Skilled Nursing

Nursing Home VisitThe enhanced care of a skilled nursing facility, or “nursing home”, includes around-the-clock comprehensive physical and medical care by registered professional nurses and additional licensed nursing personnel in a facility. Around-the-clock professional staff provides resident centered care based on an individual’s specific health needs. Skilled nursing care offers assistance with daily activities offering a, “variety of services, social activities and recreational opportunities.” More importantly, skilled nursing provides the administration of medications and treatments as prescribed by a licensed physician or dentist in addition to physical assistance with daily activities and personal care.