FAQ

What's the difference between a nursing home and a hospital?

A hospital is for acutely ill people. A nursing home is for people who are not yet strong enough to return home, or who require long-term care. In a nursing home, residents dine, socialize, and even travel together while receiving clinical care in a warm and nurturing environment.

Are religious services offered?

There is a full array of Jewish, Catholic and Protestant services.

Can residents use their own physician while at the Jewish Home?

We have a list of physicians with approved credentials to provide care to residents in our community. If you would like to have your physician added to the list, we would be more than happy to start that process.

Are nurses on duty around the clock?

Yes, RNs are on site 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. There is always a RN supervisor on duty around the clock.

How do I finance my stay in a nursing home?

We accept Medicare and Medicaid, and some other insurance policies may be acceptable. As an experienced not-for-profit organization, we’re up to date on the intricacies of insurance eligibility and other payment options. Our dedicated financial services department can assist you with evaluating your eligibility and applying for benefits.

For those who are not eligible for Medicare, Medicaid, or other insurance coverage, the daily rate is as follows:

Semi-private rooms: $300 per day

Private rooms: $315 per day

May I bring in a pet for a visit?

We have an established pet visiting program and most family pets are allowed to visit within the parameters of our Pet Policy. Please check with our Activity Director or reception for details.

Is it possible to stay at the Jewish Home for short stays such as rehabilitation or respite care?

Yes. Arrangements can be made through our Social Services Department for short stays based on bed availability.

Is there someone to help with completion of paperwork?

Yes. The Business Office staff will help you complete applications for Medicaid and we can also review and offer assistance with understanding your long-term care insurance plans.

Do the rooms come equipped with cable TV and telephone?

In house cable TV is available for a small monthly viewing charge. We also have public televisions throughout the building. In room telephone services can be arranged through an outside service.”

What are the visiting hours?

Recommended visiting hours are from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily. However, residents may consent to receiving visitors at any time.

Are outings regularly scheduled?

Yes. We maintain strong ties to the community by keeping residents active and engaged with trips to local restaurants, shopping centers, and various events on a weekly basis as weather permits.

What if I have concerns about a resident’s needs?

Each floor has a RN Nurse Manager and Social Worker assigned to address the needs of the residents. There is always a Registered Nurse Supervisor on duty to address any questions that you might have.   

Should we bring medications from home?

For safety reasons, medications may not be kept in resident rooms. This includes over-the-counter and prescription medications. Family members should direct medication questions to the charge nurse or nursing supervisor.

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