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Hill View Retirement Center

(866) 827-5137

1610 28 Th St, Portsmouth, OH


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Senior Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Hill View Retirement Center
1610 28 Th St
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Hill View Retirement Center is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 72 beds based in Portsmouth, OH. At last check, the facility had 62 residents indicating that it is 86% 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 Hill View Retirement Center, 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 5 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Hill View Retirement 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 09/07/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

02/05/2009  -  An OurParents User Writes:

I love this place this is the one place you can feel great about putting your loved one. It is a beautiful place it is claen and the staff are great they treaqt the residents with respect and dignity trust me when I say this is the one place I want to be whe3n the time comes.
Source: Yahoo Local

Description of Hill View Retirement Center in Portsmouth, OH

Number of Beds : 72

Hill View Retirement Center, located in Portsmouth, Ohio provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, Senior Community, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Hill View Retirement Center has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Hill View Retirement Center has a very good hospital, Southern Ohio Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Hill View Retirement Center's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (45662) in Ohio, where Hill View Retirement Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Hill View Retirement Center can be found here.

Hill View Retirement 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, Hill View Retirement Center 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, Hill View Retirement Center 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, Hill View Retirement 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.


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

Demographic Profile for Portsmouth, OH,45662


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
39.2 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

24% Below
Cost of Food
1% Below
13% Above
3% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
30.7 / 100
Water Quality
40 / 100
Superfund Sites
87 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes