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 overall grade of A-, this facility is one of the top 50 nursing homes in Maryland. 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 equally strong as its overall rating.
Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods
- 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 Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
With an overall grade this high, it should come as no surprise that this facility performed well in the area of inspections, where it received an A-. Our inspection ratings are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area 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. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its high-end profile, this nursing home also performed well in our short-term care category. In fact, it received a score of A- in the category. Our short-term care grades are vital for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This means a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The last metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating analyzes many factors, however, the most important one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our fourth category, this nursing home also performed admirably in our long-term care category. We gave it an A- in this area. This topped off truly elite report card. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 99.3266 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 10.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 2.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term residents which suffered falls resulting in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 2.06% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who had urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic could be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 13.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 14.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 10.05% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 92.62% of Patients
This indicates 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 Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 19.85% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 30.15% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility.
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 0.99 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 30.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 8.9 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Autumn Lake Healthcare at Chesapeake Woods, 73.77% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living usually correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
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