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Burlington Care Center

(866) 826-8384

2610 S 5 Th St, Burlington, IA


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Hospice

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Burlington Care Center
2610 S 5 Th St
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Burlington Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 103 beds based in Burlington, IA. At last check, the facility had 59 residents indicating that it is 57% occupied which is less than 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 Burlington Care Center, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 81% of nursing homes in Iowa. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Burlington Care Center 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 10/20/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Description of Burlington Care Center in Burlington, IA

Built In 1997 , Number of Beds : 103

Burlington Care Center, located in Burlington, Iowa provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, and Hospice. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Burlington Care Center has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Burlington Care Center 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 Burlington Care Center's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (52601) in Iowa, where Burlington Care Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Burlington Care Center can be found here.

Burlington Care Center 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, Burlington Care Center 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, Burlington Care Center facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Burlington Care Center care provider provides hospice care. Hospice care is an infusion of home care and facility care provided to benefit terminally ill patients and support their families through their tough times.

Also, Burlington Care Center is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

We have a very caring staff trained for taking care of residents with dementia and memory problems. We are in a safe location with a lovely garden, a good cook, and all rooms have sliding doors to the garden.


Parking & Transportation
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Guest Parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
Community Services
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • TV/Media Room
Housing Options
  • Shared Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable Hook Up
  • Walk-In Shower
  • Wheel-In Shower
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Private Telephone Line
  • Washer/Dryer Hookup
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Family Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Sodium
  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fully Fenced Facility
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7

Demographic Profile for Burlington, IA,52601


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
41 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

20% Below
Cost of Food
10% Below
3% Above
4% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
86 / 100
Water Quality
60 / 100
Superfund Sites
77 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes