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Wilson Health Care Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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Wilson Health Care Center's website

301 Russell Avenue,
Gaithersburg MD 20877

(301) 216-4004

63.29% estimated occupancy 1

Wilson Health Care Center is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, a city with 135,332 people. We gave this nursing home an A overall grade, ranking it in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the United States. Based on our assessment, this facility is really as good as it gets. As you can find below, this facility also performed just fine in our category scores. It would be hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

One of the many reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it earned an A+ short-term care grade. Our short-term care grades are critical for residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a broad range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 6.9 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Adding to its impressive category scores, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A. Not many nursing homes performed as well in this area. Our inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area generally have few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 9 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

In addition, this facility also received favorable nursing grades this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. We assessed the licensure of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the number of hours the nurses spent with residents, in calculating our score in this area. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Maryland in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a protocol of turning residents more often.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In our final area, we awarded this nursing home a A for its long-term care rating. This rounded out a first-rate report card. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 96.79716 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Wilson Health Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Wilson Health Care Center, 10.35% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffer from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: D

In Wilson Health Care Center, 2.83% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Wilson Health Care Center, 2.06% of Patients had UTIs

This figure measures the percentage of long-term residents that had a UTI. Although a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Wilson Health Care Center, 13.12% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used to treat several conditions, including dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Wilson Health Care Center, 14.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric indicates the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Wilson Health Care Center, 10.05% of Patients

This is the percent of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Wilson Health Care Center, 92.62% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Wilson Health Care Center, 19.85% Percentage of Patients

This is the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate decline of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Wilson Health Care Center, 30.15% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A

In Wilson Health Care Center, 0.99 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to preserving the physical well-being of residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Wilson Health Care Center, 30.15 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Wilson Health Care Center, 8.9 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Wilson Health Care Center, 73.77% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many argue this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Holy Cross Germantown HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.28 miles away19801 Observation Drive Germantown Maryland 20876Voluntary non-profit - Private(301) 557-6020
  • Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.33 miles away9901 Medical Center Drive Rockville Maryland 20850Voluntary non-profit - Private(240) 826-6527
  • Medstar Montgomery Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 7.53 miles away18101 Prince Philip Drive Olney Maryland 20832Voluntary non-profit - Private(301) 774-8882
  • Suburban HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 11.28 miles away8600 Old Georgetown Road Bethesda Maryland 20814Voluntary non-profit - Private(301) 896-2576
  • Walter Reed National Military Med CenAcute Care - Department of Defense 11.42 miles away8901 Rockville Pike Bethesda Maryland 20889Department of Defense(301) 295-4000
  • Holy Cross HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 12.42 miles away1500 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring Maryland 20910Voluntary non-profit - Church(301) 754-7000
  • Adventist Healthcare White Oak Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 14.2 miles away12100 Plum Orchard Drive Silver Spring Maryland 20904Voluntary non-profit - Private(301) 891-5651
  • Sibley Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 15.26 miles away5255 Loughboro Rd Nw Washington District of Columbia 20016Voluntary non-profit - Other(202) 537-4680

Nearby Dialysis

  • Gaithersburg Dialysis0.71 miles away202 Perry Parkway Suite 3 Gaithersburg Maryland 20877Dialysis Stations: 16 (301) 987-0912
  • Davita - Rockville2.8 miles away15204 Omega Drive Suite 110 Rockville Maryland 20850CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (301) 947-2427
  • Bma - Rockville3.34 miles away7524 Standish Pl Ste 100-B Derwood Maryland 20855Dialysis Stations: 16 (301) 610-0711
  • Davita - Middlebrook Dialysis3.72 miles away12401 Middlebrook Rd Ste 160 Germantown Maryland 20874Dialysis Stations: 19 (301) 540-6020
  • Germantown Dialysis4.29 miles away20111 Century Blvd Ste C Germantown Maryland 20874CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (301) 540-4601
  • Advanced Dialysis Center - Rockville4.52 miles away299 Hurley Ave Rockville Maryland 20850Dialysis Stations: 9 (301) 838-9119
  • Fresenius Kidney Care Germantown4.64 miles away19851 Obersavtion Drive Suite 150 Germantown Maryland 20876Dialysis Stations: 15 (301) 540-7010
  • Brownwood Dialysis LLC5.69 miles away5544 Norbeck Rd Rockville Maryland 20853CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (301) 460-2090