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Life Care Center Of Athens in Athens, TN

Life Care Center Of Athens is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Athens, Tennessee (Mc Minn county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Life Care Center Of Athens includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 128 beds and a daily average of 88.1 residents (which would leave,on average, 39 beds available). Life Care Center Of Athens participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Life Care Center Of Athens received an overall rating from CMS of 4 stars compared to the TN average of 3.22 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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Nursing Home:
Life Care Center Of Athens
Business Name:
Life Care Centers Of America, Inc.
CMS ID:
445298
Street Address:
1234 FRYE STREET
City:
Athens
State:
Tennessee
Zip Code:
37371
CMS Rating:
4 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 1234 Frye Street in Athens Tennessee 37371.
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They can be reached by phone at (423) 745-8181.




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According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Life Care Center Of Athens to Medicare is $486.14 per day (compared to a Tennessee average of $663) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $336.29 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 Life Care Center Of Athens directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Life Care Center Of Athens is approximately 77 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 63 men and 91 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Life Care Center Of Athens with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
17.532%
Alzheimer's
50.649%
Asthma
24.026%
Cancer
16.883%
CHF
44.156%
COPD
40.26%
Depression
48.052%
Diabetes
46.104%
Hyperlipidemia
57.143%
IHD
49.351%
Osteoporosis
16.883%
RA or OA
65.584%
Schizophrenia
16.883%
Stroke
16.883%

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Life Care Center Of Athens began on Sep 01, 1992.

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


Services Provided by Life Care Center Of Athens include:
Blood Admin, Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 4
Medicaid ID: 7440491
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (TENNESSEE)
CMS Regional Office: Atlanta
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 128
Alzheimer's Beds: 26
Multi-Facility Name: Life Care Centers of America

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Life Care Center Of Athens provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
49.2 minutes
LPN / LVN
42.6 minutes
CNA
115.2 minutes

Weekend Staffing

Total RN Weekend Hours:
0.5829 hours
Total Weekend Nursing:
3.11005 hours

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.53 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 4.8 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 Life Care Center Of Athens. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
2.18
Administration
9.37
CNAs
43.58
Dietitians
0.23
Food Service
12.76
Housekeeping
12.84
LPN / LVN
13.22
Medical Director
0.34
Mental Health
0.46
Nurse Training
0.8
Nurse Admin
4.69
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
2.48
OT Assistant
1.82
Pharmacist
0.23
Physical Therapist
2.04
Physician
0.06
PT Aide
1.13
PT Assistant
2.9
Qualified Activities
1.09
RNs
12.98
Social Worker
1.24
Speech Pathology
1.7
General Information Icon COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Residents who completed primary Covid-19 vaccine
95.8%
Staff who completed primary Covid-19 vaccine
90.8%
Residents up-to-date on Covid-19 Boosters
82.1%
Staff up-to-date on Covid-19 boosters
22.1%
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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: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Athens:
Nhc Healthcare Athens


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

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Life Care Center Of Athens in ATHENS, Tennessee has 128 beds compared to the Tennessee average of 114.78 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 88.1 residents compared to the TN average of 79 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 68.83% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Tennessee average of 68.83% and a national average of 81.38%.


Life Care Center Of Athens's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TN average of 3.22 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TN average of 2.9 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TN average of 2.82 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TN average of 3.52 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. Long Term Stay Rating:
    3 stars compared to the TN average of 3.14 and a National average of 3.33.
  6. Short Term Stay Rating:
    3 stars compared to the TN average of 3.5 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.29 for Life Care Center Of Athens versus the TN average of 2.73 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
LIFE CARE CENTER OF ATHENS 88.1 vs. TN 79 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
LIFE CARE CENTER OF ATHENS 128 vs. TN 114.78 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
LIFE CARE CENTER OF ATHENS 3.29 vs. TN 2.7285714285714 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
LIFE CARE CENTER OF ATHENS 4 vs. TN 3.22 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Life Care Center Of Athens
OrganizationRole
Preston, Forrest5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Life Care Centers Of America, Inc.Operational/managerial Control
Crooks, JoannaDirector
Hunter, BeecherDirector
Scott, KennethDirector
Ziegler, JamesDirector
Cross, CindyOfficer
Henry, TerryOfficer
Swanker, RichardOfficer
Thurmond, JoanOfficer
Hubbartt, RobertManaging Employee
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Life Care Center Of Athens
Athens Regional Medical Center
1114 W Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37371
(423) 745-1411
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