Lorien Nursing & Rehab Center - Elkridge is a senior living facility located in Elkridge, Maryland, a city with 26,344 people. We awarded this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the nation. Based on our assessment, this nursing home is just about as as good as it gets. We also gave this nursing home strong grades in each of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 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

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 calculating our inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively minor. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A-Apr 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

Another reason we rated this facility so highly is that it received an A+ short-term care grade. This is simply as strong as it gets in this area. In determining our short-term care scores, we scrutinize a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This grade is generally a useful measure of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. This place offered more registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most nursing homes. This is what we like to find when assessing a nursing home in this category. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents that returned home from this facility. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy staffing, we found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home with 66.1 percent of its residents returning home. Most nursing homes are below 50 percent in this statistic.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: DFeb 19: DMar 19: B+Apr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

We also wanted to note the fact that this facility was awarded a dominant grade of A- in our long-term care category. Facilities that excel in this category tend to provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 98.81657 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.6 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home has less hospitalizations than the average nursing home.

Nurse Quality

B
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Historical

The final category we analyzed is nursing. This facility was given an impressive nursing grade in our assessment, with a grade of B. Even though this was not nearly as elite as a few of its other category grades, this is still one of our more favorable grades for this category. Nursing ratings are heavily correlated with nurse staffing levels. This place provided 3.9 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is an impressive statistic which typically corresponds with quality care. Lastly, we also looked at nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing scores. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these metrics as reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

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

Lorien Nursing & Rehab Center - Elkridge Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
D
11.41%
State
B-
8.89%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often the result of poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
D
6.51%
State
B+
2.64%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay residents who have suffered from a UTI. UTI's could be a sign of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
C
3.59%
State
B
2.32%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Provider
C
20.12%
State
B+
12.52%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This measures the percentage of long-term care patients that were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
B
17.86%
State
A-
14.88%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

Measures the percentage of long-term care residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many in the industry believe this is a reliable measure of quality of care.

Provider
C
6.21%
State
B
5.96%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines indispensable.

Provider
B+
98.45%
State
B
93.75%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a resident's medical condition.

Provider
B+
12.03%
State
B-
18.42%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This indicates the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Provider
B-
15.32%
State
A-
22.28%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.

Provider
B
1.67
State
A-
1.23
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

Provider
B+
15.32
State
C
22.28
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A-
7.59
State
B+
8.17
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B
69.92%
State
B-
66.25%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Howard County General Hospital 6.46 mi
5755 Cedar Lane Columbia Maryland 21044
(410) 740-7890
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Umd Baltimore Washington Medical Center 8.5 mi
301 Hospital Drive Glen Burnie Maryland 21061
(410) 595-1967
Acute Care Hospitals
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University of Md Laurel Regional Hospital 8.6 mi
7300 Van Dusen Road Laurel Maryland 20707
(301) 725-4300
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Saint Agnes Hospital 8.8 mi
900 Caton Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21229
(410) 368-2101
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
Bon Secours Hospital 10.39 mi
2000 W Baltimore Street Baltimore Maryland 21223
(410) 362-3000
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University of Maryland Medical Center 11.29 mi
22 South Greene Street Baltimore Maryland 21201
(410) 328-8667
Acute Care Hospitals
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Mercy Medical Center Inc 11.93 mi
301 Saint Paul Place Baltimore Maryland 21202
(410) 332-9237
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
University of Md Medical Center Midtown Campus 12.04 mi
827 Linden Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201
(410) 225-8996
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other

Nearby Dialysis

Davita - Cedar Lane 5.95 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
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Davita - Howard County 6.21 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
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(410) 997-4244
Glen Burnie Home Training 6.69 mi
Dialysis Stations: 6
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(410) 760-4976
Glen Burnie Dialysis 6.69 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
6934 Aviation Blvd Ste K Glen Burnie Maryland 21061
(410) 553-6951
Kidney Care of Laurel 6.87 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 18
14631 Laurel Bowie Rd Ste 100 Laurel Maryland 20707
(301) 725-3559
Davita - Catonsville 6.9 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
1581 Sulphur Spring Rd Ste 112 Halethorpe Maryland 21227
(410) 242-7766
Fresenius Anne Arundel Outpatient Dialysis Services, LLC 7.31 mi
Dialysis Stations: 19
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(410) 672-8024
Idf - Arundel Center 7.34 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
804 Landmark Drive Ste 112 Glen Burnie Maryland 21061
(410) 768-5722