Ridgecrest Retirement Center

(888) 268-0517

1900 W State Highway 6, Waco, TX

Ridgecrest Retirement Center
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1900 W STATE HIGHWAY 6
WACO
TX
00000
USA
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1900 W State Highway 6
Waco, TX
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Ridgecrest Retirement Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 90 beds based in Waco, TX. At last check, the facility had 83 residents indicating that it is 92% occupied which is more than average within the state of Texas. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident 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 Ridgecrest Retirement Center, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 77% of nursing homes in Texas. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 1 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Ridgecrest Retirement Center 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 12/21/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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Description of Ridgecrest Retirement Center in Waco, TX

Number of Beds : 90

Ridgecrest Retirement Center, located in Waco, Texas provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, Alzheimer's Care, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Ridgecrest Retirement Center has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Ridgecrest Retirement Center has an average hospital, Providence Health Center, located nearby, which scored a 77 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Ridgecrest Retirement Center's nearest hospital is 5 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Texas, where Ridgecrest Retirement Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Ridgecrest Retirement Center can be found here.

Ridgecrest Retirement 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.

Also, Ridgecrest Retirement Center 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, Ridgecrest Retirement Center 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, Ridgecrest Retirement Center facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Community Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Security

  • 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
  • For more information about Ridgecrest Retirement Center call (888) 268-0517 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Waco, TX,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Waco TX
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 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

    Providence Health Center

    6901 Medical Parkway
    Waco TX 76712
    Distance: 5 miles
    Tel: 254-751-4000
    Average Rating: 77%

    Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center

    100 Hillcrest Medical Blvd
    Waco TX 76712
    Distance: 6 miles
    Tel: 254-202-2000
    Average Rating: 91%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Pharmacy Plus, Inc

    829 A N. Loop 340
    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (254) 867-6700

    Sams East Inc

    2301 E Waco Dr
    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (254) 799-5412

    Wal Mart Stores Texas Lp

    1521 I 35 East
    Distance: 1.0 miles
    (254) 867-0211
    Nearby Churches

    St Jerome Catholic Church

    9820 Chapel Rd
    Waco, TX
    Distance: 0.0 miles

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    Waco, TX
    Distance: 0.3 miles

    Seventh & James Baptist Church

    602 James Ave
    Waco, TX
    Distance: 0.9 miles
    Nearby Parks

    Hart-Patterson Track and Field Complex

    300 S 32nd St
    Waco, TX
    Distance: 2.7 miles

    Kiddieland

    1716 N 42nd St
    Waco, TX
    Distance: 2.9 miles

    Koehne Park

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    Distance: 4.5 miles
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Continued Care Community
  • Payment Options

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