Heritage Healthcare Of Athens

(877) 525-5410

139 Alps Rd, Athens, GA

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139 Alps Rd
Athens, GA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Heritage Healthcare of Athens is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Athens, GA. At last check, the facility had 114 residents indicating that it is 95% occupied which is about average within the state of Georgia. 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 Heritage Healthcare Of Athens, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 62% of nursing homes in Georgia. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 4 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Heritage Healthcare Of Athens with other senior care providers in Georgia. 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 06/23/2011.
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Description of Heritage Healthcare Of Athens in Athens, GA

Number of Beds : 120

Heritage Healthcare Of Athens, located in Athens, Georgia provides the following services: Nursing Home and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Heritage Healthcare Of Athens has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Heritage Healthcare Of Athens has a very good hospital, St Mary's Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Heritage Healthcare Of Athens's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Georgia, where Heritage Healthcare Of Athens is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Heritage Healthcare Of Athens can be found here.

Heritage Healthcare of Athens 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.


Parking & Transportation

  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Restaurant Style
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Memory Care Services

  • 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
  • For more information about Heritage Healthcare Of Athens call (877) 525-5410 to speak with a local Care Advisor

    Demographic Profile for Athens, GA,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
    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
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Athens GA
    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

    St Mary's Hospital

    1230 Baxter Street
    Athens GA 30606
    Distance: 0 miles
    Tel: 706-389-3930
    Average Rating: 85%

    Athens Regional Medical Center

    1199 Prince Avenue
    Athens GA 30606
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 706-475-7000
    Average Rating: 93%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Village Drug Shop Of Athens Inc

    740 Prince Ave
    Distance: 0.8 miles
    (706) 548-4444

    Publix Super Markets Inc

    3620 Atlanta Hwy
    Distance: 0.8 miles
    (706) 208-3706

    Athens Custom Meds Inc

    810 A Hawthorne Ave
    Distance: 0.8 miles
    (706) 433-0246
    Nearby Churches

    Hill Chapel Baptist Church

    PO Box 5231
    Athens, GA
    Distance: 0.2 miles

    St Stephen's Church

    PO Box 5223
    Athens, GA
    Distance: 0.2 miles

    Central Presbyterian Church

    PO Box 5575
    Athens, GA
    Distance: 0.2 miles
    Nearby Parks

    Rocksprings Park

    105 Columbus St
    Athens, GA
    Distance: 0.7 miles

    Softball Field

    705 Sunset Dr
    Athens, GA
    Distance: 1.2 miles

    Bishop Park

    705 Sunset Dr
    Athens, GA
    Distance: 1.2 miles

  • Nursing Home
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Payment Options

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

  • We offer many organized events such as cultural
  • educational
  • religious and social activities. We offer many recreational and organized events such as cultural
  • educational
  • religious
  • and social activities. We offer many organized events such as cultural
  • educational
  • religious and social activities.