Whitney Center

(888) 339-4721

200 Leeder Hill Dr Ste 1, Hamden, CT

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200 LEEDER HILL DR STE 1
HAMDEN
CT
00000
USA
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200 Leeder Hill Dr Ste 1
Hamden, CT
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Whitney Center is a small, not for profit, nursing home with 59 beds based in Hamden, CT. At last check, the facility had 59 residents indicating that it is 100% occupied which is more than average within the state of Connecticut. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Whitney 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 Whitney 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 06/21/2012.
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 Whitney Center in Hamden, CT

Number of Beds : 59

Whitney Center, located in Hamden, Connecticut provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, Senior Community, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Whitney Center has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Whitney Center has a very good hospital, Hospital Of St Raphael, located nearby, which scored a 93 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Whitney Center's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Connecticut, where Whitney Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Whitney Center can be found here.

Whitney 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, Whitney Center is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Whitney 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, Whitney 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
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    Demographic Profile for Hamden, CT,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Hamden CT
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 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

    Hospital Of St Raphael

    1450 Chapel St
    New Haven CT 06511
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 203-789-3000
    Average Rating: 93%

    Yale New Haven Hospital

    20 York St
    New Haven CT 06504
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 203-688-4242
    Average Rating: 92%

    West Haven Va Medical Center

    950 Campbell Avenue
    West Haven CT 06516
    Distance: 5 miles
    Tel: 203-932-5711
    Average Rating: 95%

    Griffin Hospital

    130 Division St
    Derby CT 06418
    Distance: 9 miles
    Tel: 203-732-7500
    Average Rating: 88%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Walgreen Co

    1697 Whitney Ave
    Distance: 0.4 miles
    (203) 230-0622

    Shaws Supermarket Inc

    150 Whalley Ave
    Distance: 1.8 miles
    (203) 495-9630

    Walgreen Co

    436 Whalley Ave
    Distance: 1.8 miles
    (203) 777-8001
    Nearby Churches

    Bible Gospel Center

    143 Leeder Hill Dr
    Hamden, CT
    Distance: 0.1 miles
    http://www.biblegospelcenter.org
    (203) 230-9260

    Wayfaring Ministries

    295 Treadwell St, #c
    Hamden, CT
    Distance: 0.5 miles

    Friendship Baptist Church

    PO Box 6422
    Hamden, CT
    Distance: 0.8 miles
    Nearby Parks

    Hamden Plains Recreation Field

    Hamden, CT
    Distance: 0.9 miles

    Bassett Park

    Hamden, CT
    Distance: 0.9 miles

    RWA Recreational Space

    Hamden, CT
    Distance: 0.9 miles
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Senior Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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