Portage County Health Care Center

(866) 321-8202

825 Whiting Ave, Stevens Point, WI

Portage County Health Care Center
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825 WHITING AVE
STEVENS POINT
WI
54481
USA
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825 Whiting Ave
Stevens Point, WI
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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

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12/08/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Since the new administration, it hasn't been the same since the last time I visited

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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.

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  • Fire Sprinkler System
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    Demographic Profile for Stevens Point, WI,54481

    Annual Crime
    54481 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 3 4
    Property Crimes 4 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 32%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    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
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 14% Below
    Cost of Food 7% Below
    Utilities 5% Above
    Miscellaneous 5% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 8.91%
    People
    Male Population 49.17%
    Female Population 50.83%
    Median Age 32.8 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $45,011
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Stevens Point WI
    Percent Religious 63.71%
    Catholic 46.14%
    Lutheran 10.78%
    Other Christian 2.04%
    All Other 4.74%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Stevens Point WI
    White  93.4%
    Asian  3.5%
    Hispanic/Latino  1.4%
    Multiracial  0.8%
    Black  0.4%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  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

    St Michaels Hsptl

    900 Illinois Ave
    Stevens Point WI 54481
    Distance: 0 miles
    Tel: 715-346-5000
    Average Rating: 83%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Shopko Stores Operating Co Llc

    1200 Main St
    Distance: 1.4 miles
    (715) 344-1230

    K Mart Corp

    111 Division St N
    Distance: 1.4 miles
    (715) 341-5613

    Aurora Pharmacy Inc

    5657 E Highway 10
    Distance: 1.4 miles
    (715) 345-7175
    Nearby Churches

    Church Of Jesus Christ Of Lds

    1650 Clark St
    Stevens Point, WI
    Distance: 0.1 miles
    (715) 344-8804

    Church Of Jesus Christ Of Lds

    5431 Golla Rd
    Stevens Point, WI
    Distance: 2.8 miles
    (715) 344-3225

    Apostolic Bible Chapel

    2841 Washington Ave
    Plover, WI
    Distance: 5.1 miles
    http://www.apostolicbiblechapel.com
    (715) 344-4942
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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