Skilled Nursing Unit
The 30-bed unit includes four private rooms, 13 semi-private accommodations and an activities center. The program supports the hospital’s acute care services by expanding the continuum of care to include skilled nursing.
This is especially helpful to orthopedic and other post-surgical patients who need additional support to reach their full recovery potential. The anticipated length of stay for patients admitted to this unit is between 7-11 days.
Conditions Treated Include:
- Post-orthopedic or other surgery
- Medical conditions requiring short-term skilled and rehabilitative services
- Rehabilitation Therapy to increase strength, endurance, range of motion, mobility and coordination
- Daily activities to help residents develop personal and social independence
- By referral: Dental, Podiatry and Optometry/Ophthalmology
The Unit Is Staffed By:
- Unit Director
- RNs, LPNs and CNAs
- Physical Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- MDS Coordinator
- Recreational Therapist
- Registered Dietitian
- Social Worker
The Skilled Nursing Unit has been awarded a 5-Star Rating by The Agency for Healthcare Administration (ACHA). This rating is based on nursing home resident assessments conducted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Edward White Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Unit excelled when evaluated in three essential areas: Health Inspections, Staffing, and Quality Measures. These key areas can give an indication of the quality of care an individual nursing home will be able to provide.
Edward White Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person from admission, participation, or receipt of services and benefits. Learn more about our Non-Discrimination Policy here.