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Skilled Nursing

During a Medicare-covered skilled nursing facility (SNF) stay, Part A covers:

A semi-private room and meals

Skilled nursing care provided by nursing staff

Therapy, including physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy

Social Services

Dietary Counseling

Medical equipment and supplies

Ambulance transportation to the nearest provider of needed services, when other modes of transportation would endanger your health.

Each benefit period, Part A covers the full cost of your first 20 days in a SNF. For days 21-100, Part A covers part of the cost and you pay a daily coinsurance. To be eligible for Medicare SNF coverage, your care must be medically necessary.


Resident Services

Erwin Health Care Center has a specialized Alzheimer's Dementia Unit. Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia.

Our team of trained professionals can assist your loved one with:

  • Memory
  • Communication and language
  • Ability to focus and pay attention
  • Reasoning and judgment
  • Visual perception

Erwin Health Care Center is here to assist when there may be extensive memory loss, limited or no mobility, difficulty swallowing, and bowel and bladder control issues. There may be a need for around-the-clock care. At this stage, the patient may have difficulty recognizing family members and caregivers.


Social Services

Erwin Health Care Center Social Services department will assess the needs of their clients and family members and will create action plans to deliver resources to them. They work with each client to determine the scope of the problem. These workers provide advice and resources to help their clients to overcome difficulties. Sometimes, they need to liaise with other social service agencies in order to best serve the needs of persons.


About Us

Erwin Health Care Center was built in 1984 by David Bailey and Lynn Wagner. The 125 beds make the nursing home larger than the state average of 115. To maintain the average of 81 % for Tennessee nursing home is an accomplishment in itself. At the county level, Unicoi County averages 89 residents per nursing home.

Erwin Health Care Center is located at 100 Stalling Lane in Erwin, Tennessee 37650. The nursing home accepts patients covered by both Medicare and Medicaid. The owner of Erwin Health Care Center does not own any other nursing homes, but enjoys his relationship with the county and employees.

The 4-star overall rating awarded to Erwin Health Care Center by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gives it 4 Stars for Health Inspections, 4 Stars for Quality Measures, and for Nursing Staffing (RN's).

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