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Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton in Okatie, SC

Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Okatie, South Carolina (Jasper county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 120 beds and 114 residents (which would leave 6 beds available). Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton 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.


Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton received an overall rating from CMS of 4 stars compared to the SC average of 3.28 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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24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton Profile Overview
Nursing Home:
Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton
Business Name:
Nhc Healthcare-bluffton Llc
CMS ID:
425397
Street Address:
3039 OKATIE HIGHWAY
City:
Okatie
State:
South Carolina
Zip Code:
29909
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:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 3039 Okatie Highway in Okatie South Carolina 29909.
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They can be reached by phone at (843) 705-8220.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton is approximately 22.8 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 Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton to Medicare is $568.01 per day (compared to a South Carolina average of $612.41) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $295.70 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 Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton 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 Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton is approximately 81 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 240 men and 385 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
30.08%
Alzheimer's
42.24%
Asthma
18.88%
Cancer
19.04%
CHF
39.04%
COPD
27.68%
Depression
38.56%
Diabetes
36.16%
Hyperlipidemia
74.24%
IHD
48.32%
Osteoporosis
18.56%
RA or OA
66.08%
Schizophrenia
10.08%
Stroke
18.08%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton began on May 25, 2010.

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


Services Provided by Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: NF1008
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (SOUTH CAROLINA)
CMS Regional Office: Atlanta
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 120
Alzheimer's Beds: 37
Multi-Facility Name: NHC HEALTHCARE

General Information Icon Staff Size

Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
53.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
48.6 minutes
CNA
141.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.7 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 15.42 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 Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton. Read how FTE is defined.

Administration
9.2
CNAs
57.03
Dietitians
1.68
Food Service
15.43
Housekeeping
8.4
LPN / LVN
16.5
Medical Director
0.23
Nurse Admin
10.35
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
5.8
OT Assistant
5.16
Other Staff
7.24
Physical Therapist
5.3
PT Assistant
8.03
Qualified Activities
3.3
RNs
12.28
Social Worker
7.07
Speech Pathology
1.49
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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

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


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

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Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton in OKATIE, South Carolina has 120 beds compared to the South Carolina average of 103.21 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 114 residents compared to the SC average of 83.98 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 95% occupancy rate compared to the South Carolina average of 81.37% and a national average of 81.38%.


Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the SC average of 3.28 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the SC average of 2.75 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the SC average of 3.06 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the SC average of 3.8 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the SC average of 3.02 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4 for Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton versus the SC average of 3.18 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton
Number of Residents:
NHC HEALTHCARE - BLUFFTON 114 vs. SC 83.98 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
NHC HEALTHCARE - BLUFFTON 120 vs. SC 103.21 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
NHC HEALTHCARE - BLUFFTON 4 vs. SC 3.182 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
NHC HEALTHCARE - BLUFFTON 4 vs. SC 3.28 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Nhc Healthcare - Bluffton
OrganizationRole
National Health Corporation5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
National Healthcare Corporation5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Nhc Op Lp5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest