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Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center

This 146-bed nursing home in Hartford County has pretty average Medicare ratings. An average rating is an improvement from where they have been. This is a for-profit business that struggles to maintain adequate staffing.

The address for Forest Hill is 109 Forest Valley Dr, Forest Hill, MD 21050. The phone number is (410) 893-2468.

Lawsuits

Forest Hill has a litigation history that does not show up on any company brochures. Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center was sued in October 2017 in Harford County Circuit Court in a nursing home case (Lindsay v. Forest Hill). This nursing home was also sued in 2012 in a case alleging death from septic shock as the result of nursing home negligence. There was yet another wrongful death lawsuit filed against Forest Hill in 2010.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 156 certified bedsinformation

Beds in the nursing home that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare or Medicaid.

Accepts: Medicare and Medicaidinformation

Shows if the nursing home participates in the Medicare, Medicaid, or both.

2 Key Ratings
Star Rating Summary
Overall Rating information

Medicare assigns the overall star rating based on a nursing homes's performance on 3 separate measures: Health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. Each of these domains have their own star ratings, with more stars meaning better quality of care

Three StarsAverage
Health Inspection information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on a nursing home’s weighted score from recent health inspections. More stars means fewer health risks

Three StarsAverage
Staffing information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on the nursing home’s staffing hours for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practice Nurses (LPNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Nurse aides. More stars means a better level of staffing per nursing home resident

Three StarsAverage
RN StaffingFour StarsAbove Average
Quality Measures information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on data from a select set of clinical data measures. More stars means better quality of care

Four StarsAbove Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionForest Hill Health And Rehabilitation CenterMaryland
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
19.2%10.4%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
1.2%Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
85.9%85.3%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
87.4%84.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
1.0%1.7%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionForest Hill Health And Rehabilitation CenterMaryland
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
5.5%2.7%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
1.2%2.5%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
9.2%5.4%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
10.4%8.8%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
59.6%62.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
1.2%1.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
2.1%0.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
23.6%22.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
13.5%18.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
4.3%5.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
2.0%3.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
21.9%16.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
100.0%96.7%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
99.1%94.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
23.4%12.4%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 06/05/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 17
Average number of health deficiencies in Maryland: 14.9

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