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LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center

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Updated Jan 1, 2023 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
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LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center's website

731 Middle Creek Rd,
Sevierville TN 37862

(865) 429-6694

36.29% estimated occupancy 1

LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center is a facility located in Sevierville, Tennessee, which has a total of 50,180 people. With an overall grade of A+, this facility has the distinction of being one of the 10 best facilities in Tennessee. In addition, this facility is located in a hospital, which often means the facility offers a wider array of medical services. Headlining this facility's stellar profile is its inspection grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy


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Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2022)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

To pair with its favorable overall score, we awarded this place an A+ for our inspection category. Inspection scores are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. We scrutinized the licensure of nurses working for the facility, as well as the quantity of time those nurses spent with residents, in calculating our grade in this area. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

In the third area we assessed, this nursing home received superb marks in the category of long-term care. Consequently, it was given one of our highest grades in that category with a of A+. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. One of the datapoints we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. This is a great way to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

In the last category we analyzed, this facility received a very favorable grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home finished off a straight A profile. Our short-term care grade is typically used to assess a facility's rehabilitation services. To provide quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who eventually returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.4 percent of this facility's patients returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are often caused by poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 4.44% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.19% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents which were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.41% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 5.62% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression could imply a lower level of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 100% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.92% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and bathing.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 28.75% of Residents

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that maintained mobility.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 28.75% of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: F

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 30.92% of Patients

This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A-plus

In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 96.56% of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Leconte Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.04 miles away742 Middlecreek Road Sevierville Tennessee 37862Voluntary non-profit - Other(865) 446-7500
  • Tennova Healthcare-Jefferson Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 17.52 miles away110 Hospital Drive Jefferson City Tennessee 37760Proprietary(865) 471-2500

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc Sevierville0.39 miles away1210 Fox Meadows Blvd. Sevierville Tennessee 37862Dialysis Stations: 17 (865) 774-0426
  • Dci Sevierville0.58 miles away765 Sunrise Circle Sevierville Tennessee 37862Dialysis Stations: 16 (865) 453-4068
  • Fmc New Market16.64 miles away1030 W Us Hwy 11e New Market Tennessee 37820Dialysis Stations: 12 (865) 475-3186
  • Dci Holston River Clinic18.5 miles away5811 East Gov. John Sevier Hwy Knoxville Tennessee 37924Dialysis Stations: 24 (865) 523-3755