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Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale

(866) 871-1067

500 S Lewis Ln, Carbondale, IL


  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Helia Healthcare of Carbondale is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 118 beds based in Carbondale, IL. At last check, the facility had 46 residents indicating that it is 39% occupied which is less than average within the state of Illinois. 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 Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 83% of nursing homes in Illinois.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale with other senior care providers in Illinois. 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 01/20/2012.
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Description of Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale in Carbondale, IL

Number of Beds : 118

Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale, located in Carbondale, Illinois provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale has received 1 star from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Accommodations at Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale, start at $4,050 a month. Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale has a very good hospital, Memorial Hospital Of Carbondale, located nearby, which scored a 83 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (62901) in Illinois, where Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale can be found here.

Helia Healthcare of Carbondale 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, Helia Healthcare of Carbondale 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 Carbondale, IL,62901


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
27.8 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

18% Below
Cost of Food
3% Below
5% Above
1% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
86 / 100
Water Quality
20 / 100
Superfund Sites
99 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes