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Shepherd Of The Valley Boardman
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7148 West Blvd
Youngstown, OH
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01/11/2013 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Three years ago when another family member was in this facility I was very happy with the care. In the last three years this facility has deteriorated immensely. They are understaffed, leadership is obviously lacking. Most decisions appear to be financially based. The facility is rundown in comparison of what it was three years ago. My relatives room was dirty with no liners in their trash can and dirty tissues under the bed. We had numerous meetings with the staff in regard to the treatment plan with no follow through and little regard of our request. Their own staff publicly admit the the facility has deteriorated recently. There seems to be a lot of attention spent on profit with little on care.

Response: Shepherd of the Valley-Boardman recently completed an extensive renovation creating all-private rooms and remodeling the therapy gym If you haven't been to Shepherd in Boardman lately, you should drop in for a visit and a tour. Lynn Miller, Corporate Marketing Director, Shepherd of the Valley

11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Shepherd of the Valley-boardman is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 109 beds based in Youngstown, OH. At last check, the facility had 73 residents indicating that it is 67% occupied which is less than 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 not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Shepherd Of The Valley Boardman, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 63% of nursing homes in Ohio.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Shepherd Of The Valley Boardman 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 07/27/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

10/23/2010 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: The facility was clean--never smelled of urine or feces in rooms, hallways. Had a variety of activities that were nice for patients. Nursing staff/aides were friendly but not as attentive as needed. Found it necessary to contact ombudsman for advocacy and guidance--especially regarding therapies (or rather, LACK of appropriate therapy) and accomodations necessary for patient to request help.

Description of Shepherd Of The Valley Boardman in Youngstown, OH

Number of Beds : 109

Shepherd Of The Valley Boardman, located in Youngstown, Ohio provides the following services: Nursing Home, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Shepherd Of The Valley Boardman has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Shepherd Of The Valley Boardman has a very good hospital, Surgical Hospital At Southwoods, located nearby, which scored a 84 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Shepherd Of The Valley Boardman's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (44512) in Ohio, where Shepherd Of The Valley Boardman is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Shepherd Of The Valley Boardman can be found here.

Shepherd of the Valley Boardman 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 Boardman 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 Youngstown, OH,44512

    Annual Crime
    44512 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4 4
    Property Crimes 4 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 30.2 / 100
    Water Quality 33 / 100
    Superfund Sites 83 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 256
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 19% Below
    Cost of Food 9% Below
    Utilities 33% Above
    Miscellaneous 5% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 8.44%
    Male Population 47.00%
    Female Population 53.00%
    Median Age 44.7 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $46,536
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Youngstown OH
    Percent Religious 61.82%
    Catholic 37.49%
    Other Christian 8.96%
    Pentecostal 3.21%
    Lutheran 3.14%
    Methodist 2.70%
    Presbyterian 2.40%
    Baptist 2.22%
    All Other 1.7%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Youngstown OH
    White  92.7%
    Black  3.6%
    Hispanic/Latino  1.9%
    Asian  0.9%
    Multiracial  0.8%
    Other  0.1%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.