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Charles M. Morris Nursing And

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  • Assisted Living

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-Jan 21: A-
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Charles M. Morris Nursing And's website

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. As a matter of fact, this is one of the highest rated nursing homes in Pittsburgh. If you look below, you can see this place's category ratings, which are also impressive.

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

One of the reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is it earned a very impressive grade in inspections. Inspections ended up being its best category. In this area, we awarded this facility an A. Our inspection grades are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe 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

We also would like to note the fact that this facility was awarded a top-shelf grade of A in our short-term care category. Our short-term care scores are presumably most meaningful for those in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally mandates more highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not merely nursing services, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. It doesn't appear that this facility submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 7.3 percent of this facility's patients returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In addition, this facility also was awarded favorable long-term care scores in our assessment. In fact, we awarded them one of our more favorable grades in that area, with a score of B+. When facilities receive this kind of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 95.72954 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

The last category we analyzed was nursing. We awarded this facility one of our more favorable grades in this category, with a B. While this wasn't as favorable as a few of this nursing home's other scores, it is nevertheless a perfectly acceptable score. When computing a nursing home's nursing grade, we weigh the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents as well as the levels of training of those nurses. This nursing home averages 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 in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. 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 18Jul 22

Charles M. Morris Nursing And Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who suffered a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often caused by facilities with lower levels of hygiene. More frequent bathing can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This gauges the percent of long-term residents which were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 3.23% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 88.5% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 15.28% Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 23.65% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is critical to residents' physical and mental health.


Grade: A-minus

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 8.84 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Charles M. Morris Nursing And, 72.22% Percentage of Resident

This is a measure of the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

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 B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

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