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Weirton Geriatric Center

(866) 825-8543

2525 Pennsylvania Ave, Weirton, WV


  • Nursing Home
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

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

01/11/2014  -  An OurParents User Writes:

If you love your family members DO NOT send them here! The staff is lazy and does nothing but harass people. They only care about getting "me" time and they get it by FORCING the residents into bed by 7pm! The only workers that care about the residents the rest of the staff and management try to get them to quit by harassing them. I hope the state inspects this place without a notice so they can see how these poor people are really treated and that they fire the managers, nurses, and cnas that do nothing but sit and text all day instead of caring for the residents.

05/16/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Bright, clean, beautiful facility.

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Weirton Geriatric Center is a large, for profit, nursing home with 137 beds based in Weirton, WV. At last check, the facility had 134 residents indicating that it is 98% occupied which is about average within the state of West Virginia. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family 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 Weirton Geriatric Center, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 55% of nursing homes in West Virginia.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Weirton Geriatric Center with other senior care providers in West Virginia. 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 higher than 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 07/27/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

09/30/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

My mother was in your care for three plus years. I would highly recommend it to everyone. The care the staff gave my Mother was beyond the norm. The help and thoughtfullness during her final days was way beyond what was expected and my siblings and I could not have gotten through that trying time without them. God Bless the Sunnybrook Staff. Sincerely Nancy Young - Sue Tedrows daughter. Again God Bless you. My prayers are with you all always.

Description of Weirton Geriatric Center in Weirton, WV

Number of Beds : 137

Weirton Geriatric Center, located in Weirton, West Virginia provides the following services: Nursing Home, Alzheimer's Care, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Weirton Geriatric Center has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Weirton Geriatric Center has a very good hospital, Weirton Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 93 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Weirton Geriatric Center's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (26062) in West Virginia, where Weirton Geriatric Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Weirton Geriatric Center can be found here.

Weirton Geriatric Center 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, Weirton Geriatric Center facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Weirton Geriatric Center 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.

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Demographic Profile for Weirton, WV,26062


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
47.2 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

23% Below
Cost of Food
8% Below
12% Below
8% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
43.9 / 100
Water Quality
20 / 100
Superfund Sites
98 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crime