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Hamilton Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 104
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? No
Multi-Home Chain? No
Located in a Hospital? No
Special Focus Facility? No

View:    Health Inspections  |  Quality Measures  |  Staffing  |  Fire Inspections

Health Inspections  

Most Recent Inspection: 11/03/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 11/03/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 1
Average number of Health Deficiencies in MD: 4
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in MD: 0 - 19
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge or transfer from the nursing home. 02/02/2012 01/00/2002 2 Few

Inspection, 03/00/2011

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of laboratory tests. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Provide at least one room set aside to use as a resident dining room and for activities, that is a good size, with good lighting, air flow and furniture. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Provide at least one room set aside to use as a resident dining room and for activities 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 with good lighting that is a good size
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Hire sufficient dietary support personnel. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 1 Many
Hire sufficient dietary support personnel. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Store 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 and serve food in a safe and clean way. cook
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
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. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 wrong time) to less than 5%. wrong dose
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Prevent a loss in range of motion among residents who entered the nursing home with a full range of motion, unless it is unavoidable due to resident 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
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. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 Few grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Prevent a loss in range of motion among residents who entered the nursing home with a full range of motion 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 Few unless it is unavoidable due to resident
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. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 1 Many
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 1 Many
Give residents a notice of rights 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 services and charges. rules
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. 03/00/2011 01/00/2001 1 Many

Inspection, 00/03/2011

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Some
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Some
Operate and provide services according to Federal 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 and local laws and professional standards. State
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Keep accurate 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 Some complete and organized clinical records on each re
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Some
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Some
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Some
1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Some
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Some
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Some
1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Some
Store 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 and serve food in a safe and clean way. cook
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
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. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
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. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
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. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 and that incontinent patients receive proper servi unless medically necessary
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. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Immediately tell the resident 00/03/2011 01/05/2012 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 01/09/2009

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 01/09/2009 01/09/2010 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 00/01/2006

Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store 00/01/2006 02/05/2006 and serve food in a safe and clean way. cook

Inspection, 02/08/2003

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 02/08/2003 01/01/2005 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re

Nursing Home Staffing  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

National Average Average in MD Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 5 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 105 65
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 6 hours 54 minutes 1 hour 55 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 6 hours 1 minute 1 hour 3 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 6 hours 7 minutes 52 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 7 hours 35 minutes 1 hour 53 minutes

1 The star rating a nursing home received for the information it provided about its Registered Nurse (RN) staffing. RNs have between 2 and 6 years of education.

Quality Measures  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

Long-Term Residents

Short-Term Residents

Fire Safety Inspections

Lists the fire safety requirements that the nursing home failed to meet. Fire safety results are not included in the nursing home's Overall Rating.

Most Recent Inspection: 08/25/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 08/25/2011
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Fire Safety Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in MD: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in MD: 0 - 0

Inspection, 02/07/2012

Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 02/07/2012 00/01/2003 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/07/2012 00/01/2003 2 Some
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. 02/07/2012 00/01/2003 2 Many
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 02/07/2012 00/01/2003 2 Some
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 02/07/2012 00/01/2003 2 Some

Inspection, 02/06/2008

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 02/06/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters. 02/06/2008 01/01/2010 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/06/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/06/2008 01/01/2010 2 Few
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 02/06/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 02/06/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector. 02/06/2008 01/01/2010 2 Some

Inspection, 02/05/2008

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/05/2008 02/01/2010 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/05/2008 02/01/2010 2 Few
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width. 02/05/2008 02/01/2010 2 Some
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 02/05/2008 02/01/2010 2 Many
 

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Baltimore, MD 21214

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