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Whitney Center

(866) 825-9079

200 Leeder Hill Dr Ste 1, Hamden, CT


  • 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
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User Reviews

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

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. 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.

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