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Columbia Lutheran Home

(866) 871-8508

4700 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA

Services

  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
Columbia Lutheran Home
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4700 PHINNEY AVE N
SEATTLE
WA
98101
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Columbia Lutheran Home is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 116 beds based in Seattle, WA. At last check, the facility had 106 residents indicating that it is 91% occupied which is about average within the state of Washington. 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 Columbia Lutheran Home, was 5 stars. Only 19% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Washington. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 3 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Columbia Lutheran Home 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 about 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 about average. The most recent health inspection was on 08/29/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here



08/10/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Poor treatment of my grandmother. Nurses did not check on her or come in timely manner when called.




Description of Columbia Lutheran Home in Seattle, WA

Number of Beds : 116

Columbia Lutheran Home, located in Seattle, Washington provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. Columbia Lutheran Home has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Columbia Lutheran Home has a very good hospital, University Of Washington Medical Ctr, located nearby, which scored a 90 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Columbia Lutheran Home's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (98101) in Washington, where Columbia Lutheran Home is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Columbia Lutheran Home can be found here.

Columbia Lutheran Home 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.

Columbia Lutheran Home has provided hihg quality, compassionate care since 1920. Our rehabilitation unit specializes in returning people to their homes. We offer physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy onsite 7 days a week. Our location, near the Woodland Park Zoo, is easily accesible on bus lines and near highways.

Amenities

Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Swimming Pool
Housing Options
  • Shared Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable Hook Up
  • Wheel-In Shower
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Private Telephone Line
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Family Style
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
Security
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • 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
  • Arthritis
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy

Demographic Profile for Seattle, WA, 98101

People

Male Population
55.09%
Female Population
44.91%
Median Age
45.8 Years
Average Household Income
$35,006

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
77% Above
Cost of Food
6% Above
Utilities
20% Below
Miscellaneous
26% Above

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
36 / 100
Water Quality
61 / 100
Superfund Sites
21 / 100
Physicians per 100k
334.8

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
6
Property Crimes
7