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 Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
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.
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 grade is primarily associated with the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed 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 typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving residents more often.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third area we assessed was long-term care. This facility performed remarkably in our long-term care rating as well. We gave them a dominant score of A+ in this category. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. On top of considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 96.39639 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The fourth area we looked at was short-term care, where this nursing home was given a grade of A-. This wrapped up a very favorable report card. Few facilities earned an A- or higher in all four categories. Short-term care ratings are crucial for residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing. This means a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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, 10.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who suffer from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 2.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients that suffered falls which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 2.06% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 13.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for treating several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 14.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 10.05% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are showing symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression could imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 92.62% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 19.85% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 30.15% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 0.99 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Little Sisters of the Poor, 30.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
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
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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