Carrington Place

(866) 827-0169

600 Fullwood Rd, Matthews, NC


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

Payment Options

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

10/21/2014  -  An OurParents User Writes:

As a family member of a recent resident of Carrington Place in Matthews, NC, I want to give my opinion of my mother's stay for two and a half years. When she entered she was alert, attentive, and oriented. The first two years seemed to go well although issues had to be brought to the attention of the staff on numerous occasions. After new management came in my mother's health declined. Any issues brought to them by me or family members were either ignored or swept under the carpet. There was no communication from the staff and no one seemed to ever be able to answer questions. I had to address many issues, such as a terrible yeast infection under her breasts, which no one seemed to know about. She had bruises on her arms that no one would or could account for and she was hit in the mouth by the Hoya lift by a former employee. The staff for the last six months of mother's life were uncaring and unattentive (with the exception of about five which were not even her caretakers).
During the last month of her life my mother developed a cough, which is an indication of CHF in the elderly. I notified numerous members of the nursing staff that mother had a history of CHF and their comment to me to explain swelling, etc. was "it was because she has been up today". She was finally transported to the hospital where she was indeed diagnosed with CHF and pneumonia. She lignered for nine days before passing away.
I have sent pictures to the state because I feel that this was nothing short of neglect and is unacceptable. I do this in hopes that no one else's loved one will have to go through what my mother did and their family losing them before it is necessary.

08/13/2014  -  An OurParents User Writes:

I have been trying to get a corrected bill for the last month. My mother was billed for services not rendered and the facility received payment from Medicare and BCBS for those services. They stopped feeding my mother and we were never informed just happened to walk in and catch it.

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    03/23/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    Patients are ignored when they need assistance. Staff is very unfriendly. The patients are miserable being "stuck" there. Staff do not know what they are doing.

    Response: I worked at this facility. Patient care is poor. Aides disappear and are not available for patient care.
    Shortcuts to patient care frequent. Severely lacking in experienced, reliable care staff.

    Response: I worked at this facility. Patient care is poor. Aides disappear and are not available for patient care.
    Shortcuts to patient care frequent. Severely lacking in experienced, reliable care staff.

    Response: I agree. When my mom was there twice for rehab, the residents were ignored. I helped a lot of them while I was visiting.

    11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    Carrington Place is a large, for profit, nursing home with 166 beds based in Matthews, NC. At last check, the facility had 143 residents indicating that it is 86% occupied which is about average within the state of North Carolina. 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 Carrington Place, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 62% of nursing homes in North Carolina. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 4 stars to 2 stars.
    We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Carrington Place with other senior care providers in North Carolina. 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 06/15/2012.
    To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

    Description of Carrington Place in Matthews, NC

    Number of Beds : 166

    Carrington Place, located in Matthews, North Carolina provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facility, and Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Carrington Place has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Carrington Place has a very good hospital, Presbyterian Hospital Matthews, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Carrington Place's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (28105) in North Carolina, where Carrington Place is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Carrington Place can be found here.

    Carrington Place 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, Carrington Place 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, Carrington Place 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.

    Also, Carrington Place 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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    Demographic Profile for Matthews, NC, 28105


    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age
    36.2 Years
    Average Household Income

    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average

    1% Above
    Cost of Food
    1% Above
    3% Below
    2% Below

    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

    Air Quality
    8.6 / 100
    Water Quality
    60 / 100
    Superfund Sites
    20 / 100
    Physicians per 100k

    Annual Crime

    Violent Crimes
    Property Crimes