What is a skilled nursing care facility?
A skilled nursing care facility offers both short- and long-term care for individuals who need rehabilitative services or who suffer from serious or persistent healthcare issues that are too difficult to be managed at home or in a personal care setting. All skilled nursing care facilities are licensed and regulated by the Department of Public Health.
What services are offered at a skilled nursing care facility?
Skilled nursing care facilities provide round-the-clock skilled nursing care, housekeeping and custodial services. Skilled nursing care involves trained professionals performing services that are needed due to an injury or illness, including:
- a nurse attending to a post-operative wound or dispensing and monitoring intravenous medications
- a physical therapist working with an individual to rectify strength and balance issues
- a speech therapist assisting an individual in reclaiming his or her ability to communicate following a stroke
- an occupational therapist helping an individual to become independent again, particularly when it comes to dressing, personal hygiene and eating
Why should I choose the Rouse Home skilled nursing care facility?
Whether you’re seeking intensive rehabilitation to help you recover after surgery, an accident, a cardiac event or a stroke, or long-term, skilled nursing care, the Rouse Home’s dedicated team offers a continuum of care focused on treating the individual. The Rouse Home prides itself on offering individuals of all ages and ailments a beautiful, clean and safe place to call home!