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Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit

(866) 827-0169

530 Bogachiel Way, Forks, WA

Services

  • Micro-Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living

Payment Options

  • Medicare No
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit
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530 BOGACHIEL WAY
FORKS
WA
98331
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit is a small, for profit, nursing home with 20 beds based in Forks, WA. At last check, the facility had 20 residents indicating that it is 100% occupied which is more than average within the state of Washington. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit, was 5 stars. Only 19% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Washington. This nursing home has a perfect Medicare score and is an Honor Roll Facility.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit with other senior care providers in Washington. 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 higher than 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 11/05/2011.
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Description of Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit in Forks, WA

Number of Beds : 20

Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit, located in Forks, Washington provides the following services: Micro-Community, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home, and Assisted Living. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicaid. Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (98331) in Washington, where Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit can be found here.

Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit 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, Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit 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, Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, Forks Community Hospital Ltc Unit 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

Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
Security
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Colostomy or Urostomy

Demographic Profile for Forks, WA, 98331

People

Male Population
53.86%
Female Population
46.14%
Median Age
33.6 Years
Average Household Income
$39,515

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
11% Below
Cost of Food
5% Above
Utilities
18% Below
Miscellaneous
3% Above

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
99 / 100
Water Quality
60 / 100
Superfund Sites
87 / 100
Physicians per 100k
192

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
7
Property Crimes
6