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Cost of Tennessee Nursing Homes
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Tennessee is $5,840 per month.
The monthly base rate for Tennessee nursing homes is typically average when compared to neighboring states. Tennessee is also less expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for a in Tennessee. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
The rate for a is typically higher. In Tennessee, the average cost is $6,296.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Tennessee Nursing Home StatisticsTennessee contains 316 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 36,437 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 74% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Tennessee skilled nursing homes is 3.3 which ranks 38 nationally.
Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in Tennessee. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other Tennessee facilities.
Overall Ratings of Tennessee Nursing Homes
Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Tennessee
Ownership of Nursing Homes in Tennessee
Percent of Tennessee Nursing Homes in a Hospital
Percent of Tennessee Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Percent of Tennessee Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling
Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Tennessee
Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Tennessee? Ask these questions:
What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in Tennessee?
Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other Tennessee nursing homes?
What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in Tennessee?
How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in Tennessee.
How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other Tennessee facilities?
Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other Tennessee nursing homes.
What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in Tennessee?
The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of Tennessee's nursing homes.
What types of activities does the nursing home offer residents?
Is there a monthly activity calendar? What resident activities are available?
Is transportation offered to the nursing home residents?
How does this compare to other Tennessee nursing homes?
Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept Tennessee Medicaid?
Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Tennessee
Tollfree: (800) 778-4504
Tollfree: (877) 236-0013
Tollfree TDD: (800) 848-0299
Tollfree: (800) 342-4029
Tollfree TDD: (877) 779-3103
Spanish: (866) 311-4290
These offices provide a number of different services to Tennessee residents that are 60 years of age and older. The AAAs can assist and offer guidance on nutrition, caregiver support, assistance programs and referrals, ombudsmen assistance, insurance counseling and even transportation.
Find and Contact your local Tennessee AAA below:
For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources
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