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Akron Care Center, Inc
(866) 871-1686
121 South Street
Akron, IA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: AKRON CARE CENTER, INC is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 45 beds based in Akron, IA. At last check, the facility had 38 residents indicating that it is 84% occupied which is about average within the state of Iowa. 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 Akron Care Center, Inc, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 86% of nursing homes in Iowa. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 3 stars to 1 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Akron Care Center, Inc with other senior care providers in Iowa. 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 lower than average. The most recent health inspection was on 09/07/2012.
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Description of Akron Care Center, Inc in Akron, IA

Number of Beds : 45

Akron Care Center, Inc, located in Akron, Iowa provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Akron Care Center, Inc has received 1 star from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (51001) in Iowa, where Akron Care Center, Inc is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Akron Care Center, Inc can be found here.

AKRON CARE CENTER, INC 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.


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Demographic Profile for Akron, IA,51001

Annual Crime
51001 Avg.
Violent Crimes 2 4
Property Crimes 2 4
Weather Conditions
Average High Temperature ° F
Average Low Temperature ° F
Rainy Days 22%
Average Rainfall 0 inches
Average Snowfall 0 inches
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
Air Quality 92.7 / 100
Water Quality 44 / 100
Superfund Sites 96 / 100
Physicians per 100k 60.4
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Overall 25% Below
Cost of Food 8% Below
Utilities 8% Below
Miscellaneous 3% Below
High School Graduate
Associate Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Degree 3.31%
Male Population 49.73%
Female Population 50.27%
Median Age 42.3 Years
Average Individual Income
Average Household Income $47,402
Population Change
Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Akron IA
Percent Religious 71.20%
Catholic 37.01%
Lutheran 18.91%
Methodist 6.51%
Other Christian 4.23%
All Other 4.53%
Breakdown of ethnicities in Akron IA
White  98.4%
Hispanic/Latino  0.6%
Multiracial  0.6%
Black  0.3%

Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.