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Wyant Woods Care Center
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200 Wyant Rd
Akron, OH
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04/03/2013 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Part two...mother finished therapy at Wyant. I was very happy with the service and treatment there. But, as these things go, she wasn't allowed to live independently anymore, and she must live in a nursing home...which is what Wyant is. If I had left her at Wyant as a long term patient, she would have had to share a room upstairs...a small,darkish room, dreary, without a view. Her fellow long term patients were for the most part, severely disabled physically and mentally. I couldn't see having my mother, an alert person, spending the rest if her life in such an environment. It's not the fault of the staff that Wyant is the old model of a nursing home, but while the care is good, the surroundings are dull and there is very little to offer the able patient. I moved mother to a more modern facility nearby where she has a private room even as a Medicade patient, and where others are alert, even tho they are in wheelchairs...people like my mother. I was told by a staff member at Wyant that they are going to convert a downstairs wing to private rooms and generally upgrade to keep up with the trend if making it more modern, but it hasn't happened yet in time for my mother., yes...but Wyant long term is not so great...except for the staff of course.

Response: As a nurse at Wyant Woods Care Center, I greatly appreciate your comments regarding the care the staff gives to all our residents. I have been employed by Wyant Woods for a long time, more than 15 years, and would not continue to work there if I didn't enjoy my job. Thank you for noticing and appreciating our hard work.

Response: To the original poster....Where did you end up taking your mother? I have a similar situation with my mother and would like to move her to a single occupant room that is modern and have some younger people as well

03/05/2013 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My mother entered Wyant to rehab because she has Kaiser Permanente health insurance and rehab is covered there. I read the reviews. She had been there in previous reviews and couldn't wait to get home, but they did get her back to functioning. But stay tuned...yesterday was her first day. Imagine our surprise...gone is the dated decor. Gone is any odor. The facility seemed fresh and bright. Mom has a private room...many of the rooms are now single occupancy . Every single department...dietary, laundry, maintenance, nursing, aides, therapy, even the CEO made a point if coming in and introducing themselves. THEY COULD NOT HAVE BEEN KINDER OR MORE HELPFUL AND RESPONSIVE. It was clear that their attitude was that they are there to serve and
care. I will add to this later as the days go spent the first 20 days at Concordia, a 5 star facility, and didn't have this kind of attention to her issues. Maybe Wyant is getting a bad rap unnecessarily????????

11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Wyant Woods Care Center is a large, for profit, nursing home with 180 beds based in Akron, OH. At last check, the facility had 177 residents indicating that it is 98% occupied which is more than average within the state of Ohio. 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 Wyant Woods Care Center, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 78% of nursing homes in Ohio. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 2 stars to 1 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Wyant Woods Care Center with other senior care providers in Ohio. 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 05/19/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Description of Wyant Woods Care Center in Akron, OH

Number of Beds : 180

Wyant Woods Care Center, located in Akron, Ohio provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Wyant Woods Care Center has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Wyant Woods Care Center has a very good hospital, Akron General Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 84 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Wyant Woods Care Center's nearest hospital is 5 miles away. The zipcode (44313) in Ohio, where Wyant Woods Care Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Wyant Woods Care Center can be found here.

Wyant Woods 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.

Also, Wyant Woods Care Center 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 Akron, OH,44313

    Annual Crime
    44313 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 6 4
    Property Crimes 6 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 34%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 16.3 / 100
    Water Quality 27 / 100
    Superfund Sites 30 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 251.3
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 14% Below
    Cost of Food 6% Below
    Utilities 18% Above
    Miscellaneous 8% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 16.65%
    Male Population 47.24%
    Female Population 52.76%
    Median Age 41.7 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $49,352
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Akron OH
    Percent Religious 44.40%
    Catholic 21.26%
    Other Christian 13.13%
    Methodist 2.96%
    All Other 7.04%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Akron OH
    White  80.1%
    Black  15.5%
    Asian  1.7%
    Multiracial  1.3%
    Hispanic/Latino  1.1%
    Other  0.1%

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