Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

(866) 871-8551

981 Kingstown Rd, SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI


  • Nursing Home
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • 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:

Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 72 beds based in South Kingstown, RI. At last check, the facility had 46 residents indicating that it is 64% occupied which is less than 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 Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 76% of nursing homes in Rhode Island. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation 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 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 04/12/2012.
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09/01/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The phareceutical system is highly unacceptable. Often meds ordered are not delivered for days, meanwhile pt has run out of medication. Hand washing is not top priority with many of the CNA's. Other small items such as flushing toilets, cleaning rooms daily are not always done.

Description of Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI

Number of Beds : 72

Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, located in South Kingstown, Rhode Island provides the following services: Nursing Home and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has a very good hospital, South County Hospital Inc, located nearby, which scored a 88 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center can be found here.

Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation 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.