FUTURE CARE SANDTOWN-WINCHESTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Future Care Sandtown-Winchester. 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

FUTURE CARE SANDTOWN-WINCHESTER
1000 N. GILMORE STREET
BALTIMORE, MD 21217
(410) 669-2750

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

93%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 140
  • Certified Beds: 150

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Partnership
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • 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 Future Care Sandtown-Winchester. 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: 11-1623.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-109.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-59.5%
Total Percent:42.4%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-160.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-101.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-54.1%
Total Percent:6.4%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-161.0%
ADL Index Range: 6-104.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.3%
Total Percent:5.7%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-167.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-107.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-53.1%
Total Percent:18.0%
 

Low Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 45 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Three days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
  • Two services of restorative nursing six days per week
ADL Index Range: 11-161.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-100.3%
Total Percent:1.7%
 

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: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
2.8%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
1.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
4.0%
Total Percent:8.3%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
5.2%
Total Percent:5.2%
 

Behavioral Symptoms and Cognitive Performance

  • Cognitive impairment BIMS score less than or equal to 9
  • CPS great than or equal to 3
  • Hallucinations or delusions
  • Physical or verbal behavioral symptoms toward others
  • Other behavioral symptoms
  • Rejection of care or wandering
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 5 or less
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- Less restorative nursing
4.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
3.3%
Total Percent:8.2%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- Less restorative nursing
1.4%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Less restorative nursing
0.09%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- Less restorative nursing
1.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
1.3%
Total Percent:4.1%
 

Rating Details For Future Care Sandtown-Winchester

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) Hours40 Minutes1 Hour and 7 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours43 Minutes43 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 34 Minutes2 Hours and 30 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 23 Minutes1 Hour and 50 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 57 Minutes4 Hours and 20 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 Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination85%87%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season89%90%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained3%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores14%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse6%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased10%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious2%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight8%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection4%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair5%7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder61%57%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder4%4%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination74%77%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season83%80%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores10%13%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-2%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain28%14%

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 03/25/2011.

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

Administration

Give or Get Lab Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Have a Detailed, Written Plan for Disasters and Emergencies.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Keep Adequate and Comfortable Lighting in All Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Be Designed, Built, Equipped, or Well Kept to Protect the Health and Safety of Residents, Workers, and the Public.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Make Sure There is a Program to Prevent/Deal with Mice, Insects, or Other Pests.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2010
Make Sure There is a Program to Prevent/Deal with Mice, Insects, or Other Pests.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2010
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/25/2011
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/25/2011

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have 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.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2010
Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/25/2011

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2010

Resident Rights

Let the Resident Refuse Treatment or Refuse to Take Part in an Experiment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 02/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/03/2009
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 03/25/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/25/2011

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Future Care Sandtown-Winchester, 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

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/03/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/25/2011

Resident Rights

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: 03/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/25/2011

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 Future Care Sandtown-Winchester 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 06/14/2011.

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

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/24/2010

Building Service Equipment

Restrictions on the Use of Portable Space Heaters.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/24/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/24/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Retrieved 2011