12.29.10

The Best Nursing Homes in Dallas

Posted in Elder Care, Elderly Care, Nursing home at 7:31 pm by admin

If you are looking for the best nursing homes in all of Dallas elderly care, there is one place you need to look: the rankings from Medicare and US News & World Report. Each quarter, US News issues a list with the top nursing homes in the nation, based on periodic reviews and inspections based on a consistent criteria. Here are the three categories they are rated for on a level of one to five stars:

Health Inspections: Has the home met safety standards for food preparations and general health conditions.
Nurse Staffing: This rating is graded by the typical number of hour of care a resident receives per day from nursing staff
Quality Measures: Rates based on whether patients are receiving the type of care they need (for anything from medication to changing bed pans to vaccinations, etc.)

The most recent round of inspections and grades gave these Dallas / Fort Worth area nursing homes a rating of Five stars based on those three criteria:

The Plaza At Edgemere Health Care
8502 Edgemere, Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 615-7045
The Plaza at Edgemere is a small, twenty-two bed facility that accepts Medicaire. They received 5 stars for Health Inspections and nurse staffing, and 4 stars for quality measures for an overal 5 star rating.

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Trinity Terrace
1600 Texas St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 338-2400
Trinity is a 60 bed non profit medicare facility that scored a stellar five star rating after earning five stars for health inspections and quality measures, and four stars for nursse staffing.

Life Care Center Of Plano
3800 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75075
(972) 612-1700
The Life Center of Plano is a 120 bed facility that accepts both medicare and medicaid. It received 5 stars for Health inspections and nurse staffing, and 4 stars for quality measures. The final tally: 5 stars.

C C Young Memorial Home
4829 W Lawther Dr, Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 827-8080
CC Young Memorial is an 88 bed nonprofit nursing home that accepts both Medicaire and Medicaid. They were given four stars both for health inspections and nurse staffing, and five for quality measures. Their overall star ratings was a 5.

Christian Care Center
1000 Wiggins Pkwy, Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 686-3000
Christian Care Center is a 180 bed non profit nursing home that will accept both Medicare and Medicaid. They received an overall 5 star rating after scoring five stars for Health Inspections, and four for quality measures and nurse staffing.

Woodridge Nursing & Rehabilitation
1500 Autumn Dr, Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 488-8585
Woodbridge is a 120 bed for profit nursing home that accepts both medicare and medicaid. They received an overall 5 star rating after they scored 5 stars for health inspection and 4 for nurse staffing and quality measures.

Crestview Court
224 W Pleasant Run Rd, Cedar Hill, TX 75104
(972) 291-5977
Crestview is a 125 bed nursing home. They are a for profit company, and they take Medicare and Medicaid. They received three stars for health inspections, four for nurse staffing and five for quality measures. Overall, they got five stars.

Lake Village Nursing And Rehabilitation
169 Lake Park Rd, Lewisville, TX 75057
(972) 436-7571
Lake Village is a 112 bed for profit nursing home that will take medicare and medicaid. They received 5 stars overall after they scored 5 stars in health inspections, four stars on nurse staffing, and three stars for quality measures.

Signature Pointe On The Lake Healthcare Community
14655 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 726-7575
Signature Pointe is a 195 bed for profit nursing home. They will take Medicare and Medicaid. Their five star rating came from getting three stars for health inspections, four for nurse staffing, and five for quality measures.

Silverado Senior Living – Turtle Creek
3611 Dickason Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 559-0140
Silverado Senior Living is a small twenty-four bed for-profit nursing home that accepts payment from medicare and medicaid. They received Five stars for both health inspections and quality measures, but only two for nurse staffing. Overall, they came out with five stars.

Arbrook Plaza
401 W Arbrook Blvd, Arlington, TX 76014
(817) 466-3094
Arbrook Plaza is a 120 bed, for profit nursing facility that takes medicare and medicaid as well. They scored 4 stars for health inspections, two for nurse staffing, and a strong five for quality measures. Overall, their rating is a five.

Cottonwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Lp
2224 N Carroll Blvd, Denton, TX 76201
(940) 387-6656
Cottonwood is a 60 bed nursing home that will accept medicare and medicaid. They received just one star for nurse staffing but 5 stars for quality measures and health inspections. Overall rating: 5 stars.

Lone Star Comprehensive Adult Care
1005 Ira E. Woods Parkway, Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 421-1313
Lone Star is a 132 bed nursing home that accepts medicare and medicaid. Like Cottonwood, they received only one star for nurse staffing, but 5 stars for health inspections and quality measures.

Town East Rehabilitation And Healthcare Center
3617 O’Hare Dr, Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 284-8600
Town East is a for profit nursing home with 130 beds. They take both medicare and medicaid. They received 5 stars overall after scoring five stars for health and quality measures, but only one star for nurse staffing.

The Legacy At Willow Bend
6101 Ohio Ste 500, Plano, TX 75024
(972) 468-6300
The Legacy is a 60 bed non-profit medicare facility. They scored an overall 5 star rating by earning 5 stars for quality measures and nurse staffing.

Traymore Nursing Center
4315 Hopkins Ave, Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 358-3131
Traymore is a for profit, 88 bed medicare facility. They received 4 stars for health inspections and five for quality measures for an overall 5 star rating.

Broadway Plaza Healthcare Center
5301 Bryant Irvin Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76132
(817) 346-9407
Broadway is a for profit 60 bed medicare nursing home that received five overall stars after earning five stars for health inspections and three for quality measures.

To find more information on these and other nursing homes around the state, visit the US News and World Report site directly. If you need to find assisted living residences, use the box at the top of this page.

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