Maryland Baptist Aged Home is located in Baltimore, Maryland. This city is one of the largest cities in the nation with has a total of 632,623 people. This nursing home turns out to be an A rated facility. This nursing home received one of the best grades we offer. A score of this caliber requires first-rate scores across the board. We were not surprised to discover that this turned out to be one of the top three facilities in the city. Keep reading to see this facility's category grades, which are also quite good. It's hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Maryland Baptist Aged Home
- 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
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
With an overall grade this high, it should come as no surprise that this nursing home performed well in the area of inspections, where it received an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection ratings. 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 deficiencies are relatively minor. This facility was hit with 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the government inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies an immediate threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing score. In that area, we awarded this facility an A-. In calculating our nursing ratings, we assess both staffing levels and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our next area, this nursing home was given a top-shelf long-term care score. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. When facilities receive this kind of score in this category it is typically a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 97.59036 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our final category, this facility also performed well in the short-term care category. We awarded it a grade of B+ for that area. This rounded out a very impressive profile. With our short-term care grade, we try to craft a fair measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess the nursing home's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Maryland Baptist Aged Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Maryland Baptist Aged Home, 10.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term residents that have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Maryland Baptist Aged Home, 2.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This measures the percentage of long-term care patients that experienced a fall which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Maryland Baptist Aged Home, 2.06% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Maryland Baptist Aged Home, 13.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients which were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Maryland Baptist Aged Home, 14.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Maryland Baptist Aged Home, 10.05% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Maryland Baptist Aged Home, 92.62% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Maryland Baptist Aged Home, 19.85% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Maryland Baptist Aged Home, 30.15% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Maryland Baptist Aged Home, 30.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Scores for Baltimore, MD
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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