St. Mary's Nursing Center is a facility in Leonardtown, Maryland. This city has a population of 13,717 people. It looks like this is a very respectable facility. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a quality score. Based on our assessment, you could do much worse than this place. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
St. Mary's Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this place also received top notch inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our best grades in this area, with an A+. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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 CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a favorable long-term care grade. Indeed, we gave it an above average grade of B+ in this category. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 98.24561 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at is short-term care. This facility was given a very positive short-term care score, with a grade of B in this category. In the area of short-term care, we try to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. It doesn't appear that this nursing home provided information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The next category we assessed was nursing, which is this nursing home's least impressive category. We gave this nursing home a grade of D in that category. Sadly, this category pulled down the facility's overall grade to some degree. Our nursing score assesses many data points, many of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing grades. This nursing home fared well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these data points to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
St. Mary's Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 10.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 2.73% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who had falls resulting in severe injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 2.07% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this datapoint could also be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 13.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 14.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 10.18% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 92.14% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 19.83% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 28.37% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 1.1 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 28.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 8.93 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In St. Mary's Nursing Center, 74.3% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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