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Colonial Healthcare

(866) 825-8549

12225 Shale Ridge Ln, Auburn, CA


  • Nursing Home
  • Short Term Care
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available Yes
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Colonial Healthcare is a large, for profit, nursing home with 205 beds based in Auburn, CA. At last check, the facility had 144 residents indicating that it is 70% occupied which is less than average within the state of California. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Colonial Healthcare, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 85% of nursing homes in California. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 2 stars to 1 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Colonial Healthcare with other senior care providers in California. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 07/20/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

04/03/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The new rehab center is fantastic - great private rooms!

09/16/2009  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Do not put your family in this place

Response: I am a CNA applying to these skilled nursing facilities it would be helpful to know why you wouldn't put yout family there.

Response: They don't care about their patients. They allow their staff to take to long to respond to the help button. They also let their staff tell the patients, " that is not my job". If you are a caring person go to Rock Creek or another facility. Good luck.

Description of Colonial Healthcare in Auburn, CA

Number of Beds : 205

Colonial Healthcare, located in Auburn, California provides the following services: Nursing Home, Short Term Care, Alzheimer's Care, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Colonial Healthcare has received 1 star from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Colonial Healthcare has a very good hospital, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Colonial Healthcare's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (95602) in California, where Colonial Healthcare is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Colonial Healthcare can be found here.

Colonial Healthcare is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Colonial Healthcare facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Colonial Healthcare is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Locked Alzheimer's Unit Our renowned program in a separate and uniquely designed area for individuals with memory disorders and Alzheimer's disease provides residents with a structured daily routine of support and encouragement. Colonial Healthcare's comfortable surroundings and specially trained staff, encourage residents to function at their personal best. Our unit provides a safe, relaxing place to allow our residents to feel at home. We provide compassionate care, life skills activity programs designed to focus on the resident's cognitive, sensory and physical functioning in safe and secure surroundings. Our Commitment At Colonial Healthcare, skilled nursing, coupled with our commitment to service and excellence, allows us to provide some of the finest nursing services available in Placer County. Colonial Healthcare provides an outstanding team of nurses, therapists, and administrative staff who work in conjunction with our activities, dietary and housekeeping personnel to ensure quality services. Our staff is committed to providing compassionate, respectful care and service to our residents and their families. Customer Service The Colonial Healthcare staff knows the importance of the five principles of customer satisfaction: Commitment, Leadership, Attitude, Service and Support. This progressive approach in the long-term industry addresses and reinforces our commitment to superior resident care. Our Difference Where we differ from our competitor all rest within the intangibles. These elements are difficult to qualify or prove. Things like attitude, and really caring about our residents and staff are the intangibles we are talking about. Once you walk our hallways and experience our operations first hand, we are confident you will sense the difference. Colonial Healthcare is the positive option when your loved one enters extended skilled nursing care. Individualized Plans of Care At Colonial Healthcare, our residents' care plans include much more than 24-hour skilled nursing care. The plans of care also address the social, spiritual and emotional needs of residents, their families and friends. The Colonial Healthcare staff realizes the importance of care plans which are individualized and meet the resident's medical and social needs. These care plans are based on input from our Interdisciplinary Team comprised of physicians, therapists, nurses, social services, dietary, and support staff. Upon admission, our rehabilitation and skilled nursing teams evaluate each resident to determine the course of treatment that will provide the optimum results. Our goal is to return each resident to the highest level of independence. Whether returning to their home, or to a lower level of care. For those who return home we offer full discharge planning and an evaluation to address safety issues and concerns. For residents who need 24-hour care, our professional staff delivers short-term and long-term daily nursing services, as well as support programs for residents and their families.


Languages Spoken
  • English
Community Services
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Housekeeping
  • Newspaper Delivery
  • Notary Service
Housing Options
  • Private Bedroom with Private Bath
  • Private Bedroom with Shared Bath
  • Climate Control Thermostat
  • Walk-In Shower
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • TV
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Vegetarian
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitor Vitals
  • Mental Illness
  • Visually Impaired
  • Deaf
  • Hearing Impaired
On-Site Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy

Demographic Profile for Auburn, CA,95602


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
45.8 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

25% Above
Cost of Food
13% Above
Equal to
9% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
27.6 / 100
Water Quality
53 / 100
Superfund Sites
78 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes