Buchanan County Health Center

(866) 653-9337

1600 1 St St E, INDEPENDENCE, IA


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare No
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Buchanan County Health Center
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1600 1ST ST E
INDEPENDENCE
IA
50644
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Buchanan County Health Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 59 beds based in Independence, IA. At last check, the facility had 35 residents indicating that it is 59% occupied which is less than average within the state of Iowa. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Buchanan County Health 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 Buchanan County Health 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 06/08/2012.
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Description of Buchanan County Health Center in INDEPENDENCE, IA

Number of Beds : 59

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Security
  • Fire Sprinkler System

Demographic Profile for INDEPENDENCE, IA, 50644

People

Male Population
48.90%
Female Population
51.10%
Median Age
40.6 Years
Average Household Income
$47,948

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
18% Below
Cost of Food
8% Below
Utilities
8% Below
Miscellaneous
1% Below

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
92.8 / 100
Water Quality
72 / 100
Superfund Sites
101 / 100
Physicians per 100k
79.4

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
4
Property Crimes
4