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The Buckingham in Houston, TX


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The Buckingham is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Houston, Texas ( Harris county )

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They have 57 beds and 62 residents. The Buckingham participates in Medicare and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.



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THE BUCKINGHAM

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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 5/5 (Full Ratings Below)



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They are located at the following address: 8530 Woodway Drive in Houston Texas 77063.
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They can be reached by phone at (713) 979-3777.

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Nursing Home:
The Buckingham
Business Name:
Buckingham Senior Living Community Inc
CMS ID:
676111
Street Address:
8530 WOODWAY DRIVE
City:
HOUSTON
State:
Texas
Zip Code:
77063
Phone #:
(713) 979-3777
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
Yes

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Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average age at The Buckingham is approximately 86 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 65 men and 98 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at The Buckingham with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
31.288%
Alzheimer's
47.239%
Asthma
16.564%
Cancer
15.951%
CHF
50.307%
COPD
28.221%
Depression
40.491%
Diabetes
39.877%
Hyperlipidemia
63.804%
IHD
58.282%
Osteoporosis
23.926%
RA or OA
65.031%
Schizophrenia
4.294%
Stroke
14.724%

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Overall Rating: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 5 stars 5 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 5 stars 5 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating


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

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Medicare participation for The Buckingham began on Aug 28, 2006.


Services Provided by The Buckingham include:
Dental Care
Dietary
Mental Health
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy
Physician
Physician Extender
Podiatry
Physical Therapy
Social Work
Speech Pathology
Therapeutic Activities
Therapeutic Qualified Activities


Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 102407
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (TEXAS)
CMS Regional Office: Dallas
Area: Urban
Multi-Facility Name: SQLC

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The average length of stay at The Buckingham is approximately 33.6 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 The Buckingham to Medicare is $656.02 per day (compared to a Texas average of $681.07) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $390.01 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.

If your stay meets Medicare's requirements they pay 100% for the first 20 days, there is then a copay of $167.50 for days 21-100, and after 100 days (of a single stay) the patient is responsible for all nursing home related costs.

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


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The Buckingham provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
58.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
45.6 minutes
CNA
154.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.74 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 8.64 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 The Buckingham. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
3
CNAs
43.93
Dentists
0.06
Dietitians
1.14
Food Service
45.34
LPN / LVN
10.24
Medical Director
0.29
Medication Tech
12.37
Mental Health
0.11
Nurse Admin
5.49
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
1.5
OT Assistant
1.79
Pharmacist
0.11
Physical Therapist
1.34
Physician
0.46
Physician Ext.
0.23
Podiatrist
0.23
PT Assistant
3.4
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
10.53
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
0.94
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The Buckingham in HOUSTON, Texas has 57 beds compared to a Texas average of 109.11 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 62 residents compared to a TX average of 72.04 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 108.77% occupancy rate compared to a Texas average of 66.03% and a national average of 81.38%.


The Buckingham's star ratings compare as follows:

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

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 5 for The Buckingham versus the TX average of 2.43 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
THE BUCKINGHAM 62 vs. TX 72.04 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
THE BUCKINGHAM 57 vs. TX 109.11 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
THE BUCKINGHAM 5 vs. TX 2.428 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
THE BUCKINGHAM 5 vs. TX 2.65 vs. National 3.04

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