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Forum At The Crossing

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8505 Woodfield Crossing Blvd, Indianapolis, IN


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

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Forum At The Crossing
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Forum at the Crossing is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 74 beds based in Indianapolis, IN. At last check, the facility had 60 residents indicating that it is 81% occupied which is about average within the state of Indiana. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident 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 Forum At The Crossing, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 85% of nursing homes in Indiana.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Forum At The Crossing with other senior care providers in Indiana. 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 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 10/04/2011.
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Description of Forum At The Crossing in Indianapolis, IN

Number of Beds : 74

Forum At The Crossing, located in Indianapolis, Indiana provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, Alzheimer's Care, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Forum At The Crossing has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Forum At The Crossing has an average hospital, St Vincent Heart Center Of Indiana Llc, located nearby, which scored a 76 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Forum At The Crossing's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Forum At The Crossing can be found here.

Forum at the Crossing 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, Forum at the Crossing 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, Forum at the Crossing 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, Forum at the Crossing facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Owned and Operated By
Five Star Senior Living
Founders: Barry M. Portnoy and Gerard M. Martin
Established: 2000