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Good Samaritan Society Postville

(866) 827-3953

400 Hardin Dr, Postville, IA


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Hospice

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Good Samaritan Society - Postville is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 59 beds based in Postville, IA. At last check, the facility had 40 residents indicating that it is 68% occupied which is about average within the state of Iowa. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident 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 Postville, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 55% of nursing homes in Iowa.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Good Samaritan Society Postville 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 lower than average. The most recent health inspection was on 09/28/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Description of Good Samaritan Society Postville in Postville, IA

Built In 1998 , Number of Beds : 59

Good Samaritan Society Postville, located in Postville, Iowa provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, and Hospice. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Good Samaritan Society Postville has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. A more detailed description of the types of care for Good Samaritan Society Postville can be found here.

Good Samaritan Society - Postville 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 - Postville 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 - Postville 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 - Postville 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Storage
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Family Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Low Sugar
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Sodium
  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fully Fenced Facility
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3