Gilchrist’s Rehabilitation Unit Ranked Among the Top Maryland Nursing Homes

The Gilchrist Rehabilitation Unit was named a “Best Nursing Home” by U.S. News & World Report 2017-18, and one of 38 best nursing homes in Maryland. The Gilchrist Rehabilitation Unit is comprised of 27 beds and is regulated as a skilled nursing facility with a focus on short-term stays, averaging about two weeks. The Rehabilitation … More Gilchrist’s Rehabilitation Unit Ranked Among the Top Maryland Nursing Homes

Gilchrist Medical Director Named Top Doc

Congratulations to Dr. Carrie Hempel, Medical Director of Gilchrist Center Towson, who was named one of the region’s 2017 Top Doctors in Baltimore magazine in the Hospice & Palliative Medicine category. The doctors were chosen by their peers based on where they send their own family for the best care. More than 13,000 physicians were … More Gilchrist Medical Director Named Top Doc

More feathers to help us take flight

Gilchrist’s care doesn’t stop just because the traditional workday has come to an end. We maintain a special team of nurses, social workers, chaplains and grief counselors who work nights, evenings and weekends to help patients and families in distress and to admit those patients who need our care immediately, regardless of day or time. … More More feathers to help us take flight

Loneliness departs

More than 800 Gilchrist patients have received this specialized therapy since 2012– both by Emily and Music Therapist and Clinical Training Director Lacy Kidwell. The program is designed to use music in all of its forms to provide additional comfort by helping to relieve symptoms, reduce stress and anxiety and provide emotional support for patients … More Loneliness departs

A safe place to nest

Monica Hastings walked into Gilchrist Center Baltimore – Joseph Richey House to interview for an open nursing position and stayed for hours, captivated by the warmth and simple charm of a place she had never seen before that day. The residential hospice center would soon become her second home, a place where she could care … More A safe place to nest