Van Rensselaer Manor

(866) 827-0169

85 Bloomingrove Dr, Troy, NY


  • Assisted Living
  • Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility
  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

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

12/14/2012  -  An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes:

Van Rensselaer Manor's care provided has deteriorated severely in the last few months.

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Van Rensselaer Manor is a large, for profit, nursing home with 362 beds based in Troy, NY. At last check, the facility had 348 residents indicating that it is 96% 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 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 Van Rensselaer Manor, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 59% of nursing homes in New York. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Van Rensselaer Manor 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 01/26/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Description of Van Rensselaer Manor in Troy, NY

Number of Beds : 362

Van Rensselaer Manor, located in Troy, New York provides the following services: Assisted Living, Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility, and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. Van Rensselaer Manor has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Van Rensselaer Manor has a very good hospital, Samaritan Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 81 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Van Rensselaer Manor's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Van Rensselaer Manor can be found here.

Van Rensselaer Manor 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, Van Rensselaer Manor 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.

Also, Van Rensselaer Manor is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Vanrensselaer Manor is the Rensselaer County Nursing Home. We provide short term and long term Rehab/skilled nursing care.


Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Colostomy or Urostomy