Cherokee County Nursing Home

(855) 844-1492

877 Cedar Bluff Rd, Centre, AL

Cherokee County Nursing Home
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877 CEDAR BLUFF RD
CENTRE
AL
00000
USA
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877 Cedar Bluff Rd
Centre, AL
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Cherokee County Nursing Home is a large, for profit, nursing home with 185 beds based in Centre, AL. At last check, the facility had 175 residents indicating that it is 95% occupied which is about average within the state of Alabama. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Cherokee County Nursing Home, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 81% of nursing homes in Alabama. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 3 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Cherokee County Nursing Home with other senior care providers in Alabama. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 05/24/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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Description of Cherokee County Nursing Home in Centre, AL

Built In 1955 , Number of Beds : 185

Cherokee County Nursing Home, located in Centre, Alabama provides the following services: Nursing Home and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. Cherokee County Nursing Home has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Cherokee County Nursing Home has a very good hospital, Cherokee Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 82 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Cherokee County Nursing Home's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Alabama, where Cherokee County Nursing Home is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Cherokee County Nursing Home can be found here.

Cherokee County Nursing Home is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Parking & Transportation

  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • Sauna/Whirlpool
  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegetarian
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Security Staff on Premises
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Behavioral Support

  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
  • Memory Care Services

  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7
  • For more information about Cherokee County Nursing Home call (855) 844-1492 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Centre, AL,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Centre AL
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Cherokee Medical Center

    400 Northwood Dr
    Centre AL 35960
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 256-927-5531
    Average Rating: 82%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    K Mart Corp

    1525 Chesnut Byp
    Distance: 1.3 miles
    (256) 927-8050

    Wal Mart Stores East Lp

    1950 W Main St
    Distance: 1.3 miles
    (256) 927-9911

    J & A Pharmacy Inc Centre

    1490 Chesnut Bypass
    Distance: 1.3 miles
    (256) 927-8539
    Nearby Churches

    Allen John

    1765 County Road 69
    Centre, AL
    Distance: 1.9 miles
    (256) 927-7385
    Nearby Parks

    Public Parks & Rec Board

    104B Northwood Dr
    Centre, AL
    Distance: 0.4 miles

    Windom Ball Field

    Centre, AL
    Distance: 0.8 miles

    Centre City Park

    Centre, AL
    Distance: 0.8 miles
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Continued Care Community
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No