The Best Nursing Homes in San Antonio

Christian Worstell
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  • Find the best nursing homes in San Antonio, TX, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Learn more about your nursing home options and find out how you may be able to get help paying for qualified nursing care.

There are more than 70 homes in San Antonio, TX, and dozens more in surrounding communities. And with around 120,000 residents over the age of 65, there is plenty of competition among all those nursing homes. 

If you’re trying to determine the best nursing homes in San Antonio for yourself or a loved one, the list below is a great resource. This list of nursing homes in San Antonio is sorted by star rating quality scores as determined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Five stars represents the very best in quality as measured by staff ratios, facility cleanliness and other metrics. 

Facility Address Phone Overall Medicare Star Rating
SAINT FRANCIS NURSING HOME 630 W WOODLAWN AVE (210) 736-3177 ★★★★★ (5 Stars)
MCCULLOUGH HALL NURSING CENTER INC 603 S W 24TH ST (210) 435-7711 ★★★★★ (5 Stars)
THE VISTA AT BLUE SKIES OF TEXAS WEST 5100 JOHN D RYAN BLVD (210) 568-3401 ★★★★★ (5 Stars)
LEGEND OAKS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION - WEST S 222 BERTETTI DR (210) 673-1700 ★★★★★ (5 Stars)
BRIDGEMOOR OF SAN ANTONIO 6035 ECKHERT RD (210) 642-5300 ★★★★★ (5 Stars)
SAN ANTONIO WELLNESS & REHABILITATION ONE HEARTLAND DR (210) 653-1219 ★★★★ (4 Stars)
PATRIOT HEIGHTS HEALTH CARE CENTER 5000 FAWN MEADOW (210) 696-6005 ★★★★ (4 Stars)
PARKLANE WEST HEALTHCARE CENTER 2 TOWERS PARK LN (210) 829-1400 ★★★★ (4 Stars)
THE ARMY RESIDENCE COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE CENTER 7400 CRESTWAY DR (210) 646-5200 ★★★★ (4 Stars)
REGENT CARE AT MEDICAL CENTER 3935 MEDICAL DR (210) 614-4888 ★★★★ (4 Stars)
THE MISSION AT AIR FORCE VILLAGE 4949 RAVENSWOOD DR (210) 673-0325 ★★★★ (4 Stars)
MERIDIAN CARE MONTE VISTA 616 W RUSSELL PL (210) 735-9233 ★★★ (3 Stars)
MEMORIAL MEDICAL NURSING CENTER 307 W CYPRESS ST (210) 223-5521 ★★★ (3 Stars)
SAN JOSE NURSING CENTER 406 SHARMAIN PL (210) 924-8136 ★★★ (3 Stars)
HIGHLAND NURSING CENTER 5819 PECAN VALLEY DR (210) 532-1911 ★★★ (3 Stars)
BROOKDALE ALAMO HEIGHTS 855 E BASSE RD (210) 930-1040 ★★★ (3 Stars)
GOLDEN ESTATES REHABILITATION CENTER 130 SPENCER LN (210) 736-4544 ★★★ (3 Stars)
HERITAGE NURSING & REHABILITATION 5437 EISENHAUER RD (210) 646-9576 ★★★ (3 Stars)
LEGEND OAKS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER - 2003 W HUTCHINS PLACE (210) 927-0800 ★★★ (3 Stars)
SONTERRA HEALTH CENTER 18514 SONTERRA PLACE (210) 545-4800 ★★★ (3 Stars)
THE HEIGHTS ON HUEBNER 10127 HUEBNER RD (210) 858-0828 ★★★ (3 Stars)
SORRENTO 2739 BABCOCK (210) 616-3250 ★★★ (3 Stars)
MORNINGSIDE MANOR 602 BABCOCK RD (210) 731-1000 ★★ (2 Stars)
WINDCREST NURSING AND REHABILITATION 8800 FOURWINDS DR (210) 637-2700 ★★ (2 Stars)
NORTHEAST REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER 603 CORINNE ST (210) 824-7331 ★★ (2 Stars)
NORTHGATE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER 5757 N KNOLL (210) 699-8535 ★★ (2 Stars)
RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/SAN ANTONIO NORTH 501 OGDEN (210) 225-4588 ★★ (2 Stars)
WURZBACH NURSING AND REHABILITATION 8300 WURZBACH RD (210) 617-2200 ★★ (2 Stars)
WINDSOR MISSION OAKS 3030  S  ROOSEVELT AVE (210) 924-8151 ★★ (2 Stars)
RIVER CITY CARE CENTER 921 NOLAN ST (210) 226-6397 ★★ (2 Stars)
STONE OAK CARE CENTER 505 MADISON OAK DR (210) 481-9000 ★★ (2 Stars)
REMINGTON TRANSITIONAL CARE OF SAN ANTONIO 5423 HAMILTON WOLFE RD (210) 694-9494 ★★ (2 Stars)
PECAN VALLEY REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE 3838 E SOUTHCROSS BLVD (210) 581-2273 ★★ (2 Stars)
WESTOVER HILLS REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE 9922 STATE HWY. 151 (210) 546-2273 ★★ (2 Stars)
LAS COLINAS OF WESTOVER 9738 WESTOVER HILLS BLVD (210) 305-5730 ★★ (2 Stars)
HUNTERS POND REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE 9903 HUNTERS POND (210) 477-2200 ★★ (2 Stars)
CORONADO AT STONE OAK 19638 STONE OAK PARKWAY (210) 402-5750 ★★ (2 Stars)
WINDEMERE AT WESTOVER HILLS 11106 CHRISTUS HILLS (210) 536-0224 ★★ (2 Stars)
THE ENCLAVE 18803 HARDY OAK (210) 982-4600 ★★ (2 Stars)
BUENA VIDA NURSING AND REHAB-SAN ANTONIO 5027 PECAN GROVE (210) 333-6815 ★ (1 Star)
MESA VISTA INN HEALTH CENTER 5756 N KNOLL DR (210) 321-5200 ★ (1 Star)
ALAMO HEIGHTS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER 8223 BROADWAY (210) 828-0606 ★ (1 Star)
ALAMO HEIGHTS FOR CLINICALLY COMPLEX CARE 8020 BLANCO RD (210) 344-4553 ★ (1 Star)
SILVER CREEK MANOR 9014 TIMBER PATH (210) 523-2455 ★ (1 Star)
SAN PEDRO MANOR 515 W ASHBY PL (210) 732-5181 ★ (1 Star)
SUNRISE NURSING & REHAB CENTER 50 BRIGGS ST (210) 921-0184 ★ (1 Star)1
SAN ANTONIO RESIDENCE AND REHABILITATION CENTER 7703 BRIARIDGE (210) 341-6121 ★ (1 Star)
OAK PARK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER 7302 OAK MANOR DR (210) 344-8537 ★ (1 Star)
THE SARAH ROBERTS FRENCH HOME 1315 TEXAS AVE (210) 736-4238 ★ (1 Star)
RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/SAN ANTONIO WEST 636 CUPPLES RD (210) 434-0611 ★ (1 Star)
PRINCETON PLACE REHABILITATION & HEALTHCARE BANDER 1939 BANDERA RD (210) 434-0671 ★ (1 Star)
MERIDIAN CARE 7181 CRESTWAY DR (210) 599-3005 ★ (1 Star)
THE ATRIUM REHABILITATION CENTER 7602 LOUIS PASTEUR ST (210) 614-9974 ★ (1 Star)
NORMANDY TERRACE NURSING & REHABILITATION CENTER 841 RICE RD (210) 648-0101 ★ (1 Star)
REGENT CARE CENTER OAKWELL FARMS 8501 LAURENS LN (210) 804-1223 ★ (1 Star)
SOUTHEAST NURSING & REHABILITATION CENTER 4302 E SOUTHCROSS BLVD (210) 333-1223 ★ (1 Star)
MYSTIC PARK NURSING & REHABILITATION CENTER 8503 MYSTIC PARK (210) 256-0906 ★ (1 Star)
HUEBNER CREEK HEALTH & REHABILITATION CENTER 8306 HUEBNER RD (210) 691-3111 ★ (1 Star)
THE RIO AT MISSION TRAILS 6211 S NEW BRAUNFELS AVE (210) 531-0569 ★ (1 Star)
LAKESIDE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER 8707 LAKESIDE PARKWAY (210) 510-3200 ★ (1 Star)
HARBOR VALLEY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION 6211 OLD PEARSALL ROAD (210) 501-0825 *
THE VILLAGE AT INCARNATE WORD 4707 BROADWAY STREET (210) 829-7561 *

*Newly certified nursing home with less than 12-15 months of data available or the nursing opened less than 6 months ago, and there were no data to submit or claims for this measure.

If you wish to search for additional nursing homes in the areas surrounding San Antonio, you may use the Medicare care compare search tool.

How Much Do Nursing Homes Cost in San Antonio?

Despite having some of the lowest-cost nursing homes in the U.S., the average nursing home cost in Texas can still be relatively high at $5,000 to $6,000 per month.

Savings and other assets can go a long way toward paying for a nursing home, but it’s a hefty cost to pay entirely out of pocket. That’s why many people use some sort of insurance to help cover the cost of a nursing home. 

Does Medicare Cover Nursing Homes in San Antonio?

Medicare helps cover inpatient stays at skilled nursing facilities, which is similar to a nursing home, but there are some important differences you should be aware of.

Many nursing homes are long-term care facilities and are typically meant for people to live permanently as they age. Skilled nursing facilities are typically for short-term care and are meant for people to stay on a temporary basis and receive care and assistance while recovering from a hospital stay for an injury, illness or operation. 

The first 20 days of a stay at a skilled nursing facility are covered by Medicare Part A, and then daily copayments are required thereafter. These copayments may be covered by a Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) plan.

Some Medicare Supplement plans can also cover your Part A deductible and other out-of-pocket costs, which could end up saving you a lot of money if you need extensive medical care or require a lengthy inpatient stay in a hospital or nursing facility.

 You can compare Medigap plans online to see what options are available where you live.

Long-Term Care Insurance for Nursing Homes in San Antonio

One common way some people pay for a nursing home is with long-term care insurance. This type of standalone insurance policy can pay for room and board, meals and care administered in a nursing home.

The level of benefits you might get with a long-term care insurance plan may depend on the amount of coverage you purchase. To use your benefits, you’ll likely need a doctor to determine that you need assistance with certain things like eating, bathing or dressing, which are often referred to as “activities of daily living.”

Medicaid Coverage of Nursing Homes in San Antonio

Another way nursing home residents often pay for their stay is through Medicaid. If you qualify for Medicaid and are shown to need the type of care that is consistent with a nursing home, you may be able to have your room and board, meals and care covered. 

You may be required to forfeit a portion of your income to do so, as Medicaid allows nursing home beneficiaries to keep just a modest monthly allowance for personal spending. 

You may also be able to use Medicaid long-term care benefits in your own home should you choose to age in place. 

Resources for Nursing Home Shoppers in San Antonio

Anyone looking for a nursing home for a loved one in San Antonio may find the following resources beneficial. 

Christian Worstell
About the Author

Christian Worstell is a licensed insurance agent and a Senior Staff Writer for HelpAdvisor.com. He is passionate about helping people navigate the complexities of federal benefits and understand their coverage options.

His work has been featured in outlets such as VoxMSN, and The Washington Post, and he is a frequent contributor to health care and finance blogs.

Christian is a graduate of Shippensburg University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He currently lives in Raleigh, NC.

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