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Golden Living Center-merrillville in Merrillville, IN

Golden Living Center-merrillville is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Merrillville, Indiana (Lake county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Golden Living Center-merrillville includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 164 beds and 114 residents (which would leave 50 beds available). Golden Living Center-merrillville participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Golden Living Center-merrillville received an overall rating from CMS of 1 stars compared to the IN average of 3.18 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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Monday
24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
24 Hours
Saturday
24 Hours
Sunday
24 Hours
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Nursing Home:
Golden Living Center-merrillville
Business Name:
Hendricks County Hospital
CMS ID:
155362
Street Address:
8800 VIRGINIA PLACE
City:
Merrillville
State:
Indiana
Zip Code:
46410
CMS Rating:
1 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 8800 Virginia Place in Merrillville Indiana 46410.
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They can be reached by phone at (219) 736-1310.
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The average length of stay at Golden Living Center-merrillville is approximately 24.1 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 Golden Living Center-merrillville to Medicare is $458.11 per day (compared to a Indiana average of $581.81) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $393.65 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 Golden Living Center-merrillville 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 Golden Living Center-merrillville is approximately 77 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 62 men and 86 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Golden Living Center-merrillville with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
20%
Alzheimer's
73%
Asthma
30%
Cancer
16%
CHF
57%
COPD
48%
Depression
51%
Diabetes
49%
Hyperlipidemia
59%
IHD
64%
Osteoporosis
12%
RA or OA
55%
Schizophrenia
57%
Stroke
35%

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Golden Living Center-merrillville began on Jul 06, 1990.

Special care beds for patients with Alzheimer's are available.


Services Provided by Golden Living Center-merrillville include:
Dietary, Housekeeping, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities

Ownership Changes: 3
Last Ownership Change: 09-01-2012
Medicaid ID: 100266660
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (CALIFORNIA)
CMS Regional Office: Chicago
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 164
Alzheimer's Beds: 18
Multi-Facility Name: Golden Living Centers

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Golden Living Center-merrillville provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
18.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
73.2 minutes
CNA
114.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.53 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 6.54 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 Golden Living Center-merrillville. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.7
Administration
0.91
CNAs
42.63
Dietitians
0.46
Food Service
11.2
Housekeeping
13.6
LPN / LVN
25.83
Medical Director
0.11
Nurse Admin
5.81
Nursing Director
0.69
Occ. Therapist
1.69
OT Assistant
3.4
Pharmacist
0.11
Physical Therapist
2.29
PT Assistant
2.27
Qualified Activities
0.33
RNs
1.07
Social Services
1.14
Social Worker
0.69
Speech Pathology
2.29
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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: 1 stars 1 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 1 stars 1 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 2 stars 2 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 2 stars 2 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 2 stars 2 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Merrillville:
Spring Mill Health Campus


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

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Golden Living Center-merrillville in MERRILLVILLE, Indiana has 164 beds compared to the Indiana average of 96.34 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 114 residents compared to the IN average of 68.84 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 69.51% occupancy rate compared to the Indiana average of 71.46% and a national average of 81.38%.


Golden Living Center-merrillville's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    1 stars compared to the IN average of 3.18 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    1 stars compared to the IN average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IN average of 2.42 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IN average of 4.01 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IN average of 2.85 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 1.6 for Golden Living Center-merrillville versus the IN average of 3.05 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-MERRILLVILLE 114 vs. IN 68.84 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-MERRILLVILLE 164 vs. IN 96.34 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-MERRILLVILLE 1.6 vs. IN 3.05 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-MERRILLVILLE 1 vs. IN 3.18 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Golden Living Center-merrillville
OrganizationRole
Hendricks County Hospital5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Merrillville Operating LlcOperational/managerial Control
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