Preakness Healthcare Center

(888) 423-8154

305 Oldham Rd, Wayne, NJ

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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Preakness Healthcare Center is a large, for profit, nursing home with 406 beds based in Wayne, NJ. At last check, the facility had 389 residents indicating that it is 96% occupied which is about average within the state of New Jersey. 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 Preakness Healthcare Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 53% of nursing homes in New Jersey. 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 Preakness Healthcare 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 higher than 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 01/27/2012.
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Description of Preakness Healthcare Center in Wayne, NJ

Number of Beds : 406

Preakness Healthcare Center, located in Wayne, New Jersey provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Preakness Healthcare Center has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Preakness Healthcare Center has a very good hospital, St Joseph's Wayne Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Preakness Healthcare Center's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (07470) in New Jersey, where Preakness Healthcare Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Preakness Healthcare Center can be found here.

Preakness Healthcare 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, Preakness Healthcare Center 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.



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    Demographic Profile for Wayne, NJ,07470

    Annual Crime
    07470 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 3 4
    Property Crimes 3 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 33%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 25.1 / 100
    Water Quality 20 / 100
    Superfund Sites 10 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 177.2
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 46% Above
    Cost of Food 12% Above
    Utilities 14% Above
    Miscellaneous 13% Above
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 15.38%
    Male Population 47.76%
    Female Population 52.24%
    Median Age 42.1 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $96,037
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Wayne NJ
    Percent Religious 46.93%
    Catholic 30.94%
    Islam 5.35%
    Other Christian 3.28%
    Jewish 2.90%
    All Other 4.49%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Wayne NJ
    White  86.5%
    Asian  5.7%
    Hispanic/Latino  5.1%
    Black  1.6%
    Multiracial  1%
    Other  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

    St Joseph's Wayne Hospital

    224 Hamburg Tpke
    Wayne NJ 07470
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 973-942-6900
    Average Rating: 89%

    St Joseph's Regional Medical Center

    703 Main St
    Paterson NJ 07503
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 973-754-2000
    Average Rating: 93%

    Chilton Memorial Hospital

    97 West Parkway
    Pompton Plains NJ 07444
    Distance: 6 miles
    Tel: 973-831-5000
    Average Rating: 84%

    Valley Hospital

    223 N Van Dien Avenue
    Ridgewood NJ 07450
    Distance: 7 miles
    Tel: 201-447-8000
    Average Rating: 85%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Mcdermott Drug Corp

    433 Union Ave
    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (973) 790-8486

    Walgreen Co

    350 Preakness Ave
    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (973) 595-1075

    Rite Aid Of New Jersey Inc

    490 Chamberlain Avenue
    Distance: 1.3 miles
    (973) 720-8612
    Nearby Churches

    Temple Beth Tikvah

    950 Preakness Ave
    Wayne, NJ
    Distance: 0.6 miles

    Grace Church Of Wayne

    981 Preakness Ave
    Wayne, NJ
    Distance: 0.6 miles
    (973) 942-3095

    St Gerard Rc Church

    501 W Broadway
    Paterson, NJ
    Distance: 0.9 miles
    Nearby Parks

    High Mountain Park Preserve

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    Distance: 3.0 miles

    East Side Park

    Paterson, NJ
    Distance: 3.7 miles

    Van Saun Park

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    Paramus, NJ
    Distance: 8.1 miles

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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