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Charles M. Morris Nursing And

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Updated Jan 1, 2021 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+Sep 20: BOct 20: A-Nov 20: A-Jan 21: A-
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200 Jhf Drive,
Pittsburgh PA 15217

(412) 420-4000

57.17% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Charles M. Morris Nursing And has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Charles M. Morris Nursing And is a large non-profit nursing home located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With an overall grade of A-, this is undoubtedly a very strong facility. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it ahead of the majority of the facilities in Pittsburgh, which boasts a decent selection of facilities. If you look further down this page, you can see this place's category ratings, which are also quite good.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection ratings. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively insignificant. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its strong profile, this facility also excelled in our short-term care area. In fact, we gave it a grade of A for that category. Our short-term care ratings are considered to be more meaningful for patients needing a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes more highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, we weren't able to find information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last datapoint we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 7.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

The third area we looked at is long-term care. This facility received an impressive long-term care score, with a grade of B+ in this area. When facilities receive a grade in this range in this category it typically means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. One of the statistics we considered on top of nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 95.72954 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths for the elderly population. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

The final area we analyzed is nursing. This facility received a better than average nursing grade in our assessment, with a B. Although this is not nearly as elite as several of its other category grades, this is still one of the more favorable scores for this category. Nursing ratings are primarily tied to a facility's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18May 23

Charles M. Morris Nursing And Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 9.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 3.91% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that sustained falls resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 4.38% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 19% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients suffering from cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 5.13% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 2.26% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are showing signs of depression. Some argue that this is a measure of resident quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 91.24% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 13.54% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 19.06% of Residents

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is important for patients physical and mental well-being.


Grade: A-minus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 19.06% of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 5.5% of Patients

This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 77.48% of Resident

This metric measures the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements.

Scores for Pittsburgh, PA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

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