Frequently asked questions

Questions about Plaza West Care Center?

What does Medicare cover?

Individuals requiring Skilled Nursing Care who qualify for Medicare Part A coverage may receive the following services for 100 days maximum.  Medicare Part A covers 100% for the first 20 days and then the patient is responsible for a co-pay for days 21-100.  Please call the admissions coordinator for the co-pay amount as this changes every January 1. These services are:

  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Nursing Services
  • Medications
  • Supplies & Medical Equipment
  • Semi-Private Room
  • Meals

Am I Eligible for Medicare Part A?

To be deemed eligible for Medicare Part A benefits you must:

  • have a three night hospital stay.
  • have a physician certify skilled need.
  • be in a certified bed.

The need for skilled care must relate to the hospital stay.

Are Any Other Financial Assistance Services Available?

Assistance is available through the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability (KDADS). Eligibility is established by the Statute according to your assets and income. For more information please call (800) 432-3535.

Will My Doctor See Me Here?

Yes, if your doctor is willing to follow you to our facility, we will be happy to work with them. If not, we have a list of doctors you can choose from while you are here.

Are Beauty/Barber Services Available?

Yes, services are available for a fee. Appointments can be made with the receptionist.

What In-Room Television Services Are Available?

Cable television reception is available in all rooms.

Is There a Structured Activity Program?

Yes, our award winning activity program varies from planned activities such as visiting performers, crafts and games to visits from children and animals to the spontaneous card game.

Are In-Room Telephones Available?

At PWCC yes, each room has the appropriate hook-ups. Services are dependent on the individual and are not paid for by the facility.

Can I Bring My Own Furniture?

Yes, we encourage those who stay with us to create their own home touch. However all items must comply with the facilities fire, electrical codes, and safety policies.

What Are Your the Visiting Hours?

Visiting hours are 24 hours a day.

Can Families and Guests Dine With Residents?

Yes, family members and guests can dine with residents for a minimal charge.

Please Contact the Facility for More Information, (785) 271-6700