The Washington Home

(855) 638-4685

3720 Upton St Nw, Washington, DC

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3720 Upton St Nw
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: The Washington Home is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 192 beds based in Washington, DC. At last check, the facility had 185 residents indicating that it is 96% occupied which is about average within the state of District Of Columbia. 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 The Washington Home, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 52% of nursing homes in District Of Columbia. 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 The Washington Home with other senior care providers in District Of Columbia. 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 03/06/2012.
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Description of The Washington Home in Washington, DC

Number of Beds : 192

The Washington Home, located in Washington, District Of Columbia provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. The Washington Home has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. The Washington Home has a very good hospital, George Washington Univ Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 96 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The The Washington Home's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (20016) in District Of Columbia, where The Washington Home is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for The Washington Home can be found here.

The Washington Home 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, The Washington Home 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 Washington, DC,20016

    Annual Crime
    20016 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 6 4
    Property Crimes 6 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 31%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 6.8 / 100
    Water Quality 40 / 100
    Superfund Sites 88 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 486.2
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 95% Above
    Cost of Food 12% Above
    Utilities 1% Below
    Miscellaneous 4% Above
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 49.11%
    Male Population 43.58%
    Female Population 56.42%
    Median Age 39.1 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $111,227
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Washington DC
    Percent Religious 68.83%
    Catholic 25.63%
    Baptist 15.02%
    Islam 12.40%
    Other Christian 5.66%
    Jewish 3.73%
    Episcopalian 2.18%
    All Other 4.22%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Washington DC
    White  78.9%
    Hispanic/Latino  6.9%
    Black  5.7%
    Asian  5%
    Multiracial  2%
    Other  1.3%
    Hawaiian/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

    George Washington Univ Hospital

    900 23 Rd St Nw
    Washington DC 20037
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 202-716-4605
    Average Rating: 96%

    Howard University Hospital

    2041 Georgia Ave Nw
    Washington DC 20060
    Distance: 2 miles
    Tel: 202-745-6100
    Average Rating: 77%

    Georgetown University Hospital

    3800 Reservoir Rd
    Washington DC 20007
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 202-784-3000
    Average Rating: 88%

    Washington Hospital Center

    110 Irving St Nw
    Washington DC 20010
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 202-877-7000
    Average Rating: 93%
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  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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