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Life Care Center Of Banner Elk in Banner Elk, NC

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

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They have 118 beds and 82 residents (which would leave 36 beds available). Life Care Center Of Banner Elk 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 Banner Elk received an overall rating from CMS of 3 stars compared to the NC average of 3.01 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:
Life Care Center Of Banner Elk
Business Name:
Banner Elk Operations Llc
CMS ID:
345203
Street Address:
185 NORWOOD HOLLOW ROAD
City:
Banner Elk
State:
North Carolina
Zip Code:
28604
CMS Rating:
3 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 185 Norwood Hollow Road in Banner Elk North Carolina 28604.
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They can be reached by phone at (828) 898-5136.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Life Care Center Of Banner Elk is approximately 31.9 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Life Care Center Of Banner Elk to Medicare is $453.70 per day (compared to a North Carolina average of $561.22) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $323.58 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 Life Care Center Of Banner Elk 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 Banner Elk is approximately 78 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 61 men and 105 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 Banner Elk with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
21.084%
Alzheimer's
45.783%
Asthma
33.735%
Cancer
18.675%
CHF
45.783%
COPD
46.988%
Depression
45.783%
Diabetes
49.398%
Hyperlipidemia
53.012%
IHD
60.241%
Osteoporosis
18.072%
RA or OA
57.831%
Schizophrenia
13.855%
Stroke
13.855%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Life Care Center Of Banner Elk began on Oct 01, 1981.


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

Ownership Changes: 3
Last Ownership Change: 12-01-2015
Medicaid ID: 3415203
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): CAHABA GBA (TN)
CMS Regional Office: Atlanta
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 118
Multi-Facility Name: LIFE CARE CENTER OF AMERICA

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

Registered Nurse
27.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
69 minutes
CNA
116.4 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.61 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 8.28 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 Banner Elk. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.06
Administration
7.06
CNAs
31.5
Food Service
6.82
Housekeeping
5.64
LPN / LVN
17.83
Medical Director
0.21
Mental Health
0.11
Nurse Admin
3.37
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.99
OT Assistant
1.3
Other Staff
8.76
Pharmacist
0.24
Physical Therapist
1.26
Physician
0.26
Physician Ext.
0.66
PT Assistant
5.02
Qualified Activities
1.06
RNs
6.54
Social Worker
1.16
Speech Pathology
1.21
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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: 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: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating


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

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Life Care Center Of Banner Elk in BANNER ELK, North Carolina has 118 beds compared to the North Carolina average of 103.45 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 82 residents compared to the NC average of 81.72 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 69.49% occupancy rate compared to the North Carolina average of 78.99% and a national average of 81.38%.


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

  1. Overall Rating:
    3 stars compared to the NC average of 3.01 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to the NC average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    3 stars compared to the NC average of 2.49 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NC average of 3.58 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    3 stars compared to the NC average of 2.71 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.2 for Life Care Center Of Banner Elk versus the NC average of 2.92 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
LIFE CARE CENTER OF BANNER ELK 82 vs. NC 81.72 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
LIFE CARE CENTER OF BANNER ELK 118 vs. NC 103.45 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
LIFE CARE CENTER OF BANNER ELK 3.2 vs. NC 2.916 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
LIFE CARE CENTER OF BANNER ELK 3 vs. NC 3.01 vs. National 3.04
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OrganizationRole
Life Care Centers Of America, Inc.Operational/managerial Control
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