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Sunbridge Care Lafollette
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136 Davis Ln
La Follette, TN
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Sunbridge Care Lafollette is a large, for profit, nursing home with 182 beds based in La Follette, TN. At last check, the facility had 162 residents indicating that it is 89% 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 Sunbridge Care Lafollette, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 86% of nursing homes in Tennessee.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Sunbridge Care Lafollette 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 10/10/2012.
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Description of Sunbridge Care Lafollette in La Follette, TN

Number of Beds : 182

Sunbridge Care Lafollette, located in La Follette, Tennessee provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Sunbridge Care Lafollette has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Sunbridge Care Lafollette has a very good hospital, St Mary's Medical Center Of Campbell County, located nearby, which scored a 87 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Sunbridge Care Lafollette's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (37766) in Tennessee, where Sunbridge Care Lafollette is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Sunbridge Care Lafollette can be found here.

Sunbridge Care Lafollette 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, Sunbridge Care Lafollette 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 La Follette, TN,37766

    Annual Crime
    37766 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 6 4
    Property Crimes 9 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 33%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 89 / 100
    Water Quality 60 / 100
    Superfund Sites 82 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 81.4
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 28% Below
    Cost of Food 8% Below
    Utilities 8% Below
    Miscellaneous 5% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 2.53%
    Male Population 48.05%
    Female Population 51.95%
    Median Age 41.4 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $27,471
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in La Follette TN
    Percent Religious 36.16%
    Baptist 27.25%
    Pentecostal 3.76%
    Methodist 2.58%
    All Other 2.57%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in La Follette TN
    White  97.9%
    Multiracial  0.8%
    Hispanic/Latino  0.5%
    Black  0.2%
    Asian  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.