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Laughlin Healthcare Center

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Laughlin Healthcare Center
801 E. McKee St.
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 638-9226
36.1512326
-82.8201458

 


IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Updated visitation restrictions

To help contain coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Ballad Health has made changes to our visitation policies.

Two visitors are allowed per room in our long-term care facilities. Visitation must be pre-scheduled.

Exceptions to long-term care visitation can also be made for end-of-life and other extraordinary situations.

Please read more about these visitation restrictions.


Laughlin Healthcare Center, a Laughlin Memorial Hospital affiliate, operates a 90-bed skilled nursing facility for patients who require nursing care or therapies beyond hospitalization.

Services

At Laughlin Healthcare Center, our emphasis is on rehabilitation and restoration.

Services include (daily if needed):

  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy

Also, nursing care is provided 24 hours a day by licensed nurses under the direction of an attending physician.

Our approach

Return-to-home focus

Our patients are referred to as residents. And preparation for a return-to-home environment is a major focus of care.

The goal of Laughlin Healthcare Center is to get residents back to their pre-hospitalization level of activity, and self-care is encouraged.

Team meetings with family members

A team meeting is held with each resident and their family to address goals and plans for care.

Activities

An activity director involves residents in enjoyable activities, crafts, special meals and other functions.

Dietary needs

Under the oversight of a certified dietary manager and registered dietician, each resident’s nutritional needs are evaluated with the focus on nutritionally satisfying meals.

Criteria for admittance

Patients admitted to Laughlin Healthcare Center meet certain criteria, such as requiring:

  • IV antibiotics
  • Physical therapy
  • Diabetic teaching
  • Medication management
  • Pain control

Licensure

Laughlin Healthcare Center is licensed by the state of Tennessee, and is inspected annually by the Tennessee Department of Health.

 

What's New

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Ballad Health to hold drive-thru job fairs in Abingdon

Ballad Health is hosting a hiring fair that will give job seekers the opportunity to apply, interview and be hired – all without leaving their vehicles. ... read more about Ballad Health to hold drive-thru job fairs in Abingdon.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Ballad Health resumes some elective procedures, continues encouraging COVID-19 prevention

A month after a sharp increase in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases prompted Ballad Health to postpone all elective and non-emergent surgeries, the health system is preparing to resume some procedures. ... read more about Ballad Health resumes some elective procedures, continues encouraging COVID-19 prevention.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization

With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hospitalizations at record levels, Ballad Health is providing feedback to the communities it serves, intended to optimize healthcare resources for those who need it most. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization.

Patients & Visitors

What's New

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Ballad Health to hold drive-thru job fairs in Abingdon

Ballad Health is hosting a hiring fair that will give job seekers the opportunity to apply, interview and be hired – all without leaving their vehicles. ... read more about Ballad Health to hold drive-thru job fairs in Abingdon.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Ballad Health resumes some elective procedures, continues encouraging COVID-19 prevention

A month after a sharp increase in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases prompted Ballad Health to postpone all elective and non-emergent surgeries, the health system is preparing to resume some procedures. ... read more about Ballad Health resumes some elective procedures, continues encouraging COVID-19 prevention.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization

With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hospitalizations at record levels, Ballad Health is providing feedback to the communities it serves, intended to optimize healthcare resources for those who need it most. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization.