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Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham in Birmingham, AL

Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Birmingham, Alabama (Jefferson county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 163 beds and 126 residents (which would leave 37 beds available). Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham received an overall rating from CMS of 3 stars compared to the AL average of 3.61 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Nursing Home:
Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham
Business Name:
Legal Business Name Not Available
CMS ID:
015303
Street Address:
1028 BESSEMER RD
City:
Birmingham
State:
Alabama
Zip Code:
35228
CMS Rating:
3 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 1028 Bessemer Rd in Birmingham Alabama 35228.
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They can be reached by phone at (205) 923-1777.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham to Medicare is $833.44 per day (compared to a Alabama average of $496.10) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $364.22 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham began on Feb 01, 1973.

Special care beds for patients with Alzheimer's are available.


Services Provided by Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham include:
Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities

Ownership Changes: 4
Last Ownership Change: 04-01-2018
Medicaid ID: 4754200S
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NOVITAS
CMS Regional Office: Atlanta
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 163
Alzheimer's Beds: 19
Multi-Facility Name: SSC Equity Holding, LLC

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Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
21.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
26.4 minutes
CNA
141.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 0.8 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 4.14 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.13
Administration
8.77
CNAs
54.5
Dietitians
1.14
Food Service
9.34
Housekeeping
1.97
LPN / LVN
22.54
Medical Director
0.17
Nurse Admin
2.01
Nursing Director
1.26
Occ. Therapist
0.07
Other Staff
0.11
Pharmacist
0.09
Physical Therapist
1.79
Physician Ext.
0.14
PT Assistant
1.17
Qualified Activities
1.04
RNs
6.21
Social Services
2.03
Social Worker
1.03
Speech Pathology
1.34
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 3 stars 3 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 3 stars 3 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Birmingham:
Galleria Woods Skilled Nursing Facility


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham in BIRMINGHAM, Alabama has 163 beds compared to the Alabama average of 117.21 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 126 residents compared to the AL average of 96.81 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 77.3% occupancy rate compared to the Alabama average of 82.6% and a national average of 81.38%.


Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    3 stars compared to the AL average of 3.61 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to the AL average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to the AL average of 3.43 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    3 stars compared to the AL average of 4.16 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    3 stars compared to the AL average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3 for Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham versus the AL average of 3.46 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Blue Ridge Healthcare Birmingham
Number of Residents:
BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE BIRMINGHAM 126 vs. AL 96.81 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE BIRMINGHAM 163 vs. AL 117.21 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE BIRMINGHAM 3 vs. AL 3.456 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE BIRMINGHAM 3 vs. AL 3.61 vs. National 3.04
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