BridgePark Healthcare Center

BridgePark Nursing & Rehabilitation is a 106-bed skilled nursing center in the Gwynn Oak area of Baltimore, Maryland. It offers short-term recovery and rehabilitation services.

It is owned by Communicare, a family owned business in Ohio that is expanding quickly into Maryland. CommuniCare has facilities in Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Missouri. There are fifteen nursing home centers that they service in Maryland.

The health inspections for this facility are not good. In the last inspection we saw in 2015, the citations included:

  • Failure to follow MOLST (Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment which led to the failure to address a patient's life ending wishes.
  • Failure to notify a doctor of unacceptably high blood pressure
  • Failure to notify families of residents with injuries and illness
  • Failure to ensure patient privacy (no privacy curtain for roommates)
  • Failure to maintain medical equipment in a clean, orderly, sanitary manner
  • Failure to make sure the facility is free from accident hazards
  • Failure to place handrails on each side of the hallways. There was a rail on the elevator that was not firmly fixed to the wall
  • Failure to keep complete and accurate clinical record for a patient

Here is the lasting quote from the inspection:

  • The facility staff failed to thoroughly assess and provide specialized services and equipment for a resident to achieve and maintain the most dignified environment (# 60) and the facility staff failed to provide the most dignified existence for a resident (# 8).

You can read the entire report for yourself here.

Overall, BridgePark gets a two out of five-star rating. This facility one received one star for health inspections, The nurse hours per resident per day appear to be relatively consistent with the U.S. and Maryland averages.

When a nursing home lawyer sees this type of report, we assume where there is smoke there is fire. A nursing home that makes this many errors is certainly a candidate for a lawsuit. Our quick search did not find any lawsuits against BridgePark Healthcare Center. But if this nursing home cannot get its act together, you can expect to seem claims against it in the future.

You can call BridgePark Healthcare Center at 410-542-5306. The address for this facility is 4017 Liberty Heights Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland.

Competitors

Below are the closest competitors to this nursing home along with the driving distance and miles the competitor is from the facility.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 106 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

Two Stars Below Average
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

Two Stars Below Average
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 Stars Average
RN Staffing Two Stars Below 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

Three Stars Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Autumn Lake Healthcare At Bridgepark Maryland
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
0.7% 10.4%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
2.7% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
86.4% 85.3%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
76.3% 84.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
3.6% 1.7%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Autumn Lake Healthcare At Bridgepark Maryland
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
1.0% 2.7%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
1.0% 2.5%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
1.3% 5.4%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
18.2% 8.8%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
66.0% 62.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
2.5% 1.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 0.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
25.6% 22.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
24.6% 18.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
3.8% 5.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
6.2% 3.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
11.2% 16.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
92.8% 96.7%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
96.5% 94.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
12.9% 12.4%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 08/14/2017
Total number of health deficiencies: 26
Average number of health deficiencies in Maryland: 14.9

Contact Us For a Free Consultation

1Free Consultation

2Available to talk NOW - 24/7

3No fees unless you WIN

Miller & Zois clients have received over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements. Let us fight for you!

Client Reviews

★★★★★
They quite literally worked as hard as if not harder than the doctors to save our lives. Terry Waldron
★★★★★
Ron helped me find a clear path that ended with my foot healing and a settlement that was much more than I hope for. Aaron Johnson
★★★★★
Hopefully I won't need it again but if I do, I have definitely found my lawyer for life and I would definitely recommend this office to anyone! Bridget Stevens
★★★★★
The last case I referred to them settled for $1.2 million. John Selinger
★★★★★
I am so grateful that I was lucky to pick Miller & Zois. Maggie Lauer
★★★★★
The entire team from the intake Samantha to the lawyer himself (Ron Miller) has been really approachable. Suzette Allen
★★★★★
The case settled and I got a lot more money than I expected. Ron even fought to reduce how much I owed in medical bills so I could get an even larger settlement. Nchedo Idahosa