Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc

(888) 786-2513

172 Rocky Rest Rd, Shelton, CT

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172 ROCKY REST RD
SHELTON
CT
06484
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Shelton, CT
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 154 beds based in Shelton, CT. At last check, the facility had 119 residents indicating that it is 77% occupied which is less 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 is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc, 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 4 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc 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 lower than 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 10/20/2011.
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 Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc in Shelton, CT

Number of Beds : 154

Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc, located in Shelton, Connecticut provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc has a very good hospital, Griffin Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 88 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (06484) in Connecticut, where Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc can be found here.

Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc 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, Gardner Heights Health Care Center, Inc 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 Shelton, CT,06484

    Annual Crime
    06484 Avg.
    Violent Crime 1 4
    Property Crime 1 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 30%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 7.8 / 100
    Water Quality 32 / 100
    Superfund Sites 31 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 301.6
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 32% Above
    Cost of Food 17% Above
    Utilities 47% Above
    Miscellaneous 16% Above
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 11.37%
    People
    Male Population 48.91%
    Female Population 51.09%
    Median Age 42.4 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $83,335
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Shelton CT
    Percent Religious 67.16%
    Catholic 47.23%
    Other Christian 5.68%
    Jewish 3.93%
    Islam 2.09%
    Episcopalian 2.08%
    All Other 6.13%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Shelton CT
    White  92.1%
    Hispanic/Latino  3.5%
    Asian  2.1%
    Multiracial  1.1%
    Black  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.

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    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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