Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

29449 Charlotte Hall Road
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
St Marys County
Phone: 301-884-8171
Provider Number: 215161
Last Inspection: 01/13/2014

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
286
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
257
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
29
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
90%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Both
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Government - State
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

Findings in these inspections do not present a complete picture of the quality of care provided. Information in this database should be interpreted carefully and used in conjunction with other sources, as well as a visit to the nursing home. We suggest you use our Nursing Home Checklist to help evaluate the nursing homes you plan to visit.


Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • MD
  • USA
  • 13
  • 14
  • 28
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2014
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 13
  • 18
  • 6
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

1/13/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Hire sufficient dietary support personnel. Pattern : Minimal 4 2/20/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/20/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/20/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/20/2014
 

10/26/2012 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/15/2012
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/15/2012
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/15/2012
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/15/2012
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/15/2012
 

8/25/2011 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/20/2011
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/20/2011


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

1/26/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/27/2015
 

8/27/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/3/2014
 

7/15/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/11/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/11/2014
 

12/17/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 12/18/2013
 

6/6/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/18/2013
 

4/11/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 5/16/2013
 

1/22/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide resident groups or resident family groups with private space to meet. Pattern : Potential 3 3/21/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Actual 4 3/21/2013
 

10/26/2012 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/15/2012
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/15/2012
 

10/8/2012 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/15/2012

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg MD State Avg
Number of Residents 257 170.00 107.71
Registered Nurses 0.64 0.73 0.94
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.76 0.68 0.87
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.77 2.58 2.38
Total Staff Hours 4.17 3.99 4.19

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% MD State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 4 6 6
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 5 3 2
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 1 1 4
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 9 5 5
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 25 28 15
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 6 3 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 2 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 1 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 2 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 23 21 18
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 6 3 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 6 4 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 73 61 56
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 3 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 14 15 14
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 3 19 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 3 18 17
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 1 1 0