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Skilled Nursing Admission Check List

Move-in day at a skilled nursing community can be hectic. To help with your big day, we’ve addressed common questions that many people have before transitioning to a skilled nursing community.

Information and Documents Needed for Admissions

  • Proof of Medical Insurance
  • Social Security Card
  • Medicare or Medicaid Card
  • State Driver's License or Photo ID Card
  • Copies of any Directives tor your Physician
  • Power of Attorney Documentation

Suggested Clothing and Personal Items for Admission

  • Comfortable clothing for 5 to 7 days
  • Hearing aids, eyeglasses, and eyeglass care
  • Personal effects
  • Reading materials
  • If participating in therapy, a pair of non-skid supportive shoes
  • We provide standard toiletries for our guests; you are welcome to bring your favorite brands from home
  • While the temperature in the facility is closely monitored, we do recommend bringing a jacket or sweater for those who tend to get cold

What Items Should I Leave at Home?

  • Prescription or over the counter medications
  • Jewelry and other expensive valuables
  • Large sums of money or credit cards
  • Rugs or mats
  • Extension cords
  • Glass or breakable items
  • Combustible items such as aerosol cans
  • Electric blankets or heating pads
  • Any item with a hazardous warning label or disclaimer

Prior to your admission, a Senior Care Centers team member will set up an appointment with you to complete your admissions paperwork and discuss your insurance benefits. This will be your opportunity to ask questions and ensure you understand your benefits and coverage. 

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Fill out our contact form and our advisors will be in touch to answer any questions about pricing, availability or even help you schedule a tour.