1 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA
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Description of Harbor's Edge in Norfolk, VA
Built In 2006 , Number of Beds : 33
Harbor's Edge, located in Norfolk, Virginia provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, Alzheimer's Care, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Harbor's Edge has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Harbor's Edge has a very good hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 88 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Harbor's Edge's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Virginia, where Harbor's Edge is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Harbor's Edge can be found here.
Harbor's Edge 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, Harbor's Edge 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, Harbor's Edge 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, Harbor's Edge facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.
For more information about Harbor's Edge call (866) 965-2891 to speak with a local Care Advisor
Demographic Profile for Norfolk, VA,00000
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