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The University Place Nursing Center, located in an adjacent but separate building than the independent senior living community, is a highly rated skilled nursing facility (SNF) specializing in short-term, post-acute care for seniors. To learn more about our Nursing Center, complete the form below or call ((713) 541-2900.


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University Place Senior Living Community is a luxury retirement community for independent seniors that offers personal assistance services similar to home health as needed. We have been serving the Southwest Houston area for over 30 years, and our campus consists of the University Place Senior Apartments and the University Place Nursing Center.

At University Place, we offer our residents three levels of care:

Independent Senior Living

University Place makes it easy for retired adults to enjoy the freedom of independent living in their retirement years. With our unique location, residents are able to enjoy a multitude of cultural and recreational activities that Houston, TX provides.

Benefits such as prepared meals and housekeeping services give residents the freedom to concentrate on such things as education, hobbies, recreation, family or travel. The security and comfort of University Place minimize day-to-day worries.

Senior Independent Living Amenities at University Place

Man and woman drinking coffee and talking

In short, our senior living community is designed to encourage active lifestyles and free residents from some of the daily routines that would otherwise limit their choices. At University Place, we appreciate the magnitude of the decision to choose a retirement living environment. It represents change, a move our residents look back on as one of the best they have ever made. After experiencing the security and freedom that comes with a lifestyle free from home ownership worries, many of our residents wonder why they didn’t come to University Place sooner.

Personal Assistance Services

University Place's Personal Assistance Services (PAS), helps residents within their own homes on a temporary or short-term basis.

Return Residents to Their Active Lifestyles

PAS, in the short-term, is designed to quickly return residents to their active lifestyles and then provide further support in the long-term. Among the services offered are medication reminders, three daily meals and assistance available throughout a 24-hour period, enabling residents to live with greater independence for as long as possible.


Personal Services
  • Assistance bathing, toileting
  • Assistance grooming
  • Routine care of hair and skin
  • Assistance dressing
  • Assistance with dining
  • Assistance transferring
Reminder Services
  • As requested or needed
Medication Management
  • Secured storage at the Attendants' Station
  • Reminders to take prescription medication
  • Ordering and delivery of medications
  • Medication administration
Dining Services
  • Three meals/day in the Dining Room
  • Select menus daily/alternatives
  • Meals served by waitstaff
  • Private Dining Room available by reservation
  • Accommodations for special diets
Housekeeping Services
  • General cleaning once a week
  • Light housekeeping services daily, as needed
  • Daily bed making
  • Linen service once a week (Resident provides linen)
Medical Services
  • 24-hour Registered Nurse (RN) on call
  • 911 and physician calls
  • On-site 24-hour assistance
Activities, Social Functions/Community Outings
  • Grocery and other shopping
  • Movies and special programs
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Exercise Classes
  • Association meetings
  • Transportation to scheduled destinations
  • Shopping expeditions
  • Physician offices within this campus with prior scheduling
Therapies/Services (Available at Additional Charge)
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Life Line or other individual alert system

University Place Nursing Center

The University Place Nursing Center, located in an adjacent, but separate, building than the independent senior living community, is a highly rated skilled nursing facility (SNF) specializing in short-term, post-acute care for seniors. We also offer private pay options for long-term care in comfortable, affordable rooms.

The New Era of Short-Term Rehabilitation

University Place Nursing Center is part of the Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Network, and was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as being one of the best nursing facilities in all of Houston for 2019 and 2020.

The nursing Center is also rated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) as a 5-star facility for Quality of Patient Care, and 4-stars overall.

For patients who require short-term rehabilitation for skilled nursing needs and therapy following hospitalization, University Place is pleased to offer transitional rehabilitation care. The ultimate goal for this type of care –transitioning patients back to their homes and lives.

Nursing Center Medical Services

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • 24-hours nursing care
  • Registered nurse (RN) on staff 24-hours/day
  • Registered dietician
  • Infection control and prevention specialist
  • Wound care specialist
  • Complex wound care (including wound vac's)
  • IV antibiotics (multiple)
  • Midlines
  • PICC lines
  • Feeding tubes
  • Life-vest
  • Pain pumps
  • Colostomy/Ileostomy care
  • Nephrostomy tubes
  • Suprapubic catheters
  • Individual patient care plans
  • Transportation to and from follow-up appointments
  • Transportation to and from hemodialysis
  • Discharge planning by a licensed social worker
  • Respite/hospice care

See our list of accepted insurances »

Chefs take great care in preparing delicious, nutritious foods. Specialized diets and nutritional needs are met by registered dietitians.

University Place Nursing Center believes resident activities create and support an enriched environment that results in quality living based on individual lifestyle and capabilities. We provide one-on-one relationships, social group interaction, reality orientation and sensory stimulation, recreation and self-expression.

A full-time social services staff provides for the needs of both residents and their family members who might have questions or concerns.

Along with 24-hour nursing care, residents receive medication management and distribution by physicians and licensed nurses.

At all times, residents are under a physician’s direct care and also have access to podiatrists, dentists and ophthalmologists through scheduled visits.

Nursing Center Guests

As part of Memorial Herman Health System, University Place Nursing Center believes that highly involved friends and families always improve the quality of patient care, which is why we encourage around the clock visitation hours. Friends and family are welcome to visit their loved ones inside the nursing center at any time, and we encourage their presence as much as possible.

Accepted Insurance

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Prime HMO
  • Amerigroup Medicare
  • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
  • Amerigroup MMP
  • BCBS HealthSelect
  • BCBS Medicare PPO
  • BCBS Out of State
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal
  • Boon Chapman
  • Care Improvement Plus OON
  • Care Improvement Plus RPPO Regional
  • Cigna HealthSpring Advantage HMO
  • Community Health Marketplace
  • Coventry Medicare First Health
  • Humana Choice PPO
  • Humana Commercial
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Marketplace
  • Humana Medicare
  • KelseyCare
  • Medicare Part A & B
  • Medicare Part A (only)
  • Memorial Hermann Health Solutions
  • Molina Marketplace
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • Self-Pay
  • Texan Plus Classic
  • Texan Plus Value
  • Texan Plus Choice
  • United Dual Complete
  • United Health Choice
  • United HealthCare Commercial (including Marketplace)
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare MMP
  • United HealthCare Connected (TXMMP)
  • WellCare HMO/POS
  • Workers Compensation

*Check with your insurance plan to confirm coverage.