Big Elm Retirement and Nursing Centers

(866) 870-8999



  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Big Elm Retirement and Nursing Centers
1285 W A ST
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User Reviews

06/30/2015  -  An OurParents User Writes:

I honestly could not say I liked anything about it (most) cnas there are terrible people espcially one tall coloured women. She acts and feels as if she runs the place and she is mean. She is so unsesitive to patient and doesn't respect their privacy.

10/27/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

this place is a joke. they cna's run this place.. Administration has no say so in any situation. It is very sad. they tell them what they will and want do......

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Big Elm Retirement and Nursing Centers is a small, for profit, nursing home with 50 beds based in Kannapolis, NC. At last check, the facility had 46 residents indicating that it is 92% 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 Big Elm Retirement And Nursing Centers, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 60% of nursing homes in North Carolina.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Big Elm Retirement And Nursing Centers 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 lower than average. The most recent health inspection was on 11/21/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

03/13/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Big Elm has qualified staff who provide excellent care to the residents entrusted to our care. Our goal is to make the resident's life the best that it can be while not being at home. We also want to rehab and return to home those residents who do not need to be long-term care. We welcome concerns to be brought to our attention so that we may address and correct them. Our staff loves their residents as if they are part of their families, which they are.

09/10/2010  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Appalling lack of concern paid to residents by staff--witnessed one staff member mocking a resident who was vomiting, and unable to help herself. Residents are rushed through their meals, left to sit in wheelchairs in dirty undergarments for hours on end. If this was an animal shelter it would be shut down for abuse and neglect.

Description of Big Elm Retirement and Nursing Centers in KANNAPOLIS, NC

Number of Beds : 50

When you want to experience a warm, caring staff and quality nursing home services, live at Big Elm Nursing Center in Kannapolis, NC. Nursing homes provide care of chronic conditions as well as shorter-term convalescent and rehab care. A skilled community within nursing care provides residents with continual medical attention and assistance with a view towards meeting emotional and mental needs. Most residents share a room, with healthy meals provided in a central dining room. An activity director designs an activity and events plan to cultivate mental, physical, and social health. Big Elm Nursing Center provides a low-maintenance lifestyle and the assistance seniors need to enjoy retirement. In this community, nursing home services are provided. Nursing home care gives the highest level of attention in the senior space. When you are ready to learn more about Big Elm Nursing Center, call a care advisor for more details.


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Demographic Profile for KANNAPOLIS, NC, 28081


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
36.5 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

16% Below
Cost of Food
3% Above
4% Below
1% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
83 / 100
Water Quality
90 / 100
Superfund Sites
30 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes