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Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc
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Address:
1915 S 74 Th St
Fort Smith, AR
Housing Types:
  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc
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1915 S 74 Th St
Fort Smith
AR
72903
USA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Methodist Nursing Home of Fort Smith, Inc is a large, not for profit, nursing home with 145 beds based in Fort Smith, AR. At last check, the facility had 122 residents indicating that it is 84% occupied which is about average within the state of Arkansas. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 63% of nursing homes in Arkansas.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc with other senior care providers in Arkansas. 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 about 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 06/15/2012.
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12/04/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Attractive physical facility with many amenities, friendly, helpful staff. Great central location, beautiful grounds.



Description of Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc in Fort Smith, AR

Number of Beds : 145

Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc, located in Fort Smith, Arkansas provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc has a very good hospital, St Edward Mercy Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 86 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (72903) in Arkansas, where Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Methodist Nursing Home Of Fort Smith, Inc can be found here.

Methodist Nursing Home of Fort Smith, Inc 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, Methodist Nursing Home of Fort Smith, Inc 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 Fort Smith, AR,72903

    Annual Crime
    72903 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 6 4
    Property Crimes 7 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 26%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 73.6 / 100
    Water Quality 52 / 100
    Superfund Sites 52 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 289
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 19% Below
    Cost of Food 13% Below
    Utilities 6% Below
    Miscellaneous 7% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 9.98%
    People
    Male Population 47.70%
    Female Population 52.30%
    Median Age 40.6 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $46,943
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Fort Smith AR
    Percent Religious 68.12%
    Baptist 35.14%
    Catholic 10.62%
    Methodist 6.42%
    Other Christian 6.09%
    Pentecostal 5.24%
    All Other 4.63%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Fort Smith AR
    White  84.7%
    Hispanic/Latino  5.1%
    Black  4.6%
    Asian  2.4%
    Multiracial  1.8%
    Native American  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.