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Northside Health Care in Gadsden, AL

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Northside Health Care is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Gadsden, Alabama ( Etowah county ). They have 115 beds and 92 residents. Northside Health Care 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 of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.

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NORTHSIDE HEALTH CARE

Rating: 2.7/5 (6 ratings submitted)


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They are located at the following address: 700 Hutchins Avenue, 35901 in Gadsden Alabama and can be reached at (256) 543-7101. We suggest reaching out to ask about any additional senior and nursing care services they offer, pricing, and visiting hours, Looking for directions or wish to see the surrounding area? Follow this link: Maps and Directions


Name: Northside Health Care
ID Number: 015223
Street: 700 HUTCHINS AVENUE
City: GADSDEN
State: AL
Zip Code: 35901
Phone Number: (256) 543-7101
Sprinklers: Yes
Health Care Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Type of Ownership: For profit - Corporation
Is it inside a hospital?: No
Resident and/or Family Councils: Both
Is it a Special Focus facility?: No
Is it part of a Continuing Care Facility?: No

Quality of care, ratings, services available, nursing information, and top-rated facilities can be reviewed below.
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Northside Health Care provides an average of 0.48 registered nurse hours, 1.14 Licensed practical nurse / LVN hours, and 2.12 CNA hours per day per resident.
Licensed nursing hours average 1.62 hours per day per resident.

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Northside Health Care began on Aug 21, 1978.
Special care beds for patients with Huntington's disease are available.
  • Activity services: off-site
  • Dental health: on-site
  • Dietary services: on-site
  • Housekeeping services: on-site
  • Mental health services: on-site
  • Nursing services: on-site
  • Occupational therapy: on-site
  • Additional activity services: on-site
  • Social service staff: on-site
  • Pharmacy services: on-site
  • Physical therapy: on-site
  • Physician services: on-site
  • Podiatry: on-site
  • Therapeutic recreational specialists: off-site

The average length of stay at Northside Health Care is approximately 132 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).
We have calculated the average cost per day for Northside Health Care to be approximately $198 based off of data provided to CMS. Please note that this is only an estimate for reference and prices are subject to change. If you are interested in this facility you should contact them directly for exact pricing for you or your loved one's specific care needs.

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Overall Rating: 4 stars 4 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: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Gadsden:
Mcguffey Health & Rehabilitation Center


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

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Northside Health Care in GADSDEN, Alabama has 115 beds compared to a Alabama average of 116.74 and a National average of 106.41.

As of the last update they had 92 residents compared to a AL average of 100.76 and a National average of 88.66.

This results in a 80% occupancy rate compared to a Alabama average of 86.31% and a national average of 81.98%.


Northside Health Care's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating: 4 stars compared to a AL average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.04.
  2. Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars compared to a AL average of 2.77 and a National average of 2.81.
  3. Nurses Rating: 3 stars compared to a AL average of 3.54 and a National average of 3.00.
  4. Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars compared to a AL average of 3.49 and a National average of 3.16.
  5. RN Only Rating: 3 stars compared to a AL average of and a National average of 2.96.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.6 for NORTHSIDE HEALTH CARE versus the AL average of 2.618 and a national average of 2.99.


You may also be interested in seeing how their inspections and penaly enforcements (if any) match up with others at the following links: Inspection Results | Penalty Enforcements

Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Northside Health Care
Number of Residents:
NORTHSIDE HEALTH CARE 92 vs. AL 100.76 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
NORTHSIDE HEALTH CARE 115 vs. AL 116.74 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
NORTHSIDE HEALTH CARE 3.6 vs. AL 2.618 vs. National 2.99
Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Overall Rating:
NORTHSIDE HEALTH CARE 4 vs. AL 3.29 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Northside Health Care
Organization Role
ADVOCAT FINANCE, INC. 5% Or More Ownership Interest
DIVERSICARE HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC 5% Or More Ownership Interest
DIVERSICARE MANAGEMENT SERVICES CO. 5% Or More Ownership Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Northside Health Care
Gadsden Regional Medical Center
1007 Goodyear Avenue
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 494-4000
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Riverview Regional Medical Center
600 South Third Street
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 543-5200
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