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Meridian Care Of Alice in Alice, TX

Meridian Care Of Alice is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Alice, Texas (Jim Wells county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Meridian Care Of Alice includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 201 beds and 130 residents (which would leave 71 beds available). Meridian Care Of Alice participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Partnership ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Meridian Care Of Alice received an overall rating from CMS of 3 stars compared to the TX average of 2.65 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Nursing Home:
Meridian Care Of Alice
Business Name:
Rj Meridian Care Of Alice, Ltd
CMS ID:
455455
Street Address:
218 219 N KING ST
City:
Alice
State:
Texas
Zip Code:
78332
CMS Rating:
3 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Partnership
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 218 219 N King St in Alice Texas 78332.
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They can be reached by phone at (361) 664-4366.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Meridian Care Of Alice is approximately 31.4 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Meridian Care Of Alice to Medicare is $743.17 per day (compared to a Texas average of $681.07) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $343.50 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Meridian Care Of Alice directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Meridian Care Of Alice is approximately 76 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 34 men and 58 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Meridian Care Of Alice with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
19.565%
Alzheimer's
64.13%
Asthma
40.217%
Cancer
10.87%
CHF
63.043%
COPD
52.174%
Depression
63.043%
Diabetes
73.913%
Osteoporosis
25%
RA or OA
59.783%
Schizophrenia
18.478%
Stroke
25%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Meridian Care Of Alice began on Oct 24, 1979.


Services Provided by Meridian Care Of Alice include:
Clinical Labs, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 4020
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): MUTUAL OF OMAHA
CMS Regional Office: Dallas
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 139

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Meridian Care Of Alice provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
6.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
72 minutes
CNA
114 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.31 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.42 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Meridian Care Of Alice. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.16
Administration
1.14
CNAs
29.4
Dietitians
0.23
Food Service
11.36
Housekeeping
13.54
LPN / LVN
18.15
Medical Director
0.11
Medication Tech
5.48
Mental Health
0.46
Nurse Training
3.35
Nurse Admin
6.86
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.59
OT Assistant
1.83
Other Staff
4.75
Pharmacist
0.26
Physical Therapist
1.09
Physician
0.06
Physician Ext.
0.06
Podiatrist
0.11
PT Aide
1.03
PT Assistant
1.8
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
1.9
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
1.29
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 3 stars 3 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 1 stars 1 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 1 stars 1 star rn staff rating


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Meridian Care Of Alice in ALICE, Texas has 201 beds compared to the Texas average of 109.11 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 130 residents compared to the TX average of 72.04 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 64.68% occupancy rate compared to the Texas average of 66.03% and a national average of 81.38%.


Meridian Care Of Alice's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    3 stars compared to the TX average of 2.65 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to the TX average of 2.74 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    1 stars compared to the TX average of 1.57 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the TX average of 3.59 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    1 stars compared to the TX average of 1.59 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.6 for Meridian Care Of Alice versus the TX average of 2.43 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
MERIDIAN CARE OF ALICE 130 vs. TX 72.04 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
MERIDIAN CARE OF ALICE 201 vs. TX 109.11 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
MERIDIAN CARE OF ALICE 2.6 vs. TX 2.428 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
MERIDIAN CARE OF ALICE 3 vs. TX 2.65 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Meridian Care Of Alice
OrganizationRole
R J Meridian Care Management Company LlcPartnership Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Meridian Care Of Alice
Christus Spohn Hospital Alice
2500 E Main Street
Alice, TX 78332
(361) 661-8016
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