FAQs

Bivins Pointe, formerly Childer’s Place, leads the way in short-term rehabilitation care by offering innovative training techniques, professional expertise, and personal attention to every resident. Bivins has transcended to the next level of thinking in elder care – with goals to help patients return home healthy as soon as possible, and most importantly, minimize hospital readmissions.
Yes, Bivins Pointe does offer private pay Long Term Care suites. Each room is beautifully designed, with 350 square feet of living space and a private bath. For a tour please call us at 350-2200.
Yes, for our short-term rehabilitation care – Bivins Pointe will accept payment from Medicare for those Medicare covered services and supplies provided to the Patient if the Patient is, or becomes eligible for Medicare benefits according to Medicare guidelines. Bivins Pointe will also accept payment from the patient’s primary insurance (other than Medicare) when prior authorization for care and treatment has been obtained. Patient/Patient Representative agrees to pay for charges for care and services not authorized by the patient’s primary insurance. Our facility does not participate in the Medicaid Program.
Bivins Pointe will provide each rehab patient with a private room, skilled nursing care and treatment, rehabilitation services that are medically necessary (Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapies available) medications, supplies, medical testing (x-rays, laboratory) three meals per day, snacks, routine personal hygiene items, telephone in room, cable television, linen and routine laundry services, housekeeping services, enrichment activities and social services.
Bivins Pointe is always looking to strengthen our relationships with area medical partners, physicians, case managers, and social workers. We are conveniently located in the center of Amarillo’s Medical District & scenic Medi Park and always welcome medical partners to join us for a tour or to learn more about our facility. To refer patients please contact our Nurse Liaison, Linda Bulkley directly at (806) 350-2292 or (806) 676-5719.
Pants, shorts, pajamas, robe
Tennis shoes or comfortable shoes with a non-slip sole, socks, under garments
Eye glasses & hearing aids
Insurance cards and Driver’s License
At Bivins Pointe patients have the right to receive visitors whenever they choose (24 hours a day), however the doors are locked from 9pm-8am for extra security. Visitors ring the buzzer for clearance to come into the building during those hours.
Bivins Pointe participates in a Safe Patient Handling Program. Staff will assess the patient to determine if it is necessary to utilize a lift while moving them about the facility.
Bivins Pointe participates in Smart Bed functions. Each patient room will include sensors and bed pads that alert the pagers worn by our care partners and nursing team; this helps to prevent falls and allows for better patient care.
Yes, we encourage patients who have recently discharged from our inpatient rehab care to join our Bfit Gym for continued services as an outpatient. When those services are complete we urge them to purchase a monthly membership in order to continue their wellness routine. Discounted rates apply to couples who join together.