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Description of Blair House in Burlington, IA
Number of Beds : 60
Blair House, located in Burlington, Iowa provides the following services: Assisted Living and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Blair House has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Blair House has a very good hospital, Great River Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 84 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Blair House's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Iowa, where Blair House is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Blair House can be found here.
Blair House 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, Blair House 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.
For more information about Blair House call (866) 827-5137 to speak with a local Care Advisor
Demographic Profile for Burlington, IA,00000
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