Columbia St. Francis Hospital
333 Laidley St, Charleston, WV
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Description of Columbia St. Francis Hospital in Charleston, WV
Number of Beds : 19
Columbia St. Francis Hospital, located in Charleston, West Virginia provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Micro-Community, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Columbia St. Francis Hospital has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Columbia St. Francis Hospital has a very good hospital, St Francis Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 81 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Columbia St. Francis Hospital's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (25301) in West Virginia, where Columbia St. Francis Hospital is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Columbia St. Francis Hospital can be found here.
Columbia St. Francis Hospital 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, Columbia St. Francis Hospital 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, Columbia St. Francis Hospital is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.
Also, Columbia St. Francis Hospital 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.
For more information about Columbia St. Francis Hospital call (866) 965-2891 to speak with a local Care Advisor
Demographic Profile for Charleston, WV,25301
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