Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab is in Cumberland, Maryland. We awarded this facility an acceptable overall score of B-. After assessing the other facilities in Cumberland, this appears to be a higher quality option than quite a few of them. Based on the data we reviewed, there are certainly much worse facilities out there. The best part of this nursing home's report card was its exemplary inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
730 Furnace Street,
Cumberland MD 21502
63% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this nursing home received a decent overall grade is its excellent health inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with an A. This is a notably better score than the place's overall score, which was decent but certainly not elite. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this area generally have very few of these severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a favorable short-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a B in that category, which is one of our more favorable scores. In determining our short-term care grades, we assess the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is generally a solid measure of the facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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One of this facility's better category grades was in the area of nursing care. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of C. Our nursing rating analyzes quite a few factors, but the most important consideration is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Lastly, despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is usually an indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the next area, this facility received a C in long-term care, which is a decent grade. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility vaccinated 99.4186 percent of its patients, which is an above average datapoint. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 10.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 2.73% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 2.07% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric could also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 13.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 14.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients that were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly used to treat residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 10.18% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 92.14% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 19.83% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 28.37% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility.
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 1.1 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 28.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 8.93 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 74.3% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Scores for Cumberland, MD
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
Looking for more options? Cumberland, Maryland has 3 other nursing homes
- Western Maryland Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.05 miles away12500 Willowbrook Road Cumberland Maryland 21502Voluntary non-profit - Private(240) 964-8001
- Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical CenterCritical Access Hospitals 16.81 miles away200 Hospital Drive Meyersdale Pennsylvania 15552Proprietary(814) 634-5911
- Western Maryland Regional Dialysis Center2.22 miles away12502 Willowbrook Rd Ste 250 Cumberland Maryland 21502Dialysis Stations: 35 (240) 964-8600
- Davita Renal Center of Keyser, LLC19.43 miles away1080 New Creek Hwy Keyser West Virginia 26726Dialysis Stations: 12 (304) 788-5057