With an address in Laurel, Maryland, Patuxent River Health and Rehabilitation Center is one of just two nursing homes in the area. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of C. A grade in this range requires some respectable marks. Based on our ratings, there are definitely far worse nursing homes out there. You should also take a look at this facility's category grades below. short-term care grades are discussed in the next paragraph.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Short-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 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

This facility excelled in our short-term care rating, with an A- in this category. This really boosted its overall score. In the area of short-term care, we try to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. This nursing home provided more physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most facilities. This is what we like to find when assessing a nursing home in this category. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who eventually returned home from this nursing home. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy, we found that it performed as well as just about any facility in the country in this area with 61.5 percent of its residents returning home.

Facility Inspections

B+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Inspections is another area where this facility excelled. We awarded this nursing home an B+ for our inspections category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively minor. This facility was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an immediate threat to resident safety or health. A few minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.

Nurse Quality

C
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Historical

This facility's next best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of C. There are a number of factors included in this grade. Most of these factors are tied to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This facility provided 3.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing rating also includes some applicable quality-based measures. While this facility excelled in terms of quantity of nursing hours, it fell short in some of the statistics that focused on quality. This place's nursing score was hurt by its weak performance in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers. We found that 14.1 percent of this facility's patients suffered from pressure ulcers. Since some pressure ulcers can be avoided with proper nursing protocols, we reduce a facility's nursing rating when we see this kind of prevalence of pressure ulcers.

Long-term Care Quality

F
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This nursing home's least impressive area was long-term care, which is the final category we analyzed. Sadly, it received an F for this category. Even with a few decent scores in other areas, this score is nevertheless alarming so we wanted to make sure you are aware. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in this category likely don't provide the type of consistent around the clock care that some other facilities offer. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. We were concerned by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 87.46667 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Surprisingly, this nursing home actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 1.19 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This is its best score in this category.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
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

Patuxent River Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.

Provider
D
14.12%
State
B-
8.89%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.

Provider
B+
2.4%
State
B+
2.64%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Better hygiene protocols can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for infections.

Provider
B-
2.96%
State
B
2.32%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term residents which are administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.

Provider
B-
14.56%
State
B+
12.52%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
B
18.13%
State
A-
14.88%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Provider
A-
0.29%
State
B
5.96%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
D
89.61%
State
B
93.75%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the deterioration of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B-
16.67%
State
B-
18.42%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
A+
26.7%
State
A-
22.28%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home residents.

Provider
A
1.11
State
A-
1.23
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Provider
F
26.7
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 emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
A-
6.68
State
B+
8.17
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Provider
D
57.63%
State
B-
66.25%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

University of Md Laurel Regional Hospital 0.15 mi
7300 Van Dusen Road Laurel Maryland 20707
(301) 725-4300
Acute Care Hospitals
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Adventist Healthcare White Oak Medical Center 4.84 mi
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(301) 891-5651
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Doctors' Community Hospital 7.28 mi
8118 Good Luck Road Lanham Maryland 20706
(301) 552-8118
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Howard County General Hospital 9.03 mi
5755 Cedar Lane Columbia Maryland 21044
(410) 740-7890
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Voluntary non-profit - Private
Holy Cross Hospital 9.64 mi
1500 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring Maryland 20910
(301) 754-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
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Medstar Montgomery Medical Center 10.54 mi
18101 Prince Philip Drive Olney Maryland 20832
(301) 774-8882
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Umd Prince George's Hospital Ctr 11 mi
3001 Hospital Drive Hyattsville Maryland 20785
(301) 618-2000
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Medstar Washington Hospital Center 13.07 mi
110 Irving St Nw Washington District of Columbia 20010
(202) 877-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other

Nearby Dialysis

Davita Laurel Lakes Dialysis 0.99 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
14500 Laurel Place Laurel Maryland 20707
(301) 776-1769
Kidney Care of Laurel 2.01 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 18
14631 Laurel Bowie Rd Ste 100 Laurel Maryland 20707
(301) 725-3559
Calverton Dialysis 3.82 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 13
4780 Corridor Place Ste C Beltsville Maryland 20705
(301) 595-0231
Rai - Baltimore-Beltsville 4.22 mi
Dialysis Stations: 20
10701 Baltimore Ave Beltsville Maryland 20705
(301) 595-0263
Fmc - Silver Spring 5.65 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
12120 Plum Orchard Rd Ste 140 Silver Spring Maryland 20904
(301) 572-2484
Bedell Dialysis, LLC 5.65 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
13875 Outlet Drive Silver Spring Maryland 20904
(301) 890-1504
Cadia Dialysis Springbrook 6.68 mi
Dialysis Stations: 11
12325 New Hampshire Avenue Silver Spring Maryland 20904
(301) 244-3028
Greenbelt Home Training 6.97 mi
Dialysis Stations: 4
10210 Greenbelt Road Ste 100 Lanham Maryland 20706
(301) 794-0142