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1.

What should I look for when visiting a rehab facility?

A. You should look for cleanliness, staff should be friendly.  Look for a facility which has a specially designed and separate rehab unit.

2.

What is skilled nursing / sub acute rehab care?

A. Sub acute care is comprehensive inpatient care designed for someone who has an acute illness, injury, or exacerbation of a disease process. It is goal oriented treatment.   Sub acute care is generally more intensive than traditional nursing facility care and less than acute care it requires  treatment plan for a limited  time period (several days to several months), until the condition is stabilized or a predetermined treatment course is completed.

3.

What Amenities are available?

A.
  • Therapy Available 6 days a week
  • State of the art Equipment
  • In room Bathrooms and Showers (Showers available in most rooms)
  • Individual Telephones and Televisions in rehab rooms
  • Free Wi Fi
  • Desk top computer with internet available for patient use
  • Hairdresser services are available on-site.

4.

What activities are available?

A.
  • BINGO
  • Musical performers and singers
  • Ice Cream Socials
  • Wii Video Gaming (e.g. Bowling)
  • Table top games and puzzles
  • Trivia games
  • Outings for shopping and other fun events
  • Movie matinees and Movie nights
  • And many more! A monthly calendar of all activities is posted and each activity is announced daily

5.

How are meals served?

A. Meals are served in our Main dining room, Rehab dining area or privately in your room. Guest meals are available at a nominal cost.

6.

What to bring for your rehab stay?

A.

CLOTHING

  • Dress slacks (6 pair)
  • Cotton Shirts (8 pair, long or short sleeves)
  • Robe (1)
  • Pull over house gowns (7)
  • Dresses) buttoned down
  • Pantyhose or knee highs (2)
  • Slips
  • Underwear (10)
  • Bras (3)
  • Socks (10 pair)
  • Night gowns (patients may use hospital gowns provided by facility)
  • Shoes (house slippers or tennis shoes, Please no Slippers)
  • Afghan/Lap blanket

PERSONAL SUPPLIES

  • Dentures and Eye Glasses
  • Adult briefs (available through facility & covered by Medicare & Medicaid )
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste or tablets to clean dentures
  • Hair brush/comb
  • Cosmetics
  • Razor (electric if desired)
  • Perfume or cologne
  • Deodorant, lotion, powder
  • Plastic clothes hangers (20)
  • Personal items from home (pictures, stationery & pens, books, mementos)   

***IMPORTANT***

  • All items must be marked.
  • Clothing labels are available through facility. An inscription appliance is available to use.  Please ask housekeeping to assist you.
  • All furnishings and electrical materials must be inspected by maintenance with fire safety codes.  Please notify your nurse or Social Services when bringing in these items.

7.

If I am admitted will I have papers to sign?

A.

Be prepared to sign admission forms. These include a financial screening performed with our financial counselor. If you need help, have your representative, power of attorney, or family member available to work with us prior to your admission. If you have special directive documents, bring them with you so we may make copies for our records.

Bring all Medical Insurance cards so we may verify your insurance and make sure you have coverage. Please include any commercial insurance cards/plans you have such as: Medicare Part D, Medicare A & B, Medicaid, Blue Cross, AARP, HMO, PPO’s, etc.

8.

What are the Visiting Hours?

A. There are no set visiting hours; however it is best to check with staff for after business hours visitation protocol.

9.

Can my family member stay overnight?

A. Semi-private rooms can not accommodate overnight visits.

10. Will I get assistance for my discharge?
A. Our Social services department discharge planner will help you to arrange for your return to home, ALF or discharge to another long term care facility.  The discharge planner will work with therapy.

11. The following are some helpful links for useful information as you select a nursing facility that best suits your needs.
A.
medicare.gov: Medicare website.

apps.ahca.myflorida.com/NHCGUIDE/: AHCA Agency for Health Care Administration Nursing home guide.

myflorida.com: The official Florida Website.

ombudsman.myflorida.com: Florida's Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is a volunteer-based organization seeking to improve the quality of life of frail, vulnerable elders who live in long-term care settings. The program operates under the authority of federal and state law.
 
 
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