Great Lakes Transitional Care

(866) 653-9337

1912 Hayes Ave, SANDUSKY, OH


Services

  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Great Lakes Transitional Care
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1912 HAYES AVE
SANDUSKY
OH
44870
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Great Lakes Transitional Care is a small, for profit, nursing home with 27 beds based in Sandusky, OH. At last check, the facility had 13 residents indicating that it is 48% occupied which is less than average within the state of Ohio. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Great Lakes Transitional Care, was 5 stars. Only 13% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Ohio. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 4 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Great Lakes Transitional Care 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 higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is lower than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than 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



05/06/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Have a relative there and it has been 4 days now and still hasn't changed the sheets. Very poor professionalism. Was there and there was an older gentleman yelling for a nurse and the room was right next to the nurses station and they just sat there. Thinking of taking the patient somewhere else.




Description of Great Lakes Transitional Care in SANDUSKY, OH

Built In 2007 , Number of Beds : 27

Great Lakes Transitional Care, located in Sandusky, Ohio provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Great Lakes Transitional Care has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Great Lakes Transitional Care has a very good hospital, Firelands Regional Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Great Lakes Transitional Care's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (44870) in Ohio, where Great Lakes Transitional Care is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Great Lakes Transitional Care can be found here.

Great Lakes Transitional Care 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.

This is Erie Counties only designated transitional care facility. Most patients have a length of stay of 4 weeks or less before returning home or to a lesser level of care. Located at the South Campus of Firelands Hospital most patients enjoy the ammenities of a private room with ensuite bathroom. This unit is often referred to as the bridge between hospital and home with many needing just a few days of additional care to enable a smooth transition to home. Longer term stays are welcome and the facility accepts patients from home and hospital settings. This facility is able to accomodate many private and managed care insurances along with medicare, medicaid and private pay. Wound care, infusion therapy, along with physical, occupational, and speech therapy are specialty services provided at this skilled facility. Admissions available 7 days per week in a hospital-based setting. Excellent patient to staff ratio. Tours available anytime.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance Director
  • TV/Media Room
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Gluten-Free
  • Low Sugar
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Sodium
Security
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Security Staff on Premises
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5

Demographic Profile for SANDUSKY, OH, 44870

People

Male Population
48.43%
Female Population
51.57%
Median Age
41.4 Years
Average Household Income
$41,475

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
20% Below
Cost of Food
4% Below
Utilities
15% Above
Miscellaneous
5% Below

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
82 / 100
Water Quality
20 / 100
Superfund Sites
100 / 100
Physicians per 100k
227

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
7
Property Crimes
7