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Admissions and the Pandemic

Admissions and the Pandemic
Angie R. Sprouse CL, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Liaison
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Admitting a loved one for short term rehab or for long term care can be a difficult decision for any family during normal circumstances.  During a pandemic as we are in today, the decision can feel devastating.  With proper planning […]

Transitioning a Dementia Loved One to A Skilled Nursing Facility

Transitioning a Dementia Loved One to A Skilled Nursing Facility
Michelle Gilmore
Director of Nursing
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Imagine you wake up, slightly chilled in a silent, dark room.  You don’t know where you are, how you got there, or the time of the day.  You look around the room to see only a strange button […]

Preparing for Skilled Nursing Facility Admission

Preparing for Skilled Nursing Facility Admission
by Rachel Harvey
Admissions Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
When a person, family, or loved one decides on placement in a skilled nursing facility, the right to great care and excellent support is always the number one priority. When the admissions team at Abbyshire Place is giving a tour, our goal […]

Understanding Medicaid

Dave Bevan
Business Office Coordinator
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
Understanding Medicaid
When an individual admits to a nursing facility under Medicaid coverage the patient’s monthly income is subject to review by the county.  This review is to determine what can be used as possible payment to the nursing facility.  There are a couple of instances whereby […]

The Importance of Therapy

by Tonya Bowers
Therapy Manager
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
Physical Therapy enhances the primary health of individuals and to help promote quality of life.

Physical therapy (PT) is very important for many different aspects. PT focuses on address debility with general strengthening , improving endurance,  facilitates appropriate gait and addresses balance deficits among many other things.  […]

What to Ask When Choosing a Skilled Nursing Facility

By Rachel Harvey
Admissions Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
When touring a facility, you may wonder what the most important questions are to ask.  This short list highlights some important questions to ask any facility when touring and answers about what our facility has to offer.

What is your star rating- Abbyshire Place is a 4 star […]