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Altoona Center For Nursing Care in Altoona, PA

Altoona Center For Nursing Care is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Altoona, Pennsylvania (Blair county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Altoona Center For Nursing Care includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 120 beds and 105 residents (which would leave 15 beds available). Altoona Center For Nursing Care participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Altoona Center For Nursing Care received an overall rating from CMS of 2 stars compared to the PA average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Nursing Home:
Altoona Center For Nursing Care
Business Name:
Altoona Center For Nursing Care, Llc
CMS ID:
395985
Street Address:
1020 GREEN AVENUE
City:
Altoona
State:
Pennsylvania
Zip Code:
16601
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 1020 Green Avenue in Altoona Pennsylvania 16601.
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They can be reached by phone at (814) 946-2700.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Altoona Center For Nursing Care is approximately 23.6 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Altoona Center For Nursing Care to Medicare is $757.84 per day (compared to a Pennsylvania average of $726.80) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $422.42 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Altoona Center For Nursing Care directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Altoona Center For Nursing Care is approximately 76 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 31 men and 65 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Altoona Center For Nursing Care with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
21.875%
Alzheimer's
41.667%
Asthma
23.958%
Cancer
18.75%
CHF
65.625%
COPD
42.708%
Depression
63.542%
Diabetes
63.542%
Hyperlipidemia
65.625%
Osteoporosis
13.542%
RA or OA
59.375%
Schizophrenia
30.208%
Stroke
19.792%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Altoona Center For Nursing Care began on Apr 18, 1996.


Services Provided by Altoona Center For Nursing Care include:
Blood Admin, Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 0019284080001
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA)
CMS Regional Office: Philadelphia
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 120

General Information Icon Staff Size

Altoona Center For Nursing Care provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
46.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
51.6 minutes
CNA
117.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.64 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 4.32 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Altoona Center For Nursing Care. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
2.74
Administration
4.6
CNAs
42.02
Dietitians
1.13
Food Service
18.07
Housekeeping
12.89
LPN / LVN
18.13
Medical Director
0.06
Mental Health
0.09
Nurse Training
0.97
Nurse Admin
7.94
Nursing Director
1.27
Occ. Therapist
1.91
OT Aide
0.89
OT Assistant
2.73
Other Staff
6.9
Physical Therapist
1.13
Physician
0.04
Physician Ext.
0.94
PT Assistant
2.37
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
14.21
Social Services
1.16
Social Worker
1.13
Speech Pathology
1.17
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 1 stars 1 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Altoona:
Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation And Healthcare Cente


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Altoona Center For Nursing Care in ALTOONA, Pennsylvania has 120 beds compared to the Pennsylvania average of 126.76 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 105 residents compared to the PA average of 106.49 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 87.5% occupancy rate compared to the Pennsylvania average of 84.01% and a national average of 81.38%.


Altoona Center For Nursing Care's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the PA average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    1 stars compared to the PA average of 2.8 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to the PA average of 2.94 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the PA average of 3.95 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the PA average of 3.51 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3 for Altoona Center For Nursing Care versus the PA average of 3.30 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
ALTOONA CENTER FOR NURSING CARE 105 vs. PA 106.49 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
ALTOONA CENTER FOR NURSING CARE 120 vs. PA 126.76 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
ALTOONA CENTER FOR NURSING CARE 3 vs. PA 3.298 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
ALTOONA CENTER FOR NURSING CARE 2 vs. PA 3.29 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Altoona Center For Nursing Care
OrganizationRole
Grane Associates, Lp5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Grane Healthcare CompanyOperational/managerial Control
Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital, Llc5% Or Greater Security Interest
United States Department Of Agriculture - Rural Development5% Or Greater Security Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Altoona Center For Nursing Care
James E. Van Zandt Va Medical Center (altoona)
2907 Pleasant Valley Boulevar
Altoona , PA 16602
(814) 943-8164
ACUTE CARE - VETERANS ADMINIST
Altoona Regional Health System
620 Howard Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 889-2011
Acute Care Hospitals
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