Baptist Convalescent Center
450 College St, Newport, TN
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Description of Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport, TN
Number of Beds : 56
Baptist Convalescent Center, located in Newport, Tennessee provides the following services: Skilled Nursing Facility and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicaid. Baptist Convalescent Center has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Baptist Convalescent Center has a very good hospital, Baptist Hospital Of Cocke County, located nearby, which scored a 81 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Baptist Convalescent Center's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (37821) in Tennessee, where Baptist Convalescent Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Baptist Convalescent Center can be found here.
Baptist Convalescent Center 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, Baptist Convalescent Center 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 Baptist Convalescent Center call (866) 321-8202 to speak with a local Care Advisor
Demographic Profile for Newport, TN,37821
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