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Whispering Pines Lodge in Longview, TX

Whispering Pines Lodge is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Longview, Texas (Gregg county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Whispering Pines Lodge includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 116 beds and 95 residents (which would leave 21 beds available). Whispering Pines Lodge 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.


Whispering Pines Lodge received an overall rating from CMS of 1 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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Thursday
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Nursing Home:
Whispering Pines Lodge
Business Name:
Gruenepointe 1 Longview Llc
CMS ID:
675386
Street Address:
2131 ALPINE RD
City:
Longview
State:
Texas
Zip Code:
75601
CMS Rating:
1 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: 2131 Alpine Rd in Longview Texas 75601.
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They can be reached by phone at (903) 757-8786.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Whispering Pines Lodge is approximately 36.1 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 Whispering Pines Lodge to Medicare is $519.73 per day (compared to a Texas average of $681.07) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $364.28 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 Whispering Pines Lodge 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 Whispering Pines Lodge is approximately 75 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 54 men and 72 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Whispering Pines Lodge with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
22.222%
Alzheimer's
67.46%
Asthma
21.429%
Cancer
13.492%
CHF
57.143%
COPD
46.032%
Depression
63.492%
Diabetes
53.968%
Hyperlipidemia
58.73%
IHD
60.317%
Osteoporosis
11.905%
RA or OA
48.413%
Schizophrenia
39.683%
Stroke
17.46%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Whispering Pines Lodge began on Sep 21, 1994.


Services Provided by Whispering Pines Lodge include:
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, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 1
Last Ownership Change: 08-01-2015
Medicaid ID: 5374
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): MUTUAL OF OMAHA
CMS Regional Office: Dallas
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 100

General Information Icon Staff Size

Whispering Pines Lodge provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
21.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
32.4 minutes
CNA
124.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 0.9 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 1.92 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 Whispering Pines Lodge. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.14
Administration
4.91
CNAs
39.64
Dentists
0.06
Dietitians
0.11
Food Service
11.82
Housekeeping
9
LPN / LVN
13.6
Medical Director
0.17
Medication Tech
11.43
Mental Health
0.51
Nurse Admin
1.8
Nursing Director
1.23
Occ. Therapist
0.27
OT Assistant
3.79
Other Staff
4.57
Pharmacist
0.23
Physical Therapist
0.43
Physician Ext.
0.11
Podiatrist
0.11
PT Assistant
3.83
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
9.14
Social Worker
1.23
Speech Pathology
1
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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: 1 stars 1 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 1 stars 1 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 1 stars 1 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 2 stars 2 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Longview:
Buckner Westminster Place


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

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Whispering Pines Lodge in LONGVIEW, Texas has 116 beds compared to the Texas average of 109.11 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 95 residents compared to the TX average of 72.04 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 81.9% occupancy rate compared to the Texas average of 66.03% and a national average of 81.38%.


Whispering Pines Lodge's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    1 stars compared to the TX average of 2.65 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    1 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:
    4 stars compared to the TX average of 3.59 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    2 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 1.8 for Whispering Pines Lodge versus the TX average of 2.43 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Whispering Pines Lodge
Number of Residents:
WHISPERING PINES LODGE 95 vs. TX 72.04 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
WHISPERING PINES LODGE 116 vs. TX 109.11 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
WHISPERING PINES LODGE 1.8 vs. TX 2.428 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
WHISPERING PINES LODGE 1 vs. TX 2.65 vs. National 3.04
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