Knollwood Hsc is in Washington, District of Columbia. The city offers many options. This nursing home is a grade A facility, which is a superb score. Based on our assessment, this nursing home is just about as as good as it gets. Scroll down to see this facility's category ratings, which are also quite good. It's hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.

Additional Details:

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Accepts Medicaid 1 : 69 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

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Family Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

On top of being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this category. When determining a nursing home's nursing score, we consider the quantity of hours nurses commit to patients and the level of licensure of those nurses. This facility boasts a really impressive 5.8 hours of nursing care per resident each day, of which a significant portion was provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly skilled levels of nurses. This is one of the higher totals of nursing hours we were able to find. On top of offering impressive levels of nursing care, this place also performed well in several of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In terms of the number of its patients suffering falls leading to major injury, this nursing home performed as well as any nursing home the nation.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: A+Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Adding to its high-end assessment, this facility also was given a superb short-term care grade, with a score of A. In determining our short-term care ratings, we look at a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is more often than not a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. The last statistic we assessed in this category is the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the facility. It fared respectably with 48.5 percent of its residents returning home.

Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Turning to our inspection category, this nursing home excelled in that area, which is based on the nursing home's recent inspection reports. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- for that category. Inspection scores are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS didn't 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

B+
Oct 18: ANov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Moving on to our last category, this facility was awarded a high-end long-term care score. We awarded it a B+ in this category, finishing off one of our more impressive report cards. For prospective patients in need of a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is an important category. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 91.74312 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is slightly less than we anticipated but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Knollwood Hsc Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
D
11.79%
State
C
13.18%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This measures the percent of long-term care residents who experienced a fall which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing ratings.

Provider
A
0.92%
State
A
1.1%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to inadequate hygiene.

Provider
D
5.12%
State
B
2.39%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.

Provider
A-
9.26%
State
B+
10.24%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
A-
15.03%
State
A-
11.84%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percent of patients exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
B+
0.95%
State
A-
1.34%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
B-
95.87%
State
B-
84.25%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the decline of a resident's health.

Provider
A
7.63%
State
B-
16.54%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels.

Provider
B-
14.71%
State
B+
19.09%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Provider
A+
0.78
State
A
0.91
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.

Provider
B+
14.71
State
B-
19.09
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

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. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.

Provider
A+
2.88
State
A-
6.5
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.

Provider
B+
72.75%
State
C
56.03%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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Dialysis Stations: 27
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Dialysis Stations: 24
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CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
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(202) 291-2191
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Dialysis Stations: 14
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(301) 754-7560
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Dialysis Stations: 6
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(202) 476-5148
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Dialysis Stations: 12
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Dialysis Stations: 35
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Dialysis Stations: 21
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