center in New Orleans, LA

Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center is a larger-sized nursing home facility in New Orleans, Louisiana (Orleans county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.


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They have 180 beds and a daily average of 117.2 residents (which would leave,on average, 62 beds available). Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center received an overall rating from CMS of 2 stars compared to the LA average of 2.56 and a National average of 3.32. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.


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Nursing Home:
Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center
Business Name:
Priority Group Holdings, L.l.c.
CMS ID:
195204
Street Address:
4502 GENERAL MEYER AVENUE
City:
New Orleans
State:
Louisiana
Zip Code:
70131
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 4502 General Meyer Avenue in New Orleans Louisiana 70131.
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They can be reached by phone at (504) 361-7923.


Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center is approximately 35.0 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center to Medicare is $355.08 per day (compared to a Louisiana average of $701.16) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $306.71 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance). It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center is approximately 71 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 43 men and 54 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
18%
Alzheimer's
63%
Asthma
23%
Cancer
8%
CHF
49%
COPD
33%
Depression
44%
Diabetes
67%
Hyperlipidemia
58%
IHD
51%
Osteoporosis
12%
RA or OA
44%
Schizophrenia
32%
Stroke
26%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center began on Aug 19, 1986.

Special care beds for patients with Alzheimer's are available.


Services Provided by Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 2
Last Ownership Change: 10-01-2015
Medicaid ID: 1510041
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): MUTUAL OF OMAHA
CMS Regional Office: Dallas
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 180
Alzheimer's Beds: 24

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Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
14.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
79.8 minutes
CNA
129.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.56 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 2.76 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
3.94
Administration
6.76
CNAs
60.94
Dietitians
0.46
Food Service
13.43
Housekeeping
9
LPN / LVN
25.63
Medical Director
0.11
Nurse Admin
9.47
Nursing Director
1.19
Occ. Therapist
3.43
Other Staff
7.03
Physical Therapist
3.26
Physician
1.14
Physician Ext.
0.29
Podiatrist
0.11
PT Aide
1.09
Qualified Activities
0.99
RNs
1.44
Social Worker
1.17
Speech Pathology
1.3
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 1 stars 1 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 1 stars 1 star rn staff rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in New Orleans:
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Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center in NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana has 180 beds compared to the Louisiana average of 122.88 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 117.2 residents compared to the LA average of 83.03 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 65.11% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Louisiana average of 67.57% and a national average of 81.38%.


Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the LA average of 2.56 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to the LA average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    1 stars compared to the LA average of 1.87 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the LA average of 2.48 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    1 stars compared to the LA average of 1.39 and a National average of 3.15.
  6. Long Term Stay Rating:
    3 stars compared to the LA average of 2.65 and a National average of 3.33.
  7. Short Term Stay Rating:
    3 stars compared to the LA average of 2.17 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.57 for Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center versus the LA average of 2.27 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
JO ELLEN SMITH CONVALESCENT CENTER 117.2 vs. LA 83.03 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
JO ELLEN SMITH CONVALESCENT CENTER 180 vs. LA 122.88 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
JO ELLEN SMITH CONVALESCENT CENTER 2.57 vs. LA 2.2728571428571 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
JO ELLEN SMITH CONVALESCENT CENTER 2 vs. LA 2.56 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center
OrganizationRole
Fbgm, L.l.c.5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Priority Group Holdings, L.l.c.5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Boulware, Douglas5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Delaune, Chris5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Marriott, Stephanie5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Stomps, Sheila5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Ware, Tina5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Wimberly, Barbara5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Boulware, Karen5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Boulware, Steven5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Priority Management Services, LlcOperational/managerial Control
Magee, ClaytonManaging Employee
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