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Blair House
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Address:
1212 Indian Hills Dr
Burlington, IA
Housing Types:
  • Assisted Living
  • Nursing Home

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1212 INDIAN HILLS DR
BURLINGTON
IA
00000
USA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Blair House is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 60 beds based in Burlington, IA. At last check, the facility had 51 residents indicating that it is 85% 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 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 Blair House, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 81% of nursing homes in Iowa. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 3 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Blair House 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 about average. The most recent health inspection was on 03/01/2012.
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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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

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    Demographic Profile for Burlington, IA,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
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    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
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    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Burlington IA
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    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.

    Owned and Operated By
    Holiday Retirement
    Founders: William E. Colson and Hugh Colson
    Established: 1971