Powerback Rehabilitation is an average-sized nursing home located in Lutherville Timonium, Maryland. With an overall rating of A-, we graded this nursing home to be the number one nursing home in Lutherville Timonium. An overall score in this range is a good indicator of a high quality facility. Based on our assessment, this place would be a no brainer for just about anybody. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its nursing score, which you can find in the next section.
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Please note our records indicate that Powerback Rehabilitation has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. There are numerous subcategories within this area. Most of these criteria relate to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its high-end assessment, this facility also was given a strong short-term care score, with a grade of A. Our short-term care grades are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home 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 final statistic we considered in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 6.6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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This facility also performed at a high level in the category of inspections. In fact, it earned a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best grades in that category with a grade of B+. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area tend to have very few severe deficiencies. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor made us feel better about this inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we scored was long-term care, in which this nursing home was given a grade of B-. This proved to be this facility's least impressive category. This is still not the end of the world. In determining these long-term care scores, we look at the facility's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. We were pleased to discover that this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. This facility keeps its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Powerback Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Powerback Rehabilitation, 10.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Powerback Rehabilitation, 2.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Powerback Rehabilitation, 2.06% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Powerback Rehabilitation, 13.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for many conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Powerback Rehabilitation, 14.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Powerback Rehabilitation, 10.05% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Powerback Rehabilitation, 92.62% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Powerback Rehabilitation, 19.85% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Powerback Rehabilitation, 8.9 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Powerback Rehabilitation, 73.77% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some believe that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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