CHVH Newsletter


Welcome to Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Charlotte Hall Veterans Home has been proudly “Serving Those Who Served” since 1985.  The Home is situated on 126 beautiful acres in St. Mary’s County, and offers and a continuum of care from the 168-bed assisted living program to the 286-bed skilled nursing program.  Charlotte Hall Veterans Home also offers memory care in secure units. The Home is Medicare/Medicaid certified, and all veterans receive a per diem subsidy from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that reduces their cost of care. The Home is inspected annually, as required by the Office of Health Care Quality, MD Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene, and by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. 

Our vision is to continually develop and deliver a safe, dignified and compassionate health care system; and provide a nurturing and engaging home environment for Maryland’s veterans and eligible spouses.

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Why Select Charlotte Hall Veterans Home?

We typically have NO WAITING LIST!  However, please call to check availability as our census changes every day.

More Affordable - As a benefit of residing in a certified State Veterans Home, veterans who need nursing home or assisted living care are entitled to receive a per diem grant from the US Department of Veterans Affairs towards their cost of care.  This benefit is used to lower the veteran’s out of pocket expenses. Needless to say, this enables veterans and their families to save significantly.

On-Site Medical Services - Charlotte Hall Veterans Home provides on-site medical services including Physicians, Rehabilitation, Dentistry, Optometry and Podiatry.

On-Site Pharmacy - Charlotte Hall Veterans Home provides on-site Pharmacy services including a Pharmacist, which will improve the quality of services, reduce waste, and provide readily available pharmacist support on a daily basis.   

Quality Care - The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs works closely with the management contractor’s staff to ensure our veterans receive the best care possible in a clean, caring environment. The staff understands and respects the sacrifices veterans have made and “Serving Those Who Served” is a privilege.

Contact us to see why our families would recommend Charlotte Hall Veterans Home!

Family Testimonials

2016 Family Survey

Assisted Living Activity Calendar Skilled Nursing Activity Calendar Memory Care Activity Calendar

News around Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Physicians Week

March 28

This week, we celebrate our #whitecoatwonders with Physicians Week! This is Jennifer Knode, one of four physicians here at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.

Jennifer serves our Assisted Living residents and impresses them with her keen eye and medical foresight. It doesn't hurt that she's also fun to be around and truly enjoys her job! ... (Full Story & Photos)

Artist Reception

March 27

We had a wonderful turn out for our "Meet the Artist" reception this weekend, honoring the 55 artists who have art work hung in our public gallery. The gallery is located along our Assisted Living dining hallway and is a big hit for our residents. They are excited to see the next rotation of art in a few weeks and, as a reminder, submissions are due TODAY!... (Full Story & Photos)

Residents Enjoy Sock Hop

March 25

As always, our annual Sock Hop was a HIT! Our Activity staff always know how to set the atmosphere and make it a truly memorable experience for our residents.... (Full Story & Photos)

Electronic Medical Records Enhanced

March 23

Nursing staff is training hard this week on an extension of our current electronic medical records system. The new feature will allow physicians to electronically communicate their orders throughout the facility rather than paper and fax.

This will undoubtedly save time and resources and allow for quicker care of our residents!... (Full Story & Photos)

Left to right: Jay Bolles, Calvert County Commander; George Owings, III, Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs' Secretary; Connie Kontra; Margit Miller, Past Auxiliary President; Sharon Mattia, Veterans Home Director; Eric Walls, 1st Vice Commander; Rick Watson, 2nd Vice Commander.
Left to right: Jay Bolles, Calvert County Commander; George Owings, III, Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs' Secretary; Connie Kontra; Margit Miller, Past Auxiliary President; Sharon Mattia, Veterans Home Director; Eric Walls, 1st Vice Commander; Rick Watson, 2nd Vice Commander.

American Legion Post 274 Donates to Memory Care

March 22

Thank you to the American Legion Post 274 in Lusby for donating the proceeds of their fundraiser to our Memory Care project! This project focuses on renovating our secured units by providing additional sensory stimulating items, upgrading specialized equipment, improving the overall atmosphere, and enhancing the lives of residents who suffer from advanced stages of dementia.... (Full Story & Photos)


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Recent Testimonials

"The nurses were warm, caring, and very much in tune with his needs. My uncle was able to enjoy the end of his life with dignity, pride, and continue his independence in a warm atmosphere."

Diane Withers Ellis
"It would be impossible to acknowledge by name all of the wonderful staff that cared for or simply shared precious moments with our "Poppy" these past 6 years. The family is eternally grateful for the quality care that you gave him and hope these few words convey our deep appreciation and thankfulness for all that you have done."

McLean Family
"I have never seen a facility treat their residents/patients with more respect than Charlotte Hall."

David Schemm
"It is never an easy situation but the staff at Charlotte Hall gave [my father] all of the loving care that made his final year as joyful as possible. He was treated like the hero that we all knew."

Zablotny Family
"I always felt the staff was interested in making my dad comfortable...they showed compassion, caring and patience with him. provided us with privacy, but were accessible if we needed them."

"It was because of each of you that I was able to sleep at night knowing that my father was being cared for and treated with dignity and respect - two things that become precious to all as we age and have to rely on others for our most basic care."

Shankara McNair
"The facility was clean...the staff was happy and helpful, and Dad was in generally good spirits and appeared to be in good shape. Please keep up the good work and thank you for caring for Dad in a respectful and meaningful way."

Andy Coughlin
"The fine food and medical care he received were first class and his caretakers were very patient."

James Cook
"We always felt as though your staff looked after Daddy like he was their family member."

Ruth Miller
"We are so glad we decided to choose Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. The Administrative Support is superb. The entire facility is wonderfully maintained and clean. We truly appreciate your compassionate approach in supporting both Dad and us. We cannot say enough good things about the staff members who provided Dad's daily care."

The Little Family
"Forever grateful for your kindness in everything."

Robert and Gloria Beckett
“I would be EVER so much more concerned about Dad, if he didn't have your kind words and advice. Thank you for being there. Your counseling is truly one of the best aspects of Dad's being in Charlotte Hall!”

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