Nurse Care of Buckhead

(866) 871-4548

2920 Pharr Court South Nw, ATLANTA, GA


  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

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

05/07/2016  -  An Interested Visitor Writes:

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07/02/2015  -  An OurParents User Writes:

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    07/23/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    I would not recommend this place for long term care or rehabalitation.

    07/12/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    They take very poor care of my mother. I'm getting her out ASAP. Could never recommend.

    11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    Nurse Care of Buckhead is a large, for profit, nursing home with 220 beds based in Atlanta, GA. At last check, the facility had 216 residents indicating that it is 98% 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 Nurse Care Of Buckhead, 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 Nurse Care Of Buckhead 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 02/23/2012.
    To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

    03/13/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    please if you have a family member here pay close attention. you can be misled my family member fell no call me also i had to demand he go the emergency room .after going to the emergency room he was admitted to hospital .he was at the facility only three days before this happen. what do you call it.negelent or what just beware.

    Response: Yes, I agree with you my mother was there 1 month and she is a diabetic. This nursing care provider did not give her meds for 10 days and she was hospitalized. Looks good as far as appearance, but if you love your friend or family member...keep looking.

    Response: I visited this facility and was appalled at the apparent fire hazard of electrical outlet, blackened like it had caught fire. I also felt like I needed a bath when I left the place. Equipment was very old, beds circa 1925, with thin hand cranks.

    Response: My loved one has been at this facility for years. The facility is clean, the staff is freidndly and administration is responsive.

    Description of Nurse Care of Buckhead in ATLANTA, GA

    Number of Beds : 220

    Nurse Care Of Buckhead, located in Atlanta, Georgia provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Nurse Care Of Buckhead has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Nurse Care Of Buckhead has a very good hospital, Atlanta Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 84 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Nurse Care Of Buckhead's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (30305) in Georgia, where Nurse Care Of Buckhead is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Nurse Care Of Buckhead can be found here.

    Nurse Care of Buckhead 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, Nurse Care of Buckhead 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 ATLANTA, GA, 30305


    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age
    40.9 Years
    Average Household Income

    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average

    24% Above
    Cost of Food
    4% Below
    14% Below
    1% Below

    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

    Air Quality
    6 / 100
    Water Quality
    48 / 100
    Superfund Sites
    49 / 100
    Physicians per 100k

    Annual Crime

    Violent Crimes
    Property Crimes