Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center

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2 Mercycare Ln, Guilderland, NY

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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Our Lady of Mercy Life Center is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 160 beds based in Guilderland, NY. At last check, the facility had 150 residents indicating that it is 94% occupied which is about average within the state of New York. 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 Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center, was 5 stars. Only 16% of nursing homes have 5 stars in New York. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 3 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center with other senior care providers in New York. 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 05/07/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here


Description of Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center in Guilderland, NY

Number of Beds : 160

Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center, located in Guilderland, New York provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center has a very good hospital, St Peter's Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 94 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center's nearest hospital is 6 miles away. The zipcode (12084) in New York, where Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center can be found here.

Our Lady of Mercy Life 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, Our Lady of Mercy Life 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.


Community Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

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

  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • For more information about Our Lady Of Mercy Life Center call (888) 786-2513 to speak with a local Care Advisor

    Demographic Profile for Guilderland, NY,12084

    Annual Crime
    12084 Avg.
    Violent Crime 1 4
    Property Crimes 4 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 36%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 34.6 / 100
    Water Quality 70 / 100
    Superfund Sites 76 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 387.1
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 19% Above
    Cost of Food 8% Above
    Utilities 31% Above
    Miscellaneous 9% Above
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 24.49%
    Male Population 47.46%
    Female Population 52.54%
    Median Age 40.7 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $71,073
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Guilderland NY
    Percent Religious 61.40%
    Catholic 46.00%
    Other Christian 4.81%
    Jewish 3.61%
    Methodist 2.05%
    All Other 4.94%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Guilderland NY
    White  81.1%
    Asian  9.7%
    Black  4.5%
    Hispanic/Latino  3%
    Multiracial  1.4%
    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 Peter's Hospital

    315 South Manning Boulevard
    Albany NY 12208
    Distance: 6 miles
    Tel: 518-525-1550
    Average Rating: 94%

    Albany Va Medical Center

    113 Holland Avenue
    Albany NY 12208
    Distance: 7 miles
    Tel: 518-626-5000
    Average Rating: 97%

    Albany Medical Center Hospital

    43 New Scotland Avenue
    Albany NY 12208
    Distance: 7 miles
    Tel: 518-262-3125
    Average Rating: 95%

    Albany Medical Center / South Clinical Campus

    25 Hackett Boulevard
    Albany NY 12208
    Distance: 7 miles
    Tel: 518-242-1461
    Average Rating: 98%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Walgreen Co

    2061 Western Ave
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (518) 869-1520

    Golub Corporation

    1706 Western Ave
    Distance: 4.0 miles
    (518) 456-0742

    Rite Aid Of New York Inc

    2025 Western Avenue
    Distance: 4.0 miles
    (518) 456-5112
    Nearby Churches

    Saint Boniface Episcopal Church Of Guilderland

    397 PO Box
    Guilderland, NY
    Distance: 0.2 miles
    (518) 355-0134

    Hamilton Union Presbyterian Ch

    2291 Western Ave
    Guilderland, NY
    Distance: 0.3 miles

    St Boniface Episcopal Church

    PO Box 397
    Guilderland, NY
    Distance: 0.4 miles
    Nearby Parks

    Nott Road Park

    6073 Nott Rd
    Guilderland, NY
    Distance: 0.9 miles

    Nott Road Town Park

    Guilderland, NY
    Distance: 1.1 miles

    Guilderland Parks & Recreation

    181 New York 146
    Altamont, NY
    Distance: 1.4 miles

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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