Good Samaritan Nursing Center
Overall Government Rating What's This?

1601 E. Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21239
(410) 532-5600
Number of Certified Beds: 147 What's This?

Program Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Type of Ownership: Non profit - Corporation What's This?
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Health Inspections Results What's This?
Lists the health requirements that the nursing home failed to meet.

3 out of 5 stars
Administration Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Give or get lab tests to meet the needs of residents. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Give lab tests only when the attending doctor ordered them. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Get rid of garbage properly. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Be designed, built, equipped, or well kept to protect the health and safety of residents, workers, and the public. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Potential for minimal harm
Potential for minimal harm
Many
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Make sure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Inspectors determined that the nursing
home failed to:
Inspection Date Date of Correction Level of Harm
(Least -> Most)
Residents Affected
(Few -> Some -> Many)
Let the resident refuse treatment or refuse to take part in an experiment. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few
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. 7/9/2008 8/23/2008 Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Few