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Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home in Knoxville, TN

Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Knoxville, Tennessee (Knox county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 140 beds and 135 residents (which would leave 5 beds available). Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Government - State ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home received an overall rating from CMS of 4 stars compared to the TN average of 3.17 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:
Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home
Business Name:
Tennessee State Veterans Home Board
CMS ID:
445484
Street Address:
ONE VETERANS WAY
City:
Knoxville
State:
Tennessee
Zip Code:
37931
CMS Rating:
4 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Government - State
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: One Veterans Way in Knoxville Tennessee 37931.
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They can be reached by phone at (865) 862-8100.
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 Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home is approximately 35.7 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 Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home to Medicare is $593.69 per day (compared to a Tennessee average of $606.00) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $302.11 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 Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home 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 Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home is approximately 85 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 94 men and 32 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
31.746%
Alzheimer's
71.429%
Asthma
17.46%
Cancer
15.873%
CHF
43.651%
COPD
31.746%
Depression
40.476%
Diabetes
41.27%
Hyperlipidemia
65.873%
Osteoporosis
8.73%
RA or OA
45.238%
Schizophrenia
23.016%
Stroke
22.222%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home began on Jan 18, 2007.


Services Provided by Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Financial Year End: 06-30
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (TENNESSEE)
CMS Regional Office: Atlanta
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 140
Multi-Facility Name: TN state Veterans Home Board

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Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
37.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
67.8 minutes
CNA
166.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.76 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 2.34 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 Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
7.51
Administration
8.76
CNAs
66.4
Dentists
0.14
Dietitians
0.29
Food Service
21.73
Housekeeping
21.71
LPN / LVN
31.54
Medical Director
1.14
Mental Health
0.29
Nurse Admin
3.43
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.94
OT Assistant
2.2
Other Staff
5.91
Pharmacist
0.23
Physical Therapist
0.86
Physician
0.23
Physician Ext.
0.11
Podiatrist
0.07
PT Assistant
2.13
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
17.09
Social Worker
4.07
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.

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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


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Knoxville:
Shannondale Health Care Center


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

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Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home in KNOXVILLE, Tennessee has 140 beds compared to the Tennessee average of 115.01 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 135 residents compared to the TN average of 83.08 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 96.43% occupancy rate compared to the Tennessee average of 72.24% and a national average of 81.38%.


Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TN average of 3.17 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TN average of 2.81 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TN average of 2.75 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TN average of 3.79 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TN average of 2.92 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4 for Senator Ben Atchley State Veterans' Home versus the TN average of 3.09 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
SENATOR BEN ATCHLEY STATE VETERANS' HOME 135 vs. TN 83.08 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
SENATOR BEN ATCHLEY STATE VETERANS' HOME 140 vs. TN 115.01 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
SENATOR BEN ATCHLEY STATE VETERANS' HOME 4 vs. TN 3.088 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
SENATOR BEN ATCHLEY STATE VETERANS' HOME 4 vs. TN 3.17 vs. National 3.04
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OrganizationRole
Tennessee State Veterans Home BoardOperational/managerial Control
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