The 10 Best Nursing Homes in Polk County, IA for 2023

Directory of Nursing Homes in Polk County, IA

Manorcare Health Services of West Des...

Provides: Nursing Homes
5010 GRAND RIDGE DRIVE, West Des Moines, IA 50266
"The therapy here helped me get back home. I went from a wheelchair to walking with a cane. My medication was managed well. " More

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Ramsey Village

Provides: Nursing Homes
1611 27th St., Des Moines, IA 50301
"My dad was in Ramsey Village for rehab for 4 weeks. This place has assisted living too. It's amazing, they did an amazing job, and it's a beautiful place. The staff was amazing, and gave us great..." More

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Kennybrook Village

Provides: Nursing Homes
200 SW Brookside Drive, Grimes, IA 50111
"My mother was in skilled rehab for a couple of weeks. She always had positive comments about the staff and her care. Therapy worked with her everyday until she was ready to go home. " More

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Provides: Nursing Homes
1201 Southeast Mill Pond Court, Ankeny, IA 50021
"My Mom was in Millpond for over 16 years and I can not say enough about her Family at Millpond. They always cared for her and the care was top notch. I don't know what I would have done with out..." More

Deerfield Retirement Community

Provides: Nursing Homes
13731 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA 50323
"Deerfield was wonderful. My mother wanted to go back there, but they had no availability. They had a lot of activities. The nurses and assistants were very attentive. I really liked it. They had a..." More

Karen Acres Healthcare Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
3605 Elm Dr, Urbandale, IA 50322
"My parents moved into Karen Acres Healthcare Center. The employees seem to be very caring about the residents. I like that my parents are in the same room, and they have a private bath. The rooms..." More

Urbandale Health Care Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
4614 Nw 84Th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322
"My friend will be moving into Urbandale Health Care Center. It's got the highest ratings for a care center. They've got nice people, it's clean, and nice, and because she is tight on money, she's..." More

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Edgewater, A WesleyLife Community

Provides: Nursing Homes
9225 Cascade Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
"I've been to Edgewater in West Des Moines, which is an ideal place. It's a place I like to wind up. I've worked with nurses, physical therapists, and doctors once a week. I've been there four or..." More

Parkridge Nursing & Rehab Cent

Provides: Nursing Homes
4755 PARKRIDGE AVENUE, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
"My mother had to go to Parkridge Specialty Care. She’s only been there since Friday; so far, so good. The staff and cleanliness are very good. " More

Parkridge Specialty Care

Provides: Nursing Homes
5800 NE 12TH AVENUE, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
"Parkridge Specialty Care is excellent. The staff is wonderful and caring. They have a lot of compassion for the residents. My dad's room is wonderful. It's a clean and good-sized room. We were..." More

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Bishop Drumm Retirement Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
5837 Winwood Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
"I walked through Bishop Drumm Retirement Center. It looked good. It was pretty clean. There were quite a few people around, and it seemed rather pleasant. The staff that gave the tour was great. He..." More

Valley View Village

Provides: Nursing Homes
2571 GUTHRIE AVENUE, Des Moines, IA 50317
"My mom was a resident in the memory care unit at Valley View for 5 years She received excellent care and we were always able to see her day or night before Covid. Her private room was lovely...." More

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Prairie Vista Village

Provides: Nursing Homes
2785 1 St Avenue S, Altoona, IA 50009
" We are a senior living community in Altoona, and we offer four levels of living: Residential Independent Living apartments, Assisted Living Apartments, along with Short-term Rehab and Long-term..." More

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Wesley Acres

Provides: Nursing Homes
3520 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
"My first impression of Wesley Acres Des Moines was not that nice. It's very old, but their rooms were adequate. My dad was at the end of the hallway so I would say that their staff did not do a..." More

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Azria Health Park Place

Provides: Nursing Homes
2401 East 8th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
"My mom has moved into Azria Health Park Place. The one thing I like about them is I loved how quickly they acted on getting admitted. They worked hard and diligently into keeping in contact with..." More

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Luther Park Community

Provides: Nursing Homes
1555 Hull Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316
"I like this facility because of the rooms. There's one on one side and two on the other side. Each room has window. They encourage residents to come out instead of staying in their rooms which is..." More

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Calvin Community

Provides: Nursing Homes
4210 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50310

Arbor Springs of West Des Moines

Provides: Nursing Homes
7951 E P True Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266
"I thought Arbor Springs was excellent because they were more person-to-person, hands on care. I also thought the staff was excellent. It might cost twice as much, but you would get twice as much...." More

The Bridges At Ankeny

Provides: Nursing Homes
3510 Northwest Abilene Road, Ankeny, IA 50023
"My husband was at The Bridges at Ankeny, and he received excellent care. I was very happy with the care, and I was especially happy with their discharge planning because they were very clear about..." More

Fountain West Health Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
1501 Office Park Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265
"Out Mom lived at Fountain West for over 2 years. She did not want to go there but then she loved it there. The staff was wonderful! They fixed her hair, manicured her nails, and treated her with..." More

University Park Nursing & Rehabilitat...

Provides: Nursing Homes
233 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, Des Moines, IA 50314
"University Park is nice, but I want more independent care. They are nice and very good people. They are very experienced, and they work really well with the patients. They take the time out to deal..." More

Bishop Drumm Skilled Nursing

Provides: Nursing Homes
5837 Winwood Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
"After my life altering accident, the cnas, nurses and staff were caring and have put me on a great road to recovery. They created a comfortable, healing environment & helped me set up my room..." More

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Genesis Senior Living Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
5608 SW NINTH STREET, Des Moines, IA 50315
"your family or loved one is our family !!! it takes a team to run a village and ours is awesome!!!" More

Polk City Nursing & Rehabilitation Ce...

Provides: Nursing Homes
1002 West Washington Avenue, Polk City, IA 50226
"We found Polk City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for my brother. It's a care center also. He's been there probably about five weeks now. His situation has improved. The skilled care there has..." More

Fleur Heights Center For Wellness and...

Provides: Nursing Homes
4911 SW 19TH STREET, Des Moines, IA 50315
"Mom is in Fleur Heights Center For Wellness and Rehab. The people there had been pleasant, and mom is getting the attention that she needs. Mom is sharing a room with another resident. They have..." More

Altoona Nursing and Rehabilitation Ce...

Provides: Nursing Homes
200 SEVENTH AVENUE SW, Altoona, IA 50009
"My mother is in the Altoona Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and the facility itself is nice. Her room is a little on the small side, but the food is fine. And the staff we've dealt with helped..." More

Baxter Health Care Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
1370 NW 114th St, Ste 100, Clive, IA 50325
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Childserve Habilitation Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
5900 PIONEER PARKWAY, Johnston, IA 50131

Iowa Lutheran Hospital

Provides: Nursing Homes
700 East University, Des Moines, IA 50316

Mercy Subacute Care

Provides: Nursing Homes
603 EAST 12TH STREET, 4TH FLOOR, Des Moines, IA...

Mitchell Village Care Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
114 CARTER STREET SW, Mitchellville, IA 50169

On With Life

Provides: Nursing Homes
715 SW ANKENY ROAD, Ankeny, IA 50021

CLOSED - Prime Nursing and Rehabilita...

Provides: Nursing Homes
600 EAST FIFTH STREET, Des Moines, IA 50309
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Scottish Rite Park Inc

Provides: Nursing Homes
2909 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312

Sunny View Care Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
410 N W ASH DRIVE, Ankeny, IA 50021

Riverview Care Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
701 RIVERVIEW, Des Moines, IA 50316

    Recent Reviews of Nursing Homes in Polk County

    • Review of Altoona Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

      Spouse there for over 8 months for rehab. Never enough cna or nurses. Residents have to wait more than 20 minutes for help off or on toilet. Rude employees. Employees talking bad about residents... Read more

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    • Review of The Bridges At Ankeny

      Something has definitely changed in the food quality here over the last couple of days. It’s disgusting, I can’t believe that my aunt it’s paying all this money for basically dog food. I wish I cou... Read more

    • Review of Manorcare Health Services of West Des Moines

      Therapy was great. The beds were not the most comfortable. Read more

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