Located in Annapolis, Maryland, Ginger Cove is one of four facilities in the area. This is a grade A facility, which is a very elite score. You simply can't do much better than this place. Scroll down to see this place's category grades, which are equally impressive. You just can't do much better than a straight A profile.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Best Nursing Home in Maryland Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Annapolis, Maryland Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Maryland Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Annapolis, Maryland Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Maryland Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Annapolis, Maryland Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in nursing, where it received a grade of A. The nursing rating consists of several components, however, the primary consideration is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Adding to its impressive category scores, this nursing home also excelled in the category of inspections, where it earned a grade of A. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this category most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its government 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.
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Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its first-rate resume, this facility also was awarded a superb short-term care score, with a grade of A. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This rating is considered to be a meaningful measure of the facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we assessed is long-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of A-. This finished off a very favorable profile. Not many facilities received an A- or higher in every category. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ginger Cove Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Ginger Cove, 7.41% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Ginger Cove, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term stay patients who suffered a fall leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Ginger Cove, 3.39% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Ginger Cove, 14.88% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Ginger Cove, 21.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Ginger Cove, 0% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some argue this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Ginger Cove, 100% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Ginger Cove, 11.67% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Ginger Cove, 25.69% of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels.
In Ginger Cove, 0.8 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Ginger Cove, 25.69% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Ginger Cove, 3.96% 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 care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Ginger Cove, 69.7% of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Annapolis, MD
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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