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Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley

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1462 W State Route 20, Sedro Woolley, WA

Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley
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1462 W STATE ROUTE 20
SEDRO WOOLLEY
WA
98284
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Life Care Center of Skagit Valley is a large, for profit, nursing home with 150 beds based in Sedro Woolley, WA. At last check, the facility had 84 residents indicating that it is 56% occupied which is less than 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 Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 67% of nursing homes in Washington. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 4 stars to 2 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley 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 03/16/2012.
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06/07/2010  -  An OurParents User Writes:

I have extensive experience in navigating the health care system. My experience at Life Care Center of Skagit Valley exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend this facility and their staff who do “whatever it takes” to treat each resident with care and respect.




Description of Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley in Sedro Woolley, WA

Number of Beds : 150

Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley, located in Sedro Woolley, Washington provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley has a very good hospital, United General Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (98284) in Washington, where Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Life Care Center Of Skagit Valley can be found here.

Life Care Center of Skagit Valley 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, Life Care Center of Skagit Valley 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 Sedro Woolley, WA, 98284

People

Male Population
49.46%
Female Population
50.54%
Median Age
36.7 Years
Average Household Income
$53,711

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
4% Above
Cost of Food
6% Above
Utilities
15% Below
Miscellaneous
5% Above

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
96.8 / 100
Water Quality
52 / 100
Superfund Sites
100 / 100
Physicians per 100k
228.8

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
2
Property Crimes
7