Helpful Information

Future residents and their family members can find important information and answers to frequently asked questions. It our desires to assist you with this important decision.

Freguently Asked Questions

1. Can I leave and go home for visits? Yes. Daytrips for long term care are unlimited. Medicaid limits overnights trips to 7 per year.  Private pay theraputic leave/ hospital stays may be arranged with the administration.  Care paid by Medicare does not premit leaving except for specific situations.


2. What are visiting hours?  Posted visiting hours are 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Residents may choose to have special visitors 24/7 or any choice of hours.


3. Can pets visit? Yes, any pet with proof of vaccinations is welcome. Proof must be shown on the first visit; copies will be made and kept on file. Pets must be on a leash or attended. No pet is allowed in the dining room during meal times.


4. Can I bring in my own furnishings if I prefer. Yes. We will work with you to accommodate any furnishing that fits your room space. We provide all furnishings otherwise.


5. What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? Medicaid is financial assistiance provided by the state and is income based. Medicaid funds may pay for nursing home care. (Application is through the local DHS office. Ph:580-430-3100)  Medicare is the insurance provided by the government for some of your medical costs. 


6. Does Medicare pay for me to live at Beadles Nursing Home? Medicare A payment is limited by qualifing conditons and number of days.

  • A hospital stay must be over three consecutive mid-nights.
  • A Physician must order skilled services for qualifying diagnosis.
  • Payment is limited to 100% for first 20 days; 21-100 days requires the resident or supplemental insurance to co-pay the first $164.50 per day. The co-pay is set by Medicare and subject to change.
  • The resident may or may not qualify for the entire 100 days of benefit based on conditon or progress.  Please inquire for details regarding this benefit.


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Beadles Nursing Home
916 Noble Street
Alva, Oklahoma 73717


Phone: (580) 327-1274

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