Located in Ellicott City, Maryland, The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant is one of just three facilities in this city. This nursing home is an A+ rated facility. Receiving an A+ in our grading system takes superb marks across the board. This is really as good of a facility as you're going to find. Headlining this nursing home's exemplary report card is its inspection reports, which we will address in the next paragraph.
The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Maryland Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Ellicott City, Maryland Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Maryland Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Ellicott City, Maryland Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. It does not look like we have information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This first-rate facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. We analyzed the qualifications of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours those nurses spent with residents, in computing our grade in this area. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third category we analyzed was long-term care. This facility performed well in our long-term care category also. We gave them an exemplary score of A+ in this category. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the final area, this facility also excelled in the short-term care category. In fact, we awarded it an A for that area. This completed a straight A profile. With our short-term care assessment, we strive to create a fair measure for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. The last measure we looked at in this area is the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant, 10.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant, 2.73% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant, 2.07% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant, 13.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used to treat several conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant, 14.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant, 10.18% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression. Increased levels of depression may be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant, 92.14% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant, 19.83% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate decline of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant, 28.37% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant, 28.37 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
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