Frequently Asked Question's

Q?

How do I get into the Wayne County Nursing Home?

A.

Requirements for admission include:

Need for nursing care or rehabilitation
PRI (Patient Review Instrument) assessment
Medical information
Application for admission
Verification of payment source
Residency in Wayne County is not required

Contact Admission Coordinator at 315-946-5673 for more information

Q?

Is there a waiting list?

A.

Yes, for long term care, but we are usually able to accommodate admissions for rehabilitation or respite within a few days.

Q?

How many beds do you have?

A.

There are 4 "units" with a total of 192 beds:

24 short-term rehabilitation beds, which are also used for respite
168 long term beds

Q?

How do I pay for nursing home care?

A.

Medicare and private insurance may cover short term or rehab stays following a qualifying hospital stay. We also accept long-term care insurance, self-paying applicants, and Medicaid.

Q?

What is your daily rate?

A.

As of January 2013:

$340 for a semi-private room
$370 for a private room.

Q?

What is your staff to resident ratio?

A.

We provide 24 hour nursing care and are staffed above the New York State and national averages. Our mandatory staffing policies ensure all residents receive the care they need. Visit the Nursing Home Compare site on the Internet at www.medicare.gov for more information.

Q?

What about Medical staff?

A.

Staff of five medical providers:

Anthony daSilva, MD
Seung Hur, MD
Arun Nagpaul, MD
Beverly Provo, NP
Scott Schabel, MD (Medical Director)

Q?

What services do you offer?

A.

Nursing
Physician/Medical
Physical, Occupational, and Speech/Swallowing Therapies
Pharmacy
Social Work
Podiatry
Dental services
Daily leisure activities and religious services
Beautician
Neurologist
Optometry Lab, X-ray, oxygen
Dining and Nutrition Services

Q?

What about end of life care?

A.

Hospice services are available to terminally ill residents and their families. Services are provided in collaboration with Lifetime Care and usually paid for by Medicare.

Q?

Can I take a tour of the facility?

A.

Tours are welcome between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday. Other times and days are available by appointment. Please call the Admission Coordinator at 315-946-5673 for an appointment.

Q?

Who is responsible for resident laundry?

A.

The housekeeping/service department is responsible for resident laundry and oversees a contracted linen service.

Questions? Call the Wayne County Nursing Home & Rehab Center Admissions Coordinator at (315) 946-5673 to schedule a tour or learn more.

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