Birchwood Health Care Center

(866) 653-9337

604 1 St St Ne, FOREST LAKE, MN


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Birchwood Health Care Center
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604 1ST ST NE
FOREST LAKE
MN
55025
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Birchwood Health Care Center is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Forest Lake, MN. At last check, the facility had 104 residents indicating that it is 87% occupied which is about average within the state of Minnesota. 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 Birchwood Health Care Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 49% of nursing homes in Minnesota. 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 Birchwood Health Care Center with other senior care providers in Minnesota. 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 08/23/2012.
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Description of Birchwood Health Care Center in FOREST LAKE, MN

Number of Beds : 110

In-home care, provided by Birchwood Health Care Center, allows elders stay in the private homes in which they may have lived for years or decades. Assistance includes help with daily activities, personal care, and respite. Birchwood Health Care Center also offers assisted living, in-home care and rehab. Assisted living offers help as necessary, with the goal of providing the support that helps seniors stay as self-reliant as possible. Living in a senior community has many advantages. Research suggests that seniors who live near their peers and have a variety of social activities feel a greater sense of well-being. Assisted living provides senior-friendly homes and a welcoming staff. Other services you'll find include around-the-clock supervision and security, access to professional nurses, emergency call systems, help with daily living, and nutritious meals prepared by chefs. These communities typically provide linen service, housekeeping, transportation, and a calendar of social events. In-home care is ready when you or a loved one needs it. Skilled professionals come to your home. This choice is perfect for those who prefer to stay in their homes but who need some help with the daily activities of living. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, services are paid by the client or by a variety of public and private sources, such as Medicare and/or Medicaid. Home care provides a variety of medical and non-medical support services. There are two types of home care providers. The first is a skilled service provider, usually licensed nurses and therapists, who can meet various medical concerns or rehabilitation needs. The second, more common, type of in-home care is supplied by an aide who can provide companionship and emotional support as well as assist with daily activities, including grooming, meal prep, and transportation. In-home care delivers the services seniors need to maintain their independence at home. Assisted living offers help as necessary, with the goal of supplying the support required to stay as self-reliant as possible. In-home care is ready when you or a loved one needs it. Care professionals will bring their expertise and experience to your home. This choice is perfect for those who prefer to stay in their homes but who need some help with the daily activities of living. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, services are paid by the client or by a variety of public and private sources, such as Medicare and/or Medicaid. Find the ideal services and amenities you need to live comfortably at Birchwood Health Care Center.

Source: OurParents.com

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Demographic Profile for FOREST LAKE, MN, 55025

People

Male Population
50.10%
Female Population
49.90%
Median Age
38.1 Years
Average Household Income
$68,984

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
3% Below
Cost of Food
3% Above
Utilities
11% Above
Miscellaneous
3% Above

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
94 / 100
Water Quality
20 / 100
Superfund Sites
91 / 100
Physicians per 100k
222.1

Annual Crime

Violent Crime
1
Property Crimes
4