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Tacoma Lutheran Home

(866) 825-8318

1301 N Highlands Pkwy, Tacoma, WA


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Continued Care Community

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
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User Reviews

05/27/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

My family members toilet had overflowed all over the bathroom floor and out into the room. We told various staff members at least 3 times about it. They relayed the message to housekeeping. During the 1.5 hours we were there, housekeeping NEVER came :\

02/24/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Overall friendly but expensive... Staff is helpful at the adminlevelbut the place is dated. The fees are never ending and they are not as affordable as an adult family home.

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Tacoma Lutheran Home is a large, not for profit, nursing home with 187 beds based in Tacoma, WA. At last check, the facility had 162 residents indicating that it is 87% 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 and assisted living facility, is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Tacoma Lutheran Home, was 5 stars. Only 19% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Washington.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Tacoma 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 higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 04/04/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

03/23/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

My mother and father lived in one of the six plexes until my father died. During this time they had live in care givers and enjoyed their lives in the company of neighbors and gardening in the community garden while they were able.
The problem we experienced was when my mother had to be in the nursing home section for awhile. There were several things that should have been seen to or prevented. My mother fell out of bed and lay there for perhaps an hour. Her bed linens were left wet for sometimes as long as one complete shift. Her medications were not noticed when they fell onto the bed. Very spotty skilled care.

Description of Tacoma Lutheran Home in Tacoma, WA

Number of Beds : 187

Tacoma Lutheran Home, located in Tacoma, Washington provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, Alzheimer's Care, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Tacoma Lutheran Home has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Tacoma Lutheran Home has a very good hospital, St Joseph Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 84 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Tacoma Lutheran Home's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Tacoma Lutheran Home can be found here.

Tacoma 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.

Also, Tacoma Lutheran Home 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, Tacoma Lutheran Home 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, Tacoma Lutheran Home facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


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