Veterans Home of California - Barstow

(866) 871-4548

100 Veterans Pkwy, BARSTOW, CA


  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

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

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Veterans Home of California - Barstow is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Barstow, CA. At last check, the facility had 88 residents indicating that it is 73% occupied which is less than average within the state of California. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family 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 Veterans Home Of California Barstow, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 81% of nursing homes in California. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Veterans Home Of California Barstow 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 05/25/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Response: I was reading your post about the Barstow Veterans Home. you sad they destroyed your loved one and I see it has a 5 star rating. My dad is a WWll Veteran who lives with us. He still drives short distances so he would only need assisted living to help put his hearing aides and batteries in. He gets dressed, walks good, but needs help remembering to take his vitamins. He takes no pharmaceuticals. He is very easy going and easy to live with but my husband is almost 60, Im 55 and he wants to travel and we cant do anything because of my dad. I love him with all my heart and want the best for him. Can you tell me why you gave it such a low rating? thank you so much.
or call me at 760-490-7090

03/25/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

This place is clean, but the adminastraion needs to get a new social worker Bill Rigole is the worst,he destoyed a loved one of mine

Description of Veterans Home of California - Barstow in BARSTOW, CA

Number of Beds : 120

Veterans Home Of California Barstow, located in Barstow, California provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Veterans Home Of California Barstow has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Veterans Home Of California Barstow has a very good hospital, Barstow Community Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 83 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Veterans Home Of California Barstow's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (92311) in California, where Veterans Home Of California Barstow is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Veterans Home Of California Barstow can be found here.

Veterans Home of California - Barstow 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, Veterans Home of California - Barstow 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.

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Demographic Profile for BARSTOW, CA, 92311


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
31.7 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

15% Below
Cost of Food
13% Above
1% Below
11% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
1 / 100
Water Quality
48 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes