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Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc

(866) 870-8999

3100 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK


  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 29 beds based in Ketchikan, AK. At last check, the facility had 16 residents indicating that it is 55% occupied which is less than average within the state of Alaska. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc, was 5 stars. Only 40% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Alaska.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc with other senior care providers in Alaska. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than 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 higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 05/10/2012.
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Description of Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc in Ketchikan, AK

Number of Beds : 29

Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc, located in Ketchikan, Alaska provides the following services: Skilled Nursing Facility and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc has an average hospital, Ketchikan General Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 80 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (99901) in Alaska, where Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc can be found here.

Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc 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.

Also, Ketchikan General Hosp Ltc is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

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Demographic Profile for Ketchikan, AK,99901


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
39.4 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

26% Above
Cost of Food
35% Above
31% Above
18% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
98 / 100
Water Quality
30 / 100
Superfund Sites
88 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes