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Lackey Convalescent Home

(866) 871-1344

266 N First Ave, Forest, MS


  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

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

12/28/2014  -  An OurParents User Writes:

I am sorry to say that of all the nursing homes and care facilities I have had the opportunity to visit or work in during my 25yrs of professional health care, the Lackey Convalescent Home is the worst example I have witnessed. I am especially sorry to say that I have a family member who is being "held" there. The odor meets you in the parking lot and the entrance is lined with the poor inhabitants in wheelchairs/chairs, with staff manning the front desk, and no hint of medical "care". Has the MS State Health Department ever visited this facility?

Description of Lackey Convalescent Home in Forest, MS

Number of Beds : 20

Lackey Convalescent Home, located in Forest, Mississippi provides the following services: Nursing Home. Lackey Convalescent Home has an average user review rating of 1 star. Lackey Convalescent Home has an average hospital, Lackey Memorial Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 65 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Lackey Convalescent Home's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (39074) in Mississippi, where Lackey Convalescent Home is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Lackey Convalescent Home can be found here.

Lackey Convalescent Home 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.

Demographic Profile for Forest, MS,39074


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
33.8 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

28% Below
Cost of Food
8% Below
13% Above
6% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
92.5 / 100
Water Quality
20 / 100
Superfund Sites
99 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes