Dodd and Bowman Plaza Drive for a 120-bed skilled bed
"We have a waiting list for assisted living already, and we haven't even broken ground." Park View will drop its skilled bed
count to 35 by adding 20 assisted living units.
Day Occupancy increased for all three homes by 25 to 108%.
Q: Our facility admitted a patient last week to a skilled bed
. She came from the hospital with a diagnosis of stroke.
The expansion would involve the construction of a new SNF facility that would increase the total number of skilled beds
on campus from 46 to 64, add an additional 32 short-term skilled beds
and an additional 13 memory care beds for a total of 63 new beds.
This facility accommodates 52 skilled beds
, a 26-bed transitional care unit, and a 40-unit assisted living building.
With 87 skilled beds
in this facility, it was reasonable to assume some residents might become restraint-free, but not an entire facility." However, Dr.
She noted that among the challenges to the provision of palliative care in nursing homes are several myths: that such care is strictly for the end of life; that Medicare will not pay for skilled and palliative care simultaneously; that Medicare skilled beds
are only for patients who are able to participate in rehabilitative care and are going to "get better"; and that palliative care services by physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants is not reimbursable.
"In general, nationwide, there are nonskilled or long-term stay beds for long-stay patients and skilled beds
for short-term skilled admissions--for things like post hip fracture recovery or rehabilitation for stroke," explained Dr.
NUMBER/TYPE OF HOUSING UNITS: 49 Skilled beds
(private rooms); 22 Assisted Living units; 10 Memory Care Assisted Living units; 22 Independent Living units
"In general, nationwide, there are non-skilled or long-term stay beds for long-stay patients and skilled beds
for short-term skilled admissions for things like post-hip fracture recovery or rehabilitation for stroke," explained Dr.
Pine Run is a continuing care retirement community with 298 independent apartments and 127 skilled beds
, 50 of which are short-term rehab.