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

Convention education certificates

THCA/TNCAL Convention & Trade Show attendees click here to retrieve your convention education certificate. You will need the ID number from your convention to retrieve the certificate. If you no longer have your badge, contact THCA for your badge number.

Reserve your 2022 trade show exhibit space

Click here to view a current 2022 floorplan and reserve your exhibit space at the 2022 THCA/TNCAL Convention & Trade Show.

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.

Guide to Long-term Care in Tennessee

What kind of care is right for my loved one? What questions should I ask? Who’s going to pay for it? THCA/TNCAL’s comprehensive guide to the long-term care industry in Tennessee  has all the answers.

For THCA members: The reports are in

THCA has concluded its review of two facility surveys completed between Sept. 24-Oct. 27, 2021. Read the reports »