Baptist Convalescent Center

(866) 321-8202

450 College St, Newport, TN

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Newport, TN
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Baptist Convalescent Center is a small, for profit, nursing home with 56 beds based in Newport, TN. At last check, the facility had 55 residents indicating that it is 98% occupied which is about average within the state of Tennessee. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Baptist Convalescent Center, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 64% of nursing homes in Tennessee.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Baptist Convalescent Center 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 lower than average. The most recent health inspection was on 05/09/2012.
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11/09/2010 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: The Baptist Convalescent Center provided excellent care to my grandmother while she was there. The staff were all compasionate about caring for the elderly and were really there for her and the family during her last days. We couldn't have chosen a better place for her, since she couldn't be taken care of at home.


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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.



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    Demographic Profile for Newport, TN,37821

    Annual Crime
    37821 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 8 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 90 / 100
    Water Quality 85 / 100
    Superfund Sites 50 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 53.8
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 26% Below
    Cost of Food 8% Below
    Utilities 9% Below
    Miscellaneous 6% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 1.77%
    Male Population 48.03%
    Female Population 51.97%
    Median Age 39.8 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $28,308
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Newport TN
    Percent Religious 43.91%
    Baptist 31.56%
    Other Christian 3.88%
    Methodist 3.49%
    Pentecostal 3.03%
    All Other 1.95%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Newport TN
    White  94.8%
    Black  2.7%
    Hispanic/Latino  1%
    Multiracial  1%
    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.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Baptist Hospital Of Cocke County

    435 2 Nd St
    Newport TN 37821
    Distance: 0 miles
    Tel: 423-625-2200
    Average Rating: 81%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    K Va T Food Stores Inc

    181 Western Plaza Way
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (423) 613-9106

    Wal Mart Stores East Lp

    1075 Cosby Hwy
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (423) 623-9958

    K Va T Food Stores Inc

    416 Eastern Plaza Center
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (423) 623-9533
    Nearby Churches

    1St Christian Church Of Newport

    382 E Broadway
    Newport, TN
    Distance: 0.1 miles
    (423) 623-3475

    Newport Church Of Christ

    245 Woodlawn Ave
    Newport, TN
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (423) 623-4216

    Edgemont Church Of God

    202 Clevenger Cut Off Rd
    Newport, TN
    Distance: 4.0 miles
    (423) 623-3375
    Nearby Parks

    Newport Parks & Recreation

    433 Prospect Ave
    Newport, TN
    Distance: 0.7 miles

    Triple Creek Campground

    141 Lower Bogard Rd
    Newport, TN
    Distance: 6.9 miles

  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Nursing Home
  • Payment Options

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