Your Interdisciplinary Team at a Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
After a hospitalization, your rehabilitation journey may take you to a skilled nursing facility (SNF). Whether you need post-acute care after an unplanned hospitalization or recovery assistance after a planned surgery, Prestige Care is here to support you with all your clinical and rehabilitation needs. During your stay at a skilled nursing center, your interdisciplinary…
Sullivan Park Care Center – Hearts and Paws’ Special Delivery from Subaru
Hearts and Paws, a dog fostering program, was began by residents at Sullivan Park Care Center, a Prestige Care Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in partnership with SpokAnimal C.A.R.E. to help senior shelter dogs find forever homes. While the residents are fostering a senior dog from SpokAnimal, they have the opportunity to help care for…
Prestige Patient Story: Darleen Applegate
Darleen Applegate was admitted to Timberview Care Center in early September after undergoing a right knee replacement. She had been experiencing joint pain and had limited mobility prior to the surgery. With help from her daughter, Darleen researched skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers within her insurance requirements and was pleased to learn she could recover…
Managing Your Health After a Stroke
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Infection, about 800,000 people in the United States experience a stroke every year, and about 75% of those occur in adults over the age of 65. A stroke occurs when blood supply to the brain is blocked (ischemic stroke) or when a blood vessel bursts in the…
Benefits of Post-Acute Care
Post-acute care, also known as skilled nursing, is for those who require additional short-term care following a hospitalization for a serious surgery, illness, or injury. This type of care is intended to help patients recover and successfully transition from the hospital to their independent lives at home. Although home health can be considered as an…
Speech Therapy at a Skilled Nursing Center
Although Speech Therapy has been known to help people of all ages improve their communication skills, it is also intended to treat speech and cognitive impairments caused by an unexpected injury or other health condition, such as Parkinson’s or dementia. Your healthcare team may recommend speech therapy care at a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) if…
What to Expect from Memory Care at a Skilled Nursing Center
One of the greatest challenges families can face as their loved one ages is finding them compassionate care for their unique medical needs, especially if they are experiencing a form of memory loss or dementia. If you suspect memory loss in a loved one that compromises their safety and well-being or makes it difficult for…
Occupational Therapy at a Skilled Nursing Center
If you are recovering from a hospitalization, have a chronic health condition, or experienced a serious injury that has impacted your independence your healthcare team may suggest occupational therapy (OT) at a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) to continue your recovery. Occupational therapy can be an essential part of a patient’s recovery journey while they improve…
Tips for Maintaining Your Health After a Skilled Nursing Stay
Skilled nursing care, also known as post-acute rehabilitation, is for those who need short-term care following a hospitalization from an injury, surgery, or illness. This level of care is intended to successfully transition patients from hospital to home with the tools they need for each phase of recovery to help increase their independence and quality…
Summer Safety Tips for Older Adults
Summer has officially begun with high temperatures right around the corner. Stay safe this summer by protecting yourself and your loved ones from experiencing the harmful effects of the sun and symptoms of heat-related illness, also known as hyperthermia. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, older adults are at a higher risk…
Your Healthcare Career at a Skilled Nursing Center
Are you a recent nursing school grad, or curious about entering the healthcare field? Starting your career at a skilled nursing center may not be top of mind, but there are many benefits when you choose to care for post-acute patients in a skilled nursing setting. Whether you are a certified nursing assistant (CNA) with…
Discovery Nursing and Rehab of Vancouver Receives Top Marks For Quality and Safety
Vancouver, Wash. – Prestige Care, an industry leader in senior living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation care, is pleased to announce that Discovery Nursing and Rehab of Vancouver recently earned a deficiency-free survey from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). In its most recent survey led by state regulators, the skilled…
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