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Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home

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  • Home Health Agency
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
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Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home's website

8507 Mapleville Road,
Boonsboro MD 21713

( 30) 190-0558

79.81% estimated occupancy 1

Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home is an average-sized nursing home in Boonsboro, Maryland. Featuring an overall score of B+, this facility should work for most people. Based on our analysis, you can do much worse than this nursing home. We also gave this nursing home impressive ratings in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Meal Delivery
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management

Awards

Top Nursing Home in Maryland badge

Top Nursing Home in Maryland Awards 2021

Best Nursing Home in Boonsboro, Maryland badge

Best Nursing Home in Boonsboro, Maryland Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

In addition to earning a strong overall grade, this nursing home also earned an elite short-term care grade. We gave them one of our higher scores in that area, with an impressive grade of A. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to formulate a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

In addition, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed as well in this category. Our inspection scores are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspections. Facilities that excel in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the inspectors did not 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

This nursing home is also above average in the area of long-term care, where it was awarded a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this area. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. After assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is far higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

The final area we assessed was nursing. We awarded this facility one of our more favorable scores in this area, with a B. This facility ended up being strong in all areas we analyzed. Nursing grades are based in large part on quantity of nursing care available. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures 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 facility 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 by employing a protocol of moving a patient at least once a day.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 10.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 2.73% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who experienced a fall which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 2.07% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 13.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for treating several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: C

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 14.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 10.18% of Patients

This is the percent of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 92.14% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 19.83% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 28.37% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who maintained mobility. Some would argue that mobility is critical to patients well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 1.1 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 28.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 8.93 Percentage of Patients

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 74.3% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Meritus Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.47 miles away11116 Medical Campus Road Hagerstown Maryland 21742Voluntary non-profit - Private(240) 313-9500
  • Waynesboro HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 14.7 miles away501 East Main St Waynesboro Pennsylvania 17268Voluntary non-profit - Private(717) 765-4000
  • Frederick Health HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 15 miles away400 West Seventh St Frederick Maryland 21701Voluntary non-profit - Private(240) 566-3300
  • Berkeley Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 18.46 miles away2500 Hospital Drive Martinsburg West Virginia 25401Voluntary non-profit - Private(304) 264-1000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc - Robinwood5.31 miles away11110 Medical Campus Rd Ste 149 Hagerstown Maryland 21742Dialysis Stations: 13 (240) 313-9620
  • Washington County Dialysis6.37 miles away246 Eastern Blvd. Ste. 104 Hagerstown Maryland 21740Dialysis Stations: 2 (301) 797-7839
  • Eastern Boulevard Dialysis6.72 miles away246 Eastern Blvd N Ste 105 Hagerstown Maryland 21740Dialysis Stations: 22 (301) 745-4251
  • Fmc - Hagerstown8.74 miles away12931 Oak Hill Ave Hagerstown Maryland 21742CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 29 (301) 797-2311
  • Davita Golden Mile Dialysis13.58 miles away1306 W. Patrick Street Suite 5 Frederick Maryland 21703Dialysis Stations: 13 (301) 696-1090
  • Davita - Frederick14.58 miles away140 Thomas Johnson Dr Ste 100 Frederick Maryland 21702CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (301) 695-0900
  • Fresenius Kidney Care Frederick14.58 miles away163 Thomas Johnson Drive Ste C Frederick Maryland 21702Dialysis Stations: 13 (240) 815-6845
  • Fresenius Kidney Care - Waynesboro14.81 miles away27 Vista Avenue Waynesboro Pennsylvania 17268CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (717) 765-8880