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Description of St. Mary's Transitional Care Unit in Knoxville, TN
Number of Beds : 25
St. Mary's Transitional Care Unit, located in Knoxville, Tennessee provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. St. Mary's Transitional Care Unit has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. St. Mary's Transitional Care Unit 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 St. Mary's Transitional Care Unit's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (37917) in Tennessee, where St. Mary's Transitional Care Unit is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for St. Mary's Transitional Care Unit can be found here.
St. Mary's Transitional Care Unit 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, St. Mary's Transitional Care Unit 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.
For more information about St. Mary's Transitional Care Unit call (866) 871-8508 to speak with a local Care Advisor
Demographic Profile for Knoxville, TN,37917
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