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The Marshes At Skidaway

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95 Skidaway Island Park Rd Ofc, Savannah, GA


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Senior Community
  • Micro-Community: Personal Care Home
  • Short Term Care: Respite
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
The Marshes At Skidaway
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The Marshes at Skidaway is a small, not for profit, nursing home with 15 beds based in Savannah, GA. At last check, the facility had 24 residents indicating that it is 160% occupied which is more than average within the state of Georgia. The provider accepts only medicare, 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 The Marshes At Skidaway, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 86% of nursing homes in Georgia. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for The Marshes At Skidaway with other senior care providers in Georgia. 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 higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 05/10/2012.
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Description of The Marshes At Skidaway in Savannah, GA

Built In 2006 , Number of Beds : 28

The Marshes At Skidaway, located in Savannah, Georgia provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, Senior Community, Micro-Community: Personal Care Home, Short Term Care: Respite, Alzheimer's Care, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. The Marshes At Skidaway has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. The Marshes At Skidaway has a very good hospital, Candler Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 91 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The The Marshes At Skidaway's nearest hospital is 6 miles away. The zipcode (31411) in Georgia, where The Marshes At Skidaway is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for The Marshes At Skidaway can be found here.

The Marshes at Skidaway 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 Marshes at Skidaway 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, The Marshes at Skidaway 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, The Marshes at Skidaway is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Personal Care Home. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, The Marshes at Skidaway facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, The Marshes at Skidaway 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.

Welcome to The Oaks at The Marshes of Skidaway Island, where we offer exceptional, personalized care in a relaxing neighborhood setting. Whether you need physical therapy or require a little help with daily living, need skilled care for a few weeks or have a loved one who needs specialized memory care, you've come to the right place. We're passionate about helping people feel better.


Parking & Transportation
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Guest Lodging
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Sauna/Whirlpool
  • Swimming Pool
  • Storage
  • TV/Media Room
  • Fitness Center/Gym
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Family Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Gated Community
  • Security Staff on Premises
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7

Demographic Profile for Savannah, GA,31411


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
62.1 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

41% Above
Cost of Food
10% Below
14% Below
5% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
77 / 100
Water Quality
47 / 100
Superfund Sites
95 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes