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Nursing homes provide care for individuals of all ages needing 24 hour nursing care
or assistance. Nursing home residents usually have complex medical and assistance
needs requiring 24 hour care. While many residents remain in the nursing home for
a long period of time, an increasing number of residents are
short stay, receiving nursing care and rehabilitation after a hospital
stay or illness before returning to their homes.
Individuals or families typically seek nursing home care when it is no longer possible
to care for a person at home safely or when the needs of the individual become so
complex they cannot be provided in the home.
You will find extensive information about Maryland's nursing homes including facility
characteristics such as bed size and services available,
obtained from the federal
Nursing Home Compare,
quality indicators, results of family satisfaction surveys, and results
of on-site surveys performed by the State Office of Health Care Quality
OHCQ) by clicking going to the Nursing Home Search.
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