Ingleside at Rock Creek is a small non-profit nursing home located in Washington, District of Columbia. With an overall rating of A-, this nursing home is among the better nursing homes we looked at. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the country. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong report card was its short-term care rating. short-term care grades are discussed in the next paragraph
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Ingleside at Rock Creek
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Aquatic Therapy
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Best Nursing Home in District of Columbia Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in District of Columbia Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. In crafting our short-term care scores, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The goal is to formulate a tool for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 7 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. Our nursing rating is based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of skill of the nurses and the amount of time spent with patients. This facility provided 0.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics 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 the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a system of turning a resident more often.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the third category, this facility also earned a score of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is an above average score in this area. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary objective is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. One of the criteria we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 73.68421 percent of its residents. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
In the final category we assessed, this nursing home earned a good grade in inspections as well. We gave it a score of B for that category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection grades. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be quite insignificant. This place was assessed 8 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered severe. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ingleside at Rock Creek Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 10.51% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 1.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 1.7% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who had urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this statistic can be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 9.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 12.15% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 0.27% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are showing signs of depression. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 95.76% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 16.44% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 19.17% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 0.96 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 19.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 6.27 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Ingleside at Rock Creek, 59.5% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Scores for Washington, DC
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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