Buckingham's Choice

 (301) 644-1600

Buckingham's Choice is a 41-bed Medicare-certified nursing home, with an overall rating of 5 (out of 5) stars. There have been 10 deficiencies found over the course of 3 inspections since 07/22/2010.

3200 BAKER CIRCLE, Adamstown, MD, 21710
Summary
overall rating
5 out of 5 stars
beds41
occupancy95.1% (39 of 41)
address3200 BAKER CIRCLE
Adamstown, MD, 21710
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipNon profit - Corporation
resident/family council?RESIDENT
focus facility?NO
 (301) 644-1600
Ratings
Health Inspections
4 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
3 out of 5 stars
RN Only
5 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
5 out of 5 stars
Complaints
DateDate FixedComplaint
09/13/201210/28/2012Mistreatment Deficiencies
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.
09/13/201210/28/2012Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
09/13/201210/28/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
09/13/201210/28/2012Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
09/13/201210/28/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
09/13/201210/28/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
09/13/201210/28/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Provide at least one room set aside to use as a resident dining room and for activities, that is a good size, with good lighting, air flow and furniture.
04/25/201206/18/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
04/25/201206/18/2012Administration Deficiencies
Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards.
Deficiencies
DateDate FixedDeficiency
09/13/201210/28/2012Mistreatment Deficiencies
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.
09/13/201210/28/2012Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
09/13/201210/28/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
09/13/201210/28/2012Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
09/13/201210/28/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
09/13/201210/28/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
09/13/201210/28/2012Environmental Deficiencies
Provide at least one room set aside to use as a resident dining room and for activities, that is a good size, with good lighting, air flow and furniture.
09/12/201211/12/2012Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
07/22/201008/23/2010Environmental Deficiencies
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
07/22/201008/23/2010Administration Deficiencies
Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards.