Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center is in the densely populated metropolitan area of Baltimore, Maryland. Featuring an overall grade of D, this is a well below average facility. Keep in mind that Baltimore received a city grade of B-, so should look at other options in the city as well. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this facility's report card is its strong inspection grade. You can scroll down to find out about inspections and other category grades
Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
While we were not very complementary of this facility's overall score, it received a very impressive inspection report this year. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best scores in that category with an A-. Our inspection ratings are tied to pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important item to look for on these inspections. You should especially avoid nursing homes with severe deficiencies linked to risks to resident well being. This facility was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This means that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to patient health or safety. A few minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility's short-term care rating is one of its better scores. The nursing home was given a grade of C in this category. In determining our short-term care grades, we size up a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This area is typically a fair measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. In this nursing home's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than a typical facility. Finally, we considered the number of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.2 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well below average.
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We gave this facility a grade of just D for our nursing rating. Our nursing grade includes many datapoints. The most heavily weighted variable is the number of hours nurses spent with residents. This nursing home provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing scores. This facility fared well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the final category, this facility did not perform well here either. Due to a poor grade of F in long-term care, this is just about as terrible as it gets. Nursing homes that don't fare well in this category typically are not as well-staffed and are lagging in a few of the areas of routine healthcare services we assessed. After we finished assessing the volume of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. Frankly, we were a bit alarmed this nursing home vaccinated only 85.3067 percent of its residents for pneumonia. To our surprise, this facility was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than the average nursing home. This is its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 10.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 2.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 2.06% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint may be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 13.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 14.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 10.05% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some argue that this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 92.62% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 19.85% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 30.15% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 0.99 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 30.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 8.9 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brinton Woods Post Acute Care Center, 73.77% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Scores for Baltimore, MD
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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