Parkside Special Care Center

(855) 844-1492

444 W Lexington Ave, El Cajon, CA

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El Cajon, CA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Parkside Special Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 52 beds based in El Cajon, CA. At last check, the facility had 46 residents indicating that it is 88% occupied which is about average within the state of California. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Parkside Special Care Center, was 5 stars. Only 18% of nursing homes have 5 stars in California. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 4 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Parkside Special Care Center with other senior care providers in California. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 10/21/2011.
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Description of Parkside Special Care Center in El Cajon, CA

Number of Beds : 52

Parkside Special Care Center, located in El Cajon, California provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Parkside Special Care Center has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Parkside Special Care Center has a very good hospital, Grossmont Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Parkside Special Care Center's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (92020) in California, where Parkside Special Care Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Parkside Special Care Center can be found here.

Parkside Special Care Center is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.


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Demographic Profile for El Cajon, CA,92020

Annual Crime
92020 Avg.
Violent Crimes 5 4
Property Crimes 5 4
Weather Conditions
Average High Temperature ° F
Average Low Temperature ° F
Rainy Days 9%
Average Rainfall 0 inches
Average Snowfall 0 inches
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
Air Quality 5.2 / 100
Water Quality 76 / 100
Superfund Sites 69 / 100
Physicians per 100k 243.9
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Overall 12% Above
Cost of Food 3% Above
Utilities 4% Below
Miscellaneous 4% Above
High School Graduate
Associate Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Degree 6.53%
Male Population 48.80%
Female Population 51.20%
Median Age 33.7 Years
Average Individual Income
Average Household Income $47,185
Population Change
Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in El Cajon CA
Percent Religious 42.69%
Catholic 30.26%
Other Christian 3.29%
Jewish 2.00%
All Other 7.14%
Breakdown of ethnicities in El Cajon CA
White  64.4%
Hispanic/Latino  22.4%
Black  5.3%
Multiracial  4.2%
Asian  2.5%
Native American  1%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  0.3%
Other  0.2%

Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

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Grossmont Hospital

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Distance: 3 miles
Tel: 619-465-0711
Average Rating: 85%

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Distance: 5 miles
Tel: 619-229-3172
Average Rating: 87%

Kaiser Foundation Hospital San Diego

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Tel: 619-528-5000
Average Rating: 98%
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  • Nursing Home
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No