Countryside Retirement Home

(866) 827-3953

6120 Morningside Ave, SIOUX CITY, IA


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Continued Care Community

Payment Options

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

10/16/2015  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The safety of the residents should be of utmost concern of this facility. It is our feeling that when a concern is brought forward there is no follow-up to ensure these residents are protected. VERY UNFORTUNATE FOR THOSE REQUIRING CARE.

10/14/2015  -  An OurParents User Writes:

My mother was molested by one of the staff the night before she was to return home. The administrator swept it under the rug and the employee is STILL there!! BEWARE!!!!!!

Response: i believe everyone of you that has complained about anything here in sioux city iowa! thank you for taking a stand . alot of stuff is swept under the rug here in this town. GOD IS GOOD >>>SMILES STAY SAFE

08/19/2015  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Countryside is now back up to its 4 out of 5 MNS rating and has new management and new ownership. it has a great reputation with its therapy services.

  • Staff

    12/08/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    The nurses and aides are incredibly rude. The place is nice, but dirty.

  • Staff

    11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    Countryside Retirement Home is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 36 beds based in Sioux City, IA. At last check, the facility had 32 residents indicating that it is 89% occupied which is about average within the state of Iowa. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
    This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Countryside Retirement Home, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 66% of nursing homes in Iowa. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 4 stars to 2 stars.
    We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Countryside Retirement Home with other senior care providers in Iowa. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than 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 higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 08/02/2012.
    To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

    07/25/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    This nursing home is not a caring facility. They do not take the patient's best interest into consideration. They are cold and uncaring. They do not try to get to know their paitents. They were cruel to my parents. They had no consideration of anyone's feelings regarding anything. I am so sorry my parents ever had to go there. They were very difficult to work with regarding treating my parents with dignity and kindness. A few of the nurses and aides were very good, but the management was horrible. Don't send anyone dear to you to them.

    01/01/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    Call light was on in my moms room for 20min before nurse showed up said she was on break and there was nobody else around at this time to help because they cut staff because census was low

    Description of Countryside Retirement Home in SIOUX CITY, IA

    Number of Beds : 36

    Countryside Retirement Home, located in Sioux City, Iowa provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Countryside Retirement Home has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Countryside Retirement Home has a very good hospital, Mercy Medical Center Sioux City, located nearby, which scored a 97 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Countryside Retirement Home's nearest hospital is 5 miles away. The zipcode (51101) in Iowa, where Countryside Retirement Home is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Countryside Retirement Home can be found here.

    Countryside Retirement Home 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, Countryside Retirement Home is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

    Also, Countryside Retirement Home 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.

    Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


    Community Services
    • Housekeeping
    • Laundry Service
    • Fire Sprinkler System
    Personal Assistance
    • Foot Care
    • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
    • Catheter Management
    • Sitting, Standing, Walking
    • Toileting
    • Medication Management
    Special Health Conditions
    • Colostomy or Urostomy

    Demographic Profile for SIOUX CITY, IA, 51101


    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age
    33.8 Years
    Average Household Income

    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average

    28% Below
    Cost of Food
    9% Below
    8% Below
    1% Below

    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

    Air Quality
    85.1 / 100
    Water Quality
    47 / 100
    Superfund Sites
    21 / 100
    Physicians per 100k

    Annual Crime

    Violent Crimes
    Property Crimes