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Baptist Village, Inc
(866) 861-4370
2650 Carswell Ave
Waycross, GA
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  • Nursing Home
  • Senior Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Continued Care Community

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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Baptist Village, Inc is a large, not for profit, nursing home with 254 beds based in Waycross, GA. At last check, the facility had 228 residents indicating that it is 90% occupied which is about average within the state of Georgia. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Baptist Village, Inc, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 86% of nursing homes in Georgia. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 2 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Baptist Village, Inc with other senior care providers in Georgia. 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 higher than 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 06/09/2011.
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Description of Baptist Village, Inc in Waycross, GA

Number of Beds : 254

Baptist Village, Inc, located in Waycross, Georgia provides the following services: Nursing Home, Senior Community, Skilled Nursing Facility, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Baptist Village, Inc has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Baptist Village, Inc has a very good hospital, Satilla Regional Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 87 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Baptist Village, Inc's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (31503) in Georgia, where Baptist Village, Inc is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Baptist Village, Inc can be found here.

Baptist Village, Inc 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.

Also, Baptist Village, Inc is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Also, Baptist Village, Inc is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.



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    Demographic Profile for Waycross, GA,31503

    Annual Crime
    31503 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 6 4
    Property Crimes 7 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 29%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 89 / 100
    Water Quality 61 / 100
    Superfund Sites 99 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 246.9
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 26% Below
    Cost of Food Equal to
    Utilities 6% Below
    Miscellaneous 6% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 2.88%
    Male Population 51.52%
    Female Population 48.48%
    Median Age 36.1 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $34,387
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Waycross GA
    Percent Religious 54.26%
    Baptist 32.62%
    Methodist 7.97%
    Pentecostal 5.85%
    Other Christian 2.88%
    Catholic 2.38%
    All Other 2.56%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Waycross GA
    White  80.9%
    Black  16.1%
    Hispanic/Latino  2.1%
    Multiracial  0.5%
    Asian  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.