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Portage County Health Care Center

(866) 871-8551

825 Whiting Ave, Stevens Point, WI

Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Portage County Health Care Center
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825 WHITING AVE
STEVENS POINT
WI
54481
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Portage County Health Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 100 beds based in Stevens Point, WI. At last check, the facility had 77 residents indicating that it is 77% occupied which is about average within the state of Wisconsin. 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 Portage County Health Care Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 51% of nursing homes in Wisconsin.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Portage County Health Care Center with other senior care providers in Wisconsin. 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 03/29/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here



12/08/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Since the new administration, it hasn't been the same since the last time I visited




Description of Portage County Health Care Center in Stevens Point, WI

Number of Beds : 100

Portage County Health Care Center, located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Portage County Health Care Center has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Portage County Health Care Center has a very good hospital, St Michaels Hsptl, located nearby, which scored a 83 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Portage County Health Care Center's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (54481) in Wisconsin, where Portage County Health Care Center is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Portage County Health Care Center can be found here.

Portage County Health Care 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, Portage County Health Care 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.

Security
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Demographic Profile for Stevens Point, WI, 54481

People

Male Population
49.17%
Female Population
50.83%
Median Age
32.8 Years
Average Household Income
$45,011

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
14% Below
Cost of Food
7% Below
Utilities
5% Above
Miscellaneous
5% Below

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
86 / 100
Water Quality
47 / 100
Superfund Sites
100 / 100
Physicians per 100k
175

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
3
Property Crimes
4