Skilled Nursing facilities provide high levels of skilled care for short and long term stays.
Feeding Tube Care
Transfer Assistance/Hoyer Lift
Short Term Care Nursing/Rehab
Nursing homes provide short term care for patients that are needing rehabilitation after a hospital visit. Medicare and insurance covers the stay up to 100 days. Once the 100 days are met, a patient is then discharged home, to a senior housing community or long term care nursing.
Long Term Care Skilled Nursing
Long term care are for residents that require skilled care needs and can no longer live at home alone without assistance with their activities of daily living. They are also for patients that cannot afford assisted living and are on Medicaid or need to apply for Medicaid in order for them to move to a nursing home for their care and age in place.
Nursing homes provide private and shared rooms. They have a dining room for the resident's to have their meals and some common areas for family and visitors. They also have planned activities and life enrichment programs to keep their residents engaged. Hospice care is also offered to residents in skilled nursing facilities.