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The Meridian in Galveston, TX

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

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They have 96 beds and 81 residents (which would leave 15 beds available). The Meridian participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


The Meridian received an overall rating from CMS of 4 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:
The Meridian
Business Name:
Rj Meridian Care Of Galveston,llc
CMS ID:
676260
Street Address:
2228 SEAWALL BLVD
City:
Galveston
State:
Texas
Zip Code:
77550
CMS Rating:
4 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 2228 Seawall Blvd in Galveston Texas 77550.
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They can be reached by phone at (409) 763-6437.
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 The Meridian is approximately 26.4 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 The Meridian to Medicare is $665.04 per day (compared to a Texas average of $681.07) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $443.79 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 The Meridian 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 The Meridian is approximately 80 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 75 men and 125 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at The Meridian with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
30%
Alzheimer's
40.5%
Asthma
26%
Cancer
22.5%
CHF
57%
COPD
32.5%
Depression
58%
Diabetes
36%
Hyperlipidemia
64.5%
IHD
59%
Osteoporosis
23.5%
RA or OA
60.5%
Schizophrenia
15%
Stroke
23.5%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for The Meridian began on Sep 22, 2010.


Services Provided by The Meridian include:
Blood Admin, Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Vocational Services, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 004862
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): TRAILBLAZER (TEXAS)
CMS Regional Office: Dallas
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 89
Multi-Facility Name: Spanis Meadows Meridian Care

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

Registered Nurse
39.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
63.6 minutes
CNA
136.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.72 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 2.94 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 Meridian. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.87
Administration
8.71
CNAs
23.66
Dietitians
0.36
Food Service
12.22
Housekeeping
7.91
LPN / LVN
11.4
Medical Director
0.6
Medication Tech
6.86
Mental Health
0.23
Nurse Training
0.54
Nurse Admin
4.57
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
1.16
OT Assistant
1.53
Other Staff
6.97
Pharmacist
0.11
Physical Therapist
1
Physician
0.19
Physician Ext.
0.43
Podiatrist
0.11
PT Aide
1.23
PT Assistant
2.63
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
6.98
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
2.06
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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: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 2 stars 2 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


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

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The Meridian in GALVESTON, Texas has 96 beds compared to the Texas average of 109.11 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 81 residents compared to the TX average of 72.04 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 84.38% occupancy rate compared to the Texas average of 66.03% and a national average of 81.38%.


The Meridian's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TX average of 2.65 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TX average of 2.74 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TX average of 1.57 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    2 stars compared to the TX average of 3.59 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 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 3.6 for The Meridian versus the TX average of 2.43 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
THE MERIDIAN 81 vs. TX 72.04 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
THE MERIDIAN 96 vs. TX 109.11 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
THE MERIDIAN 3.6 vs. TX 2.428 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
THE MERIDIAN 4 vs. TX 2.65 vs. National 3.04
Hospital Icon Hospitals near The Meridian
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301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555
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