Altoona Center for Nursing Car

(866) 653-9337

1020 Green Ave, ALTOONA, PA


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Altoona Center for Nursing Car
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1020 GREEN AVE
ALTOONA
PA
16601
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Altoona Center for Nursing Car is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Altoona, PA. At last check, the facility had 108 residents indicating that it is 90% occupied which is about average within the state of Pennsylvania. 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 Altoona Center For Nursing Car, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 82% of nursing homes in Pennsylvania. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 3 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Altoona Center For Nursing Car with other senior care providers in Pennsylvania. 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 lower than 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 02/09/2012.
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Description of Altoona Center for Nursing Car in ALTOONA, PA

Number of Beds : 120

With skilled, warm nursing home services, Amber Terrace is located in a comfortable area of Altoona, PA. After an elderly person has grown frail, their physical condition requires the careful attention and the expertise of an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals. At Amber Terrace, the team making up this crucial form of nursing care includes the resident’s attending physician, licensed nurses, medical specialists, therapists, registered dietitians, activity directors, and nursing assistants. All work in tandem to deliver the utmost of this special form of care to your loved one. A skilled staff and licensed nurses provide 24/7 health care when needed as well as assistance with the activities of daily living, including grooming, dressing, and help with using the bathroom. Most residents share a room, with healthy meals provided in a central dining room. An activity director coordinates an activity and events plan to encourage mental, physical, and social health. Amber Terrace helps seniors find the worry-free lifestyle they want. There are nursing home services available in this community. A nursing home is for those who cannot be cared for at home but who do not need hospital care. For help on finding the perfect senior living option for you, call today.

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Demographic Profile for ALTOONA, PA, 16601

People

Male Population
48.14%
Female Population
51.86%
Median Age
38 Years
Average Household Income
$36,008

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
20% Below
Cost of Food
2% Below
Utilities
15% Above
Miscellaneous
1% Above

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
72.2 / 100
Water Quality
92 / 100
Superfund Sites
81 / 100
Physicians per 100k
247.8

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
5
Property Crimes
3