Our Lady of Mercy Life Center

(866) 872-7751

2 Mercycare Ln, GUILDERLAND, NY


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Our Lady of Mercy Life Center
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2 MERCYCARE LN
GUILDERLAND
NY
12084
USA
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User Reviews

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.

Amenities

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

Demographic Profile for GUILDERLAND, NY, 12084

People

Male Population
47.46%
Female Population
52.54%
Median Age
40.7 Years
Average Household Income
$71,073

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
19% Above
Cost of Food
8% Above
Utilities
31% Above
Miscellaneous
9% Above

Environment
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

Annual Crime

Violent Crime
1
Property Crimes
4