Coronavirus resources

Click here for COVID-19 coronavirus information related to the long-term care profession.


A Voice For Long-Term Care

Founded in 1947, the Tennessee Health Care Association is dedicated to helping maintain the high standards of licensed long-term care facilities in the Volunteer State. Members of THCA and its organization for assisted living facilities, the Tennessee Center for Assisted Living, include nearly 400 facilities with a combined total of more than 35,000 patients. Members include nursing homes of all types – privately-owned, government operated and nonprofit – as well as assisted care living facilities.

News & Highlights

2022 Caregiver of the Year

Congratulations to THCA’s 2022 statewide Caregiver of the Year, who was honored Nov. 18 at her facility!

Convention attendance certificates

Click here to retrieve your certificate of attendance to the 2022 THCA/TNCAL Convention & Trade Show. You will need your convention name badge to download your certificate. If you no longer have your name badge, call THCA to receive the code from your badge.

TEDS information

Nursing facilities click here  for a list of facilities in each of the three implementation groups for the new Tennessee Eligibility Determination System

Emergency preparedness resources

Click here  for a list of coalitions statewide that hold regular meetings about health care emergency preparedness in their regions.

For Members: Gero nurse prep

THCA is partnering with the American Health Care Association on a gerontological nurse training program designed specifically for registered nurses working in long-term care. Click here  for details.

For Members: Level-of-Care Requirement Form

THCA has developed a form for members to use to document the effects of changes to level-of-care criteria for long-term care services. Click here to access the form.

For THCA members: The reports are in

THCA has concluded its review of two facility surveys completed between Aug. 4-Oct. 8. Read the reports »