Knox County Hospital

(866) 965-2891

80 Hospital Dr, Barbourville, KY

Knox County Hospital
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80 HOSPITAL DR
BARBOURVILLE
KY
40906
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80 Hospital Dr
Barbourville, KY
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Knox County Hospital is a small, for profit, nursing home with 16 beds based in Barbourville, KY. At last check, the facility had 16 residents indicating that it is 100% occupied which is about average within the state of Kentucky. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Knox County Hospital, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 88% of nursing homes in Kentucky. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 2 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Knox County Hospital with other senior care providers in Kentucky. 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 07/18/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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Description of Knox County Hospital in Barbourville, KY

Number of Beds : 16

Knox County Hospital, located in Barbourville, Kentucky provides the following services: Micro-Community, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home, and Assisted Living. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Knox County Hospital has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Knox County Hospital has an average hospital, Knox County Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 73 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Knox County Hospital's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (40906) in Kentucky, where Knox County Hospital is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Knox County Hospital can be found here.

Knox County Hospital 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, Knox County Hospital is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Knox County Hospital is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, Knox County Hospital 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.

Amenities

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  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • For more information about Knox County Hospital call (866) 965-2891 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Barbourville, KY,40906

    Annual Crime
    40906 Avg.
    Violent Crime 1 4
    Property Crime 1 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 37%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 92.7 / 100
    Water Quality 80 / 100
    Superfund Sites 97 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 59.8
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 25% Below
    Cost of Food 12% Below
    Utilities 2% Above
    Miscellaneous 5% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 6.41%
    People
    Male Population 47.94%
    Female Population 52.06%
    Median Age 35.9 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $21,293
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Barbourville KY
    Percent Religious 56.46%
    Baptist 48.55%
    Catholic 2.28%
    Other Christian 2.20%
    All Other 3.43%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Barbourville KY
    White  95.7%
    Black  2.1%
    Multiracial  1%
    Hispanic/Latino  0.6%
    Asian  0.1%
    Other  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

    Knox County Hospital

    80 Hospital Drive
    Barbourville KY 40906
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 606-546-4175
    Average Rating: 73%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Knox Professional Pharmacy Inc

    511 Knox St
    Distance: 0.2 miles
    (606) 546-3171

    Hinkle Hometown Drug Store Inc

    590 Old 25 E
    Distance: 0.2 miles
    (606) 546-8860

    Wal Mart Stores East Lp

    301 Parkway Plz
    Distance: 0.2 miles
    (606) 546-5477
    Nearby Churches

    Barbourville Church Of God

    264 PO Box
    Heidrick, KY
    Distance: 1.3 miles
    (859) 548-4987

    Artemus Baptist Church

    3085 Ky 225
    Artemus, KY
    Distance: 3.8 miles
    (606) 546-4245

    Knox Association Of Baptists

    10419 N Us Highway 25e
    Gray, KY
    Distance: 8.9 miles
    (606) 528-2370
    Nearby Parks

    Walker Memorial State Park

    459 Kentucky 6
    Barbourville, KY
    Distance: 2.5 miles
    Services

  • Micro-Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Payment Options

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