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Lexington Health Care Center
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Address:
178 Lowell St
Lexington, MA
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178 LOWELL ST
LEXINGTON
MA
02420
USA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Lexington Health Care Center is a large, for profit, nursing home with 211 beds based in Lexington, MA. At last check, the facility had 148 residents indicating that it is 70% occupied which is less than average within the state of Massachusetts. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident 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 Lexington Health Care Center, was 5 stars. Only 23% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Massachusetts. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 3 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Lexington Health Care Center with other senior care providers in Massachusetts. 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 03/26/2012.
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Description of Lexington Health Care Center in Lexington, MA

Number of Beds : 211

Lexington Health Care Center, located in Lexington, Massachusetts provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Lexington Health Care Center has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Lexington Health Care Center has a very good hospital, Lahey Clinic Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 90 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Lexington Health Care Center's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (02420) in Massachusetts, where Lexington Health Care Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Lexington Health Care Center can be found here.

Lexington Health Care Center 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.

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Demographic Profile for Lexington, MA,02420

Annual Crime
02420 Avg.
Violent Crime 1 4
Property Crime 1 4
Weather Conditions
Average High Temperature ° F
Average Low Temperature ° F
Rainy Days 35%
Average Rainfall 0 inches
Average Snowfall 0 inches
Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
Air Quality 43.5 / 100
Water Quality 43 / 100
Superfund Sites 10 / 100
Physicians per 100k 389.3
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Overall 83% Above
Cost of Food 9% Above
Utilities 41% Above
Miscellaneous 10% Above
Education
High School Graduate
Associate Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Degree 41.31%
People
Male Population 47.63%
Female Population 52.37%
Median Age 46.9 Years
Average Individual Income
Average Household Income $116,299
Population Change
Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Lexington MA
Percent Religious 68.03%
Catholic 49.81%
Jewish 6.74%
Other Christian 5.90%
All Other 5.58%
Race
Breakdown of ethnicities in Lexington MA
White  85.2%
Asian  11.1%
Hispanic/Latino  1.4%
Multiracial  1.2%
Black  0.9%
Other  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.