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Merkel Nursing Center in Merkel, TX

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Merkel Nursing Center is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Merkel, Texas ( Taylor county ).
They have 65 beds and 44 residents (which would leave 21 beds available). Merkel Nursing Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.

Senior care ratings, phone numbers, activities, comparisons, and more can be reviewed below. Directions and maps, inspection / survey results, and resident reviews for Merkel Nursing Center are also available.



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MERKEL NURSING CENTER

Visitor Rating: 3.1/5 (9 Ratings Submitted)

CMS Logo Overall Rating: 4 stars (Full Ratings Below)



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They are located at the following address: 1704 N 1st in Merkel Texas 79536.
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They can be reached by phone at (325) 928-5673. We suggest reaching out to ask about any additional senior and nursing care services they offer, pricing, and visiting hours.

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Nursing Home:
Merkel Nursing Center
CMS ID:
676053
Street Address:
1704 N 1ST
City:
MERKEL
State:
Texas
Zip Code:
79536
Phone #:
(325) 928-5673
Sprinklers:
Yes
Insurance:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
residential councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

Quality of care, ratings, services available, nursing information, and top-rated facilities can be reviewed below.
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Merkel Nursing Center provides an average of:
0.19 Registered Nurse (RN) hours
1.02 Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) hours
1.68 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) hours
per day per resident.

Licensed Nursing Hours (RN + LPN/LVN) average 1.21 hours per day per resident (national average is 1.4 hours).

Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 0.088 hours per day per resident (national average is .1 hours).


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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Merkel Nursing Center began on Jun 01, 2005.


The average length of stay at Merkel Nursing Center is approximately 259 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

We have calculated the average cost per day for Merkel Nursing Center to be approximately $105 based off of data provided to CMS. Please note that this is only an estimate for reference and prices are subject to change. If you are interested in this facility you should contact them directly for exact pricing for you or your loved one's specific care needs.

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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: 4 stars 4 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 2 stars 2 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 2 stars 2 star rn staff rating


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

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Merkel Nursing Center in MERKEL, Texas has 65 beds compared to a Texas average of 109.11 and a National average of 106.41.

As of the last update they had 44 residents compared to a TX average of 72.04 and a National average of 88.66.

This results in a 67.69% occupancy rate compared to a Texas average of 66.03% and a national average of 81.98%.


Merkel Nursing Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating: 4 stars compared to a TX average of 2.65 and a National average of 3.04.
  2. Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars compared to a TX average of 2.74 and a National average of 2.81.
  3. Nurses Rating: 2 stars compared to a TX average of 1.57 and a National average of 3.00.
  4. Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars compared to a TX average of 3.59 and a National average of 3.16.
  5. RN Only Rating: 2 stars compared to a TX average of 1.59 and a National average of 2.96.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3 for MERKEL NURSING CENTER versus the TX average of 2.428 and a national average of 2.99.


You may also be interested in seeing how their inspections and penalties (fines and payment denials) match up with others at the following links: Inspection Results | Penalty Enforcements

Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Merkel Nursing Center
Number of Residents:
MERKEL NURSING CENTER 44 vs. TX 72.04 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
MERKEL NURSING CENTER 65 vs. TX 109.11 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
MERKEL NURSING CENTER 3 vs. TX 2.428 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
MERKEL NURSING CENTER 4 vs. TX 2.65 vs. National 3.04

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