Cedar Falls Lutheran Home

(888) 268-0517

7511 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA

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7511 UNIVERSITY AVE
CEDAR FALLS
IA
00000
USA
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7511 University Ave
Cedar Falls, IA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Cedar Falls Lutheran Home is a large, not for profit, nursing home with 135 beds based in Cedar Falls, IA. At last check, the facility had 123 residents indicating that it is 91% 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 located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Cedar Falls Lutheran Home, 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 2 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Cedar Falls Lutheran Home 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 higher than 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 12/23/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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Description of Cedar Falls Lutheran Home in Cedar Falls, IA

Number of Beds : 135

Cedar Falls Lutheran Home, located in Cedar Falls, Iowa provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Cedar Falls Lutheran Home has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Cedar Falls Lutheran Home has a very good hospital, Sartori Memorial Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Cedar Falls Lutheran Home's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Iowa, where Cedar Falls Lutheran Home is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Cedar Falls Lutheran Home can be found here.

Cedar Falls Lutheran 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, Cedar Falls Lutheran 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.

Also, Cedar Falls Lutheran Home is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Community Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Management of an I.V.
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • For more information about Cedar Falls Lutheran Home call (888) 268-0517 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Cedar Falls, IA,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    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
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Cedar Falls 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.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Sartori Memorial Hospital

    515 College Street
    Cedar Falls IA 50613
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 319-268-3000
    Average Rating: 85%

    Allen Memorial Hospital

    1825 Logan Avenue
    Waterloo IA 50703
    Distance: 5 miles
    Tel: 319-235-3941
    Average Rating: 86%

    Covenant Medical Center

    3421 West Ninth Street
    Waterloo IA 50702
    Distance: 7 miles
    Tel: 319-272-7302
    Average Rating: 84%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    L&B Pharmacy Inc.

    103 E 18 Th St
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (319) 277-1829

    Iowa Cvs Pharmacy Llc

    2302 W 1 St St
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (319) 277-5181

    Hy Vee Inc

    6301 University Ave
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (319) 266-9874
    Nearby Churches

    Prairie Springs Church

    1402 Main St
    Cedar Falls, IA
    Distance: 0.2 miles

    Our Redeemer Lutheran Preschl

    904 Bluff St
    Cedar Falls, IA
    Distance: 0.2 miles

    St Patrick

    705 Main St
    Cedar Falls, IA
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Continued Care Community
  • Payment Options

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