Barn Hill Care Center

(888) 339-4721

249 High St, Newton, NJ

Barn Hill Care Center
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249 HIGH ST
NEWTON
NJ
00000
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249 High St
Newton, NJ
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Barn Hill Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 154 beds based in Newton, NJ. At last check, the facility had 140 residents indicating that it is 91% occupied which is about average within the state of New Jersey. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family 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 Barn Hill Care Center, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 80% of nursing homes in New Jersey. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 3 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Barn Hill Care Center with other senior care providers in New Jersey. 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 05/02/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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07/13/2012 An Current/Past Resident Writes: Therapy staff 100 and 10 percent effective. As for the stay I found 98% of the nurses, nurses's aides and other staff extremely caring, and efficient. The adeministration staff is never seen, the doctors come around perodically Most are also caring. There is one who would benefit from a few lessons in humanity. That one runied what could have been a good, positive rehabiliation stay.

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03/21/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Just terrible, Dirty,nasty employees,Patient abuse when your not around. I wouldn't return there ever again.

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03/21/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Just terrible, Dirty,nasty employees,Patient abuse when your not around. I wouldn't return there ever again.

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03/19/2012 An OurParents User Writes: I would love to know who owns barn hill and how they would like there family member to have to be there?????? Also newton hospital needs some looking into for there care is not great either

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02/07/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Nurses seem to spend more time on the computer then with patients - once specifically comes to mind first name T. is lacking compassion and simply rude. Therapists ??? all should be retrained or rehired..chef ?? two spoons of beans and sliced hot dog- is NOT a dinner !!!!! Good thing ?? all the help - the cleaning stuff and support to the all mighty nurses - ray of sunshine and home. Its a shame - since most of the people staying there really really rely on the help and compassion. Look for another place till someone wakese up and addresses the issues.

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Response: First name M. needs to be retrained as well, simply not well educated

02/03/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: I am very concerned about the quality of care that is provided to patients at Barn Hill. My fiance's mother had been a patient for several months. When she was first admitted, she was placed in a room with another patient who had CDIFF which is a contangious diesease. Outside of the room was a sign to see the nurse before entering and isolation gowns and masks were placed outside of the room. When I asked the nurse if I should be concerned, she had told me that I had nothing to be concerned about. A few days later, my fiance's mother became ill. She was coughing and had a sore throat. When I asked if they had given her anything, she had said no. When I confronted the nurse, she said that she was unaware that my fiance's mother was ill. She had to wait for the doctor to come in the next day to evaluate her and that they would give her Cepacol but they were out of it.
On several occasions, his mother's clothes were thrown on the floor or thrown in a garbage can with dirty rubber gloves and used tissues. My fiance confronted the nursing staff several times about this issue. Her son took her dirty laundry home every day; however, there were days when her clothes were missing and new ones had to be purchased. The staff claimed that they would look for her clothes the next day, but nothing was ever found.
His mother was also on fall precautions. My fiance received a call one evening and was informed that his mother was found on the floor. The nurse stated that she wasn't sure how long she had been laying on the floor but that her vitals were taken and were normal.
It is my understanding, that if a patient is on "fall precautions", that individual should be on an alarm system so that in case one tries to get out of bed or out of a chair, an alarm is activated at the nursing station. I spoke with a social worker and she had informed me that his mother was not on such an alarm system nor was there any order for her to be on one.
Her last week at Barn Hill, another patient was moved into her room, making it 3 patients to one room. The room was so tight that the one bed had to be turned sideways against the wall.
My fiance finally decided to transfer his mother out of Barn Hill. She is currently in a much better facility and much happier.
I have nothing but negative things to say about Barn Hill and the employees that I interacted with. I am greatly concerned for the patients that are currently staying in such a place.

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07/28/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Very poor interaction between staff and patients, when questions are asked about the quality of the patients living environment. When pressed for answers about the patients living environment as well as their health and well being, you receive nothing but double talk from staff and senior staff members.

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Description of Barn Hill Care Center in Newton, NJ

Number of Beds : 154

Barn Hill Care Center, located in Newton, New Jersey provides the following services: Assisted Living and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Barn Hill Care Center has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Barn Hill Care Center has a very good hospital, Newton Memorial Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Barn Hill Care Center's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in New Jersey, where Barn Hill 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 Barn Hill Care Center can be found here.

Barn Hill 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.

Also, Barn Hill Care Center 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.

At Barn Hill Care Center, a Genesis HealthCare facility, we offer our patients and residents outstanding care, delivered by highly skilled practitioners in a warm and comfortable setting. Our Quality Healthcare Units provide skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether you are here for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing your personalized care program to facilitate your recovery and improve your well-being. At Academy Manor, we provide 24-hour care for long-term elderly residents and chronically ill patients, and are focused on helping each resident achieve their highest level of independence and quality of life. But, we also provide a caring bridge between hospital and home. Our Short Stay Services provide our patients with excellent rehabilitative care in a warm, family-oriented environment. Speeding recovery and returning our patients to home as quickly as possible are our primary goals, with our Clinical Care Teams there to support patients and their families during their stay. The consistent, stable staffing of our Homestead Units creates a warm and caring home-like environment for our residents afflicted with Alzheimer?s disease or other forms of dementia. Specially trained to care for people with these diseases, our staff creates individualized care programs that build on each resident?s strengths and abilities.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Parking & Transportation

  • Guest Parking
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Memory Care Services

  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • For more information about Barn Hill Care Center call (888) 339-4721 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Newton, NJ,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
    Environment
    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
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Newton NJ
    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.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Newton Memorial Hospital

    175 High St
    Newton NJ 07860
    Distance: 0 miles
    Tel: 973-383-2121
    Average Rating: 89%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Weis Markets Inc

    121 Water St
    Distance: 1.5 miles
    (973) 383-4849

    Wal Mart Stores East Lp

    26 Hampton House Rd
    Distance: 1.5 miles
    (973) 300-4760

    Rite Aid Of New Jersey Inc

    237 Spring Street
    Distance: 1.5 miles
    (973) 383-0292
    Nearby Churches

    Baleville Congregational Chr

    6 Church St
    Newton, NJ
    Distance: 0.3 miles

    Christ Episcopal Church

    62 Main St
    Newton, NJ
    Distance: 0.3 miles

    First Presbyterian Church

    54 High St
    Newton, NJ
    Distance: 0.4 miles
    Nearby Parks

    Farmstead Golf & Country Club

    88 Germany Flats Rd
    Lafayette Township, NJ
    Distance: 2.8 miles

    Swartswood State Park

    Newton, NJ
    Distance: 3.4 miles

    Stokes State Forest

    1 Coursen Rd
    Branchville, NJ
    Distance: 9.2 miles
    Services

  • Assisted Living
  • Nursing Home
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
  • Recreational Activities

  • We offer many organized events such as cultural
  • educational
  • religious and social activities. We offer many organized events such as cultural
  • educational
  • religious and social activities. We offer many organized events such as cultural
  • educational
  • religious and social activities. We offer many organized events such as cultural
  • educational
  • religious and social activities.