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House, a Skilled Nursing facility, represents the very best in Skilled Nursing and Specialized
Memory Care. Our state-of-the-art
"home like” residence and therapeutic activity program was designed by two award
winning, nationally recognized Gerontologists.
As a true "continuum of care” facility, we have
three separate, secure
with multiple levels of Skilled Nursing and Memory Care. Each
unit offers a variety of living accommodations that include deluxe, private, or
Room Accommodations for
Skilled Nursing Residents:
designated Skilled Nursing Unit is
comprised of nine private suites and one semi-private
- Suites are furnished with Specialty Electronic Hospital Beds, armoire,
bedside table, and upholstered chair
- Suites have cable service for personal TV use
- Facility is equipped with a Wireless call system – resident
pendants can be worn and used throughout the facility to alert staff that the resident needs assistance
Room Accommodations for
Private Pay Residents:
Guardian House has a variety of deluxe, private, and semi-private
accommodations. Residents are
assessed prior to admission and
are placed on the appropriate unit based on their nursing needs and cognitive
- Private Pay residents are encouraged to furnish their suites with
furniture from home for a comfortable "home like” environment. Facility will furnish suites upon request
(bed, armoire, bedside table)
- Suites are cable ready for personal TV use.
- Facility is equipped with a Wireless call system – Resident
pendants can be worn and used throughout facility to alert
staff that the resident needs assistance
facility provides rehabilitation services to all of our residents needing
physical, occupational, and/or speech therapy. Per Physician order,
residents can receive therapy up to 5 days per week. If applicable, residents can receive
multiple sessions per day by a combination of therapy
disciplines. Skilled Nursing stays
and/or outpatient therapy services
are billed directly to Medicare and supplemental insurance carriers
by The Guardian House. When the resident has reached their maximum
rehab potential and is discharged from therapy, a restorative exercise
program is initiated by nursing in efforts to maintain the
resident’s maximum level of
a "Social Model of Care”, we know that happy residents are healthy residents. We encourage our residents to
participate in a variety of
scheduled activities throughout each day.
Our therapeutic activity program
begins at 9:00 am and ends at 7:00 pm. Our Activity Director, along
with two activity assistants, conduct one-on-one and group activities with
our residents that are enjoyable and designed to stimulate their mind and
body. By partnering with local volunteers, we are able to keep our residents
connected with their community and local heritage.
Payment for Skilled Nursing Services:
Nursing services are covered by Medicare for residents that
meet the skilled nursing requirements:
3 night hospital stay and requires at least one of the following Skilled Nursing services-
- Skilled Nursing 7 days per week
- Rehabilitation services (PT, OT, ST) 5 days a week
- Multiple Stage 2 wounds
Stage 3 or 4 wounds
- Surgical wound
- New Feeding Tube
Medicare will approve up to 100 skilled
nursing days per illness. Medicare
will pay 100% of skilled nursing costs incurred from Day 1-20. Starting
on Day 21-100, Medicare will pay the costs of skilled nursing care less $148.00
per day (co-insurance liability).
The co-insurance liability of $148.00
per day is either paid by the resident’s supplemental insurance
carrier, or is the responsibility of the resident.
Private Nursing Services:
$800.00 deposit is required to reserve a suite in The Guardian House
($400.00 of the deposit is refundable upon discharge). Private rent
is pro-rated and due by the 10th of each month and the suite is
a month-to-month basis. *Contact Admission Coordinator for current daily rates and lease agreement.
to admission, a pre-admission assessment is conducted on-site or in
the resident’s home to verify the need for nursing services and to determine
the resident’s Level of Care.
Requirements prior to admission: Admission paperwork signed by
resident’s primary care physician
(SMS), Chest X-Ray (within 30 days of admit), and a TB skin test
(to verify resident does not have active tuberculosis).
Services (Temporary Stays):
Guardian House offers Respite Care for residents needing temporary
placement for 24 hour care. *Contact Admission Coordinator for
current daily rates and respite agreement. Note: A
pre-admission assessment SMS, Chest X-Ray,
and TB skin test are required for respite stays.
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