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About Levindale

Levindale was founded in 1890 as the Hebrew Friendly Inn. Later, it was renamed Levindale for Louis H. Levin, a former executive director of The Associated Jewish Charities.
 

Our Story

Levindale was founded in 1890 as the Hebrew Friendly Inn. Later, it was renamed Levindale for Louis H. Levin, a former executive director of The Associated Jewish Charities. Levindale is an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. Levindale provides full-time chaplaincy of all religions. However, Levindale is a Jewish center, and Jewish celebrations, observances of Jewish holidays and customs, and Jewish laws are followed.

In 1996, Levindale united with Sinai Hospital to form the Sinai Health System. Then in 1998, Sinai Health merged with Northwest Hospital to become LifeBridge Health. This distinctive system, which now also includes Carroll Hospital, brings a full continuum of health care services to the community.

Today, Levindale is a 330-licensed-bed facility offering complex medical care to help patients regain function and vitality after a life-altering illness or injury. Levindale is passionate about providing the best medical and emotional care for its residents and patients. 

Levindale Frequently Asked Questions

Our Mission

Levindale is a geriatric center and hospital dedicated to providing superior service for the aging, frail and ill in institutional, community and home settings. As an advocate for the elderly, Levindale accepts a leadership role in defining and developing, in collaboration with other agencies, a comprehensive continuum of nursing, medical and social services within the Jewish community of the Baltimore metropolitan area. Programs are operated within the values inherent in Judaism pursuant to Levindale's charter. As part of our Eden Alternative and Neighborhood Model programs, we are committed to creating an environment that promotes the celebration of life. L'Chaim (To Life)!

Our Vision

Levindale will expand upon our capacities to be the leader of the community's post-acute and elder care service continuum. We will continue to be committed to developing and providing innovative services for residents and their families in organizational and community settings. As part of our vision, we embraced the 10 principles of the Eden Alternative philosophy and continue to turn the Neighborhood Model into a reality. We will continue to find fresh, inventive ways to bring variety, spontaneity, empowerment and companionship into the daily life of our community.

Our Values
  • Our existence is built on Judaic values and beliefs.
  • We are committed to the highest standards of quality care and excellence in service.
  • We hold respect for people.
  • We deliver care in a cost-effective manner.
  • We will serve the needs of the community.
  • We are dedicated to advancement through education and research. Affiliations

Levindale, a LifeBridge Health Center, has earned several important accreditations, awards and affiliations. These include:

  • The Specialty Hospital accreditation by The Joint Commission, which evaluates and sanctions health care organizations and programs across the United States. This independent, nonprofit organization is the predominant standards-setting body for health care in the nation.
  • Levindale’s Acute Rehab program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. CARF's standards are focused on the outcomes and satisfaction of the people served.
  • As a long-term care facility for the elderly, frail and ill, Levindale fully appreciates the physical and emotional challenges faced by family caregivers. That is why we are a proud partner of Called to Care, a Johns Hopkins Bayview initiative that prepares and supports individuals caring for loved ones with health-related needs or limitations. Funded in part by the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Called to Care offers education services, camaraderie, and the support of local organizations like Levindale to family caregivers in the region.
  • Several Daily Record "Health Care Heroes" award winners are among Levindale's employees, programs and volunteers.
  • Levindale is proud to have an affiliation with The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore.
  • Levindale also has membership in LeadingAge, formerly called the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging; the Maryland Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging; the Council of Jewish Federations; the Health Facilities Association of Maryland; the American Health Care Association; and the Association of Jewish Aging Services.
Levindale Auxiliary

Since 1899, the Levindale Auxiliary has been a vital service organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of the elderly and disabled at Levindale, a LifeBridge Health Center. The Auxiliary is committed to helping to humanize institutional care. Members go beyond the scope of the excellent medical services provided and address the emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of residents, patients and clients. They provide funding to promote companionship, cultural stimulation and mechanisms, which enable the elderly to maintain their dignity and quality of life.

The Levindale Auxiliary has members from the community who support its mission through membership dues, the Life Membership Program, contribution cards and fundraising events. They support the residents, patients and clients of Levindale and the LifeBridge Health Adult Day Services Located at 5400 Old Court Rd. in Randallstown.

How We Help the Residents
Levindale Auxiliary
  • Gifts to Levindale to help fund the Eden Alternative and Neighborhood Model programs
  • $250,000 gift for the Levindale Auxiliary Sensory Garden
  • Pianos and other equipment for special activities
  • Providing Entertainment and Bar-tending at the Happy Hours
  • Providing Chaunukah Presents
  • Mezuzahs on every door at Levindale
  • Celebrating Jewish Traditions throughout the year
  • Snowball parties
  • Sponsored Outdoor Movie Night
  • Trips to theaters, restaurants, sporting events, concerts and museums, etc.

Benefits

In addition to knowing that you've made a difference in the lives of frail and lonely elders, members receive our newsletters and invitations to fall and spring fundraisers.


Participation

To get involved, please email us or call the Levindale Auxiliary office at 410-601-2378. You may also order contribution gift cards for any occasion.

Charge Master

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires all hospitals make available pricing information related to hospitals services through its internet website. The file posted here, commonly referred to as the “chargemaster”, reflect charges for items and services provided by Levindale Hospital. In Maryland, the rates charged by hospitals are established and regulated by the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC), a state regulatory agency. The hospital charges do not include charges for physician services, which are separate from the hospital bill.

Charges on individual hospital bills may be different from those posted here, as the HSCRC allows for a defined level of fluctuation to occur throughout the course of a year. Levindale Hospital will post its chargemaster two times a year in coordination with the approval of hospital rates by the Maryland HSCRC.

Levindale Charge Master