HOMEWOOD AT WILLIAMSPORT

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Homewood at Williamsport. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

HOMEWOOD AT WILLIAMSPORT
16505 VIRGINIA AVENUE
WILLIAMSPORT, MD 21795
(301) 582-1628

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

100%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 80
  • Certified Beds: 80

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Church Related
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • Part of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Homewood at Williamsport. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1627.7%
ADL Index Range: 6-1017.6%
Total Percent:45.2%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1614.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-1012.8%
Total Percent:27.7%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1621.3%
Total Percent:21.3%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
5.9%
Total Percent:5.9%
 

Rating Details For Homewood at Williamsport

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours36 Minutes49 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours57 Minutes35 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 36 Minutes2 Hours and 43 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 33 Minutes1 Hour and 24 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 9 Minutes4 Hours and 6 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Maryland are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityMaryland Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%90%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%87%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained1%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased12%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight8%8%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores5%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse12%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder3%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder55%57%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection5%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious6%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%2%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90%77%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90%80%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%13%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain14%14%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-2%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 11/09/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 11/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/17/2010

Pharmacy Service

Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/02/2009

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/02/2009

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Homewood at Williamsport, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/10/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2008

Resident Rights

Let the Resident Refuse Treatment or Refuse to Take Part in an Experiment.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2009
Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/30/2009

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Homewood at Williamsport had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 11/16/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 10/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/29/2009
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/17/2010

Building Service Equipment

Properly Constructed Linen or Trash Chutes.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2008
Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/29/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2008
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 10/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/29/2009

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 10/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/29/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/03/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2008

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 10/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/29/2009

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2008
No-Smoking Signs Where Oxygen is Used.
  • Inspection Date: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/03/2010

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2008
Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 10/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/29/2009
Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/17/2010

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2008
Doors of Sufficient Width and Proper Construction in Smoke Barriers.
  • Inspection Date: 10/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/29/2009

Vertical Openings

Protected Exits That Allow the Resident to Escape the Building.
  • Inspection Date: 10/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/29/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Retrieved 2011