Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation is a small non-profit facility located in Pocomoke City, Maryland. This proved to be a quality facility, with an overall grade of B. You can definitely do much worse than this nursing home. The best part of this place's profile was is its short-term care grade. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to performing well overall, this place earned a very good short-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our better grades in that category with a B+. Our short-term care ratings are thought to be more critical for residents in need of a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires additional highly-skilled nursing. This includes not just nursing services, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.9 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Adding to its impressive category grades, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+ for our inspections rating. Inspection scores are tied to several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to be an immediate threat to resident health or safety. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
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In addition, this facility also received favorable nursing grades this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. Our nursing grade is mostly based on the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at was long-term care. We awarded this facility a grade of B- in that category. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Thankfully, this nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is a very respectable datapoint. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 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.
Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 10.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 2.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of long-term care residents that have had a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 2.06% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who have suffered from a UTI. UTI's may be an indication of poor nursing care. However, this statistic could also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 13.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for treating a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 14.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 10.05% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 92.62% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 19.85% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 30.15% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels. Some experts argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical health.
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 0.99 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 30.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 8.9 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation, 73.77% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.
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