A Well-Grounded Tradition, and Innovative Approaches
Nursing care was our genesis, back in 1908, and it is still what we do best. First and foremost we believe in keeping a high staffing level to ensure the most consistent level of care on every floor, in every neighborhood, and in every room in our large Health Care Center. We were pioneers in the transformational journey from the old hospital model for nursing centers to a residential model, divided into smaller neighborhoods, each with its own spirit. We strive to maintain both the highest quality of life and the highest quality of care for our residents.
Short-term guests stay in our all-private-room New Hope neighborhood. Long-term residents have the choice between private and spacious semi-private rooms. Physicians call on the residents on site. Rehabilitative therapies promote independence through attentive care focusing on the individual’s unique needs. A groundbreaking Memory Support program is also offered in two of the neighborhoods. Pastoral Care is a vital thread in the fabric of our Health Care Center. Our Palliative Care program is specialized in caring for residents nearer the end of their journey, and we partner with several hospice services providers. We are aware that family involvement is an integral part of our residents’ contentment. We wish to be your partner in this process: Each one of us can be a precious resource and we look forward to a fruitful collaboration.
Our Community Life team plays a major role in keeping residents active and involved. When we see residents who might benefit, we go way beyond the basic music, movies, parties, or bingo. For instance, we have taken residents on overnight trips to Ocean City where, thanks to a special wheelchair with balloon tires, they were able to go out to the water’s edge. Several residents regularly go horseback riding, using a special ramp to mount their horses, and we have also sent residents to community college classes. We believe it is never too late to make precious memories.
Researching nursing care for a loved one is complicated at first: You need to make an important decision, possibly in a rush during a time of stress. You have heard many stories about care, and about the financial burden of long-term nursing. Our Admissions team pledges to answer all your questions and more. We are Medicare and Medicaid certified, and we participate in major medical insurance programs. No matter where your loved one is today (at home, in the hospital, or in another health care setting), the first step is to schedule a visit with our helpful Admission Counselors. You may use the contact form below, but if you need quick answers about bed availability, costs, insurance participation and the admission process, please contact us right away at (717) 624-5250.