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Kensington Healthcare Center

Inspection Results

Kensington Healthcare Center has been cited for 114 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data (Tip: Surveys happen throughout the year and you may want to check with the location to see if there is more recent data available). There are 226 nursing homes in Maryland with a total of 12,529 deficiencies resulting in an average of 55.44 deficiencies per nursing home.



Deficiency Cited
Create and put into place a plan for meeting the resident's most immediate needs within 48 hours of being admitted
Fixed: Not Listed
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Give residents notice of Medicaid/Medicare coverage and potential liability for services not covered.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Ensure that each resident is free from the use of physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Assist a resident in gaining access to vision and hearing services.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Notify the resident or the resident?s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident?s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Fixed: 03-23-2018
PASARR screening for Mental disorders or Intellectual Disabilities
Fixed: 03-23-2018
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Fixed: 06-09-2017
1) Hire only people with 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.
Fixed: 06-09-2017
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Fixed: 12-05-2016
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Fixed: 06-09-2017
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Fixed: 11-16-2016
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Fixed: 06-23-2017
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Fixed: 06-23-2017
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Fixed: 10-03-2016
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Fixed: 10-03-2016
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Fixed: 10-03-2016
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Fixed: 10-03-2016
Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances.
Fixed: 10-03-2016
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Fixed: 04-03-2016
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Fixed: 05-24-2016
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Allow residents to have visitors.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Fixed: 04-07-2017
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Fixed: Not Listed
Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident?s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party.
Fixed: Not Listed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Fixed: 12-16-2015
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Fixed: 12-16-2015
1) Hire only people with 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.
Fixed: 10-12-2015
Provide adequate and comfortable lighting levels in all areas.
Fixed: 10-12-2015
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Fixed: 10-12-2015
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Fixed: 06-24-2015
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Fixed: 05-10-2016
Meet other general requirements.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Have restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Ensure that testing and maintenance of electrical equipment is performed.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Fixed: 05-04-2016
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Fixed: 04-25-2016
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Fixed: 04-25-2016
Meet other general requirements.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Have restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Ensure that testing and maintenance of electrical equipment is performed.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Fixed: 04-03-2018
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Fixed: 05-04-2016
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Fixed: 04-25-2016
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Fixed: 04-25-2016


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