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Blough Health Care Center Inc in Bethlehem, PA

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

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They have 44 beds and 19 residents (which would leave 25 beds available). Blough Health Care Center Inc participates in Medicare 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.


Blough Health Care Center Inc received an overall rating from CMS of 3 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:
Blough Health Care Center Inc
Business Name:
Blough Healthcare Center, Llc
CMS ID:
395599
Street Address:
316 EAST MARKET STREET
City:
Bethlehem
State:
Pennsylvania
Zip Code:
18018
CMS Rating:
3 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare
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: 316 East Market Street in Bethlehem Pennsylvania 18018.
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They can be reached by phone at (610) 868-4982.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Blough Health Care Center Inc is approximately 18.5 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 Blough Health Care Center Inc to Medicare is $507.11 per day (compared to a Pennsylvania average of $726.80) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $409.87 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 Blough Health Care Center Inc 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 Blough Health Care Center Inc is approximately 81 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 29 men and 53 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Blough Health Care Center Inc with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
40.244%
Alzheimer's
42.683%
Asthma
19.512%
Cancer
17.073%
CHF
54.878%
COPD
35.366%
Depression
47.561%
Diabetes
43.902%
Hyperlipidemia
58.537%
IHD
59.756%
Osteoporosis
19.512%
RA or OA
70.732%
Schizophrenia
19.512%
Stroke
18.293%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare participation for Blough Health Care Center Inc began on Nov 01, 1983.


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

Ownership Changes: 1
Last Ownership Change: 01-01-2004
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA)
CMS Regional Office: Philadelphia
Area: Urban
Multi-Facility Name: Guardian Eldercare

General Information Icon Staff Size

Blough Health Care Center Inc provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
114.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
6.6 minutes
CNA
116.4 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 2.03 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 16.5 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 Blough Health Care Center Inc. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.24
Administration
2.72
CNAs
8.55
Dietitians
0.17
Food Service
4.17
Housekeeping
2.11
LPN / LVN
0.13
Medical Director
0.43
Nurse Admin
1.48
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.76
OT Assistant
1.13
Other Staff
1.41
Physical Therapist
1.21
PT Assistant
0.99
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
5.13
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
0.43
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Overall Rating: 3 stars 3 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Bethlehem:
Holy Family Manor


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

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Blough Health Care Center Inc in BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania has 44 beds compared to the Pennsylvania average of 126.76 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 19 residents compared to the PA average of 106.49 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 43.18% occupancy rate compared to the Pennsylvania average of 84.01% and a national average of 81.38%.


Blough Health Care Center Inc's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    3 stars compared to the PA average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 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:
    4 stars compared to the PA average of 3.95 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    5 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 3.6 for Blough Health Care Center Inc versus the PA average of 3.30 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
BLOUGH HEALTH CARE CENTER INC 19 vs. PA 106.49 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
BLOUGH HEALTH CARE CENTER INC 44 vs. PA 126.76 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
BLOUGH HEALTH CARE CENTER INC 3.6 vs. PA 3.298 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
BLOUGH HEALTH CARE CENTER INC 3 vs. PA 3.29 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Blough Health Care Center Inc
OrganizationRole
Pomfret Holdings Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
2011 Irrv Tr For Frank A Varischetti Sr5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
2011 Irrv Tr For Nicholas D Varischetti5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
2011 Irrv Tr For Peter C Varischetti5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
2011 Irrv Tr For Steven R Varischetti5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Gec Holdings Llc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Gec Management Llc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Justin Calhoun Electing Small Business Tr5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Guardian Elder Care, LlcOperational/managerial Control
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