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Hart County Health Care Center
(855) 844-1492
1505 S Dixie St
Horse Cave, KY
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  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Hart County Health Care Center
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Hart County Health Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 104 beds based in Horse Cave, KY. At last check, the facility had 100 residents indicating that it is 96% occupied which is about average within the state of Kentucky. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family 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 Hart County Health Care Center, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 56% of nursing homes in Kentucky. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 1 stars to 2 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Hart County Health Care Center 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 12/08/2011.
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Description of Hart County Health Care Center in Horse Cave, KY

Number of Beds : 104

Hart County Health Care Center, located in Horse Cave, Kentucky provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Hart County Health Care Center has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Hart County Health Care Center has an average hospital, Caverna Memorial Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 71 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Hart County Health Care Center's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (42749) in Kentucky, where Hart County Health Care Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Hart County Health Care Center can be found here.

Hart County Health Care Center 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, Hart County Health Care Center 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 Horse Cave, KY,42749

    Annual Crime
    42749 Avg.
    Violent Crime 1 4
    Property Crime 1 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 96.1 / 100
    Water Quality 60 / 100
    Superfund Sites 89 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 43.3
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 25% Below
    Cost of Food 10% Below
    Utilities Equal to
    Miscellaneous 7% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 5.48%
    Male Population 48.93%
    Female Population 51.07%
    Median Age 39.1 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $31,308
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Horse Cave KY
    Percent Religious 49.95%
    Baptist 37.19%
    Other Christian 5.46%
    Methodist 4.64%
    All Other 2.65%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Horse Cave KY
    White  87.7%
    Black  10.7%
    Hispanic/Latino  0.6%
    Multiracial  0.6%
    Asian  0.2%
    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.