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Nursing Homes in Maryland

  • 34th
    National Rank
  • 223
    Nursing Homes
  • 10.24%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.99/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Maryland Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Maryland, 10.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In Maryland, 2.73% of Patients had Serious Falls

This measures the percent of long-term care residents that sustained falls which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Maryland, 2.07% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Maryland, 13.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for many medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Maryland, 14.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Maryland, 10.18% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Maryland, 92.14% of Patients

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

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: C

In Maryland, 19.83% Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Maryland, 28.37% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Maryland, 1.1 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

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

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Maryland, 28.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Maryland, 8.93 Percentage of Patients

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Maryland, 74.3% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.

Maryland cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Annapolis551
Grade: B-minus
Baltimore275221
Grade: B-minus
Bel Air251
Grade: B-plus
Bethesda44314
Grade: B-plus
Boonsboro231
Grade: B-minus
Bowie3171
Grade: B-plus
Brooklyn13616
Grade: A
Cambridge210
Grade: B
Catonsville94216
Grade: B-minus
Chestertown311
Grade: B-minus
Clinton3284
Grade: C
Cockeysville2208
Grade: B
Columbia293
Grade: A-minus
Cumberland411
Grade: C
Denton210
Grade: B
District Heights1549
Grade: F
Dundalk13312
Grade: C
Easton221
Grade: B
Elkton261
Grade: F
Ellicott City3206
Grade: B
Essex12910
Grade: C
Fort Washington1307
Grade: B
Frederick641
Grade: B
Frostburg211
Grade: B-minus
Gaithersburg2103
Grade: A-minus
Glen Burnie32211
Grade: B-minus
Gwynn Oak24520
Grade: C
Hagerstown642
Grade: B-minus
Halethorpe13312
Grade: A-minus
Havre De Grace211
Grade: A-minus
Hyattsville66315
Grade: B-minus
La Plata241
Grade: B
Lanham1537
Grade: B-plus
Laurel2184
Grade: B-minus
Lutherville Timonium33617
Grade: B-plus
Middle River1286
Grade: D
Mount Airy210
Grade: B
Oakland311
Grade: B-minus
Parkville44319
Grade: C
Pikesville44218
Grade: B
Potomac1179
Grade: A-minus
Randallstown42111
Grade: B
Reisterstown1142
Grade: B
Rockville8186
Grade: B
Rosedale23918
Grade: B-plus
Salisbury441
Grade: B-minus
Sandy Spring2185
Grade: A-minus
Silver Spring144114
Grade: B-minus
Solomons210
Grade: B-plus
Sykesville452
Grade: B-minus
Towson85221
Grade: B
Upper Marlboro1171
Grade: D
Waldorf1133
Grade: B-minus
Westminster211
Grade: B-minus
Williamsport241
Grade: B-minus