What’s It Like In Skilled Nursing?

We don’t always know what life is going to throw at us, especially when it comes to our health. But if you know that a skilled nursing facility is in your future, you probably want to know what you should expect. 

At one of our facilities, you get more than just around-the-clock licensed nursing care. You also get the comfort of a home-like community with healthy and delicious dining options and fun, social events and classes so you can stay engaged and enjoy your visit. You also have peace of mind knowing that we have a track record of getting you home as quickly as possible, so you can get back to living the life you love. 

What Life Looks Like in Skilled Nursing

Skilled nursing is designed from the ground up to equip you with the tools you need to thrive. Whether you are here for short-term recovery or long-term care, you will have access to specialized medical treatment, an attentive and compassionate care team, dining that supports your dietary needs and a community of people cheering you on to live the best life possible.

Because everyone arrives for a different reason and stays for varying periods of time, life looks a little different depending on your individual circumstances. Here you’ll have access to therapies and services to help you focus on your recovery.

When you aren’t working with our licensed physicians, nurses and therapists, you can rest in a comforting environment that feels like home.

Our skilled nursing facilities offer convenient amenities and services during your stay. Many of our communities offer barbershop and beauty salon services, open visiting hours, and special therapeutic diets, so you can recover with the support you need and get back to the life you love.

Dietary Support

helps you get the nutrition your body needs most

Licensed Physicians

on-hand to ensure you have direct access to care

On-Site Therapy

helps you recover in one place without having to travel to a different location


The Brookdale Difference

Deciding to Stay For Good

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Your Own Team of Experts

While each and every aspect of our program specializes in helping you live the life you want, one of the most important factors is our medical team.

Our medical directors manage individual rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and transitional programs, while working alongside consulting physicians with specialized expertise. Because our staff members are professional, efficient and have a passion for treating each patient as an individual, you can rest easy knowing you are in good hands whether you are here for a heart condition, stroke recovery, long-term care or otherwise.

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