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Beechtree Care Center

(866) 871-8490

318 S Albany St, Ithaca, NY


  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Beechtree Care Center is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Ithaca, NY. At last check, the facility had 118 residents indicating that it is 98% 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 is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Beechtree Care Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 59% of nursing homes in New York. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 1 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Beechtree Care 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 06/16/2011.
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Description of Beechtree Care Center in Ithaca, NY

Built In 1919 , Number of Beds : 120

Beechtree Care Center, located in Ithaca, New York provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Beechtree Care Center has received 1 star from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Beechtree Care Center has an average hospital, Cayuga Medical Center At Ithaca, located nearby, which scored a 79 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Beechtree Care Center's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Beechtree Care Center can be found here.

Beechtree Care 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

We are a 120 skilled located in downtown Ithaca. Just blocks away from the Ithaca Commons, farmers market, Ithaca COllege and Cornell University. We opend the first Alzheimer's Dementia unit in Tompkins County in 1994. We offer the offer a full rehab unit with a full time in house Rehab team. Our Medical Director and Associate Medical Director are responsible for the medical needs of or residents and are available for emergenices 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Many services such as x-ray, dentistry, podiatry,psychiatry, psychology and ophthalmology are readily available when necessary.Skilled nursing care is provied 24 hours, 7 days a week.Quality care is the heart of our mission and we are exceptionally proud of our continual growth to meet the growing health care needs.


Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • TV/Media Room
Dining Options
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Gluten-Free
  • Kosher Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegetarian
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Yells, Curses, or Acts Verbally Aggressive
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Patients
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7