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Shepherd Of The Valley Howland

(866) 827-3953

4100 N River Rd Ne, Warren, OH


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Senior Community
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

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

Shepherd of the Valley Howland is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 80 beds based in Warren, OH. At last check, the facility had 63 residents indicating that it is 79% occupied which is about average within the state of Ohio. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Shepherd Of The Valley Howland, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 63% of nursing homes in Ohio. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 4 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Shepherd Of The Valley Howland 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 09/22/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Response: Please note that Shepherd of the Valley-Howland currently has a 5-Star rating.

Description of Shepherd Of The Valley Howland in Warren, OH

Number of Beds : 80

Shepherd Of The Valley Howland, located in Warren, Ohio provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, Senior Community, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Shepherd Of The Valley Howland has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Shepherd Of The Valley Howland has a very good hospital, St Joseph Health Center, located nearby, which scored a 86 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Shepherd Of The Valley Howland's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (44484) in Ohio, where Shepherd Of The Valley Howland is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Shepherd Of The Valley Howland can be found here.

Shepherd of the Valley Howland 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, Shepherd of the Valley Howland 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, Shepherd of the Valley Howland is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Also, Shepherd of the Valley Howland 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.


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

Demographic Profile for Warren, OH,44484


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
43.6 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

18% Below
Cost of Food
3% Below
16% Above
3% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
20.9 / 100
Water Quality
47 / 100
Superfund Sites
100 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes