Birmingham Health Center

(888) 681-4305

210 Chatfield St, Derby, CT

Birmingham Health Center
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210 CHATFIELD ST
DERBY
CT
06418
USA
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210 Chatfield St
Derby, CT
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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

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06/16/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident 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.

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04/03/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: dirty smells

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10/12/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Found the staff to be helpful and very friendly. Mom was very happy there.

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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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • For more information about Birmingham Health Center call (888) 681-4305 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Derby, CT,06418

    Annual Crime
    06418 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 2 4
    Property Crimes 4 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 28%
    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 19 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 328.4
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 5% Above
    Cost of Food 17% Above
    Utilities 24% Above
    Miscellaneous 8% Above
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 5.95%
    People
    Male Population 48.70%
    Female Population 51.30%
    Median Age 40.1 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $55,763
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Derby CT
    Percent Religious 51.45%
    Catholic 36.97%
    Other Christian 4.55%
    Jewish 3.12%
    All Other 6.81%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Derby CT
    White  85.6%
    Hispanic/Latino  7.7%
    Black  3.6%
    Asian  1.7%
    Multiracial  1.2%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  0.1%
    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

    Griffin Hospital

    130 Division St
    Derby CT 06418
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 203-732-7500
    Average Rating: 88%

    West Haven Va Medical Center

    950 Campbell Avenue
    West Haven CT 06516
    Distance: 7 miles
    Tel: 203-932-5711
    Average Rating: 95%

    Hospital Of St Raphael

    1450 Chapel St
    New Haven CT 06511
    Distance: 8 miles
    Tel: 203-789-3000
    Average Rating: 93%

    Yale New Haven Hospital

    20 York St
    New Haven CT 06504
    Distance: 8 miles
    Tel: 203-688-4242
    Average Rating: 92%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Stop And Shop Supermarket Co Llc

    100 Division St
    Distance: 1.6 miles
    (203) 732-3907

    Rite Aid Of Connecticut Inc

    404 Main Street
    Distance: 1.6 miles
    (203) 734-3152

    Connecticut Cvs Pharmacy, L.L.C.

    24 Pershing Dr # 36
    Distance: 1.6 miles
    (203) 735-7837
    Nearby Churches

    Derby United Methodist Church

    17 5th St
    Derby, CT
    Distance: 0.0 miles

    St Mary's Parish

    212 Elizabeth St
    Derby, CT
    Distance: 0.1 miles

    St Joseph's Parish Shelton Re

    50 Fairmont Pl
    Shelton, CT
    Distance: 0.5 miles
    Nearby Parks

    Riverview Park

    Shelton, CT
    Distance: 0.7 miles

    Shelton Parks Department

    40 Myrtle St
    Shelton, CT
    Distance: 0.9 miles

    Osborndale State Park

    Derby, CT
    Distance: 1.4 miles
    Services

  • 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