Birmingham Health Center
210 Chatfield St, Derby, CT
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Description of Birmingham Health Center in Derby, CT
Number of Beds : 120
Birmingham Health Center, located in Derby, Connecticut provides the following services: Nursing Home, Senior Community, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Birmingham Health Center has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Birmingham Health Center has a very good hospital, Griffin Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 88 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Birmingham Health Center's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (06418) in Connecticut, where Birmingham Health Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Birmingham Health Center can be found here.
Birmingham Health 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, Birmingham Health 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, Birmingham Health 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.
For more information about Birmingham Health Center call (866) 313-1639 to speak with a local Care Advisor
Demographic Profile for Derby, CT,06418
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