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St. John Of God Retirement And Care Center

(866) 826-8384

2468 S St Andrews Pl, Los Angeles, CA


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Continued Care Community

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
St. John Of God Retirement And Care Center
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

St. John of God Retirement and Care Center is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 151 beds based in Los Angeles, CA. At last check, the facility had 151 residents indicating that it is 100% occupied which is more 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 and assisted living facility, is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for St. John Of God Retirement And Care Center, 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 3 stars to 1 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for St. John Of God Retirement And 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 12/10/2011.
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Description of St. John Of God Retirement And Care Center in Los Angeles, CA

Built In 1989 , Number of Beds : 151

St. John Of God Retirement And Care Center, located in Los Angeles, California provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, Alzheimer's Care, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. St. John Of God Retirement And Care Center has received 1 star from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. St. John Of God Retirement And Care Center has an average hospital, Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Ctr, located nearby, which scored a 61 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The St. John Of God Retirement And Care Center's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for St. John Of God Retirement And Care Center can be found here.

St. John of God Retirement and 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.

Also, St. John of God Retirement and Care Center is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, St. John of God Retirement and Care Center is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Also, St. John of God Retirement and Care Center facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

St. John of God Retirement and Care Center is located on seven acres in the West Adams Historic Area. Just minutes from the University of Southern California, Staples Center, and the Music Center. A diverse continuum care community where all religious denominations are welcomed. The most recent addition is a new Alzheimer's unit.


Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Guest Lodging
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Sauna/Whirlpool
  • Swimming Pool
  • Storage
  • TV/Media Room
Dining Options
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Gluten-Free
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegetarian
  • Controlled-Access Garage
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Fully Fenced Facility
  • Gated Community
  • Security Staff on Premises
Personal Assistance
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Breathing Support with a Ventilator
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Support Groups for Patients
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7