The Pete and Jelaine Horton Center Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) at DCMC provides professional, compassionate care for people in need of Long Term or Rehabilitative care.
Residents choose their meals from a variety of food options and consult regularly with one of our Registered Dietitians. Every resident is encouraged to eat in the comfort of the dining room however each is welcome to eat in the privacy of their room if they chose.
SNF staff members strive to understand each resident as an individual and care is tailored to personal needs. Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants come together with residents and loved ones to ensure comfort while optimizing every resident’s potential. Professional Rehabilitation Therapists including; Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy are on staff to maximize mobility, independence and communication.
The Pete and Jelaine Horton Center Skilled Nursing Facility is rated 5 STARs on CMS’ Nursing Home Compare. It is a 30 bed facility featuring all private rooms. Two of the 30 beds are dedicated to end of life care for those individuals in the community who can no longer stay in their homes at this critical time. Immediately adjacent to these two beds are family rooms available for loved one who chose to spend the night or even 24 hours a day as residents approach end of life. Our facility is located within the Medical Complex and in addition to having direct access to North Shore Medical Physicians, Emergency, Lab and X-Ray services; we are contracted with a variety of Hospice Providers. Supportive Services for all residents are provided by in-house Spiritual and Social Services.
The SNF Activities Director works collaboratively with residents to promote social interaction and cognitively stimulating activities. Social events include live music, community outings and celebrations.
The DCMC Memory Clinic and Mental Health Specialists are available for consult should a need arise.
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