Skilled Nursing Care

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Skilled Nursing Care and Rehabilitation Services

Our Professional and Interdisciplinary Skilled Care Team has the knowledge and skill to work with a wide spectrum of diagnoses including but not limited to:

  • Musculoskeletal injuries and/or surgeries (joint replacements, fractures)
  • Neurologic diseases (stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome)
  • Cardiac and respiratory problems such as heart attack, heart surgeries, pneumonia and others
  • Non-healing wounds
  • Intravenous antibiotic therapy

Skilled Care Patient Benefits:

  • We can’t promise private rooms. In fact, it is more likely we are going to have to double up as we lose rooms to construction and COVID. We have to keep more rooms open for surgical patients now also
  • OT is also available 6 days a week. Speech is a maximum of 3 days per week
  • We can provide transportation to and from medical appointments in our service area 
  • Lab, Radiology and Emergency Room Services on site
  • Physicians and Registered Nurses on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Most Registered Nurses are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Patients benefit from an excellent nurse/patient ratio
  • On site pharmacy and our pharmacist reviews all patient medications
  • Our pharmacist and nurses are available for medication education
  • Physical therapy is provided six days a week
  • Occupational and speech therapy are also offered
  • Certified Wound Care Nurse to assist in the healing process
  • Endocrinologist and a Diabetic Educator are on staff to educate patients on diabetes self-management and control
  • Activities are provided to encourage socialization or to allow pursuit of patient’s own leisure activities
  • We can provide transportation to and from the hospital and to physician appointments
  • We focus on a short-term accelerated program based on the individual clinical needs of the patient
  • Our average skilled length of stay is two weeks
  • Weekly care conferences…families encouraged to attend by phone or video meeting 
  • The interdisciplinary team meets each week as needed
  • We strive to educate…Disease management education provided to patients and families throughout the Skilled stay 
  • Home safety evaluations can be provided prior to discharge
  • Individual laundry services are offered free of charge
  • Patients’ diets are reviewed by a Registered Dietitian
  • Our reputation for quality is recognized and therefore physicians recommend our services for the healing process
  • We are dedicated to providing high quality care in an environment that promotes respectful and personalized care

Our Social Services Director, Tia, can be contacted at (815)772-5516.  She can assist with questions regarding billing policies and admissions.  We do accept most insurance plans, as well as Medicare.