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Knollwood Hsc

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
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6200 Oregon Ave Nw,
Washington DC 20015

63.33% estimated occupancy 1

Knollwood Hsc is just one of 17 options in Washington, District of Columbia. This nursing home proved to be an A+ rated facility, which is our most impressive score. In fact, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top three facilities in District of Columbia. Headlining this nursing home's stellar profile is its nursing grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry
  • Audiology
  • Aquatic Therapy

Awards

Best Nursing Home in District of Columbia badge

Best Nursing Home in District of Columbia Awards 2019

Best Nursing Home in District of Columbia badge

Best Nursing Home in District of Columbia Awards 2020

Best Nursing Home in District of Columbia badge

Best Nursing Home in District of Columbia Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

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Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ for nursing. Our nursing category consists of many factors, many of which are based on nursing hours. This facility provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place District of Columbia in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a system of turning residents more often.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our short-term care rating. We gave them an impressive score of A+ in this area. In determining our short-term care scores, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is more often than not a meaningful measure of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this category is the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This facility also was elite in the category of long-term care, where it received a score of A. Very few facilities performed better in this category. When facilities receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. One of the datapoints we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 98.17073 percent of its residents. This is a great way to minimize negative health outcomes for the senior population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping 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.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

In addition, this facility also earned a virtually flawless government inspection report. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a grade of A-. With this impressive grade, this place is one of the few nursing homes in District of Columbia to earn straight A's. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies an immediate risk to patient health or safety. 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.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Knollwood Hsc Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Knollwood Hsc, 4.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In Knollwood Hsc, 2.44% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of long-term patients which experienced falls leading to severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Knollwood Hsc, 4.38% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poor hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Knollwood Hsc, 8.07% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Knollwood Hsc, 5.26% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Knollwood Hsc, 0.63% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents showing depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Knollwood Hsc, 99.09% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: C

In Knollwood Hsc, 19.49% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of erosion of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In Knollwood Hsc, 26.57% of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who maintained mobility. Some believe that the ability to move around is vital to patients health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Knollwood Hsc, 0.88 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In Knollwood Hsc, 26.57% of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In Knollwood Hsc, 4.39% of Patients

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: D

In Knollwood Hsc, 67.73% of Resident

This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements.

Scores for Washington, DC

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus

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