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Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur
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1055 W Joppa Rd
Towson, MD
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Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur
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User Reviews

03/12/2013 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My father had a stroke over a year ago and is suffering from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Blakehurst is THE place for someone in his position. I cannot imagine what his world is like. Yet, the staff here are very patient and understanding. Monthly meetings are held with my mother and they are very concise and thorough with going over every detail about my father's daily state.
They are very good in calling my mother with matters concerning his health and well being.
Blakehurst is very clean, friendly and they have many activities the patients can participate in.
Highly recommend Blakehurst for the elderly.
Blakehurst is as good as it gets!
My sister-in-laws mother was recently admitted to Edenwald which is nearby Blakehurst in Towson. She said her mother was confined to her room, no activity, no physical therapy, no contact with the outside world. I've come to visit her mother and they've put her in bed for the night at 4 in the afternoon, leaving her alone in the dark and scared. Also, the nurses do not put her call button within reach, so she can't even call if she does need up for toileting. They dress her in the same clothes for multiple days, though she has plenty to wear. She recently lost all vision and I found her in the dining room, full foods in front of her and no one to help her eat. She tried, but couldn't even reach the plate. I stayed and fed her while she sobbed about the neglect. It sickens me! Edenwald is all looks and no service. The staff is usually sitting in the halls chatting with each other while call lights need attention. I've reported this to management, to no avail! Who is going to stand up for these residents!!! My sister-in-law is now looking into moving her mother to Blakehurst.

11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur is a small, for profit, nursing home with 42 beds based in Towson, MD. At last check, the facility had 42 residents indicating that it is 100% occupied which is about average within the state of Maryland. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur, was 5 stars. Only 20% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Maryland.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur with other senior care providers in Maryland. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 10/20/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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Description of Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur in Towson, MD

Number of Beds : 42

Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur, located in Towson, Maryland provides the following services: Nursing Home and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur has a very good hospital, Saint Joseph Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 95 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Maryland, where Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur can be found here.

Chestnut Grn Hlth Ctr Blakehur is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


Community Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Housing Options

  • Shared Room
  • Private Bedroom with Private Bath
  • Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Management of an I.V.
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    Demographic Profile for Towson, MD,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Towson MD
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.