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Calvin Manor

(866) 825-8549

4210 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, IA


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community

Payment Options

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

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Calvin Manor is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 59 beds based in Des Moines, IA. At last check, the facility had 59 residents indicating that it is 100% occupied which is more than average within the state of Iowa. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family 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 Calvin Manor, was 5 stars. Only 18% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Iowa.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Calvin Manor 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 higher than 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 12/27/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

12/31/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Calvin is a wonderful place. The staff are caring and will often go above and beyond to provide care. The environment is warm and welcoming and safe. I would recommend Calvin Community to anyone.

Description of Calvin Manor in Des Moines, IA

Number of Beds : 59

Calvin Manor, located in Des Moines, Iowa provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Calvin Manor has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Calvin Manor has a very good hospital, Va Central Iowa Healthcare System, located nearby, which scored a 97 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Calvin Manor's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Calvin Manor can be found here.

Calvin Manor 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, Calvin Manor 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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