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Independence House in Fostoria, OH

Independence House is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Fostoria, Ohio (Hancock county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Independence House includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 50 beds and 44 residents (which would leave 6 beds available). Independence House 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.


Independence House received an overall rating from CMS of 5 stars compared to the OH average of 3.2 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:
Independence House
Business Name:
Blanchard Valley Continuing Care Services
CMS ID:
365860
Street Address:
1000 INDEPENDENCE RD
City:
Fostoria
State:
Ohio
Zip Code:
44830
CMS Rating:
5 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non 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: 1000 Independence Rd in Fostoria Ohio 44830.
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They can be reached by phone at (419) 435-8505.
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 Independence House is approximately 24.0 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 Independence House to Medicare is $664.83 per day (compared to a Ohio average of $692.22) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $394.59 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 Independence House 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 Independence House is approximately 82 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 28 men and 38 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Independence House with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
25.758%
Alzheimer's
22.727%
Asthma
31.818%
Cancer
12.121%
CHF
59.091%
COPD
48.485%
Depression
39.394%
Diabetes
48.485%
Hyperlipidemia
63.636%
IHD
51.515%
Osteoporosis
15.152%
RA or OA
71.212%
Schizophrenia
10.606%
Stroke
15.152%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Independence House began on Feb 10, 1992.

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


Services Provided by Independence House include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 2789791
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): CGS (OHIO)
CMS Regional Office: Chicago
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 50
Alzheimer's Beds: 18

General Information Icon Staff Size

Independence House provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
44.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
19.2 minutes
CNA
141 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.06 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 6 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 Independence House. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.47
Administration
3.3
CNAs
19.85
Dietitians
0.23
Food Service
9.5
Housekeeping
2.92
LPN / LVN
2.66
Medical Director
0.23
Medication Tech
2.39
Nurse Admin
1.14
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.27
OT Assistant
0.77
Other Staff
4.63
Pharmacist
0.06
Physical Therapist
0.4
PT Aide
0.77
PT Assistant
1.64
Qualified Activities
1.13
RNs
5
Speech Pathology
0.23
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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: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 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 Fostoria:
St Catherine's C C Of Fostoria


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

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Independence House in FOSTORIA, Ohio has 50 beds compared to the Ohio average of 92.66 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 44 residents compared to the OH average of 73.73 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 88% occupancy rate compared to the Ohio average of 79.57% and a national average of 81.38%.


Independence House's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to the OH average of 3.2 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the OH average of 2.77 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to the OH average of 2.51 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the OH average of 4.06 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the OH average of 2.86 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4.2 for Independence House versus the OH average of 3.08 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Independence House
Number of Residents:
INDEPENDENCE HOUSE 44 vs. OH 73.73 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
INDEPENDENCE HOUSE 50 vs. OH 92.66 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
INDEPENDENCE HOUSE 4.2 vs. OH 3.08 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
INDEPENDENCE HOUSE 5 vs. OH 3.2 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Independence House
OrganizationRole
Blanchard Valley Health System5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Independence House
Fostoria Community Hospital
501 Van Buren Street
Fostoria, OH 44830
(419) 435-7734
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