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Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome

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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome's website

5425 Western Ave Nw,
Washington DC 20015

(202) 966-6667

88.66% estimated occupancy 1

Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome is a small non-profit nursing home located in Washington, District of Columbia. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the most elite facilities we looked at. It was given one of the highest scores we offer. This nursing home proved to be one of the better facilities in the city, which has a decent selection of nursing homes. Keep reading to find this facility's category scores, which are also impressive. It is hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Non profit - Other
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational 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 Washington, District of Columbia badge

Best Nursing Home in Washington, 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

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection ratings are based on many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

This nursing home also received an A+ for its nursing grade. Our nursing score is primarily tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.6 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This facility also performed well in the category of long-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Only a select group of nursing homes fared better in this area. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 99.492386 percent of its residents. This is a great way to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The final category we assessed was short-term care, where this facility was given a B. While this proved to be its poorest category grade, this is nevertheless an impressive rating. Short-term care grades are often used to grade a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To provide highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 3.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 12.01% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 1.18% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 1.57% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who have experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of poor nursing care. However, this datapoint may also be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 7.96% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 11.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 0.9% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 88.98% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 16.99% Percentage of Patients

This is the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 24.37% Percentage of Residents

This is the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 0.94 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 24.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 6.11 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: D

In Lisner Louise Dickson Hurthome, 66.15% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.

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-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

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Nearby Dialysis

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  • Holy Cross Hospital3.77 miles awayRenal Dialysis Unit 1500 Forest Glen Rd Silver Spring Maryland 20910Dialysis Stations: 14 (301) 754-7560
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  • Bma - Dupont Circle4.21 miles away11 Dupont Cir Nw Ste ll100 Washington District of Columbia 20036Dialysis Stations: 30 (202) 483-0176