Ellicott City Health & Rehabilitation Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
MD State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
MD Deficiencies Range: 1–18
Complaints & Incidents: 10
Updated June 19, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

January 09, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
2/18/2013
Allow residents to have visitors.
Very Low
Some
2/18/2013

July 20, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
8/30/2012

August 19, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
9/26/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
9/26/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
9/26/2013
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Some
9/26/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
9/26/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
9/26/2013
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Low
Few
9/26/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
9/26/2013
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
9/26/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
9/26/2013

January 09, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Few
2/18/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Very Low
Some
2/18/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Some
2/18/2013
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Some
2/18/2013
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Few
2/18/2013
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Low
Some
2/18/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
2/18/2013
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
2/18/2013
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
2/18/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
2/18/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
2/18/2013

November 13, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
12/17/2012

September 21, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Low
Some
10/17/2012

July 20, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
8/30/2012
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Very Low
Some
8/30/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Very Low
Some
8/30/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
8/30/2012
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Some
8/30/2012
Make sure that all required doctor visits are made personally.
Very Low
Some
8/30/2012
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Some
8/30/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Hire sufficient dietary support personnel.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
8/30/2012
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Very Low
Some
8/30/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
8/30/2012

June 14, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
7/24/2012

May 15, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Upon the death of a resident, convey the residentâ’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party.
Low
Some
6/16/2012
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Some
6/16/2012

May 14, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/8/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
6/8/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
6/8/2012

March 27, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
4/25/2012

January 25, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
3/7/2012
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
3/7/2012

November 09, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Very Low
Some
12/19/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
12/19/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
12/19/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
12/19/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
12/19/2011

July 18, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
8/19/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
8/19/2011
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
8/19/2011
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
8/19/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
8/19/2011
Employ or obtain outside professional resources to provide services in the nursing home when the facility does not employ a qualified professional to furnish a required service.
Low
Few
8/19/2011

June 09, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
7/14/2011
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
7/14/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
7/14/2011

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated June 19, 2014.


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