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Palomar Heights Care Center

(866) 871-1686

1260 E Ohio Ave, Escondido, CA


  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

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

02/10/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

I have not been happy with my moms care there.

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Palomar Heights Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 98 beds based in Escondido, CA. At last check, the facility had 85 residents indicating that it is 87% occupied which is about 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 Palomar Heights Care Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 56% of nursing homes in California. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 4 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Palomar Heights Care Center 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 12/01/2011.
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Description of Palomar Heights Care Center in Escondido, CA

Number of Beds : 98

Palomar Heights Care Center, located in Escondido, California provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Palomar Heights Care Center has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Palomar Heights Care Center has a very good hospital, Palomar Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 87 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Palomar Heights Care Center's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (92027) in California, where Palomar Heights Care Center is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Palomar Heights Care Center can be found here.

Palomar Heights Care Center 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.

Demographic Profile for Escondido, CA,92027


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
32.7 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

11% Above
Cost of Food
3% Above
4% Below
4% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
5.2 / 100
Water Quality
74 / 100
Superfund Sites
73 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes