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Saint Francis Country House

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1412 Lansdowne Ave, Darby, PA


  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

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

Saint Francis Country House is a large, not for profit, nursing home with 273 beds based in Darby, PA. At last check, the facility had 262 residents indicating that it is 96% occupied which is about average within the state of Pennsylvania. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Saint Francis Country House, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 57% of nursing homes in Pennsylvania.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Saint Francis Country House 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 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 12/02/2011.
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Description of Saint Francis Country House in Darby, PA

Number of Beds : 273

Saint Francis Country House, located in Darby, Pennsylvania provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Saint Francis Country House has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Saint Francis Country House has a very good hospital, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 87 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Saint Francis Country House's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (19023) in Pennsylvania, where Saint Francis Country House is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Saint Francis Country House can be found here.

Saint Francis Country House 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, Saint Francis Country House 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 Darby, PA,19023


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
34.7 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

21% Below
Cost of Food
1% Below
11% Above
1% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
20.2 / 100
Water Quality
5 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes