The Highlands Health Care Center

(888) 786-2513

745 Highland Ave, Cheshire, CT

The Highlands Health Care Center
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745 HIGHLAND AVE
CHESHIRE
CT
06410
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Cheshire, CT
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: The Highlands Health Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Cheshire, CT. At last check, the facility had 112 residents indicating that it is 93% occupied which is about average within the state of Connecticut. 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 The Highlands Health Care Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 50% of nursing homes in Connecticut. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for The Highlands Health Care Center with other senior care providers in Connecticut. 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 01/31/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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Description of The Highlands Health Care Center in Cheshire, CT

Number of Beds : 120

The Highlands Health Care Center, located in Cheshire, Connecticut provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. The Highlands Health Care Center has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. The Highlands Health Care Center has an average hospital, Masonic Home And Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 80 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The The Highlands Health Care Center's nearest hospital is 5 miles away. The zipcode (06410) in Connecticut, where The Highlands Health Care Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for The Highlands Health Care Center can be found here.

The Highlands Health 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, The Highlands Health Care Center 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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  • Fire Sprinkler System
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    Demographic Profile for Cheshire, CT,06410

    Annual Crime
    06410 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 2 4
    Property Crimes 2 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 34%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 5.5 / 100
    Water Quality 44 / 100
    Superfund Sites 20 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 328.4
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 29% Above
    Cost of Food 17% Above
    Utilities 24% Above
    Miscellaneous 8% Above
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 21.32%
    People
    Male Population 53.46%
    Female Population 46.54%
    Median Age 38.6 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $98,047
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Cheshire CT
    Percent Religious 51.45%
    Catholic 36.97%
    Other Christian 4.55%
    Jewish 3.12%
    All Other 6.81%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Cheshire CT
    White  88%
    Black  4.4%
    Hispanic/Latino  3.8%
    Asian  2.6%
    Multiracial  0.9%
    Other  0.1%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Masonic Home And Hospital

    22 Masonic Ave
    Wallingford CT 06492
    Distance: 5 miles
    Tel: 203-679-5900
    Average Rating: 80%

    Midstate Medical Center

    435 Lewis Ave
    Meriden CT 06450
    Distance: 5 miles
    Tel: 203-694-8200
    Average Rating: 84%

    Saint Marys Hospital

    56 Franklin St
    Waterbury CT 06706
    Distance: 8 miles
    Tel: 203-574-6000
    Average Rating: 86%

    Waterbury Hospital

    64 Robbins St
    Waterbury CT 06721
    Distance: 9 miles
    Tel: 203-573-6000
    Average Rating: 90%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Stop And Shop Supermarket Co Llc

    275 Highland Ave
    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (203) 272-3697

    Rite Aid Of Connecticut Inc

    180 Main Street
    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (203) 272-3543

    Connecticut Cvs Pharmacy, L.L.C.

    581 Highland Ave
    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (203) 250-2251
    Nearby Churches

    Cheshire Lutheran Church

    PO Box 157
    Cheshire, CT
    Distance: 0.5 miles

    Fellowship of Life

    PO Box 239
    Cheshire, CT
    Distance: 0.5 miles

    St Bridget's Church

    175 Main St
    Cheshire, CT
    Distance: 1.1 miles
    Nearby Parks

    Gateway Park

    Cheshire, CT
    Distance: 0.2 miles

    Cheshire Town Park

    Cheshire, CT
    Distance: 0.5 miles

    McNamara Field

    Cheshire, CT
    Distance: 0.8 miles
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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