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Lutheran Center At Poughkeepsie Inc

(866) 826-8384

965 Dutchess Tpke, Poughkeepsie, NY


  • Nursing Home
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Hospice

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
Lutheran Center At Poughkeepsie Inc
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Lutheran Center at Poughkeepsie Inc is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 160 beds based in Poughkeepsie, NY. At last check, the facility had 160 residents indicating that it is 100% 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 Lutheran Center At Poughkeepsie Inc, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 62% of nursing homes in New York. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 3 stars to 2 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Lutheran Center At Poughkeepsie Inc 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 08/07/2012.
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Description of Lutheran Center At Poughkeepsie Inc in Poughkeepsie, NY

Built In 1998 , Number of Beds : 160

Lutheran Center At Poughkeepsie Inc, located in Poughkeepsie, New York provides the following services: Nursing Home, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, Alzheimer's Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, and Hospice. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Lutheran Center At Poughkeepsie Inc has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Lutheran Center At Poughkeepsie Inc has a very good hospital, St Francis Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 91 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Lutheran Center At Poughkeepsie Inc's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Lutheran Center At Poughkeepsie Inc can be found here.

Lutheran Center at Poughkeepsie Inc 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, Lutheran Center at Poughkeepsie Inc facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Lutheran Center at Poughkeepsie Inc care provider provides hospice care. Hospice care is an infusion of home care and facility care provided to benefit terminally ill patients and support their families through their tough times.

Also, Lutheran Center at Poughkeepsie Inc 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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  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Storage
  • TV/Media Room
  • Fitness Center/Gym
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Gluten-Free
  • Kosher Kitchen
  • Kosher Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Sodium
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Adult Day Care
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers