Compare Nursing Homes in North Carolina

Find the Best Nursing Homes in North Carolina

North Carolina is consistently considered among the leaders in the South when it comes to quality of life, health, education, the economy and other important measures. It's no surprise then that the Tar Heel State's population of 10 million is one of the fastest growing in the country, which is expected rise by 2 million people by 2035. And as one of the top destinations for seniors and retirees in the country, there are many great senior care providers in North Carolina as well. With detailed profiles on every post-acute care provider in the state, we make it easy to find the best care for yourself or a loved one.

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Key Statistics About North Carolina Nursing Homes

427 Medicare certified facilities



$250 average daily cost for Nursing Homes, 6% below the national average.



average Medicare quality rating


Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function:

68%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission:

22%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community:

58%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit:

12%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury:

4%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain:

6%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened:

19%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased:

15%
National

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