Residence at Huntington Court provides …………………….
24 Hour RN Care
The facility always has an RN supervisor in the building. Also, the Wellness Center is staffed entirely with RN’s due to their acuity and need.
Post Sub Acute Care
Our healthcare facility provides the highest quality of nursing care available outside of the hospital setting. Our team provides sub-acute care for a variety of clinically complex medical conditions, including surgical procedures, injuries, illnesses and diseases.
Post Surgical Care
Huntington Court provides exceptional post surgical after care services. Patients are provided the highest quality of care with personal attention and genuine compassion. Our caregivers ensure that your recovery process achieves optimal results.
Wound Care Certified Nurse Practitioner
The Wound Care program at our rehab facilities is designed to provide the best medical treatment of wounds. Moreover, our program places priority on wound prevention and self-management. From the day of admission, a comprehensive personalized treatment plan is developed which focuses squarely on achieving optimum healing to improve your quality of life when you return home or to a higher level of independence.
The wound care program is designed to treat a wide range of problems, including:
- Diabetic ulcers
- Pressure ulcers
- Arterial and venous ulcers
- Surgical wounds
- Other complex wounds*
*Wounds may result from conditions that compromise circulation, such as: diabetes, traumatic injury, surgical breakdown, congestive heart failure, vascular disease, incontinence, obesity, renal failure, and other complications.
Our complex wound care program also includes:
- Vacuum (Wound Vac) therapy
Weekly rounds from wound care Nurse Practitioner
Our nurses provide ostomy wound management, including wound, ostomy and incontinence delivery of care. We provide education on different pouching systems, self-irrigation and proper skin stoma care. Nursing staff identifies psychosocial concerns, provides information and adjustment mechanisms.
Our nurses are licensed and certified in IV therapy (Intravenous Therapy), from Peripheral Cannulas to Central Lines and PICC lines. They will work closely with your personal physician to deliver IV therapy to treat a variety of conditions including dehydration, nutrition-related problems, the management of pain and the delivery of IV antibiotics for all types of infections around the clock.
In consultation with our team of clinical pharmacists, Registered Dieticians, our trained Registered Nursing staff and your physician, Total Parenteral Nutrition, or TPN is administered when the patient’s gastrointestinal tract is nonfunctional, has a disorder requiring complete bowel rest, or because their absorptive capacity is impaired. A solution containing electrolytes, glucose, essential vitamins, minerals and proteins are customized to the individual patient’s requirement until normal nutrition can be resumed.
This program is administered with instruction from your primary physician.
Our comprehensive approach to pain management includes onsite medication management, physical and occupational therapy referrals. The primary goal of our pain management is to return you to your best level of performance and to allow you to regain control of your life.
We provide transportation to and from the offsite dialysis center.
Our facility offers a multi-disciplinary approach to weight loss. The facility has the means to rehabilitate, accommodate and meet the needs of the client.
Early Onset Dementia
We provide round the clock care and long term medical treatment for the early onset dementia patient. We address nutrition, care planning, recreation, spirituality and medical care.
We offer respite care as a part of our long-term care program. We can provide caregivers a temporary break from the rewarding, yet challenging task of caring for a loved one at home. Whether it is for a few days or a few weeks, our staff will provide the very best care during this time, allowing the caregiver a worry free retreat to rest and renew their own well-being.
From our nurses to our housekeepers and the dietary staff, we will strive to provide the same continuity and quality of care that your loved one receives at home. Contact our admissions director for more information and availability.
7 Days a Week Inpatient and Outpatient Therapy Department
Our therapy department consists of several licensed and skilled therapeutic nurses. We are able to provide physical, occupational and speech therapy every day of the week as ordered by the patient’s physician. As part of an integrated treatment program, these advanced therapeutic services address a wide range of orthopedic, neurological and other disabilities, diseases and conditions, including:
- Joint replacement
- Neuromuscular diseases
- Cardiac conditions
- Traumatic brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Post-surgical complications
- Diabetes complications
Our comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation program offers the therapeutic, clinical and technical resources needed to address a wide range of orthopedic conditions, including:
- Joint replacement
- Cervical and lumbar injuries/fusions
- Arthritis and osteoporosis
We employ a fully-trained, licensed and certified orthopedic clinical care staff on-site and we are dedicated to providing the best orthopedic therapy and care possible.
Our stroke rehabilitation program has helped patients return to the highest possible level of function, regain greater independence in accomplishing tasks of daily living, and enjoy an improved quality of life.
Our personalized program incorporates physical, cognitive and psychological components, including:
- Physical, occupational and speech therapy
- Gait, balance and mobility training
- Psychological support
- Dysphagia therapy
Our post-stroke rehabilitation department is dedicated to providing skilled nursing care to return individuals to their highest possible level of every day functioning. The goal of stroke rehabilitation is to help one become as independent as possible. Even though rehabilitation services do not “cure” the effects of a stroke in the ways of physical brain damage, rehabilitation can help substantially.
Restorative nursing focuses on maintaining the function of the individual over a prolonged period of time, enabling them to remain as independent as possible for as long as possible. In an effort to identify any risks for functional declines, our nursing and therapy staff will identify individuals that may be at risk for decline in a number of areas including; bed mobility, eating, transfers, toilet use, and range of motion. In addition, individuals that have recently fallen may also benefit from restorative nursing.
Our skilled restorative nurses and aids take the time out to provide restorative nursing care to each and every individual. Our program is designed to ensure that each person receives adequate functional gains in all areas of therapy and care.
Fall Reduction Programs
We participate in the Falling Star Program. The falling star program initiative helps nursing staff to proactively identify risk factors that indicate the probability that a patient may fall. We provide strategies and interventions for preventing falls.
Sometimes residents of our facilities face terminal diagnoses, and one of the most important services our facilities provide is collaborating with hospice providers to provide additional care and services to those residents in their time of need.
Palliative care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses and other specialists who work together to provide an extra layer of support. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness, whatever the diagnosis. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.
Customized Return Home Planning
From your first day of admission, our nursing and rehabilitation team begins to customize a plan, unique to your needs, so that you are ready for the challenges involved with returning home or to an alternate level of care. Our case manager/social worker will make arrangements for wheelchair assistance or other assistive devices, dietary counseling, wound care and medication management are among the many other educational services available to short-term rehab patients. In addition, we offer a continuity of care with our Home Health Agency.
Helpful tips for a successful transition home:
- Be an active presence in the discharge planning process.
- Make sure you understand why your loved one was in the hospital.
- Plan to provide extra help and support to your loved one during the recovery period.
- Understand what symptoms and signs your loved one should be monitored for, and who to call if you have concerns.
- Make sure the discharge instructions are clear regarding medications – make sure you take the medications as they’re prescribed on discharge from the skilled nursing facility.
- Prepare the home for your loved one’s recovery.
- Understand what home health services will be provided.
- Make sure follow-up has been arranged with a primary care doctor or other outpatient health provider.
- Understand your symptoms so you know when to call the doctor or go to the hospital.
- Do you have increased shortness of breath?
- Swelling in your feet, ankles, legs, arms or stomach?
- Are you experiencing any chest pain?
- Consider calling your doctor if you feel or notice the following:
- New, more, or worse dry coughing
- More shortness of breath
- New dizziness
- No energy; more tired than usual
- Increased pain/discomfort
- Any unusual feeling
Long Term Care
An interdisciplinary team of nurses, dietary technicians, social workers and therapists will access and put in place an individual management program for many chronic medical illnesses and conditions such as diabetes, heart failure, declines in mobility and COPD to help our long term residents and short term patients maintain the highest level of physical functioning. In collaboration with your physician, our Nurse Practitioner and our interdisciplinary team, we will do our best to provide care “in-place” to quickly resolve chronic conditions before they become acute, and result in an avoidable hospitalization.
Individualized Care Planning
Our facility provides medical devices to provide nutrition to patients who cannot obtain nutrition by mouth, are unable to swallow safely or need nutrition supplement.
Our facility utilizes best practices with catheter care. We provide education, catheter care changes and proper monitoring and maintenance.
Nutrition and Hydration Program
The facilities nutrition and hydration programs are aimed at improving and maintaining residents functional and wellness level. Registered dietician on staff to assist with individual plan of cares and support.
Medication Management and Education
Medication management is a personalized service designed to optimize health outcomes for individual patients. We work directly with patients, providers and pharmacists to ensure optimal treatment while reducing the risk of adverse events, drug interactions and the reduction of cost.
Disease Management and Education
Our facility provides multi-disciplinary efforts and education to help treat chronic illness, improve the quality and cost effectiveness of care. Our facility highlights the importance of assessing the clinical implications of patients’ best interests and quality of care.
Private and Semi-Private Suites are available throughout the facility