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Summit Commons Skilled Nursing And Rehab Center

(866) 871-8551

99 Hillside Ave, Providence, RI


  • Nursing Home
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
Summit Commons Skilled Nursing And Rehab Center
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User Reviews

06/03/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

This facility is not the place for people with highly complex medical conditions because there is insufficient staffing to handle the number of patients.
I would not recommend and I disagree with the Medicare rating.

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Summit Commons Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 130 beds based in Providence, RI. At last check, the facility had 126 residents indicating that it is 97% occupied which is about average within the state of Rhode Island. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident 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 Summit Commons Skilled Nursing And Rehab Center, was 5 stars. Only 23% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Rhode Island. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 1 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Summit Commons Skilled Nursing And Rehab Center with other senior care providers in Rhode Island. 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 05/25/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

12/23/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

My father has been a resident here for over 2 years and I have complete faith in the individuals involved in caring for him.

Description of Summit Commons Skilled Nursing And Rehab Center in Providence, RI

Built In 2008 , Number of Beds : 130

Summit Commons Skilled Nursing And Rehab Center, located in Providence, Rhode Island provides the following services: Nursing Home and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Summit Commons Skilled Nursing And Rehab Center has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Summit Commons Skilled Nursing And Rehab Center has an average hospital, Women And Infants Hospital Of Rhode Island, located nearby, which scored a 64 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Summit Commons Skilled Nursing And Rehab Center's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Summit Commons Skilled Nursing And Rehab Center can be found here.

Summit Commons Skilled Nursing and Rehab 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Summit Commons provides a comprehensive continuum of care ranging from: transitional care, skilled nursing, specialized care for Alzheimer's and other memory related impairments to longer term care, hospice, and palliative care services. LICENSE STATUS PENDING


Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • TV/Media Room
  • Fitness Center/Gym
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Gluten-Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Sodium
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Fully Fenced Facility
  • 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
Behavioral Support
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech 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