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Skilled Nursing Facility Admission Process and Improvement of Admission Census

Skilled Nursing Facility Admission Process and Improvement of Admission Census
Ola Nkpa
Director of Admissions
Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
A skilled nursing facility is an organization where patients who were previously admitted to a hospital are seen or after being released by the hospital. The reason patients are sent down to a skilled nursing facility is […]

Intergenerational Activities

By Tirzah Wear
Activity Director
Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Intergenerational Activities: Building Relationships for Life
It’s a quiet, snowy Saturday on the memory care unit at Arlington Court. In one area, a pair of seventh grade twins is tossing a ball with a group of residents. Sounds of encouragement and laughter are heard throughout the room.  In […]

“Centralized” Care For Your Comfort

By DeeAnn Alatsis
Central Supply Manager / Pharmacy Technician
Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab
“Centralized” Care For Your Comfort
Here at Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab, a 4 STAR facility, the Central Supply office is truly “central” to the care of its residents. Located on Unit A, the skilled unit, the central supply is easy access for […]

Restaurant-Style Dining Among Popular Food Trend in Skilled Nursing Facilities

By Brittany Engel
Dietary Director
Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Skilled nursing facilities across the country are embracing a more hospitable approach to dining. Though it was once commonplace for meals to occur at set times and include pre-portioned, pre-packaged options, more and more SNF operators are letting residents weigh in on what — and when — […]

Capabilities of a Skilled Nursing Facility

By Amanda Nafzger, RN
Director of Nursing
Arlington Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab
The idea of a skilled nursing facility has evolved dramatically in the last decade. No longer are nursing homes thought of as they were in the 70s and to be a forever home for an elderly patient. They are now the place that […]