Little Sisters of the Poor is one of nine facilities located in Catonsville, Maryland. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the most impressive nursing homes we assessed. In fact, it was given our very best score. In fact, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it as the top nursing home in Catonsville. Finally, this is a very consistent facility with consistent scores in all of the major categories. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
Little Sisters of the Poor
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
601 Maiden Choice Lane,
Catonsville MD 21228
56.57% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Best Nursing Home in Maryland Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Catonsville, Maryland Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Maryland Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Catonsville, Maryland Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Maryland Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Catonsville, Maryland Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection grades. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be quite minor. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a 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
This nursing home also was awarded an A+ long-term care grade, rendering it one of the few nursing homes to receive more than one A+ category grades. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. One of the datapoints we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 96.1165 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations 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. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. The nursing score is based on a host of subcategories. The most heavily weighted one is the amount of time nurses spent with residents. This nursing home averages 0.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures 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 place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving residents more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the last category, this nursing home received a highly favorable short-term care rating. We awarded it a grade of A in this area, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 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.
Little Sisters of the Poor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 10.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 2.73% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who have experienced a fall resulting in severe injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 2.07% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely the result of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 13.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients who were administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 14.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 10.18% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 92.14% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 19.83% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 28.37% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' mental and physical health.
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 1.1 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 28.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Scores for Catonsville, MD
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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