Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders

(877) 525-5410

2120 Highland Ave, Knoxville, TN

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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 166 beds based in Knoxville, TN. At last check, the facility had 157 residents indicating that it is 95% 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 is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 64% of nursing homes in Tennessee.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders 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 02/08/2012.
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Description of Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders in Knoxville, TN

Number of Beds : 166

Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders, located in Knoxville, Tennessee provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders has a very good hospital, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 97 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (37916) in Tennessee, where Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders can be found here.

Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders 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, Nhc Healthcare, Ft Sanders 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 Knoxville, TN,37916

    Annual Crime
    37916 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 8 4
    Property Crimes 9 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 32%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 16.1 / 100
    Water Quality 60 / 100
    Superfund Sites 88 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 373.7
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 3% Below
    Cost of Food 13% Below
    Utilities 4% Above
    Miscellaneous Equal to
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 21.97%
    Male Population 52.78%
    Female Population 47.22%
    Median Age 20.8 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $13,387
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Knoxville TN
    Percent Religious 61.03%
    Baptist 32.77%
    Methodist 6.52%
    Other Christian 5.71%
    Catholic 4.81%
    Presbyterian 4.71%
    Pentecostal 2.45%
    All Other 4.07%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Knoxville TN
    White  84%
    Black  7.3%
    Asian  5.6%
    Hispanic/Latino  1.4%
    Multiracial  1.4%
    Other  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.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

    1901 W Clinch Ave
    Knoxville TN 37916
    Distance: 0 miles
    Tel: 865-541-1101
    Average Rating: 97%

    University Of Tn Memorial Hospital

    1924 Alcoa Highway
    Knoxville TN 37920
    Distance: 2 miles
    Tel: 865-544-9000
    Average Rating: 94%

    Parkwest Medical Center

    9352 Park West Blvd
    Knoxville TN 37923
    Distance: 9 miles
    Tel: 865-373-1000
    Average Rating: 83%
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    1725 West Cumberland Ave
    Distance: 0.6 miles
    (865) 525-2918

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    Distance: 2.8 miles
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    K Va T Food Stores Inc

    5801 Western Ave
    Distance: 2.8 miles
    (865) 584-0115
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    Distance: 0.4 miles
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    Knoxville, TN
    Distance: 0.4 miles

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    Distance: 0.5 miles
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  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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