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Lutheran Care Center in Altamont, IL

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

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They have 96 beds and 57 residents (which would leave 39 beds available). Lutheran Care Center 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.


Lutheran Care Center received an overall rating from CMS of 5 stars compared to the IL 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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Nursing Home:
Lutheran Care Center
CMS ID:
145380
Street Address:
702 WEST CUMBERLAND
City:
Altamont
State:
Illinois
Zip Code:
62411
CMS Rating:
5 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:
Yes

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They are located at the following address: 702 West Cumberland in Altamont Illinois 62411.
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They can be reached by phone at (618) 483-6136.
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 Lutheran Care Center is approximately 24.7 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 Lutheran Care Center to Medicare is $309.40 per day (compared to a Illinois average of $723.21) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $240.79 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 Lutheran Care Center 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 Lutheran Care Center is approximately 84 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 18 men and 58 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Lutheran Care Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
32%
Alzheimer's
38%
Asthma
14%
Cancer
16%
CHF
62%
COPD
30%
Depression
42%
Diabetes
47%
Hyperlipidemia
68%
IHD
55%
Osteoporosis
30%
RA or OA
61%
Schizophrenia
18%
Stroke
18%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Lutheran Care Center began on Jan 09, 1979.


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

Ownership Changes: 2
Medicaid ID: 371072628001
Financial Year End: 09-30
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): MUTUAL OF OMAHA
CMS Regional Office: Chicago
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 96

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Lutheran Care Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
43.2 minutes
LPN / LVN
23.4 minutes
CNA
169.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.11 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 Lutheran Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
3.03
Administration
1.14
CNAs
38.23
Dentists
0.01
Dietitians
0.11
Food Service
15.81
Housekeeping
10.3
LPN / LVN
5.41
Medical Director
0.11
Nurse Admin
2.2
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.06
OT Assistant
0.29
Other Staff
8.34
Pharmacist
0.09
Physical Therapist
0.09
Podiatrist
0.03
PT Aide
1.14
PT Assistant
1.94
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
5.87
Social Services
1.26
Social Worker
0.03
Speech Pathology
0.09
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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: 5 stars 5 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses 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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Lutheran Care Center in ALTAMONT, Illinois has 96 beds compared to the Illinois average of 122.92 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 57 residents compared to the IL average of 87.74 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 59.38% occupancy rate compared to the Illinois average of 71.38% and a national average of 81.38%.


Lutheran Care Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IL average of 3.18 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IL average of 2.8 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IL average of 2.5 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IL average of 3.84 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IL average of 3.19 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4.6 for Lutheran Care Center versus the IL average of 3.10 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
LUTHERAN CARE CENTER 57 vs. IL 87.74 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
LUTHERAN CARE CENTER 96 vs. IL 122.92 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
LUTHERAN CARE CENTER 4.6 vs. IL 3.102 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
LUTHERAN CARE CENTER 5 vs. IL 3.18 vs. National 3.04
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