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Description of St John Lutheran Care Center in Mars, PA
Number of Beds : 36
St John Lutheran Care Center, located in Mars, Pennsylvania provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Senior Community, and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. St John Lutheran Care Center has a very good hospital, Butler Memorial Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 96 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The St John Lutheran Care Center's nearest hospital is 2 miles away.
St John Lutheran Care Center 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, St John Lutheran Care Center 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, St John Lutheran Care Center 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, St John Lutheran Care Center facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.
Also, St John Lutheran Care Center 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.
St. John Specialty Care Center provides a continuum of care within a faith-based, not-for-profit environment. St. John offers the following programs: short-term rehabilitation; subacute/skilled care; Alzheimer's care and long-term nursing care. St. John is conveniently located only five-miles from Cranberry Township, I-79 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
For more information about St John Lutheran Care Center call (866) 661-1794 to speak with a local Care Advisor
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