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Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods's website

525 Glenburn Avenue,
Cambridge MD 21613

(410) 221-1400

89.18% estimated occupancy 1

Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods is a senior living facility located in Cambridge, Maryland, which has a total of 17,330 people. With an A- overall grade, we rated this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the United States. In our view, this nursing home would be a wonderful choice for just about anybody. If you scroll down, you can see this place's category scores, which are also strong.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Bariatric Care
  • Colostomy Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Lymphedema Care

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it earned a strong short-term care score. In fact, this turned out to be its best category. In that area, we awarded this facility an A-. In calculating our short-term care grades, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to formulate a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different facilities. We weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The final item we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 5.9 percent of this facility's patients returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. Our nursing rating is largely associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place Maryland in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving patients even once per day.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

This facility has had near flawless government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this area. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better scores in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This means that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In our last area, this facility also was given a very strong long-term care grade, with a grade of B+. This topped off a very favorable profile. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 98.6532 percent of its residents, which is very impressive. Pneumonia tragically can be a dangerous condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't roll the dice on this issue. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 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.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 10.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents which have new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 2.73% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are routinely caused by poor nursing care. Better nursing care reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 2.07% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 13.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 14.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 10.18% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. High rates of depression could imply worse patient care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 92.14% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 19.83% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating. Many in the industry would argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 28.37% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 1.1 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 28.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 8.93 Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 74.3% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Umd Shore Medical Center at EastonAcute Care Hospitals 13.71 miles away219 South Washington Street Easton Maryland 21601Voluntary non-profit - Private(410) 822-1000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Cambridge Dialysis Center1.58 miles away704 Cambridge Plaza Cambridge Maryland 21613CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 22 (410) 228-2791
  • Advanced Dialysis Center - Easton13.03 miles away610 E Dutchmans Ln Easton Maryland 21601Dialysis Stations: 9 (410) 820-9873
  • Davita - Easton13.4 miles away500 Cadmus Ln, Suite 201 Easton Maryland 21601CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 15 (410) 822-8659