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Skilled Nursing

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Skilled nursing is needed when you or your loved one requires a licensed nurse to manage, observe, or evaluate your care. Gold Country Healthcare Center provides 24-hour skilled nursing care to those in need in our community. Our nurses are compassionate and truly care about each resident.

At Gold Country Healthcare Center we work with a Medical Director who coordinates and improves medical services, and a Director of Nursing who oversees all aspects of healthcare within the Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Our community also creates a model environment for nurse training, and we have in-house, on-going continued learning courses and CNA training programs. Priority consideration is granted to those within our community depending upon availability, as well as meeting financial and medical admission criteria.

To ensure each resident receives the care they need, we provide:

  • IV therapy
  • Wound care
  • Negative-pressure wound therapy (“Wound Vac”)
  • Enteral feeding program
  • Catheter care
  • Colostomy Care
  • Ileostomy Care
  • Nutrition & hydration programs
  • Medication management & education
  • Diabetic management & education
  • Restorative nursing
  • Pain management
  • Bowel & bladder programs
  • Assistance with appointment/transportation arrangements
  • Registered dietician supervised diets and menus

Outside Consultant Services Available

  • Hospice
  • Podiatry
  • Laboratory testing
  • X-rays
  • Audiology services
  • Dental Hygienist

Diabetes Management

Our nurses work with residents to strive towards taking control of their diabetes. They help monitor blood glucose levels, administer and track insulin, make exercise plans, plan menus, and provide education. Our hope is that our residents will have better control over their diabetes care.

Food and Nutrition Services

The registered dietitian designs our food and nutrition with the residents in mind. We follow physician orders to meet the needs of each resident while making sure the meals are enjoyable and full of flavor. We also administer oral supplements, as prescribed by physicians, and provide regular nutritional assessments by our on-site registered dietitian.

Activity Program

We believe events and activities enrich our resident’s lives. We strive to create a fun, uplifting environment where our residents can be social, get involved, and enjoy their favorite hobbies and activities.

Each of our residents is given a copy of our monthly event calendar, and our residents are encouraged to invite friends and family to join them at our special events and activities. Download a pdf of our activity calendar today.

Activities for our healthcare residents include:

  • Group trips, including shopping
  • Worship services
  • Monthly birthday party
  • Coffee talk, trivia, dominoes
  • Onsite movie events
  • Visiting volunteers and school groups
  • Seasonal and holiday celebrations
  • Current events discussions/Newspaper
  • Special family events
  • Group outings
  • Community pets

Social Services

Our dedicated social service provider works with our staff to create an atmosphere of growth for our residents. We work together to help each resident attain their highest practicable physical, mental, emotional, and psychosocial health.  We operate under the belief in the uniqueness of each individual and we treat each resident with respect and dignity.

Our social services team creates an atmosphere of growth for our residents, and we spend a great deal of time working with both residents and their families in difficult transitional periods.

We also foster a supportive environment with the residents. We do this by ensuring each resident has adequate decision-making opportunities, providing tours for potential residents and families, assessing psychosocial health, and guiding each care plan.