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Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

(866) 872-7751

8200 Roosevelt Rd, Forest Park, IL


  • Nursing Home
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a large, for profit, nursing home with 232 beds based in Forest Park, IL. At last check, the facility had 143 residents indicating that it is 62% occupied which is about average within the state of Illinois. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, 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 Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 83% of nursing homes in Illinois. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 2 stars to 1 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 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 12/22/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

12/08/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Brought my meds from the hospital and this place lost the drugs. 3 persons to a room, no phones in room. Nurse late to give meds. Would not return to this place.

Description of Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Forest Park, IL

Number of Beds : 232

Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, located in Forest Park, Illinois provides the following services: Nursing Home and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has received 1 star from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has a very good hospital, Loyola University Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 92 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation Center can be found here.

Berkshire Nursing & Rehabilitation 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

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