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Answers To Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Skilled Care?

Generally speaking, skilled care is treatment performed by licensed nurses and therapists, such as complex wound dressing, intravenous injections, tube feedings and rehabilitation therapy. People whose state of health is rapidly changing may also require skilled nursing care.  

 

Are Grace Living Center Homes Medicare Certified?

Yes! Each Grace Living Center is an independently licensed facility which is a Medicare-Certified  Nursing and Rehabilitation Care Facility.

Will My Stay Be Covered By Medicare?

Medicare covers certain skilled care services that are needed daily on a short-term basis (up to 100 days) after a qualified hospital stay. Your doctor may order skilled care based on their evaluation. 

If you have questions about your coverage, please contact us at (877) 654-7223. To learn more about Medicare coverage, visit medicare.gov.

Quick Facts Many Families Want To Know First

  1. All Grace Living Center Homes are Medicare-Certified Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers
  2. Each Grace Living Center is committed to the Person-Centered Care philosophy
  3. Each Grace Living Center strives to provide a warm, inviting setting For recovery and extended stay
  4. Each Grace Living Center offers long term care when people are no longer able to care for themselves
  5. Many Grace Living Center Homes offer Respite Care to provide Short-Term relief for Caregivers
  6. Many Grace Living Center Homes have Bilingual Staff
  7. All Grace Living Center Homes participate in Oklahoma's Focus on Excellence program – whose goal is to enrich overall quality of care and is independently administered by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority. Quarterly Reports on Care Conditions are available at oknursinghomeratings.com.

Admissions

  • Admissions are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Staffing

  • Licensed and certified staff
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy provided by Certified Therapists
  • Nursing services including restorative nursing and wound care by licensed nurses

A Personal Approach To Care

Everyone is different. At Grace Living Center and Bridges, we work with you, your family and your doctor to determine the right care plan for your needs. We also give you choices in the essesntials of life: the time you wake up, the time you go to sleep, the time you eat, when you bathe, what activities are available and many, many more.

Available Nursing Services* 

  • Cardiac Respiratory Care
  • Care For People In Excess of 350 Pounds
  • Diabetes Management
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Incontinence, Catheter and Colostomy Care
  • Orthopedic Recovery Care
  • Restorative Nursing
  • Special Equipment Needs
  • Therapeutic and Special Diets
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Tube Feedings: NG, GT or PEG 
  • Wound Management
 

*Provided As Needed

Therapy Services* 

Physical Therapy

  • Evaluate Overall Mobility and Physical Function
  • Build and Strengthen Muscles
    - Range of Motion
    - Endurance
    - Flexibility
  • Improve Balance and Coordination
  • Improve Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Functions
  • Develop Compensatory Strategies for Increased Safety
  • Patient and Caregiver Education

Occupational Therapy

  • Evaluate Daily Living Skills and Functional Independence
  • Increase Function in Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s)
    - Bathing
    - Dressing
    - Grooming
  • Increase Function in Instrumental ADL’s
    - Home and Financial Management
    - Rest and Sleep
    - Social
  • Develop Fine Motor Skills
  • Improve Safety Through:
    - Increased Strength
    - Exercise Plans
    - Compensatory Strategies
  • Patient and Caregiver Education

Speech Language Pathology

  • Evaluate Speech and Cognition Skills
  • Dysphasia Management
     Difficulties With Swallowing
  • Improve Cognition
    - Auditory Comprehension
     Understanding What Others Are Saying
    - Oral Expression  
     Ability to Express Wants and Needs
    - Problem Solving and Reasoning
    - Thought Organization
    - Time and Money Management
  • Patient and Caregiver Education

 

*Provided As Needed

Personal Care Services

  • Helping Hand With Dressing, Bathing and Grooming
  • Social Dining Or Dining Service In A Resident's Room
  • Beauty Salon and Barber Services Onsite
  • Daily Activities Including Cultural And Community Events
  • Specialized Dietary Services
  • Housekeeping and Laundry Services
  • Transportation For Medical Appointments Available*
 

*Not available in some locations

Family Visitation and Participation

  • Families Are Always Welcome to Visit!
  • Cozy Social Areas For Residents And Families
  • Input From Families Is Encouraged Through Care Plan Meetings
  • Respite Care To Provide Short-Term Relief For Caregivers 

Payment Arrangements

The staff at your local facility can help you and your family determine the appropriate payment arrangements including:

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • VA Contract
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Private Insurance
  • Private Pay

Check with your local Grace Living Center to ensure that your preferred payment type is accepted. For up-to-date information on Medicare coverage, visit medicare.gov.