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Garrett County Subacute Unit
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Address:
251 N 4 Th St
Oakland, MD
Housing Types:
  • Micro-Community
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Nursing Home
  • Hospice
  • Assisted Living

Garrett County Subacute Unit
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251 N 4TH ST
OAKLAND
MD
21550
USA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Garrett County Subacute Unit is a small, for profit, nursing home with 10 beds based in Oakland, MD. At last check, the facility had 4 residents indicating that it is 40% occupied which is less than average within the state of Maryland. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Garrett County Subacute Unit, was 5 stars. Only 20% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Maryland.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Garrett County Subacute Unit with other senior care providers in Maryland. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 03/21/2012.
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Description of Garrett County Subacute Unit in Oakland, MD

Number of Beds : 10

Garrett County Subacute Unit, located in Oakland, Maryland provides the following services: Micro-Community, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, Alzheimer's Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home, Hospice, and Assisted Living. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Garrett County Subacute Unit has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Garrett County Subacute Unit has a very good hospital, Garrett County Memorial Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Garrett County Subacute Unit's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (21550) in Maryland, where Garrett County Subacute Unit is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Garrett County Subacute Unit can be found here.

Garrett County Subacute Unit 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, Garrett County Subacute Unit 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, Garrett County Subacute Unit is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, Garrett County Subacute Unit facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Garrett County Subacute Unit 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, Garrett County Subacute Unit 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Housing Options

  • Shared Room
  • Private Bedroom with Private Bath
  • Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Catheter Management
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Management of an I.V.
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    Demographic Profile for Oakland, MD,21550

    Annual Crime
    21550 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 3 4
    Property Crimes 3 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 46%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 92.5 / 100
    Water Quality 60 / 100
    Superfund Sites 100 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 90.1
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 1% Above
    Cost of Food 9% Above
    Utilities 18% Above
    Miscellaneous 3% Above
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 6.02%
    People
    Male Population 48.80%
    Female Population 51.20%
    Median Age 40.4 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $41,375
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Oakland MD
    Percent Religious 38.49%
    Other Christian 12.32%
    Lutheran 8.11%
    Methodist 6.05%
    Catholic 5.00%
    Pentecostal 4.84%
    All Other 2.17%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Oakland MD
    White  98.6%
    Hispanic/Latino  0.4%
    Black  0.3%
    Multiracial  0.3%
    Asian  0.2%

    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.