These are the best and worst nursing homes near Wichita, according to federal ratings

By Lindsay Smith, The Wichita Eagle | February 6, 2023

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has 40 nursing homes listed in Wichita and the surrounding area. The agency assigns ratings to each by looking at three factors: health inspections, staffing and quality measures.
Below is every nursing home the agency shows for the Wichita area, listed from lowest rating (one star) to the highest (five stars).
For more details about each nursing home, visit and click on “Nursing homes including rehab services.” Every nursing home within 25 miles of your location can be seen. You can also change the distance from your location.
One-star rated nursing homes
Meridian Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 1555 N Meridian St., Wichita; Lincoln Care and Rehab, 4007 E. Lincoln St., Wichita; Legacy at College Hill, 5005 E. 21st St. North, Wichita; Orchard Gardens, 1600 S. Woodlawn Blvd., Wichita; Advena Living at Fountainview, 601 N. Rose Hill Road, Rose Hill; Clearwater Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 620 E Wood St., Clearwater; Diversicare of Sedgwick, 712 N Monroe Ave., Box 49, Sedgwick; Wheat State Manor, 601 S Main St., Whitewater.
Two-star rated nursing homes
Homestead Health Center, 2133 S. Elizabeth St., Wichita; Lakepoint Wichita LLC, 1315 N. West St., Wichita; Sandpiper Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, 5808 W. 8th St. North, Wichita; Rolling Hills Health and Rehab, 1319 Seville St., Wichita; Catholic Care Center Inc., 6700 E. 45th St. North, Bel Aire; Azria Health Wichita, 7057 West Village Circle, Wichita; Diversicare of Haysville, 215 N. Lamar Ave., Haysville; Westview of Derby Rehabilitation & Health Care Cen, 445 N. Westview Drive, Derby; Medicalodges Goddard, 501 Easy St., Goddard; Villa Maria, 116 S Central Ave., Mulvane; Mount Hope Nursing Center, 704 E Main St., Mount Hope; Halstead Health and Rehabilitation Center, 915 McNair St., Halstead.
Three-star rated nursing homes
Life Care Center of Wichita, 622 N. Edgemoor St., Wichita; Life Care Center of Andover, 621 W. 21st, Andover; Lakepoint Augusta LLC, 901 Lakepoint Drive, Augusta; Paramount Community Living and Rehab Inc., 200 SW 14th, Newton; 67114 Newton Presbyterian Manor, 1200 E. 7th St., Newton.
Four-star rated nursing homes
Wichita Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare, 7101 E. 21st St. North, Wichita; Family Health & Rehabilitation Center, 639 S. Maize Court, Wichita; Avita Health and Rehab at Reeds Cove, 2114 N. 127th Court East, Wichita; Derby Health & Rehabilitation LLC, 731 Klein Circle, Derby; Kansas Christian Home, 1035 SE 3rd St., Newton; Cheney Golden Age Home, 724 N. Main, Cheney.
Five-star rated nursing homes
Via Christi Village McLean Inc., 777 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita; Mount St Mary, 3700 E. Lincoln St., Wichita; Medicalodges Wichita, 2280 S. Minneapolis Ave.; Caritas Center Inc., 1400 S. Sheriden St., Wichita; Wichita Presbyterian Manor, 4700 W. 13th St. North; Larksfield Place, 2828 N. Governeour, Wichita; Via Christi Village Ridge, 3636 N. Ridge Road, Building 400, Wichita; Center at Waterfront LLC, 1541 North Lindberg Circle, Wichita; Regent Park Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 10604 East 13th St., Wichita.
Lindsay Smith is a service journalism reporter for The Wichita Eagle.