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Larkin Chase Center

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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Larkin Chase Center's website

15005 Health Center Drive,
Bowie MD 20716

(301) 805-6070

Larkin Chase Center is the lone option we were able to find in Bowie, Maryland. We gave this facility an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all nursing homes in the nation. We really can't say enough favorable things about this place. The best part of this facility's impressive report card was its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph

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Quick Details

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

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Bariatric Care
  • Colostomy Care


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Top Nursing Home in Maryland Awards 2020

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2022)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

On top of performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home received a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, we gave it one of our highest scores in that area with an A. Inspection scores are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This means that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home also was given a top-shelf short-term care score. Indeed, this ended up being its second most impressive category grade. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Short-term care scores are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a vast spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. We were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Nursing ratings are based largely on quantity of nursing care available. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The next area we analyzed is long-term care, in which this nursing home was awarded a grade of B-. This actually turned out to be this facility's worst category. This is nevertheless not a major area of concern. In the area of long-term care, we analyze the quantity of care offered by a nursing home, rather than more medically-intensive services. One of the statistics we considered after nursing hours was vaccines. Thankfully, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 98.79518 percent of its residents. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Larkin Chase Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: C

In Larkin Chase Center, 10.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-plus

In Larkin Chase Center, 2.53% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents who have experienced a fall leading to major injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Larkin Chase Center, 2.06% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Larkin Chase Center, 12.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, including dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Larkin Chase Center, 13.59% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Larkin Chase Center, 11.04% of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents exhibiting symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Larkin Chase Center, 90.84% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Larkin Chase Center, 20.64% Percentage of Patients

This is the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a patient's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-plus

In Larkin Chase Center, 24.5% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.


Grade: A-plus

In Larkin Chase Center, 1.3 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: F

In Larkin Chase Center, 24.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Larkin Chase Center, 9.63 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Larkin Chase Center, 73.32% Percentage of Resident

This is the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Doctors' Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7 miles away8118 Good Luck Road Lanham Maryland 20706Proprietary(301) 552-8118
  • Umd Prince George's Hospital CtrAcute Care Hospitals 9.82 miles away3001 Hospital Drive Hyattsville Maryland 20785Voluntary non-profit - Private(301) 618-2000
  • Anne Arundel Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 11.37 miles away2001 Medical Parkway Annapolis Maryland 21401Voluntary non-profit - Private(443) 481-1307
  • University of Md Laurel Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 12.09 miles away7300 Van Dusen Road Laurel Maryland 20707Voluntary non-profit - Private(301) 725-4300
  • Adventist Healthcare White Oak Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 13.62 miles away12100 Plum Orchard Drive Silver Spring Maryland 20904Voluntary non-profit - Private(301) 891-5651
  • Medstar Washington Hospital CenterAcute Care Hospitals 14.6 miles away110 Irving St Nw Washington District of Columbia 20010Voluntary non-profit - Other(202) 877-7000
  • Children's Hospital NmcChildrens 14.71 miles away111 Michigan Ave, Nw Washington District of Columbia 20010Voluntary non-profit - Private(202) 476-5000
  • Umd Baltimore Washington Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 14.88 miles away301 Hospital Drive Glen Burnie Maryland 21061Voluntary non-profit - Other(410) 595-1967

Nearby Dialysis

  • Renal Care of Bowie, LLC1.68 miles away4861 Telsa Dr Ste H Bowie Maryland 20715CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (301) 809-5342
  • Holy Cross Dialysis Center - Woodmore4.33 miles away11721 Woodmore Rd Ste 190 Bowie Maryland 20721CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 15 (301) 390-7270
  • Nxstage Kidney Care Greenbelt4.97 miles away10003 Derekwood Ln Suite 100 and 145 Lanham Maryland 20706Dialysis Stations: 18 (240) 544-0811
  • Renal Care of Lanham5.11 miles away4451 Parliament Place Ste "R" Lanham Maryland 20706CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 33 (301) 459-7300
  • Total Renal Care, Inc.5.25 miles away9701 Philadelphia Ct. Suite A Lanham Maryland 20706Dialysis Stations: 24 (301) 918-3830
  • Greenbelt Home Training5.59 miles away10210 Greenbelt Road Ste 100 Lanham Maryland 20706Dialysis Stations: 4 (301) 794-0142
  • Kidney Care of Largo5.88 miles away1300 Mercantile Ln Ste 194 Upper Marlboro Maryland 20774CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 29 (301) 925-4100
  • Fmc - Prince Georges County Dialysis5.96 miles away7558 Annapolis Road Ste C-1 (Below Mcdonalds) Hyattsville Maryland 20784CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 22 (301) 429-3555