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Heritage Estates in Gering, NE

Heritage Estates is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Gering, Nebraska (Scott Bluff county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Heritage Estates includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.


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They have 102 beds and a daily average of 87.4 residents (which would leave,on average, 14 beds available). Heritage Estates participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Heritage Estates received an overall rating from CMS of 3 stars compared to the NE average of 3.37 and a National average of 3.32. 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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Due to COVID-19, many nursing homes have new procedures and changing (if any) visiting hours in place. We advise calling Heritage Estates ( at (308) 436-5007 ) to see what their current protocols and hours for visiting and placement appointments.

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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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 3/5 (Full Ratings Below)


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Nursing Home:
Heritage Estates
Business Name:
Vsl Gering Llc
CMS ID:
285071
Street Address:
2325 LODGE DRIVE
City:
Gering
State:
Nebraska
Zip Code:
69341
CMS Rating:
3 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 2325 Lodge Drive in Gering Nebraska 69341.
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They can be reached by phone at (308) 436-5007.


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 Heritage Estates is approximately 31.2 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 Heritage Estates to Medicare is $676.79 per day (compared to a Nebraska average of $657.53) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $356.54 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 Heritage Estates 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 Heritage Estates is approximately 84 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 47 men and 105 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Heritage Estates with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
23.684%
Alzheimer's
32.895%
Asthma
19.079%
Cancer
13.158%
CHF
34.211%
COPD
26.316%
Depression
37.5%
Diabetes
35.526%
Hyperlipidemia
47.368%
IHD
51.974%
Osteoporosis
22.368%
RA or OA
59.868%
Schizophrenia
12.5%
Stroke
15.789%

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Question Mark Icon Heritage Estates COVID-19 Info

In total, which is not the number of currently infected patients, there have been 66 resident cases and 93 staff cases of confirmed COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) according to reporting from CMS.

In our most recent data (Week 50 - which ended on: May 2) they reported 0 new cases.


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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Heritage Estates began on Dec 20, 1985.


Services Provided by Heritage Estates 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, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 1
Last Ownership Change: 07-01-2017
Medicaid ID: 10026678300
Financial Year End: 06-30
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WISCONSIN PHYSICIANS SERVICE
CMS Regional Office: Kansas City
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 102
Multi-Facility Name: Vetter Senior Liiving

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Heritage Estates provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
55.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
53.4 minutes
CNA
234 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.82 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.06 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 Heritage Estates. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
4.88
Administration
6.64
CNAs
37.24
Dietitians
0.24
Food Service
11.23
Housekeeping
13.25
LPN / LVN
7.9
Medical Director
0.04
Medication Tech
29.23
Nurse Admin
4.79
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
1.21
OT Assistant
1.89
Other Staff
1.11
Pharmacist
0.2
Physical Therapist
0.7
PT Assistant
1.99
RNs
14.51
Social Services
2.36
Social Worker
0.91
Speech Pathology
1.01
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

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: 3 stars 3 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 5 stars 5 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


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

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Heritage Estates in GERING, Nebraska has 102 beds compared to the Nebraska average of 74.75 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 87.4 residents compared to the NE average of 52.3 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 85.69% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Nebraska average of 69.97% and a national average of 81.38%.


Heritage Estates's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    3 stars compared to the NE average of 3.37 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    2 stars compared to the NE average of 2.71 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    5 stars compared to the NE average of 3.52 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NE average of 3.57 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    5 stars compared to the NE average of 3.56 and a National average of 3.15.
  6. Long Term Stay Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NE average of 3.15 and a National average of 3.33.
  7. Short Term Stay Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NE average of 2.94 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.86 for Heritage Estates versus the NE average of 3.26 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Heritage Estates
Number of Residents:
HERITAGE ESTATES 87.4 vs. NE 52.3 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
HERITAGE ESTATES 102 vs. NE 74.75 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
HERITAGE ESTATES 3.86 vs. NE 3.26 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
HERITAGE ESTATES 3 vs. NE 3.37 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Heritage Estates
OrganizationRole
Vetter Senior Living5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Vsl Vetter Health Services LlcOperational/managerial Control
Bruckner, KennethOperational/managerial Control
Stuhr, BrianOfficer
Vanekeren, GlennOfficer
Vetter, EldoraOfficer
Vetter, JackOfficer
Dunlap, AaronManaging Employee
Lewis, JeriManaging Employee
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