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Pickersgill Retirement Community

615 Chestnut Ave
Towson, MD 21204-3742
(410) 825-7423
Fax: (410) 821-6295
Services Offered:
Independent Living, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living,
  • General Information
  • Independent Living
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    Non-Profit
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    Oldest retirement community in the state of Maryland (founded in 1802), located in Towson on 16 beautifully landscaped acreage; no entry fees, strictly a rental, non-denominational, non-profit, close to area hospitals, shopping malls, located in a quiet residental neighborhood, all private rooms with private bathrooms in Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing, continuum of care,
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Audiology
    Dental care
    Eye care
    Hospice
    Massage therapy
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Independent Living Level 1 Assisted Living Personal Care Skilled Nursing Facility
    Accommodations
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Community
    Opened in:
    on its present site since 1959
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 250
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Other recreational activities:
    Religious services, music programs, current event groups,guest speakers, lectures on topics of interest to this population, shopping outings
    This facility caters to:
    No specific groups
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Additional personal assistance fee required
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Hospice
    Health Condition Care
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Living Space Options
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Rehabilitation care
    Security Features
    Fire sprinkler system
    Community
    Number of residents: 39
    On-Site Services
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 33
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare and Medicaid PICKERSGILL, INC.
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 2/1/1994
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Resident
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    Pickersgill Retirement Community exceeds average state scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    Pickersgill Retirement Community exceeds average region scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.64 stars
    3.66 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    2.85 stars
    2.89 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    4.42 stars
    4.61 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.6 stars
    3.51 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    3 stars
    3.67 stars
    3.62 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    Pickersgill Retirement Community exceeds average state scores in 5 of 14 areas.
    Pickersgill Retirement Community exceeds average region scores in 5 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.45 hours
    2.44 hours
    2.34 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.27 hours
    0.95 hours
    1.04 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.51 hours
    0.91 hours
    0.93 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.78 hours
    1.85 hours
    1.96 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.23 hours
    4.29 hours
    4.3 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.11 hours
    0.13 hours
    0.12 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.39 hours
    2.49 hours
    2.44 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.59 hours
    0.66 hours
    0.65 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.98 hours
    1.06 hours
    1.06 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.97 hours
    4.2 hours
    4.15 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.52 hours
    2.41 hours
    2.37 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.77 hours
    1.22 hours
    1.39 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.39 hours
    0.63 hours
    0.63 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.3 hours
    4.13 hours
    4.25 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    Pickersgill Retirement Community exceeds average state scores in 7 of 13 areas.
    Pickersgill Retirement Community exceeds average region scores in 5 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    10.5%
    17.44%
    18.25%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    8.7%
    4.67%
    3.66%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    6.8%
    6.8%
    8.41%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    8.1%
    6.48%
    6.83%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    55%
    54.67%
    56.47%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    0.9%
    2.49%
    2.67%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    13%
    5.74%
    4.94%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    14.3%
    3.88%
    3.14%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    0%
    1.11%
    0.52%
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    5%
    2.39%
    1.98%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    82%
    95.05%
    93.18%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    23.8%
    95.46%
    93.09%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    6.3%
    17.9%
    16.67%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    Pickersgill Retirement Community exceeds average state scores in 1 of 5 areas.
    Pickersgill Retirement Community exceeds average region scores in 1 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    20.8%
    13.79%
    14.21%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    0%
    1.14%
    0.7%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    59.4%
    86.11%
    79.84%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    12.5%
    85.55%
    77.29%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    0%
    2.22%
    3.08%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Assisted Living
  • Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Health Condition Care
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Community
    Number of residents: 138
    On-Site Services
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
  • Star Ratings
    Overall Rating : 4
    Health Inspection Rating : 3
    Quality Measures Rating : 5
    Staffing Rating : 3
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating : 3
    https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=215259
    Licenses
    MD Assisted Living Program
    Issued by Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 215259
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    MD Nursing Home
    Issued by Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
    MD Continuing Care Retirement Community
    Issued by Maryland Department of Aging
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    MD Medicaid
    Issued by Maryland Medicaid
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