Category: Skilled Nursing

As we age, many seniors begin to require regularly scheduled medical care. Help is often provided by a skilled or registered nurse (RN) who is familiar with the patient’s physical needs. While some professionals use the terms “skilled nursing facility” and “nursing home” interchangeably, skilled nursing services may actually be provided in the comfort of your home, at an assisted living community, in a hospital, or at an inpatient facility such as Santé Transitional Rehabilitation Centers. If you’re unsure what type of care you’ll need, here are three factors that can help determine if a skilled nursing facility is right for you.