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Bells Nursing Home Inc

(866) 825-8318

260 Herndon Dr, Bells, TN


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Bells Nursing Home Inc
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Bells Nursing Home Inc is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Bells, TN. At last check, the facility had 106 residents indicating that it is 88% occupied which is about average within the state of Tennessee. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Bells Nursing Home Inc, was 5 stars. Only 13% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Tennessee. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 4 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Bells Nursing Home Inc with other senior care providers in Tennessee. 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 higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 03/08/2012.
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Description of Bells Nursing Home Inc in Bells, TN

Number of Beds : 120

Bells Nursing Home Inc, located in Bells, Tennessee provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Senior Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Bells Nursing Home Inc has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. A more detailed description of the types of care for Bells Nursing Home Inc can be found here.

Bells Nursing Home Inc 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, Bells Nursing Home Inc is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Bells Nursing Home Inc is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.