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A wide variety of people live here. St. Joseph County residents over age 65 find that Portage Manor is a supportive retirement home. People between 18 and 65 with a physical or mental disability also make their home with us.
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Residential Health Care is a level of services available for people who are capable of taking care of themselves, but who need assistance with medications and the support of a regular meal schedule.
Learn more by contacting San Juana Tijerina @ 574 272 9100 ext 111
To find out more about becoming a resident at Portage Manor, call the Admissions Coordinator, Monday through Friday at 574-272-9100 ext 111. We can schedule a tour for you.
You must fill out our admission packet. The admissions committee will review this packet, the financial records and medical records. If the application is accepted, an overnight visit will be authorized and arranged.
Our private pay rate is $60.00 per day and financial assistance is available for those whose monthly income is less than $1501.06 and whose total assets are less than $1500.00. Indiana’s Assistance to residents in County determines these guidelines. You show proof of income and assets and we help you apply for assistance.
Washers and dryers are provided for those of you who do your own laundry. You may choose what you want to do each day. We have a wide variety of activities scheduled because we have people with so many different interest and abilities. We encourage everyone to do as much for him or her selves as possible.
Visitors are encouraged and welcomed from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day. After a two-week orientation, residents may come and go as you wish. “Passes” from the nursing staff let us know when to expect you back and what medications you need to take with you.
Residents do not keep cars here, but the city bus (Transpo) comes by every half hour.
Portage Manor offers a variety of health, community, financial and personal care services. Our goal is help our residents grow through the variety of services we offer.
Social Security Card
Insurance card/ Medicaid card
TPQY/Award Letter/ income verification from Social Security Administration
Recent Psychiatric Comprehensive Evaluation
Most recent Progress Notes
History and Physical from Primary Care Provider