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Transitions Healthcare At Sykesville

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 118
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? Yes
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: 09/29/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 09/29/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 16
Average number of Health Deficiencies in MD: 4
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in MD: 0 - 19
Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Some
Have a program that investigates 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 Some controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 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. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
At least once a month 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 Few have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
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. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 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. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Provide proper discharge planning and communication 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 Few of the resident's health status and summary of the
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Some

Inspection, 00/07/2012

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give or get x-rays and other tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Some
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
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. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
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. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 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. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Few
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 00/07/2012 01/05/2002 2 Some

Inspection, 02/09/2009

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. 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 2 Few
Operate and provide services according to Federal 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 and local laws and professional standards. State
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 2 Few
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 2 Few
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 2 Few
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 or other pests. insects
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 2 Few
Store 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 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. 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 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. 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 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. 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/09/2009 03/01/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/05/2008

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 01/05/2008 01/04/2009 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/05/2008 01/04/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 00/09/2007

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 clean and comfortable for residents easy to use
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. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 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. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few
At least once a month 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 Few have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 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. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 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. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 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. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 00/09/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 01/08/2006

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 01/08/2006 03/01/2007 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/08/2006 03/01/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 01/06/2004

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/06/2004 01/05/2005 1 Many
Provide adequate and comfortable lighting levels in all areas. 01/06/2004 01/05/2005 1 Many
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. 01/06/2004 01/05/2005 1 Many
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice 01/06/2004 01/05/2005 or other pests. insects
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store 01/06/2004 01/05/2005 and serve food in a safe and clean way. cook

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 2 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 105 103
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 6 hours 54 minutes 1 hour 36 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 6 hours 1 minute 27 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 6 hours 7 minutes 1 hour 9 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 7 hours 35 minutes 2 hours 40 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: 07/01/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 07/01/2011
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, 02/01/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Portable fire extinguishers. 02/01/2012 00/01/2003 1 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/01/2012 00/01/2003 2 Some
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 02/01/2012 00/01/2003 1 Some
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 02/01/2012 00/01/2003 2 Few
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. 02/01/2012 00/01/2003 2 Few

Inspection, 00/01/2007

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. 00/01/2007 03/01/2007 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. 00/01/2007 03/01/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 00/08/2006

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Portable fire extinguishers. 00/08/2006 01/00/2008 1 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/08/2006 01/00/2008 1 Many
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/08/2006 01/00/2008 1 Many
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 00/08/2006 01/00/2008 1 Many
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 00/08/2006 01/00/2008 1 Some
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used. 00/08/2006 01/00/2008 1 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. 00/08/2006 01/00/2008 1 Some
 

7309 Second Avenue
Sykesville, MD 21784

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