34th
226
8.89%
3.29stars
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Maryland Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This measures the percent of long-term care residents which suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.

B-
8.89%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients that have had a fall leading to major injury.

B+
2.64%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.

B
2.32%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

B+
12.52%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.

A-
14.88%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.

B
5.96%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

B
93.75%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the decline of a resident's well-being.

B-
18.42%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percent of long-term patients that remained mobile levels. Many believe that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical well-being.

C
22.28%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

A-
1.18

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

C
22.28

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.

B+
8.52

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements.

B-
66.25%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Maryland's
Nursing Home Quality
B
C
Long-Term Care
A-
Inspection Reports
B
Nurse Quality
A-
Short-Term Care
More information about Maryland
Number of Hospitals: 56
Number of Dialysis facilities: 170
Number of Medicaid beds: 27,941

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Exceptional Care for Children
  2. Delaware Veterans Home
  3. Little Sisters of the Poor
  4. Jeanne Jugan Residence
  5. Newark Manor Nursing Home
Maryland is ranked as the 32nd best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Sibley Mem Hosp Renaissance
  2. Greater Baltimore Medical Center Sub Acute Unit
  3. Maplewood Park Place
  4. Willowbrooke Court Skilled Center at Manor House
  5. Collington Episcopal Life Care
Maryland is ranked as the 10th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Governor Bacon Health Center
  2. Exceptional Care for Children
  3. Newark Manor Nursing Home
  4. Miroft
  5. Margaret E. Moul Home
Maryland is ranked as the 49th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Spiritrust Lutheran the Village at Luther Ridge
  2. Cadia Healthcare - Hagerstown
  3. Rockville Nursing Home
  4. St. Joseph's Nursing Home
  5. Exceptional Care for Children
Maryland is ranked as the 40th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Maryland cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Annapolis551
B
Baltimore285221
B-
Bel Air251
B
Bethesda44314
B+
Boonsboro231
B
Bowie3171
B+
Brooklyn13616
B+
Cambridge210
B
Catonsville94216
B-
Chestertown311
B-
Clinton3284
B-
Cockeysville2208
A
Columbia293
A-
Cumberland411
C
Denton210
D
District Heights1549
C
Dundalk13312
B-
Easton221
B
Elkton261
C
Ellicott City3206
B
Essex12910
C
Fort Washington1307
C
Frederick641
B-
Frostburg211
F
Gaithersburg2103
B+
Glen Burnie32211
C
Gwynn Oak24520
B-
Hagerstown742
B-
Halethorpe13312
C
Havre De Grace211
B+
Hyattsville66315
B
La Plata241
B-
Lanham1537
A
Laurel2184
B-
Lutherville Timonium33617
B+
Middle River1286
D
Mount Airy210
B
Oakland311
B
Parkville44319
B-
Pikesville44218
B
Potomac1179
A
Prince Frederick221
B
Randallstown42111
B
Reisterstown1142
B-
Rockville8186
A-
Rosedale23918
B+
Salisbury441
B
Sandy Spring2185
A-
Silver Spring144114
B-
Solomons210
A
Sykesville452
B
Towson85221
B+
Upper Marlboro1171
B+
Waldorf1133
B-
Westminster211
B-
Williamsport241
B