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The Willows Of Kilgore
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1901 Whipporwill Ln
Kilgore, TX
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The Willows Of Kilgore
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: The Willows of Kilgore is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 118 beds based in Kilgore, TX. At last check, the facility had 105 residents indicating that it is 89% 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 is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for The Willows Of Kilgore, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 68% of nursing homes in Texas. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 2 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for The Willows Of Kilgore 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 07/18/2012.
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05/29/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: It is very difficult to handle a business matter with The Willows Of Kilgore. They have one phone number to try and reach the staff and they will not return a call left on their voice mail. They do not answer written corespondance nor are they reachable by e-mail. If you have a credit with them, write it off. You will not get it.

01/27/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: The Willows took care of my mom during her last days. I couldnt have asked for better care. These people truely care and love what they do.

06/11/2008 An OurParents User Writes: Health care at it's best,many thank's to all the staff,keep up the good work.
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Description of The Willows Of Kilgore in Kilgore, TX

Number of Beds : 118

The Willows Of Kilgore, located in Kilgore, Texas provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. The Willows Of Kilgore has received 1 star from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. The Willows Of Kilgore has an average hospital, Allegiance Specialty Hospital Of Kilgore, located nearby, which scored a 50 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The The Willows Of Kilgore's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (75662) in Texas, where The Willows Of Kilgore is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for The Willows Of Kilgore can be found here.

The Willows of Kilgore 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, The Willows of Kilgore 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 Kilgore, TX,75662

    Annual Crime
    75662 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 5 4
    Property Crimes 7 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 22%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 19.5 / 100
    Water Quality 40 / 100
    Superfund Sites 52 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 235.6
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 17% Below
    Cost of Food 10% Below
    Utilities 3% Above
    Miscellaneous 3% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 5.50%
    Male Population 49.10%
    Female Population 50.90%
    Median Age 36.1 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $45,482
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Kilgore TX
    Percent Religious 70.40%
    Baptist 36.70%
    Other Christian 11.61%
    Catholic 8.56%
    Methodist 6.01%
    Pentecostal 2.51%
    All Other 5.0%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Kilgore TX
    White  75.5%
    Black  14.5%
    Hispanic/Latino  8.3%
    Multiracial  0.9%
    Asian  0.5%

    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.