Good Shepherd Nursing Home

(855) 844-1492

159 Edgington Ln, Wheeling, WV

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Wheeling, WV
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07/30/2013 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Staffing is very short most of the time....which to me eliminates most of the above review. Dining room is closed on the average of twice a week due to short staffing. Staffing in most of the inspections have been at the two star level.


11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Good Shepherd Nursing Home is a large, not for profit, nursing home with 192 beds based in Wheeling, WV. At last check, the facility had 167 residents indicating that it is 87% 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 Good Shepherd Nursing Home, was 5 stars. Only 8% of nursing homes have 5 stars in West Virginia.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Good Shepherd Nursing Home 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 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 07/12/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here


Response: This nursing home has the laziest employees in the tri-state area.....your family member will be cared for by you....they just sit on their backsides and read the paper.

Description of Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Wheeling, WV

Number of Beds : 192

Good Shepherd Nursing Home, located in Wheeling, West Virginia provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Good Shepherd Nursing Home has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Good Shepherd Nursing Home has a very good hospital, Wheeling Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Good Shepherd Nursing Home's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (26003) in West Virginia, where Good Shepherd Nursing Home is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Good Shepherd Nursing Home can be found here.

Good Shepherd Nursing 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, Good Shepherd Nursing Home 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 Wheeling, WV,26003

    Annual Crime
    26003 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 5 4
    Property Crimes 4 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 37%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 38 / 100
    Water Quality 20 / 100
    Superfund Sites 71 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 517.2
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 21% Below
    Cost of Food 7% Below
    Utilities 11% Below
    Miscellaneous 8% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 9.96%
    Male Population 47.27%
    Female Population 52.73%
    Median Age 44 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $38,423
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Wheeling WV
    Percent Religious 69.18%
    Catholic 41.00%
    Other Christian 8.29%
    Methodist 5.68%
    Lutheran 5.12%
    Presbyterian 3.26%
    All Other 5.82%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Wheeling WV
    White  94.1%
    Black  3.6%
    Multiracial  0.9%
    Asian  0.8%
    Hispanic/Latino  0.5%
    Other  0.1%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Wheeling Hospital

    1 Medical Park
    Wheeling WV 26003
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 304-243-3000
    Average Rating: 85%

    Ohio Valley Medical Center

    2000 Eoff Street
    Wheeling WV 26003
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 304-234-0123
    Average Rating: 84%

    East Ohio Regional Hospital

    90 North Fourth Street
    Martins Ferry OH 43935
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 740-633-4151
    Average Rating: 79%

    Belmont Community Hospital

    4697 Harrison Street
    Bellaire OH 43906
    Distance: 5 miles
    Tel: 740-671-1200
    Average Rating: 78%
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    Distance: 0.8 miles
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    Distance: 0.8 miles
    (304) 233-5485

    The Kroger Co

    1241 Warwood Ave
    Distance: 0.8 miles
    (304) 277-3373
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    1232 National Rd
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  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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