Frequently Asked Questions
There are often questions regarding skilled nursing care and rehabilitative care. Please review our FAQs for the most common questions we receive. Please contact us should you have a question not addressed in the FAQs.
Who pays for my care while in the nursing home?
There are multiple options available to pay for skilled nursing care. Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, various insurance policies, and private pay may cover all or part of skilled nursing care. Some of these plans may have deductibles, co-pays, or co-insurance amounts for which the patient may be responsible. Our Business Office will verify your particular insurance and discuss with you the specific coverages and out of pocket expense.
What therapies are offered at the facility?
We offer physical, occupational, and speech therapy to our residents. Residents are assessed upon admission to determine the appropriate therapies.
How long is short term rehabilitation?
Short term rehabilitation can be from 2-6 weeks depending on the individual resident’s progress.
Can a person be admitted from home?
Yes, although certain paperwork will be required. Please contact our Admissions Director or Business Office Manager for further information.
Are residents allowed to bring in personal items from home?
Absolutely! We encourage families to bring in items from home for their loved ones to ease the transition to facility living. Residents may have pictures, clothing, books, personal care items as desired. Please see facility staff before bringing furniture or large items into the facility to ensure there are no safety issues or violations of fire codes.
Do you allow pets to visit?
We review this on an individual basis. Please speak with facility staff should you wish to bring a pet in for visits. All animals will be required to have up-to-date shot records before coming into the facility.
What are the visiting hours?
Visiting hours are 8am-8pm to allow residents time for rest. We encourage families and friends to visit and offer encouragement to their loved ones during their rehabilitation. Please speak with staff to arrange alternative visiting hours if needed.
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