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Towne House Retirement Community

  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: ASep 20: AOct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: A+Oct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: A+Feb 22: A+Mar 22: A+Apr 22: AMay 22: AJun 22: AAug 22: A-Sep 22: A-
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Towne House Retirement Community's website

2209 St Joe Center Rd,
Fort Wayne IN 46825

(260) 483-3116

55.93% estimated occupancy 1

Towne House Retirement Community is a small non-profit facility located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This facility received an A- overall, which is one of our more impressive grades. Not surprisingly, this is substantially better than many of the facilities in Fort Wayne. This place also received very consistent ratings in all of our categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy

Awards

Best Nursing Home in Indiana badge

Best Nursing Home in Indiana Awards 2019

Top Nursing Home in Indiana badge

Top Nursing Home in Indiana Awards 2020

Top Nursing Home in Indiana badge

Top Nursing Home in Indiana Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to emphasize that this facility earned near flawless inspections in recent years. We awarded them an A+ in this area. Our inspection ratings are tied to several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

On the list of its many dominant scores, this nursing home received a top-shelf short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in this category. With our short-term care score, we strive to forge a sound barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. Nursing scores are tied to nurse staffing levels. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Indiana in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by having a policy of moving a patient at least once a day.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the final category we rated, this facility received a very favorable grade of B+ in our long-term care category. With this grade, the facility wrapped up a very strong profile. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccinations. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home submitted data regarding vaccinations. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Towne House Retirement Community Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Towne House Retirement Community, 11.29 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In Towne House Retirement Community, 73.78% Percentage of Resident

This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.

Scores for Fort Wayne, IN

  • Overall Rating has a grade of C
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of C
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

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Nearby Hospitals

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Nearby Dialysis

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  • Davita - Fort Wayne South6.66 miles away302 E. Pettit Ave. Fort Wayne Indiana 46806CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (260) 456-0451
  • Davita - Appleseed7.3 miles away1833 Magnavox Way Fort Wayne Indiana 46804Dialysis Stations: 4 (260) 432-1036
  • Fmc - Canal Dialysis7.46 miles away1308 Minnich Road New Haven Indiana 46774Dialysis Stations: 12 (260) 749-1004
  • Randolph Dialysis, LLC8.4 miles away6721 Old Trail Road Fort Wayne Indiana 46809Dialysis Stations: 12 (260) 478-8582