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Foulkeways At Gwynedd

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1120 Meetinghouse Rd, Gwynedd, PA


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Senior Community
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Hospice
  • Short Term Care: Respite

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Foulkeways at Gwynedd is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 52 beds based in Gwynedd, PA. At last check, the facility had 36 residents indicating that it is 69% occupied which is less than average within the state of Pennsylvania. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Foulkeways At Gwynedd, was 5 stars. Only 17% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Pennsylvania.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Foulkeways At Gwynedd 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 higher than 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 lower than average. The most recent health inspection was on 08/24/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

07/15/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The staff is very kind and uplifting.

Description of Foulkeways At Gwynedd in Gwynedd, PA

Built In 1967 , Number of Beds : 52

Foulkeways At Gwynedd, located in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, Senior Community, Alzheimer's Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, and Short Term Care: Respite. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Foulkeways At Gwynedd has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Foulkeways At Gwynedd has a very good hospital, Lansdale Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 83 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Foulkeways At Gwynedd's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (19436) in Pennsylvania, where Foulkeways At Gwynedd is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Foulkeways At Gwynedd can be found here.

Foulkeways at Gwynedd 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, Foulkeways at Gwynedd is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Foulkeways at Gwynedd is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Also, Foulkeways at Gwynedd facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Foulkeways at Gwynedd care provider provides hospice care. Hospice care is an infusion of home care and facility care provided to benefit terminally ill patients and support their families through their tough times.

Also, Foulkeways at Gwynedd 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.

110 beautiful suburban acres. Established in 1967, guided by Quaker values


Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Birds
Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Guest Lodging
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Billiards/Pool Room
  • Sauna/Whirlpool
  • Swimming Pool
  • Storage
  • Tennis Courts
  • TV/Media Room
  • Fitness Center/Gym
Housing Options
  • Studio or Efficiency Apartment
  • 1-Bedroom Apartment
  • 2+ Bedroom Apartment
  • 2+ Bedroom Home
  • Private Bedroom with Private Bath
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable Hook Up
  • Full-Service Kitchen
  • Climate Control Thermostat
  • Microwave
  • Walk-In Shower
  • Wheel-In Shower
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Private Courtyard or Patio
  • Private Telephone Line
  • Washer/Dryer Hookup
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Emergency In-Room Call 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
Special Health Conditions
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7

Demographic Profile for Gwynedd, PA,19436


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
45.8 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

68% Above
Cost of Food
Equal to
15% Above
2% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
31.1 / 100
Water Quality
1 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crime
Property Crimes