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Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc
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418 Chestnut St
Blowing Rock, NC
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Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc
418 Chestnut St
Blowing Rock
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 72 beds based in Blowing Rock, NC. At last check, the facility had 55 residents indicating that it is 76% 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 located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 62% of nursing homes in North Carolina.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Blowing Rock Hospital 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 08/25/2011.
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Description of Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc in Blowing Rock, NC

Number of Beds : 72

Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc, located in Blowing Rock, North Carolina provides the following services: Skilled Nursing Facility and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc has a very good hospital, Blowing Rock Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 90 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (28605) in North Carolina, where Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc can be found here.

Blowing Rock Hospital 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.

Also, Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc 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.


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Demographic Profile for Blowing Rock, NC,28605

Annual Crime
28605 Avg.
Violent Crimes 3 4
Property Crimes 3 4
Weather Conditions
Average High Temperature ° F
Average Low Temperature ° F
Rainy Days 40%
Average Rainfall 0 inches
Average Snowfall 0 inches
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
Air Quality 54.6 / 100
Water Quality 79 / 100
Superfund Sites 96 / 100
Physicians per 100k 247.6
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Overall 41% Above
Cost of Food 4% Above
Utilities 2% Below
Miscellaneous 1% Above
High School Graduate
Associate Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Degree 15.10%
Male Population 48.19%
Female Population 51.81%
Median Age 47 Years
Average Individual Income
Average Household Income $55,579
Population Change
Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Blowing Rock NC
Percent Religious 46.26%
Baptist 28.32%
Methodist 3.90%
Other Christian 3.36%
Catholic 3.12%
Lutheran 2.56%
All Other 5.0%
Breakdown of ethnicities in Blowing Rock NC
White  97.6%
Multiracial  0.6%
Hispanic/Latino  0.5%
Asian  0.4%
Black  0.4%
Other  0.1%
Hawaiian/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.