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Methodist Country House

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4830 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE

Services

  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Methodist Country House
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4830 KENNETT PIKE
WILMINGTON
DE
19801
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Methodist Country House is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 60 beds based in Wilmington, DE. At last check, the facility had 42 residents indicating that it is 70% occupied which is less than average within the state of Delaware. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident 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 Methodist Country House, was 5 stars. Only 25% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Delaware.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Methodist Country House with other senior care providers in Delaware. 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 11/22/2011.
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Description of Methodist Country House in Wilmington, DE

Number of Beds : 60

Methodist Country House, located in Wilmington, Delaware provides the following services: Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Methodist Country House has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Methodist Country House has a very good hospital, St Francis Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 90 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Methodist Country House's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (19801) in Delaware, where Methodist Country House is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Methodist Country House can be found here.

Methodist Country House 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, Methodist Country House 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
Security
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Colostomy or Urostomy

Demographic Profile for Wilmington, DE, 19801

People

Male Population
46.17%
Female Population
53.83%
Median Age
33.5 Years
Average Household Income
$27,650

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
16% Below
Cost of Food
11% Above
Utilities
15% Above
Miscellaneous
4% Above

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
9.8 / 100
Water Quality
12 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k
245.7

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
9
Property Crimes
6