Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation 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 but will do our best to provide the care you require.
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy are provided 6 days per week. Speech Therapy services are also available.
  • Occupational therapists often visit the patient’s home prior to their discharge from the Skilled Care unit where they perform a functional assessment of any modifications or adaptations needed for safety and functionality at home.
  • 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
  • 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 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.