Taxonomy Code 311500000X
Alzheimer Center (Dementia Center)

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code
311500000X
Grouping:Nursing & Custodial Care Facilities
Classification:Alzheimer Center (Dementia Center)
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:A freestanding facility or special care unit of a long term care facility focusing on patient care of individuals diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease or their related diseases. Six elements of the facility/unit set it apart from other (the rest of the) facilities(y): Admission of residents with dementia (including those with Alzheimer's disease); Staff who are specially selected, trained, and supervised; Activities that are specifically designed for the cognitively impaired; A marketing of a special care unit in brochures; A high level of family involvement; and A physical environment designed to keep residents safe and segregated from other populations.
Version:NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 23.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2023
98% Individuals
2% Organizations
85% Female
12% Male
98% Individual Providers (40)2% Medical Organizations (1,251)85% Female Providers (35)12% Male Providers (5)

The code 311500000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for alzheimer center (dementia center) grouped under nursing & custodial care facilities. NPI records indicate a total of 1,291 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is alzheimer center (dementia center) of which 35 are registered as females, 5 registered as males and 1,251 are organizations.

311500000X is a Level II - Classification taxonomy code used to describe a health care provider service or occupation related to the Provider Grouping. Taxonomy codes are self-selected by the health care provider. Their specialty is defined based on their education level and training. Taxonomy codes do not specify the actual services rendered by the health care provider.


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