Our mission is to improve the quality of care for patients through excellent communication and collaboration with other health care professionals.

Resident Benefits

  • Improve quality of care by offering in-house assessments for acute illnesses and incidents

  • Availability to meet with resident family members to personally discuss progress or end of life issues

  • Regular schedule for in house rounding enhances relationships with residents and families

  • Individualized plan of care from residents based on input for resident, family, and staff

  • Careful review of meds with each regulatory visit, discontinuing or tapering meds that may not be needed

  • Attention still given to wellness, for example: current vaccinations, diet and exercise, socialization, and mental health

PHYSICIAN BENEFITS

  • On-site facility presence

  • 24-hour call coverage

  • NP saves physician time by signing documents such as therapy, hospice orders, Medicare certification or re-certification documents, and also discharge paperwork

  • NP available for family conferences and set office hours to discuss resident progress or end of life issues

  • No additional billing responsibilities for the physician office staff

  • Non-skilled admission History and Physical completed as desired by physician

  • NP carries own malpractice policy

FACILITY BENEFITS

  • Help in addressing state survey issues, such as weight loss, falls, psych meds, and wound documentation

  • Eliminates number of nursing phone calls and faxes being made to physician offices, freeing up time to give more resident care

  • Careful review of meds on admission to clarify stop dates and alternatives to help with cost control of Med A residents

  • Timely review of gradual dose reduction forms required by state

  • QAPI meeting attendance, if desired

  • Reduction in hospital admissions because of timely acute and incident follow up