Williamsport Retirement Village is a nursing home in Williamsport, Maryland, which has 9,233 people. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A score of this caliber requires favorable marks in most areas. Based on all of the relevant data, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This nursing home was better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any weak links in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Williamsport Retirement Village
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to being a quality facility overall, this nursing home really performed well in long-term care, where it received an A-. Few facilities fared better in this area. For patients looking for a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is an important category. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 87.767586 percent of its patients. This is somewhat below what we expected but still a reasonably acceptable figure. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, we were pleased to find place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility truly excelled in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A-. Not many facilities performed better in this category. In crafting our short-term care scores, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to create a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. Our nursing grade weighs many components, many of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
In the last category we assessed, this facility received a decent grade in inspections as well. In fact, we awarded it a B- for that category. This facility didn't have any major weak links. We would argue that one of the most important factors in assessing an inspection report is deficiencies. In this regard, we especially focus on the severity of the deficiencies. While this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the inspectors 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.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Williamsport Retirement Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 10.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 2.83% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 2.06% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained UTI's. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 13.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used to treat several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 14.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 10.05% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 92.62% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 19.85% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 30.15% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 0.99 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 30.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 8.9 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Williamsport Retirement Village, 73.77% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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