Calvert Memorial Hospital Transitional Care Unit
100 Hospital Road, Prince Frederick MD 20678 · (410) 535-4000 Updated: Mar 1, 2019 · By Sara Levinsohn
With an address in Prince Frederick, Maryland, Calvert Memorial Hospital Transitional Care Unit is the sole option we were able to find in the area. This facility was awarded an A- overall, which is one of the top grades that we offer. A score in this range requires first-rate scores across the board. In addition, this nursing home is based in a hospital, which can often mean the nursing home offers more extensive medical services. This nursing home also received consistently good ratings in each of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 18 Beds
Non profit - Other
On top of receiving a great overall grade, this facility received an A+ inspection rating. This score is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can offer a facility. Inspection ratings are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's above average category grades came in the area of short-term care. We gave them one of our better grades in that category, with a grade of B+. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze a facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final item we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. We analyzed the levels of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses spent with patients, in computing our grade in this category. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home Maryland in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a protocol of moving patients even once per day.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we looked at was long-term care, where this facility received a B+. This topped off an elite report card. Very few facilities earned a B+ or higher in every category. In a long-term care setting, the nursing home's primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this facility submitted information on its vaccination levels. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Calvert Memorial Hospital Transitional Care Unit Quality Metrics
Frequency Of ER Visits
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of long-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess patient well-being.
ER visits per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This indicates the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better