Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services

The users of Local-Nursing-Homes.com have given Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services an average user rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars based on 5 ratings. Users have also submitted 4 reviews based on their own opinions with Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services. You can't find these reviews anywhere else! If you have experience with this nursing home, you can submit your own rating or review to help others make better informed decisions.

Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services was given a 1 star overall rating by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) [1], placing it among the lowest 20% of nursing homes in Washington. It also received a 1 star rating for Health Inspections, a 4 star rating for Quality Measures, a 3 star rating for Nursing Staffing and a 4 star rating for RN's Only.

Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services has 84 beds making this nursing home smaller than the Washington state average of 95. The average number of beds per nursing home in Whatcom County is 88. Additionally, the 60 residents at Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services are fewer than than the average state nursing homes population of 74, and is less full at 71% than the 78% occupied average Washington nursing home. At the county level, Whatcom County averages 73 residents per nursing home, for an average 84% occupation rate.

Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services is located at 1200 Birchwood Avenue in Bellingham, Washington 98225. The federal provider number for Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services is 505223. This nursing home accepts patients covered by both Medicare and Medicaid. The owner of Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services does not own any other nursing homes, and is registered as a for profit - limited liability company

Find nursing jobs available at Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services and other nearby facilities in Bellingham include openings for positions like Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Registered Nurses (RN), and other related positions in the fields of nursing home care and healthcare in general.

Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services is a Special Focus Facility (SFF).

Nursing homes which are a part of the SFF Initiative are known to have a history of serious quality issues, and are included in a special program intended to stimulate improvement in their quality of care. [2]

Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services
1200 Birchwood Avenue

Facility Details

Categorizations and Features [3]

  • Located at 1200 Birchwood Avenue in Bellingham, Washington 98225
  • Participates in Medicare and Medicaid
  • The facility is NOT located in a hospital
  • Special Focus Facility
  • The Type Of Ownership is For Profit - Limited Liability Company
  • The Owner does NOT own multiple nursing homes
  • Resident councils are a available
  • The most recently available inspection was on April 4, 2017

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User Rating Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Ratings [1]
Overall Health Inspections Quality Measures Staffing RN Staffing
Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services
National
Washington
Whatcom County, Washington
Bellingham, Washington
98225 Zip Code

Compare Size and Occupancy

Average Certified Beds Average Residents Average Occupancy Total Certified Beds Total Residents
Avamere Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services 84 60 71.4% 84 60
National 106 86 80.8% 1,663,436 1,343,823
Washington 95 74 77.9% 21,146 16,465
Whatcom County, Washington 88 73 83.4% 793 661
Bellingham, Washington 85 68 80.5% 594 478
98225 Zip Code 79 64 80.7% 472 381

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References

  1. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/About/Ratings.html
  2. http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/CertificationandComplianc/downloads/sfflist.pdf
  3. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/Resources/Glossary.html