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Folts Home

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104 N Washington St, Herkimer, NY


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living

Payment Options

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

12/25/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The administrator, Fred, is the most unprofessional uncaring person I have ever met in my life. Do not trust the care of your loved one to this facility, especially if they have any type of dementia, they have no idea how to manage this disease.

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Folts Home is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 163 beds based in Herkimer, NY. At last check, the facility had 161 residents indicating that it is 99% occupied which is about average within the state of New York. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident 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 Folts Home, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 84% of nursing homes in New York.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Folts Home 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 08/31/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

12/30/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

our company supplied heating materials for the facility and has not been paid. equipment has been up and running for over 5 months. If there was a negative rating, it would be chosen.

Description of Folts Home in Herkimer, NY

Number of Beds : 163

Folts Home, located in Herkimer, New York provides the following services: Nursing Home and Assisted Living. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Folts Home has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Folts Home has an average hospital, Little Falls Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 76 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Folts Home's nearest hospital is 7 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Folts Home can be found here.

Folts Home 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, Folts Home 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • 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