National Healthcare Corp.

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United States of America
Phone: 6158902020
Number of Employees: 14891


National HealthCare Corporation operates, manages, and provides services to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, and home health care programs. The company's skilled nursing facilities offer medical services prescribed by physicians, as well as licensed therapy services, nutrition services, social services, activities, and housekeeping and laundry services; and rehabilitative services, such as physical, speech, respiratory, and occupational therapy services for patients recovering from strokes, heart attacks, orthopedic conditions, neurological illnesses, or other illnesses, injuries, or disabilities. Its medical specialty units comprise memory care units and subacute nursing units that offer specialized care and programs for persons with Alzheimer's or related disorders; and assisted living centers provide personal care services and assistance with general activities of daily living, such as dressing, bathing, meal preparation, and medication management. The company also owns or leases, and manages independent living facilities that provide specially designed residential units for the active and ambulatory elderly, as well as offers various ancillary services for its residents, including restaurants, activity rooms, and social areas. In addition, it provides health care programs that offer skilled services, including infusion, wound care and physical, occupational, and speech therapies; operates pharmacies in 58 owned facilities, 6 managed facilities, and 13 third party entities; provides management, accounting, financial, and insurance services; and leases its properties to third party operators. As of December 31, 2016, the company operated 74 skilled nursing facilities with 9,398 licensed beds; 21 assisted living facilities; 5 independent living facilities; and 36 homecare programs in 4 states in the United States. National HealthCare Corporation was founded in 1971 and is based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.