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Wilshire At Lakewood
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600 Ne Meadowview Dr
Lees Summit, MO
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User Reviews

10/02/2013 An Interested Visitor Writes: I was a Nurse there for a short time and let me tell you- the staff there are horrible. I was yelled at ,slandered and treated so poorly. I really loved my patients but was refused any more training on the electronic computer system and or the floor. The administration treats the Nurses really BAD there- they fire them over anything. There are hardly any RN's in the place and the one they did have hardly helped anyone and instead they had a LPN for a supervisor who all she did is Yell at you as a new nurse and herself didn't know how to use the computer system or admit a Patient. They have 2 CNA for 30 Pts and at night 0ne CNA for 30 pts and one LPN for 90 PTS who sits on the computer all night doing computer assessments- barely sees the pts. They recently fired someone a LPN in administration for Fraud. Crazy place with NO support at all for Nurses- treats them real bad and none of the Nurses there ven like each other. They take your lunch out of your pay but really don't want you to tale a 30 minute break-you are expected to be on your feet at least 7 solid hrs without a break. and the DON walks around with her little dog in her arms that she keeps crated in her office every day- which really is what she seems most concerned about! No people be careful- place is clean and looks nice but the people are horrible and abusive.!

11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Wilshire at Lakewood is a large, for profit, nursing home with 170 beds based in Lees Summit, MO. At last check, the facility had 154 residents indicating that it is 91% occupied which is more than average within the state of Missouri. 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 Wilshire At Lakewood, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 58% of nursing homes in Missouri.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Wilshire At Lakewood with other senior care providers in Missouri. 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 05/25/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

01/19/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Wilshire is a WONDERFUL facility. I have had both of my grandparents there for rehab. No place is perfect, and if there was an employee that was not appropriate then the termination of this employee was needed. I also know that Wilshire is not a Geriatric Psych facility, so if your mother was hitting staff than her eviction is understandable. I highly recommend Wilshire for rehab and long-term placement...regardless of how many stars a website gives them...I personally give them 5 STARS!!!!

01/03/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Dont let the pretty lobby fool you in thinking this is a caring center. My Mother has only been there 6 months. In that time she has been moved 3 times, been hit by a CNA (who was fired) and now she is being evicted because she finally hit back. My Mother is 94 and deserves better. DONT use this facility. THIS IS MY PERSONAL OPINION BUT see their Medicare rating of 1 out of 5 stars. There is a reason they rate so poorly.

Response: My mother was in thise exact position! After much verbal abuse from her roomate, mother finally conked her gently on the head with a hairbrush. They instantly whisked her off to a psych hospital where she was so over-medicated that her usual spry, bubbly personality was changed immediately into a paranoid, nervous and physical wreck. At that point I insisted they stop the medications they were giving her and I returned her to Wilshire. She was also moved many times for no apparent reason. I was only contacted after the fact. NOT GOOD!

Description of Wilshire At Lakewood in Lees Summit, MO

Built In 1999 , Number of Beds : 170

Wilshire At Lakewood, located in Lees Summit, Missouri provides the following services: Nursing Home and Assisted Living. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Wilshire At Lakewood has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Accommodations at Wilshire At Lakewood, start at $4,590 a month. Wilshire At Lakewood has a very good hospital, Truman Medical Center Lakewood, located nearby, which scored a 86 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Wilshire At Lakewood's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Missouri, where Wilshire At Lakewood is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Wilshire At Lakewood can be found here.

Wilshire at Lakewood 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, Wilshire at Lakewood 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Home-like environment with 24 hr Nursing Care. Wonderful Natural Pond with waterfalls for families and residents to enjoy.


Parking & Transportation

  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Security Staff on Premises
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Behavioral Support

  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Audiology
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Patients
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
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    Demographic Profile for Lees Summit, MO,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
    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
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Lees Summit MO
    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.