Location Profile

Salem, Oregon

Facility Type
Home Health
Facility Location
Salem, Oregon
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Salem, Oregon. As a leader of care in Northwest Oregon, the provider offers a range of services that meet the critical needs of its patients. Dedicated care professionals provide services that include pain management, behavioral health nursing, physical therapy, and other care options.

Community Overview

Salem is the capital of Oregon and is one of the most family-friendly areas of Oregon. Its downtown, excellent schools, delicious food, and the endless amount of things to do are the reason this area is thriving. Whether you seek adventure or a relaxed stroll through a natural forest, Salem is waiting to deliver. Family-friendly, diverse, and always offering something around every corner, Salem is a city that has so much to offer. The food of Salem is an attraction itself. From farm-to-table options to fresh-caught seafood, the dishes here are diverse, delicious, and exciting. The area is known for its production of cheese, fruit, and fresh-caught seafood. Don’t miss your chance to taste all that Salem has to offer or visit one of the local markets. Salem offers easy transportation options with the local mass transit system, and also features an Amtrak train for service to Portland, Oregon.

Learn more about Salem at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

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The Salem-Keizer School District runs the public schools and is the second-largest public school district in the state. A total of 65 schools in the district with 42 elementary schools, 11 middle schools, 8 high schools, and 4 charter schools. Among the district are several award-winning schools. Pringle Elementary, Walker Middle School, and South Salem High have all been named National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence. U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools has also recognized 7 of the district’s high schools for their excellence and several are rated among the top 3,000 schools in the country. Charter schools in the district offer a rigorous and expansive curriculum based on STEM, visual arts, and other subjects. Students have the chance to access state-of-the-art technology and Chromebooks in their classrooms thanks to the technology afforded in the district. Salem also has 28 private schools.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

When it comes to shopping for a variety of merchandise, Salem has plenty of destinations to visit. Start at the Reed Opera House, a restored historic theatre that now holds a collection of local boutiques for food, gifts, bath products, and other delights. Looking for something old or one-of-a-kind? Try one of the Salem antique stores and scout out that perfect piece. The Willamette Town Center has a variety of local and brand-name stores with options like Burlington, The Children’s Place, GameStop, and Lids. You’ll be able to find whatever you need at this shopping mall. Salem Center is an enclosed shopping center that features fashion, accessories, shoes, home decor, beauty, and other great merchandise from renowned brands. Don’t forget to stop by Made in Oregon, a retailer that sells mainly Oregon-made products like cheese and other fine foods, blankets, and pottery. Salem also includes department stores such as Macy’s, Target, T.J. Maxx, JCPenney, and Walmart. Best of all? Oregon has no state sales tax, so it’s easier than ever to shop until you drop!

World-class arts and entertainment have thrived in Salem for years and the city continues to add exciting options for any audience. Salem is the home of Willamette University, a renowned liberal arts college, and includes the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, the third-largest art museum in Oregon., The museum’s collection includes classical and modern art, as well as a great selection of world art. The Pacific Northwest art collection showcases pieces from local and state artists, offering visitors a chance to see the skilled pieces that are part of Oregon culture. Willamette’s talented students put on world-class performances throughout the year in dance, theatre, and music. Visit the Enlightened Theatrics, a community theatre group that presents stage comedies, musicals, dramas, and Pentacle Theatre, which offers beloved classic productions and new works. Want more? The Elsinore offers a good selection of live music, holiday, and theatrical performance, plus film screenings inside its circa-1926 hall. Music lovers won’t be disappointed in Salem’s offerings either: The Salem Orchestra and Oregon Symphony entertain audiences with renditions of favorite compositions, film and music screenings, and visiting music legends.

Explore the museums and historical sites of Salem, and you’ll awake with a new appreciation for this rich, diverse, and fascinating area. Children can awaken curiosity and engage in imaginative play at the Gilbert House Children’s Museum. Gilbert House boasts 15 exhibits and 20,000 square feet worth of outdoor play area. Explore a main street, play with light projections, pretend to drive a school bus, and find all kinds of ways to express yourself at this entertaining museum. Located at Salem’s Corban University, the Prewitt-Allen Archeological Museum is a free museum with pieces from Greece, Israel, Turkey, Iraq, and Egypt. It’s a great way to see pieces that are over a century old. Once one of the most technologically-advanced homes in the 19th century, The Bush House Museum includes furnishings and shows how people lived in the 19th century while the Deepwood Museum & Gardens features a pristine 4.5 acres of gardens with a historic mansion. The home is fully furnished and has exhibits relating to area history. The Oregon Museum of Mental Health is located in The Oregon State Hospital and was the filming location for the movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Touring the museum will give you a look at the patients and nurses who once walked its halls, and an appreciation for mental health care. Anyone who loves learning about historic aircraft should visit the B-17 Alliance Museum at historic McNary field. The museums has the stories, pictures, and artifacts of the nation’s veterans. History is just one feature at the Willamette Heritage Center which offers permanent and changing exhibits, a research library, a learning center, and all kinds of interesting pieces. You can see what life was like in an early textile factory, view some of the oldest homes in the state, and tour a historic machine shop.

Salem will awaken the adventurer in you. Thanks to its location in the Willamette Valley, Salem has diverse terrain with hills, forests, wetlands, and waterfalls. Salem Riverfront Park is situated right on the Willamette River giving you spectacular views. It's home to a playground, splash pad, and several grassy areas. You’ll also find the park’s carousel, a beautiful carousel with 40 hand-carved horses by local artists. Riverfront Park connects to the Minto-Brown Island Park via a pedestrian bridge and to Wallace Marine Park by the Union Street Railroad Bridge. Minto-Brown Island Park has 12,000 acres of open and wooded areas and 29 miles of trails. More than 300 acres of the park are also designed wildlife sanctuary land, so you may see a variety of different animal species ranging from blue ospreys to rabbits. Wallace Marine Park is smaller but has great appeal for water sports fans. Bush’s Pasture Park is 90 acres and features public rose gardens, a playground, trails, and tennis courts. Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge will satisfy any birdwatcher or anyone who loves to view wildlife in the animals’ natural habitat. Home to more than 200 species of birds, deer, bats, and other creatures, it’s a serene area that showcases some of Oregon’s natural beauty. Venturing about an hour outside Salem to Sisters, Oregon will land you at Hoodoo Ski Area, a winter wonderland perfect for skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing. Also not far from Salem is the Silver Falls State Park, the home of a rainforest and a 177-foot cascading waterfall that will take your breath away. In the spring, visit Enchanted Forest Amusement Park to walk inside a fairy tale, exploring a haunted house, and ride a series of fun rides.

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Crime Rate

You’ll be safe in Salem thanks to the work of the Salem Police Department. The department practices active crime prevention with a community policing model, reaching out to the community to ensure the safety of all who live and visit here. Community crime prevention programs include Crime Stoppers, Neighborhood Watch, and other initiatives. Salem Police Department features 189 police officers who patrol and protect the area.

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