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Saint Francis Country House
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1412 Lansdowne Ave
Darby, PA
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  • Skilled Nursing Facility

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

    Annual Crime
    19023 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 9 4
    Property Crimes 5 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 32%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 20.2 / 100
    Water Quality 5 / 100
    Superfund Sites 10 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 341.4
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 21% Below
    Cost of Food 1% Below
    Utilities 11% Above
    Miscellaneous 1% Above
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 3.14%
    Male Population 47.79%
    Female Population 52.21%
    Median Age 34.7 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $40,216
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Darby PA
    Percent Religious 64.18%
    Catholic 48.13%
    Other Christian 2.89%
    Jewish 2.45%
    Methodist 2.33%
    Presbyterian 2.30%
    All Other 6.07%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Darby PA
    White  59.2%
    Black  36.4%
    Multiracial  1.8%
    Asian  1.2%
    Hispanic/Latino  1%
    Other  0.2%

    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.