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Blue Spruce Home for the Retired
70 Birch St, BRADFORD, VT
- Nursing Home
- Senior Community
- Assisted Living
- Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility
- Medicare No
- Medicaid No
- Veteran's Benefits No
- Long Term Care Insurance No
- Subsidy Available No
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Description of Blue Spruce Home for the Retired in BRADFORD, VT
Number of Beds : 8
Blue Spruce Home For The Retired, located in Bradford, Vermont provides the following services: Nursing Home, Senior Community, Assisted Living, and Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility. Blue Spruce Home For The Retired has an average user review rating of 1 star. Blue Spruce Home For The Retired has a very good hospital, Cottage Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 97 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Blue Spruce Home For The Retired's nearest hospital is 10 miles away. The zipcode (05033) in Vermont, where Blue Spruce Home For The Retired is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Blue Spruce Home For The Retired can be found here.
Blue Spruce Home for the Retired 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, Blue Spruce Home for the Retired 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.
Also, Blue Spruce Home for the Retired is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.
Also, Blue Spruce Home for the Retired is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.
Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.
Demographic Profile for BRADFORD, VT, 05033
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
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