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The Milton Home

(866) 827-3953

206 E Marion St, South Bend, IN


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Continued Care Community

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The Milton Home is a small, for profit, nursing home with 34 beds based in South Bend, IN. At last check, the facility had 26 residents indicating that it is 76% occupied which is about average within the state of Indiana. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for The Milton Home, was 5 stars. Only 14% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Indiana. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 4 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for The Milton Home 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 about 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 higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 06/01/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

04/30/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Wonderful and caring owner/ Executive Director. I am a previous employee and know that Cathy takes personal interest in each resident and makes sure that the patients are treated as she or her own family would be cared for.

Description of The Milton Home in South Bend, IN

Built In 1954 , Number of Beds : 34

The Milton Home, located in South Bend, Indiana provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. The Milton Home has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. The Milton Home has a very good hospital, Memorial Hospital Of South Bend, located nearby, which scored a 92 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The The Milton Home's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for The Milton Home can be found here.

The Milton Home 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, The Milton Home 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Assisted Living Apartments, Skilled & Intermediate Nursing, Medicare and Medicaid Certified. The Milton Home is located close to downtown South Bend with cultural facilities and houses of worship. Our lovely extensively landscaped grounds provides a scenic view, overlooking the beautiful St. Joseph River. Our two-story brick building was specifically designed to take maximum advantage of our panoramic view of the river and nationally known East Race Way Kayak Course. Assistance (if needed) with bathing, licensed personnel on duty 24 hours a day. Administration of medications and treatments, inlcuding glucometer readings and insulin injections. You may use your own doctor. Our Medical Director makes routine visits to the Milton Home. We offer Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.


Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Guest Dining
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • TV/Media Room
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Family Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Gluten-Free
  • Kosher Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Sodium
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Hits, Kicks, or Acts Physically Aggressive
  • Yells, Curses, or Acts Verbally Aggressive
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan