Highland Care Center

(877) 525-5410

4285 Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, UT

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4285 HIGHLAND DR
SALT LAKE CITY
UT
84124
USA
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4285 Highland Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
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12/20/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My father has been at Highland Care since August of this year. Initially, it was our hope that with the therapy program offered at Highland he could regain strength and enough independence to return to his assisted living community. Over a period of time we, the family, needed to make a decision on a longer term facility which Highland Care offered.
We narrowed the decision down to two facilities and met with the staff at Highland Care who outlined for us the continued therapy Dad would be receiving which was the main focus of his needs. Based on the commitments made in that meeting and our familiarity with the staff we decided to have Dad stay.
Since our decision to have him remain at Highland to continue with the therapy program outlined, he has been forgotten. Forgotten for multiple therapy sessions, forgotten for entertainment programs. It has become apparent that we were mislead regarding Highlands therapy program as outlined by the staff. In attempts to remedy the situation we have been told that they are doing their best...but it is not what was communicated.
The nursing staff and therapists are competent, caring and understanding but as an organization communication is extremely poor. Shift change information between the nursing staff is spotty regarding the daily needs of the residence. Administrative communication to the floor staff is at best ineffective.
Highland Care continues deteriorate in the level of service it once provided and appears to be satisfied with the current status.

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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Highland Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 108 beds based in Salt Lake City, UT. At last check, the facility had 64 residents indicating that it is 59% occupied which is about average within the state of Utah. 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 Highland Care Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 67% of nursing homes in Utah. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 4 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Highland Care Center with other senior care providers in Utah. 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 higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 04/04/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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12/30/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Great Place to be. Best Rehab in the State

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Description of Highland Care Center in Salt Lake City, UT

Number of Beds : 108

Highland Care Center, located in Salt Lake City, Utah provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Highland Care Center has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Highland Care Center has a very good hospital, St Marks Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Highland Care Center's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (84124) in Utah, where Highland Care Center is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Highland Care Center can be found here.

Highland 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, Highland 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

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  • Fire Sprinkler System
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    Demographic Profile for Salt Lake City, UT,84124

    Annual Crime
    84124 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4 4
    Property Crimes 4 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 24%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 10.3 / 100
    Water Quality 68 / 100
    Superfund Sites 10 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 249.8
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 17% Above
    Cost of Food 3% Above
    Utilities 28% Below
    Miscellaneous 3% Above
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 17.46%
    People
    Male Population 49.25%
    Female Population 50.75%
    Median Age 38.5 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $66,546
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Salt Lake City UT
    Percent Religious 65.65%
    LDS 55.27%
    Catholic 5.76%
    All Other 4.62%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Salt Lake City UT
    White  91.5%
    Hispanic/Latino  3.6%
    Asian  2.3%
    Multiracial  1.6%
    Black  0.5%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  0.2%
    Other  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

    St Marks Hospital

    1200 East 3900 South
    Salt Lake City UT 84124
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 801-268-7700
    Average Rating: 85%

    Intermountain Medical Center

    5121 South Cottonwood Street
    Murray UT 84157
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 801-507-7000
    Average Rating: 85%

    The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

    5848 South 300 East
    Murray UT 84107
    Distance: 4 miles
    Tel: 801-314-4100
    Average Rating: 96%

    Va Salt Lake City Healthcare George E. Wah

    500 Foothill Blvd.
    Salt Lake City UT 84148
    Distance: 6 miles
    Tel: 801-584-1211
    Average Rating: 95%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Communtiy Pharmacy

    1220 E 3900 S
    Distance: 0.9 miles
    (801) 270-0600

    Dans Supermarkets Inc

    3981 Wasatch Blvd
    Distance: 0.9 miles
    (801) 272-9494

    Veridicus Consulting

    4190 Highland Dr
    Distance: 0.9 miles
    (801) 865-1997
    Nearby Churches

    Church Of Jesus Christ Of Lds

    4395 Albright Dr
    Holladay, UT
    Distance: 0.6 miles
    (801) 273-3768

    Salt Lake City Chinese Chrstn

    1910 E 3900 S
    Holladay, UT
    Distance: 0.7 miles

    Church Of Jesus Christ Of Lds

    4260 S 1100 E
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Distance: 0.9 miles
    (801) 264-4067
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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