Cherokee County Nursing Center

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1504 N Cedar Ave, Tahlequah, OK

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Tahlequah, OK
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Cherokee County Nursing Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 100 beds based in Tahlequah, OK. At last check, the facility had 86 residents indicating that it is 86% occupied which is more than average within the state of Oklahoma. 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 Cherokee County Nursing Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 67% of nursing homes in Oklahoma. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 4 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Cherokee County Nursing Center with other senior care providers in Oklahoma. 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 03/22/2012.
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Description of Cherokee County Nursing Center in Tahlequah, OK

Number of Beds : 100

Cherokee County Nursing Center, located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Cherokee County Nursing Center has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Cherokee County Nursing Center has a very good hospital, Tahlequah City Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Cherokee County Nursing Center's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (74464) in Oklahoma, where Cherokee County Nursing Center is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Cherokee County Nursing Center can be found here.

Cherokee County Nursing 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, Cherokee County Nursing 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 Tahlequah, OK,74464

    Annual Crime
    74464 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4 4
    Property Crimes 5 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 23%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 71 / 100
    Water Quality 45 / 100
    Superfund Sites 101 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 153.2
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 23% Below
    Cost of Food 5% Below
    Utilities 12% Below
    Miscellaneous 5% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 11.91%
    Male Population 48.69%
    Female Population 51.31%
    Median Age 30.8 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $33,047
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Tahlequah OK
    Percent Religious 35.54%
    Baptist 19.41%
    Other Christian 4.75%
    Pentecostal 4.42%
    Methodist 3.59%
    All Other 3.39%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Tahlequah OK
    White  52.4%
    Native American  33%
    Multiracial  7.1%
    Hispanic/Latino  5.3%
    Black  1.6%
    Asian  0.3%

    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.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Tahlequah City Hospital

    1400 East Downing Street
    Tahlequah OK 74465
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 918-456-0641
    Average Rating: 85%

    W W Hastings Indian Hospital

    100 S Bliss
    Tahlequah OK 74464
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 918-456-3612
    Average Rating: 83%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Wal Mart Stores East Lp

    2020 S Muskogee Ave
    Distance: 1.4 miles
    (918) 456-2437

    Cherokee Hills Pharmacy

    1607 D S Muskogee
    Distance: 1.4 miles
    (918) 456-2581

    Tmc Pharmacy Inc.

    1500 E Downing St
    Distance: 1.4 miles
    (918) 456-8811
    Nearby Churches

    Abundant Life Fellowship

    1330 N Cedar Ave
    Tahlequah, OK
    Distance: 0.2 miles
    (918) 458-0040

    Calvary Assembly Of God

    1005 E 1st St
    Tahlequah, OK
    Distance: 1.9 miles
    (918) 458-9373

    First Lutheran Church

    2111 Mahaney Avenue
    Tahlequah, OK
    Distance: 3.0 miles
    (918) 456-5070

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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