sub-acute vs. long-term care

Average Time Spent in a Nursing Home: Sub-Acute vs. Long-Term Care

Moving your loved one into a nursing center can be a difficult but important decision to make. Seventy percent of people over age 65 will require some degree of sub-acute or long-term care services in their lifetime. Choosing the right nursing center requires a great deal of consideration, so it’s normal to have plenty of […]

elderly care

Nursing Home Vs. Rehabilitation Center: What Care Do You Need?

When it comes to long-term care, choosing the right type of care is critical to ensuring a successful transition for both patients and their families. You may be deciding from a nursing home, an assisted living center, a rehabilitation center, or something in between.

nursing home services provided

6 Common Nursing Home Services Provided by Skilled Nursing Facilities

Are you considering a skilled nursing facility for yourself or a loved one? Before you begin looking for a particular facility, it’s important to know what to expect. What are the benefits? What are some nursing home services provided by skilled nursing facilities? There are many different services provided to residents at these facilities. While […]

when do i need sub-acute care facility

When Do I Need a Subacute Care Facility to Help Me Recover?

What happens when you experience a sudden change in your ability to care for yourself? What do you do when it’s time to leave the hospital, but you’re not back to your baseline? There are many different levels of care available for seniors—so what’s the next step? A stay at a sub-acute care facility might […]

occupational therapy in nursing homes

How Occupational Therapy in Nursing Homes Can Aid Your Recovery

A short-term stay at a nursing home may be an important step back to health for those whose ability to care for themselves is temporarily hindered. Services such as occupational therapy in nursing homes can help ensure temporary residents can return home safely and successfully.

Knollwood Nursing Center Earns Deficiency-Free Survey

Worcester, MA –Knollwood Nursing Center has earned a deficiency-free state survey conducted by the Massachusetts Department of Health. Knollwood Nursing Center, a nonprofit organization located on the campus of Briarwood Continuing Care Retirement Community, is an 82-bed skilled nursing center offering extensive rehabilitative services and long-term care. Knollwood Nursing Center also holds a five-star designation […]