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Preakness Healthcare Center

(866) 871-8508

305 Oldham Rd, Wayne, NJ


  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

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

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


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
42.1 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

46% Above
Cost of Food
12% Above
14% Above
13% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
25.1 / 100
Water Quality
20 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes