Little Sisters Of The Poor

(866) 965-2891

1028 Benton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

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1028 BENTON AVE
PITTSBURGH
PA
00000
USA
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1028 Benton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Little Sisters of the Poor is a small, not for profit, nursing home with 36 beds based in Pittsburgh, PA. At last check, the facility had 36 residents indicating that it is 100% occupied which is more than 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 Little Sisters Of The Poor, was 5 stars. Only 17% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Pennsylvania.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Little Sisters Of The Poor 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 higher than 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 12/09/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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Description of Little Sisters Of The Poor in Pittsburgh, PA

Number of Beds : 36

Little Sisters Of The Poor, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania provides the following services: Assisted Living and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Little Sisters Of The Poor has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Little Sisters Of The Poor has a very good hospital, Upmc Mercy, located nearby, which scored a 93 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Little Sisters Of The Poor's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Pennsylvania, where Little Sisters Of The Poor is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Little Sisters Of The Poor can be found here.

Little Sisters of the Poor 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, Little Sisters of the Poor 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Community Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • For more information about Little Sisters Of The Poor call (866) 965-2891 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Pittsburgh, PA,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Pittsburgh PA
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    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.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Upmc Mercy

    1400 Locust Street
    Pittsburgh PA 15219
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 412-232-8111
    Average Rating: 93%

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    320 East North Avenue
    Pittsburgh PA 15212
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 412-359-3131
    Average Rating: 86%

    Upmc South Side

    2000 Mary Street
    Pittsburgh PA 15203
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 412-488-5550
    Average Rating:

    Va Pittsburgh Healthcare System Univ Dr

    University Drive C
    Pittsburgh PA 15240
    Distance: 2 miles
    Tel: 412-688-6100
    Average Rating: 96%
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    Services

  • Assisted Living
  • Nursing Home
  • Payment Options

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