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Description of Lutheran Retirement Home in Northwood, IA
Built In 2003 , Number of Beds : 60
Lutheran Retirement Home, located in Northwood, Iowa provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. Lutheran Retirement Home has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (50459) in Iowa, where Lutheran Retirement Home is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Lutheran Retirement Home can be found here.
Lutheran Retirement 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, Lutheran Retirement 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, Lutheran Retirement Home facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.
Also, Lutheran Retirement Home 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, Lutheran Retirement Home 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.
Caring staff, safe secure facility, close to hospital, MD and nurse available.
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