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Birmingham Health Center

(866) 869-0428

210 Chatfield St, Derby, CT


  • Nursing Home
  • Senior Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

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

10/13/2015  -  An Interested Visitor Writes:

Look elsewhere

11/30/2014  -  An OurParents User Writes:

They don't care. They over medicate and under. They don't let the family know whats going on and make bad decisions. STAY AWAY

  • Location

    11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    Birmingham Health Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Derby, CT. At last check, the facility had 104 residents indicating that it is 87% 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 Birmingham Health Center, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 70% of nursing homes in Connecticut.
    We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Birmingham Health 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 01/09/2012.
    To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

    06/16/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    We had a great experience at Birmingham. The staff was compassionate and caring and very responsive to my mothers needs. They made an incredibly difficult decision much easier.

    04/03/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    dirty smells

    10/12/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    Found the staff to be helpful and very friendly. Mom was very happy there.

    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 2 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.

    Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

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    Demographic Profile for Derby, CT,06418


    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age
    40.1 Years
    Average Household Income

    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average

    5% Above
    Cost of Food
    17% Above
    24% Above
    8% Above

    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

    Air Quality
    5.5 / 100
    Water Quality
    44 / 100
    Superfund Sites
    19 / 100
    Physicians per 100k

    Annual Crime

    Violent Crimes
    Property Crimes