Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc

(855) 638-4685

315 Old Us Hwy 70 E, Black Mountain, NC

Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc
315 OLD US HWY 70 E
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315 Old Us Hwy 70 E
Black Mountain, NC
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01/30/2014 An Interested Visitor Writes: I must agree! They fire anyone who is worth a @#$%! No nursing supervision. Anyone in charge is an alcoholic or sleeping with someone in a higher place to cover up abuse and neglect! your parents would be safer in a shelter than in that place.

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    11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 100 beds based in Black Mountain, NC. At last check, the facility had 97 residents indicating that it is 97% occupied which is about average within the state of North Carolina. 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 Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 60% of nursing homes in North Carolina. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 3 stars.
    We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc with other senior care providers in North Carolina. 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 02/16/2012.
    To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here


    06/09/2011 An OurParents User Writes: i love there service


    Response: The service is terrible, all staff has attitude.
    They fire they're good CNA and replace with with fresh out of the box newbies who take no pride in there work. There active moto is she had a shower last week and the residents are rarely have residents changed for meals. The d.o.n is a drunk and I hear rumors of other administration having open drug addictions. This place is terrible

    Description of Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc in Black Mountain, NC

    Built In 1997 , Number of Beds : 100

    Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc, located in Black Mountain, North Carolina provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Accommodations at Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc, start at $5,400 a month. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (00000) in North Carolina, where Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc can be found here.

    Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc 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.


    Parking & Transportation

  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • Sauna/Whirlpool
  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Behavioral Support

  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Eye Care
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Patients
  • For more information about Mountain Ridge Wellness Center Ltc call (855) 638-4685 to speak with a local Care Advisor

    Demographic Profile for Black Mountain, NC,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Black Mountain NC
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 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.

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  • Nursing Home
  • Payment Options

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

  • Bible Study
  • Karoke
  • Bingo
  • Crafts
  • Red Hat Society
  • Ministry
  • Music