Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab is in Cumberland, Maryland. This facility was given an overall grade of B, which is favorable score. Based on all of the relevant data, you can do much worse than this facility. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which we will address in the next paragraph.
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Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- 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
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Registered Staff Hours
This facility received a quality overall grade as described above, but we especially would like to point out its nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an A in this category. Inspection scores are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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 is also strong in the area of short-term care, where it was awarded a score of B. It outperformed most nursing homes in this area. With our short-term care grade, we strive to create a valuable gauge for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 5.8 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, this nursing home also was given favorable long-term care scores in our assessment. Indeed, we awarded it one of our higher grades in that category, with a score of B. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 99.41349 percent of its residents, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
The next category we rated is nursing. This facility was given a grade of B- in this category. Our nursing grade includes several components, many of which are based on nursing hours. This nursing home averages just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Finally, while this place got dinged a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in a few of our quality metrics. With less than five percent of its patients experiencing pressure ulcers, it fared very well in this statistic.
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, 6.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 3.52% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 5.42% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 15.82% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 19.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly used to treat patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 8.92% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Many believe this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 97.56% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 22.65% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 19.71% of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels.
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 19.71% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 8.45% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Allegany Health Nursing and Rehab, 72.81% of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
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