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Diversicare Of Bessemer in Bessemer, AL

Diversicare Of Bessemer is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Bessemer, Alabama (Jefferson county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Diversicare Of Bessemer includes: Pricing, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 180 beds and 149 residents (which would leave 31 beds available). Diversicare Of Bessemer 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.


Diversicare Of Bessemer received an overall rating from CMS of 4 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:
Diversicare Of Bessemer
Business Name:
Diversicare Of Bessemer Llc
CMS ID:
015209
Street Address:
820 GOLF COURSE ROAD
City:
Bessemer
State:
Alabama
Zip Code:
35020
CMS Rating:
4 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: 820 Golf Course Road in Bessemer Alabama 35020.
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They can be reached by phone at (205) 425-5241.
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 Diversicare Of Bessemer to Medicare is $391.44 per day (compared to a Alabama average of $496.10) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $350.31 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 Diversicare Of Bessemer directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Diversicare Of Bessemer began on Jan 01, 1978.


Services Provided by Diversicare Of Bessemer include:
Clinical Labs, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 4
Last Ownership Change: 11-01-2016
Medicaid ID: 4757510S
Financial Year End: 06-30
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): Noridian (CA)
CMS Regional Office: Atlanta
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 180
Multi-Facility Name: Diversicare Management Services

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Diversicare Of Bessemer provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
30.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
55.8 minutes
CNA
123.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.44 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 4.98 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 Diversicare Of Bessemer. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
2.1
Administration
6.01
CNAs
58.73
Dietitians
0.8
Food Service
14.86
Housekeeping
11.74
LPN / LVN
26.07
Medical Director
0.27
Nurse Admin
6.98
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
1.97
OT Assistant
2.17
Other Staff
3.53
Physical Therapist
2.86
Physician
0.16
PT Assistant
2.47
Qualified Activities
1.06
RNs
11.06
Social Services
1.17
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
1.37
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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: 4 stars 4 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Bessemer:
Oak Trace Care & Rehabilitation Center


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

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Diversicare Of Bessemer in BESSEMER, Alabama has 180 beds compared to the Alabama average of 117.21 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 149 residents compared to the AL average of 96.81 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 82.78% occupancy rate compared to the Alabama average of 82.6% and a national average of 81.38%.


Diversicare Of Bessemer's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the AL average of 3.61 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    2 stars compared to the AL average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the AL average of 3.43 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the AL average of 4.16 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 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 3.8 for Diversicare Of Bessemer versus the AL average of 3.46 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
DIVERSICARE OF BESSEMER 149 vs. AL 96.81 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
DIVERSICARE OF BESSEMER 180 vs. AL 117.21 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
DIVERSICARE OF BESSEMER 3.8 vs. AL 3.456 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
DIVERSICARE OF BESSEMER 4 vs. AL 3.61 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Diversicare Of Bessemer
OrganizationRole
Diversicare Leasing Company Iii Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Advocat Finance, Inc.5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Diversicare Management Services Co.5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Diversicare Management Services Co.Operational/managerial Control
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Diversicare Of Bessemer
Medical West, An Affiliate Of Uab Health System
995 9th Avenue Southwest
Bessemer, AL 35021
(205) 481-7000
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