STELLA MARIS, INC.

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Stella Maris, Inc.. 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

STELLA MARIS, INC.
2300 DULANEY VALLEY RD
TIMONIUM, MD 21093
(410) 252-4500

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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

81%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 361
  • Certified Beds: 448

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • 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 "Very 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 Stella Maris, Inc.. 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 Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-101.3%
Total Percent:1.3%
 

Very High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-103.8%
Total Percent:3.8%
 

High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-100.5%
Total Percent:0.5%
 

Medium Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-100.7%
Total Percent:0.7%
 

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: 11-161.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-1015.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-513.4%
Total Percent:30.1%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-164.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-1012.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-529.8%
Total Percent:46.7%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-162.0%
ADL Index Range: 6-104.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-55.0%
Total Percent:11.2%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 6-102.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-52.4%
Total Percent:4.4%
 

Extensive Services

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-16
- Isolation for active infectious disease
0.5%
Total Percent:0.5%
 

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: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.08%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
0.04%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
0.4%
Total Percent:0.6%
 

Rating Details For Stella Maris, Inc.

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) Hours1 Hour and 11 Minutes1 Hour and 4 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours34 Minutes38 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 4 Minutes2 Hours and 28 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 45 Minutes1 Hour and 42 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 49 Minutes4 Hours and 10 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 Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight4%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder3%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair4%7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder61%57%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection10%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased10%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores7%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious7%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse8%11%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season86%80%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination84%77%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores17%13%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain5%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 09/24/2010.

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

Administration

Get Services Outside the Nursing Home That Meet Professional Standards.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Give or Get Lab Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Quickly Tell the Resident's Doctor the Results of Lab Tests.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008
Be Designed, Built, Equipped, or Well Kept to Protect the Health and Safety of Residents, Workers, and the Public.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008
Make Sure That a Working Call System is Available in Each Resident's Room or Bathroom and Bathing Area.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008

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: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
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: 09/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/18/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Prepare Food That is Nutritional, Appetizing, Tasty, Attractive, Well-Cooked, and at the Right Temperature.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008

Pharmacy Service

Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008
Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Give the Right Treatment and Services to Residents Who Have Mental or Social Problems Adjusting.
  • Inspection Date: 09/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/18/2010

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: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Make Sure That Doctors Visit Residents Regularly, As Required.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009

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.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Let Residents Give Themselves Their Drugs if They Are Able.
  • Inspection Date: 07/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/31/2009
Let Residents Give Themselves Their Drugs if They Are Able.
  • Inspection Date: 09/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/18/2010
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 09/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/18/2010

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Stella Maris, Inc., 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

Give or Get X-Rays and Other Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Complaint Filed: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/05/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Complaint Filed: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/26/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/29/2011

Mistreatment

Protect Each Resident from All Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others.
  • Complaint Filed: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/26/2009
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.
  • Complaint Filed: 04/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/17/2009
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.
  • Complaint Filed: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/22/2010

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.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008
Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Complaint Filed: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/29/2011

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Complaint Filed: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/26/2009

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: 06/19/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/08/2008
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: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 02/26/2009
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

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 Stella Maris, Inc. 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 12/29/2010.

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

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Constructed Linen or Trash Chutes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011
Properly Constructed Linen or Trash Chutes.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
Proper Power Supply for Life Support Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011

Exits and Egress

Exit Stairways and Towers That Are Smoke Proof.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011
Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011
Corridors or Aisles That Are Unobstructed and Are at Least 8 Feet in Width.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011
Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009
Restrictions on the Use of Highly Flammable Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011

Interior Finish

Fire-Resistant Room Wall Surfaces.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
Fire-Resistant Room Wall Surfaces.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009
Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011
Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/12/2008
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 07/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009

Vertical Openings

Proper Stairway Enclosures and Vertical Shafts.
  • Inspection Date: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Retrieved 2011