Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa

(866) 232-1428

2035 Chester Ave, Ottumwa, IA

Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa
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2035 CHESTER AVE
OTTUMWA
IA
00000
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2035 Chester Ave
Ottumwa, IA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Good Samaritan Society - Ottumwa is a large, not for profit, nursing home with 146 beds based in Ottumwa, IA. At last check, the facility had 146 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 not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 66% of nursing homes in Iowa. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 1 stars to 2 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa 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 06/14/2012.
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Description of Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa in Ottumwa, IA

Number of Beds : 146

Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa, located in Ottumwa, Iowa provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, and In-Home Care. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa has a very good hospital, Ottumwa Regional Health Center, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Iowa, where Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa can be found here.

Good Samaritan Society - Ottumwa 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, Good Samaritan Society - Ottumwa 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, Good Samaritan Society - Ottumwa 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.

Also, Good Samaritan Society - Ottumwa is an in-home care provider. In Home care could be either medical ("skilled") or non-medical ("custodial") support services delivered at the home of the senior. "skilled" service providers who usually provide various medical care needs and "custodial" care providers who provide services for daily living such as bathing, dressing, and meal preparation but may also extend to assistance with transportation, paying bills, making appointments, and simply being there to provide companionship and emotional support. Home Care services are generally available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are sometimes paid for directly by the client or through a variety of public and private funding sources such as Medicare and/or Medicaid. 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 in home care.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

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    Demographic Profile for Ottumwa, 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 Ottumwa 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

    Ottumwa Regional Health Center

    1001 E Pennsylvania
    Ottumwa IA 52501
    Distance: 4 miles
    Tel: 641-684-2300
    Average Rating: 85%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Hy Vee Inc

    2453 N Court
    Distance: 2.4 miles
    (641) 684-1853

    Nudak Ventures Llc

    107 W Main St
    Distance: 2.4 miles
    (641) 684-5453

    Hy Vee Inc

    1025 N Quincy Ave
    Distance: 2.4 miles
    (641) 683-4483
    Nearby Churches

    First Church Of Open Bible

    1932 Albia Rd
    Ottumwa, IA
    Distance: 0.4 miles
    http://www.ottumwa1stchurch.com
    (641) 684-6055

    Albia Road Southern Baptist Church

    1601 Albia Rd
    Ottumwa, IA
    Distance: 0.7 miles
    (641) 682-4488

    Pickwick Church Of Christ

    1026 W Williams St
    Ottumwa, IA
    Distance: 1.2 miles
    (641) 682-5574
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • In-Home Care
  • Payment Options

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