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Fountains At Crystal Lake, The

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965 N. Brighton Circle West, Crystal Lake, IL


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Senior Community
  • Alzheimer's Care

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Fountains At Crystal Lake, The
965 N. Brighton Circle West
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Fountains at Crystal Lake, The is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 97 beds based in Crystal Lake, IL. At last check, the facility had 47 residents indicating that it is 48% occupied which is less than average within the state of Illinois. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident 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 Fountains At Crystal Lake, The, was 5 stars. Only 15% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Illinois. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 1 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Fountains At Crystal Lake, The 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 higher than 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 about average. The most recent health inspection was on 04/12/2012.
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09/19/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Staff is not very useful. If you call them they usually do not call you back. They say there is enough help but I have found out that there is not! I would not put anybody I know in this facility, Try Fair Oaks,it has a 5 star rating.

Description of Fountains At Crystal Lake, The in Crystal Lake, IL

Number of Beds : 97

Fountains At Crystal Lake, The, located in Crystal Lake, Illinois provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, Senior Community, and Alzheimer's Care. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Fountains At Crystal Lake, The has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Fountains At Crystal Lake, The has a very good hospital, Centegra Memorial Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 83 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Fountains At Crystal Lake, The's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (60012) in Illinois, where Fountains At Crystal Lake, The is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Fountains At Crystal Lake, The can be found here.

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

Demographic Profile for Crystal Lake, IL,60012


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
37.4 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

15% Above
Cost of Food
4% Below
6% Above
5% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
44.6 / 100
Water Quality
60 / 100
Superfund Sites
79 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crime
Property Crimes