Heritage House

(866) 965-2891

80 E Northampton St Frnt, Wilkes Barre, PA

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80 E NORTHAMPTON ST FRNT
WILKES BARRE
PA
00000
USA
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80 E Northampton St Frnt
Wilkes Barre, PA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Heritage House is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 50 beds based in Wilkes Barre, PA. At last check, the facility had 47 residents indicating that it is 94% occupied which is about 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 Heritage House, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 57% of nursing homes in Pennsylvania.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Heritage 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 lower than average. The most recent health inspection was on 03/28/2012.
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 Heritage House in Wilkes Barre, PA

Number of Beds : 50

Heritage House, located in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Heritage House has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Heritage House has a very good hospital, Wilkes Barre General Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Heritage House's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Pennsylvania, where Heritage House is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Heritage House can be found here.

Heritage 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, Heritage House 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 Heritage House call (866) 965-2891 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Wilkes Barre, 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 Wilkes Barre 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

    Wilkes Barre General Hospital

    575 North River Street
    Wilkes Barre PA 18764
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 570-829-8111
    Average Rating: 85%

    Geisinger South Wilkes Barre

    25 Church Street
    Wilkes Barre PA 18765
    Distance: 2 miles
    Tel: 570-826-3100
    Average Rating:

    Wilkes Barre Va Medical Center

    1111 East End Boulevard
    Wilkes Barre PA 18711
    Distance: 2 miles
    Tel: 570-824-3521
    Average Rating: 95%

    Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

    100 O East Mountain Boulevard
    Wilkes Barre PA 18711
    Distance: 4 miles
    Tel: 570-826-7300
    Average Rating: 80%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Pennsylvania Cvs Pharmacy, L.L.C.

    351 S Main St
    Distance: 0.4 miles
    (570) 825-3215

    Rite Aid Of Pennsylvania Inc

    33 Public Square
    Distance: 0.4 miles
    (570) 829-3568

    Rite Aid Of Pennsylvania Inc

    155 East Northampton Street
    Distance: 0.4 miles
    (570) 822-2791
    Nearby Churches

    St Mary's Church of-Maternity

    40 Park Ave
    Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Distance: 0.4 miles

    First United Methodist Church

    47 N Franklin St
    Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Distance: 0.4 miles

    St Stephen's Episcopal Church

    35 S Franklin St
    Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Distance: 0.4 miles
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Payment Options

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