Mississippi Nursing Homes

The MS (Mississippi) capital building can be seen through a stand of trees The average cost of Nursing Homes in Mississippi is $205 per day. In Mississippi there are 206 Nursing Homes. We can help you find the best matches for your needs.

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Map of Mississippi Nursing Homes

Map of Mississippi Nursing Homes

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Mississippi is home to great Southern mansions that speak of a bygone era. Some of these great mansions have been turned into museums, just right for seniors in Mississippi nursing homes to explore on an outing. Shop in quaint towns, enjoy some good Southern cooking and relax in a state known for warm weather.

Mississippi has a broad base of high quality medical care across the state. Seniors living in a Mississippi nursing home can look forward to top notch care from places such as University of Mississippi Health Care. This teaching hospital has been ranked as high-performing in the areas of nephrology, urology and cancer. High ranking hospitals are located through the state; St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, located in Jackson; Forrest General Hospital located in Hattiesburg; and Singing River Hospital, located in Pascagoula, all of which offer a high level of quality medical care for seniors in the state.

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Nursing homes provide help with daily care as well as medical care to that segment of the population that is unable to do so safely on its own. These seniors have medical conditions that require them to have access to nursing care 24 hours a day. Some seniors need intermediate nursing care which means they need help with daily tasks and management of their illnesses. Others need skilled nursing care and need a great deal of help with most daily tasks as well as the management of their medical conditions.

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Mississippi Nursing HomesMississippi nursing homes fall under the regulations laid forth by the Division of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification, an agency of the Mississippi Department of Health. This agency establishes the minimum standards at which a nursing home can operate. In addition, it is responsible for ensuring these standards are maintained. This enforcement is realized through the use of routine inspections in which problems and issues are noted and brought to the attention of the nursing home administrator. If any violations in the standards are noted, the nursing home must correct them within a specific time period or risk losing its license.