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Summit Heights
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8 S Summit Ave Apt 9
Nora Springs, IA
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  • Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility

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Description of Summit Heights in Nora Springs, IA

Number of Beds : 16

Summit Heights, located in Nora Springs, Iowa provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facility, and Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (50458) in Iowa, where Summit Heights is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics.

Summit Heights 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, Summit Heights 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, Summit Heights is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, Summit Heights 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.


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Demographic Profile for Nora Springs, IA,50458

Annual Crime
50458 Avg.
Violent Crimes 2 4
Property Crimes 2 4
Weather Conditions
Average High Temperature ° F
Average Low Temperature ° F
Rainy Days 24%
Average Rainfall 0 inches
Average Snowfall 0 inches
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
Air Quality 95 / 100
Water Quality 60 / 100
Superfund Sites 82 / 100
Physicians per 100k 86.9
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Overall 20% Below
Cost of Food 9% Below
Utilities 7% Below
Miscellaneous 3% Below
High School Graduate
Associate Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Degree 4.41%
Male Population 49.95%
Female Population 50.05%
Median Age 41 Years
Average Individual Income
Average Household Income $48,280
Population Change
Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Nora Springs IA
Percent Religious 64.19%
Catholic 25.41%
Lutheran 13.21%
Methodist 12.77%
Other Christian 7.62%
All Other 5.18%
Breakdown of ethnicities in Nora Springs IA
White  99%
Hispanic/Latino  0.7%
Multiracial  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.