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Life Care Center Of East Ridge

(866) 871-1344

1500 Fincher Ave, East Ridge, TN


  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Life Care Center Of East Ridge
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Life Care Center of East Ridge is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 130 beds based in East Ridge, TN. At last check, the facility had 100 residents indicating that it is 77% occupied which is about average within the state of Tennessee. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family 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 Life Care Center Of East Ridge, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 79% of nursing homes in Tennessee. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 2 stars to 1 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Life Care Center Of East Ridge 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 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 08/15/2012.
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01/16/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

this place was the best place for my nanny ... theytook real good care of her and got her back to walking and they were very loving and helpful to our family

Description of Life Care Center Of East Ridge in East Ridge, TN

Number of Beds : 130

Life Care Center Of East Ridge, located in East Ridge, Tennessee provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Life Care Center Of East Ridge has received 1 star from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Life Care Center Of East Ridge has a very good hospital, Hutcheson Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 84 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Life Care Center Of East Ridge's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (37412) in Tennessee, where Life Care Center Of East Ridge is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Life Care Center Of East Ridge can be found here.

Life Care Center of East Ridge 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.

Demographic Profile for East Ridge, TN,37412


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
42.8 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

22% Below
Cost of Food
2% Below
16% Below
9% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
24.3 / 100
Water Quality
50 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes