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Denali Center in Fairbanks, AK

Denali Center is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Fairbanks, Alaska (Fairbanks North Star county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Denali Center includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 90 beds and a daily average of 69.4 residents (which would leave,on average, 20 beds available). Denali Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non 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.

Denali Center received an overall rating from CMS of 5 stars compared to the AK average of 3.4 and a National average of 3.32. 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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Due to COVID-19 and just new rules in general, many nursing homes have new procedures for visiting. We advise calling Denali Center ( at (907) 458-5100 ) to see what their protocols are for visiting and placement appointments if you are not already familiar with them.

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Nursing Home:
Denali Center
Business Name:
Denali Center Llc
Street Address:
1510 19TH AVENUE
Zip Code:
CMS Rating:
5 star overall rating
Medicare and Medicaid
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:

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They are located at the following address: 1510 19th Avenue in Fairbanks Alaska 99701.
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They can be reached by phone at (907) 458-5100.

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According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Denali Center to Medicare is $1,124.50 per day (compared to a Alaska average of $1678) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $360.83 per day. Some accept this as payment in full. Coinsurance and other forms of Medicare and insurance can often help cover most, if not all, of the rest. 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 Denali Center 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 Denali Center began on Nov 01, 1983.

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

Services Provided by Denali Center include:
Blood Admin, Dietary, Housekeeping, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities

Ownership Changes: 1
Last Ownership Change: 01-01-2017
Medicaid ID: 1007109
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): MUTUAL OF OMAHA
CMS Regional Office: Seattle
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 90
Alzheimer's Beds: 22

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Denali Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
113.4 minutes
30 minutes
228.6 minutes

Weekend Staffing

Total RN Weekend Hours:
1.4510 hours
Total Weekend Nursing:
5.22699 hours

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 2.39 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).

Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.9 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 Denali Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Food Service
Nurse Admin
Nursing Director
Occ. Therapist
Other Staff
Physical Therapist
PT Assistant
Qualified Activities
Social Services
Social Worker
Speech Pathology
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Residents who completed primary Covid-19 vaccine
Staff who completed primary Covid-19 vaccine
Residents up-to-date on Covid-19 Boosters
Staff up-to-date on Covid-19 boosters
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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: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 5 stars 5 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

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

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Denali Center in FAIRBANKS, Alaska has 90 beds compared to the Alaska average of 41.35 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 69.4 residents compared to the AK average of 34.12 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 77.11% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Alaska average of 82.52% and a national average of 81.38%.

Denali Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to the AK average of 3.4 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to the AK average of 2.6 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    5 stars compared to the AK average of 3.25 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the AK average of 3.75 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. Long Term Stay Rating:
    5 stars compared to the AK average of 3.7 and a National average of 3.33.
  6. Short Term Stay Rating:
    5 stars compared to the AK average of 1.35 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4 for Denali Center versus the AK average of 2.58 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
DENALI CENTER 69.4 vs. AK 34.12 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
DENALI CENTER 90 vs. AK 41.35 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
DENALI CENTER 4 vs. AK 2.5785714285714 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
DENALI CENTER 5 vs. AK 3.4 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Denali Center
Foundation Health Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation Inc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Leslie, Stephen5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Cook, JeffreyDirector
Faulhaber, JosephDirector
Lynch, JimManaging Employee
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Denali Center
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
1650 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-8181
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