Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a large nursing home located in Berlin, Maryland. With an overall rating of B-, this is likely a middle of the road facility. Based on the data we reviewed, there are definitely much worse facilities out there. The best part of this facility's profile is its remarkable inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.
Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its relatively modest overall grade, we awarded this facility an A for our inspections rating. This is far more impressive than its overall grade. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was given an impressive short-term care grade. In fact, we awarded them a B in that area, which is one of our more favorable scores. Our short-term care grade is often used to judge a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To have highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide better levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a decent score in the category of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of C. Long-term care scores are meaningful for people in need of personal care. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. We were a bit alarmed this facility vaccinated 90.8297 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which happens to be several points below the national average. Nevertheless, this facility excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Turning to the fourth area, this facility was awarded a decent nursing grade of C. Our nursing grade looks at the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of licensure of those nurses and the quantity of hours spent with patients. This particular facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This figure is far below average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility fared better in some of the quality measures we assessed. It performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are often the result of poor nursing care. Closer supervision can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.06% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that have experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 13.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat several conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 14.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10.05% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients showing symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression could imply worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 92.62% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 19.85% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 30.15% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 0.99 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 30.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.9 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 73.77% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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