Craig Methodist Retirement Community

(866) 232-1428

5500 Sw 9 Th Ave, Amarillo, TX

Craig Methodist Retirement Community
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5500 SW 9TH AVE
AMARILLO
TX
79106
USA
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5500 Sw 9 Th Ave
Amarillo, TX
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(866) 232-1428
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Craig Methodist Retirement Community is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Amarillo, TX. At last check, the facility had 98 residents indicating that it is 82% occupied which is about average within the state of Texas. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Craig Methodist Retirement Community, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 89% of nursing homes in Texas.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Craig Methodist Retirement Community with other senior care providers in Texas. 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 01/25/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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10/25/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My grandfather was ABUSED at this retirement home. There is currently a case pending against the facility. The 2 nurses that committed the offense are still working there.

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Description of Craig Methodist Retirement Community in Amarillo, TX

Number of Beds : 120

Craig Methodist Retirement Community, located in Amarillo, Texas provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, Senior Community, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Craig Methodist Retirement Community has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Craig Methodist Retirement Community has a very good hospital, Va Amarillo Healthcare System, located nearby, which scored a 93 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Craig Methodist Retirement Community's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (79106) in Texas, where Craig Methodist Retirement Community is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Craig Methodist Retirement Community can be found here.

Craig Methodist Retirement Community 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, Craig Methodist Retirement Community 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, Craig Methodist Retirement Community 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, Craig Methodist Retirement Community 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.

Amenities

Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
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    Demographic Profile for Amarillo, TX,79106

    Annual Crime
    79106 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 8 4
    Property Crimes 8 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 18%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 97 / 100
    Water Quality 80 / 100
    Superfund Sites 91 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 277.4
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 23% Below
    Cost of Food 11% Below
    Utilities 20% Below
    Miscellaneous 9% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 7.31%
    People
    Male Population 47.48%
    Female Population 52.52%
    Median Age 37.1 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $33,649
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Amarillo TX
    Percent Religious 83.26%
    Baptist 40.25%
    Catholic 22.24%
    Other Christian 8.41%
    Methodist 4.29%
    Pentecostal 3.70%
    All Other 4.37%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Amarillo TX
    White  77.3%
    Hispanic/Latino  15.3%
    Black  4.6%
    Multiracial  1.4%
    Native American  1%
    Asian  0.8%
    Other  0.1%

    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.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Va Amarillo Healthcare System

    6010 Amarillo Blvd. West
    Amarillo TX 79106
    Distance: 0 miles
    Tel: 806-355-9703
    Average Rating: 93%

    Quail Creek Surgical Hospital

    6819 Plum Creek
    Amarillo TX 79124
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 806-354-6100
    Average Rating: 93%

    Baptist St Anthonys Health System Baptist Campus

    1600 Wallace Blvd
    Amarillo TX 79106
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 806-212-2000
    Average Rating: 86%

    Northwest Texas Healthcare System

    1501 Coulter Road
    Amarillo TX 79106
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 806-354-1110
    Average Rating: 86%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Gary King Pharmacy Inc

    1600 S Coulter St
    Distance: 0.5 miles
    (806) 358-4576

    United Supermarkets Ltd

    5601 W Amarillo Blvd
    Distance: 0.5 miles
    (806) 352-6650

    Amarillo Diagnostic Clinic Rx Inc

    6700 W 9 Th Ave
    Distance: 0.5 miles
    (806) 358-0331
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    Distance: 0.8 miles
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    Bell Avenue Church of Christ

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    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Senior Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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