Good Samaritan Society Postville

(888) 619-7742

400 Hardin Dr, Postville, IA

Good Samaritan Society Postville
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400 HARDIN DR
POSTVILLE
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00000
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400 Hardin Dr
Postville, IA
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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

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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. The zipcode (00000) in Iowa, where Good Samaritan Society Postville 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 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.

Amenities

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
  • Security

  • 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
  • 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
  • For more information about Good Samaritan Society Postville call (888) 619-7742 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Postville, 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 Postville 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.

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    Services

  • 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
  • Recreational Activities

  • Bible study groups
  • Bingo nights