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Tift Health Care, Inc
(866) 869-2130
2002 Tift Ave N
Tifton, GA
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  • Senior Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Tift Health Care, Inc is a large, for profit, nursing home with 178 beds based in Tifton, GA. At last check, the facility had 139 residents indicating that it is 78% 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 Tift Health Care, Inc, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 80% of nursing homes in Georgia. Please note, that this nursing home has been designated a "Special Focus Facility" due to a variety of problems. It has been designated as such since 11/20/2012.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Tift Health Care, Inc 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 05/04/2012.
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05/08/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: I was there one weekend and over heard 2 employee fussing and cursing each other back and forth loud in the hallway very disrespectful.The weekend shifts and night shift are horrible associates that really need to be paid more attention to.They are rude and unhelpful.They need better supervision to monitor the staff at night.

Description of Tift Health Care, Inc in Tifton, GA

Number of Beds : 178

Tift Health Care, Inc, located in Tifton, Georgia provides the following services: Nursing Home, Senior Community, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Tift Health Care, Inc has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Tift Health Care, Inc has a very good hospital, Tift Regional Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Tift Health Care, Inc's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (31794) in Georgia, where Tift Health Care, Inc is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Tift Health Care, Inc can be found here.

Tift Health Care, 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, Tift Health Care, Inc is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Also, Tift Health Care, 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 Tifton, GA,31794

    Annual Crime
    31794 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 8 4
    Property Crimes 9 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 28%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 84 / 100
    Water Quality 73 / 100
    Superfund Sites 20 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 258.9
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 22% Below
    Cost of Food 1% Below
    Utilities 8% Below
    Miscellaneous 6% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 6.42%
    Male Population 48.17%
    Female Population 51.83%
    Median Age 33.6 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $37,911
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Tifton GA
    Percent Religious 54.44%
    Baptist 35.69%
    Methodist 6.86%
    Pentecostal 6.12%
    All Other 5.77%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Tifton GA
    White  62.5%
    Black  29.1%
    Hispanic/Latino  6.6%
    Asian  1.1%
    Multiracial  0.6%

    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.