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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Staff Writer | November 23, 1993
Taylor Manor Hospital has laid off 25 employees and closed its intensive care unit in an effort to streamline patient services, the medical director said."
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By Larry Carson and Larry Carson,sun reporter | September 22, 2006
While a new, larger Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center is under construction, Howard County's primary homeless shelter will move to a two-story cottage on the grounds of the former Taylor Manor Hospital in Ellicott City. Andrea Ingram, director of Grassroots, a private nonprofit agency, said the move likely will occur about Oct. 20, a week after the groundbreaking for the new, expanded shelter next to Atholton High School. Demolition of the current building should begin in November, and the new 55-bed building should be completed in a year.
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | March 23, 2000
A Howard County man is suing Taylor Manor Hospital in Ellicott City, accusing hospital officials of being negligent and allowing his 13-year-old son to commit suicide while a patient there in 1998. James E. Maszczenski filed suit in Howard County Circuit Court last week, saying that the hospital should have had his son, Joshua, under suicide watch after he was admitted Sept. 2. Two days later, Joshua killed himself by putting his belt around his neck and attaching it to the bathroom doorknob, the suit states.
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By Liz F. Kay and Liz F. Kay,SUN STAFF | May 27, 2003
Trying to do more to confront its drug problem, Howard County is looking for a place to put a halfway house for drug treatment, which would be the first residential facility in the county in years, local health officials said. County Executive James N. Robey has allotted $70,000 in matching funds for a halfway house in his proposed operating budget, said Raymond S. Wacks, Howard's budget director. Two years ago, Howard County released the DELTA Project (Drug abuse: Evaluation of Legal and Treatment Alternatives)
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Sun Staff Writer | April 20, 1994
A new therapeutic group home for emotionally disturbed teen-age boys has opened on the grounds of Taylor Manor Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital in Ellicott City.Re-Entry House is overseen by Maryland Alternative Care Inc., a new, nonprofit foundation formed by Dr. Neil Kirschner, director of adolescent services at Taylor Manor Hospital.The program is for boys suffering from severe depression, mood swings or suicidal episodes. Up to eight teen-agers can stay at the home for three to nine months, depending on individual circumstances.
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By Larry Carson and Larry Carson,sun reporter | September 22, 2006
While a new, larger Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center is under construction, Howard County's primary homeless shelter will move to a two-story cottage on the grounds of the former Taylor Manor Hospital in Ellicott City. Andrea Ingram, director of Grassroots, a private nonprofit agency, said the move likely will occur about Oct. 20, a week after the groundbreaking for the new, expanded shelter next to Atholton High School. Demolition of the current building should begin in November, and the new 55-bed building should be completed in a year.
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By Jill L. Kubatko and Jill L. Kubatko,Contributing Writer | August 15, 1993
When Samantha, a German shepherd, sees Joan Bartholomew of Columbia put on her green T-shirt and get out a harness, she knows it's time for work.In another part of the county, Gandalf and Hambleton, two English setters, watch expectantly as Shari Sternberger of Highland fills their backpacks with toys and puts on her green shirt.With everything in order, the two women and their canine companions share a car ride to a hospital, where they will spend the next few hours visiting patients.Mrs.
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By Larry Carson and Larry Carson,SUN STAFF | May 8, 2001
A sometimes bitter dispute erupted as the Howard County Council considered 45 new amendments last night to a complex 114-page zoning bill, before approving the long-debated measure. By a 3 to 2 vote along party lines with Democrats prevailing, the council voted to create a new zone to encourage more senior housing, to require larger landing and takeoff zones for helicopters and to restrict the storage of propane and explosives, along with a laundry list of smaller zoning law revisions.
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Sun Staff Writer | April 16, 1995
The thing Michael likes best about his bedroom at Re-Entry House in Ellicott City is the windows."It's cool -- you finally get a window you can open," said the 14-year-old who has spent much of his life in institutions for emotionally disturbed youngsters. "In institutions, they either bolt the windows or lock them or glue them shut."Michael is one of six boys at the therapeutic group home for severely mentally ill teen-age boys who suffer from such problems as severe depression, mood swings or suicidal episodes.
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By Howard Libit and Howard Libit,Sun Staff Writer | December 20, 1994
At Our House, Ernest Jordan has gone from peddling drugs in West Baltimore to rebuilding houses and his life.During his past 18 months at the nonprofit Ellicott City residential school for troubled teen-agers, Ernest has been working 40 hours a week to learn construction skills and spending his evenings studying for his General Educational Development certificate, the equivalent of a high school diploma."
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By M. William Salganik and M. William Salganik,SUN STAFF | May 4, 2002
Sheppard Pratt Health System will take over financially troubled Taylor Manor Hospital, the two hospitals announced yesterday. Taylor Manor, a 94-year-old hospital in Ellicott City that has been operated since 1939 by the Taylor family, has been saying for two years that financial problems might lead to its closing. "It's a weight being lifted," said Dr. Bruce Taylor, chief executive and medical director of Taylor Manor and the third generation of Taylors to head the institution. "This gives us assurance that we can continue what our family has worked on."
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By Larry Carson and Larry Carson,SUN STAFF | May 8, 2001
A sometimes bitter dispute erupted as the Howard County Council considered 45 new amendments last night to a complex 114-page zoning bill, before approving the long-debated measure. By a 3 to 2 vote along party lines with Democrats prevailing, the council voted to create a new zone to encourage more senior housing, to require larger landing and takeoff zones for helicopters and to restrict the storage of propane and explosives, along with a laundry list of smaller zoning law revisions.
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By M. William Salganik and M. William Salganik,SUN STAFF | December 7, 2000
Maryland regulators yesterday rejected a request for a 2 1/2 percent rate increase that the state's hospitals had sought to meet the costs of a nursing shortage, and deferred action on an emergency 29.7 percent request that Taylor Manor Hospital said was needed to ensure its future. "We're at the end of our rope," Dr. Bruce Taylor, chief executive and medical director of Taylor Manor, a 93-year-old Ellicott City psychiatric hospital, told the Health Services Cost Review Commission. "We're standing on the gallows, and the noose is around our neck."
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | March 23, 2000
A Howard County man is suing Taylor Manor Hospital in Ellicott City, accusing hospital officials of being negligent and allowing his 13-year-old son to commit suicide while a patient there in 1998. James E. Maszczenski filed suit in Howard County Circuit Court last week, saying that the hospital should have had his son, Joshua, under suicide watch after he was admitted Sept. 2. Two days later, Joshua killed himself by putting his belt around his neck and attaching it to the bathroom doorknob, the suit states.
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By DANA HEDGPETH and DANA HEDGPETH,SUN STAFF | July 26, 1997
The only applicant seeking state approval for a 26-bed hospital for violent juvenile sex offenders wants to put the facility at Taylor Manor Health System in Ellicott City.Citing security concerns that alarmed its neighbors, Sheppard Pratt Health System officials decided last week against putting such a facility on its Towson grounds.Behavioral Health Management Association (BHMA) -- which runs a psychiatric hospital and treatment programs in Ephrata, Pa. -- asked the state yesterday to approve it operating the sex offender program in a four-story, 24,000-square-foot building on Taylor Manor Hospital's 70-acre campus off College Avenue.
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Sun Staff Writer | April 16, 1995
The thing Michael likes best about his bedroom at Re-Entry House in Ellicott City is the windows."It's cool -- you finally get a window you can open," said the 14-year-old who has spent much of his life in institutions for emotionally disturbed youngsters. "In institutions, they either bolt the windows or lock them or glue them shut."Michael is one of six boys at the therapeutic group home for severely mentally ill teen-age boys who suffer from such problems as severe depression, mood swings or suicidal episodes.
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Sun Staff Writer | February 10, 1994
Taylor Manor Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital in Ellicott City, lost money in its most recent fiscal year, its fourth straight annual loss, despite a slight increase in admissions.But Howard County General Hospital posted a net profit increase of $465,900 in its most recent fiscal year, according to an annual report issued yesterday by the state's Health Services Cost Review Commission, which regulates hospital charges throughout Maryland.According to the report, Taylor Manor posted a net loss of $694,400 for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 1992, even though it admitted 38 more patients that year for a total of 900.The reason for the loss: shorter, less-profitable stays in the hospital at a time when Taylor Manor's operating costs increased slightly, said Dr. Bruce Taylor, the hospital's director.
BUSINESS
By M. William Salganik and M. William Salganik,SUN STAFF | May 4, 2002
Sheppard Pratt Health System will take over financially troubled Taylor Manor Hospital, the two hospitals announced yesterday. Taylor Manor, a 94-year-old hospital in Ellicott City that has been operated since 1939 by the Taylor family, has been saying for two years that financial problems might lead to its closing. "It's a weight being lifted," said Dr. Bruce Taylor, chief executive and medical director of Taylor Manor and the third generation of Taylors to head the institution. "This gives us assurance that we can continue what our family has worked on."
NEWS
By Howard Libit and Howard Libit,Sun Staff Writer | December 20, 1994
At Our House, Ernest Jordan has gone from peddling drugs in West Baltimore to rebuilding houses and his life.During his past 18 months at the nonprofit Ellicott City residential school for troubled teen-agers, Ernest has been working 40 hours a week to learn construction skills and spending his evenings studying for his General Educational Development certificate, the equivalent of a high school diploma."
NEWS
By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Sun Staff Writer | April 20, 1994
A new therapeutic group home for emotionally disturbed teen-age boys has opened on the grounds of Taylor Manor Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital in Ellicott City.Re-Entry House is overseen by Maryland Alternative Care Inc., a new, nonprofit foundation formed by Dr. Neil Kirschner, director of adolescent services at Taylor Manor Hospital.The program is for boys suffering from severe depression, mood swings or suicidal episodes. Up to eight teen-agers can stay at the home for three to nine months, depending on individual circumstances.
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