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Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

(866) 871-4548

3520 4 Th Ave, San Diego, CA


  • Nursing Home
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
3520 4 Th Ave
San Diego
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a large, for profit, nursing home with 194 beds based in San Diego, CA. At last check, the facility had 164 residents indicating that it is 85% 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 Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, was 5 stars. Only 18% of nursing homes have 5 stars in California. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 3 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation 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 07/13/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

12/14/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Nice place..

05/08/2010  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The 5 star on this location is simply inaccurate. My family member did not have a stay that was 5 star.

Description of Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in San Diego, CA

Number of Beds : 194

Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, located in San Diego, California provides the following services: Nursing Home and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has a very good hospital, Scripps Mercy Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 86 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center can be found here.

Balboa Nursing & Rehabilitation 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


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