Fountain West Health Center

(866) 871-4548

1501 Office Park Rd, WEST DES MOINES, IA


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Continued Care Community

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Fountain West Health Center
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1501 OFFICE PARK RD
WEST DES MOINES
IA
50265
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Fountain West Health Center is a large, for profit, nursing home with 140 beds based in West Des Moines, IA. At last check, the facility had 109 residents indicating that it is 78% occupied which is about average within the state of Iowa. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Fountain West Health Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 55% of nursing homes in Iowa. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 2 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Fountain West Health Center 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 08/18/2011.
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04/14/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Short staffed, poor care of Medicaid residents.




Description of Fountain West Health Center in WEST DES MOINES, IA

Number of Beds : 140

When you want to experience a warm, caring staff and quality assisted living services, live at Fountain West Health Center in West Des Moines, IA. Assisted living offers a warm, supportive, and nuturing atmosphere for individuals who require some help but still want to keep their self-reliance. Assisted living is advantageous for seniors. Studies reveal that living near peers and participating in social activities leads to a more fulfilling life. With assisted living, you'll find senior-friendly living options and a dedicated staff. Communities have additional services that include 24-hour supervision and security, emergency response systems, access to licensed nursing care, chef-prepared meals, and assistance with grooming, dressing, and bathing. Housekeeping, laundry, social programs, and local transportation are usually provided, too. Fountain West Health Center provides a low-maintenance lifestyle and the assistance seniors need to enjoy retirement. In this community, assisted living services are provided. An assisted living community provides help when necessary with the goal of supplying the services required to stay as autonomous as possible. For help with your questions about Fountain West Health Center, call a care advisor today.

Source: OurParents.com

Security
  • Fire Sprinkler System

Demographic Profile for WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50265

People

Male Population
48.27%
Female Population
51.73%
Median Age
36.3 Years
Average Household Income
$62,361

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
9% Below
Cost of Food
11% Below
Utilities
9% Below
Miscellaneous
6% Below

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
65.4 / 100
Water Quality
60 / 100
Superfund Sites
31 / 100
Physicians per 100k
279.3

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
3
Property Crimes
4