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Weirton Geriatric Center
2525 Pennsylvania Ave, WEIRTON, WV
- Nursing Home
- Alzheimer's Care
- Skilled Nursing Facility
- Medicare Yes
- Medicaid Yes
- Veteran's Benefits No
- Long Term Care Insurance No
- Subsidy Available No
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Description of Weirton Geriatric Center in WEIRTON, WV
Number of Beds : 137
Weirton Geriatric Center, located in Weirton, West Virginia provides the following services: Nursing Home, Alzheimer's Care, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Weirton Geriatric Center has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Weirton Geriatric Center has a very good hospital, Weirton Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 93 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Weirton Geriatric Center's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (26062) in West Virginia, where Weirton Geriatric Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Weirton Geriatric Center can be found here.
Weirton Geriatric 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, Weirton Geriatric Center facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.
Also, Weirton Geriatric 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.
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