Skilled Nursing Care in Southbury, CT
If you need a little more care, we’re here for you.
Taking care of individual needs with expert, professional senior care and an abundance of compassion and kindness. It’s been our practice at Pomperaug Woods for over 30 years. Our generous, highly skilled staff of clinicians and licensed nurses work with residents, families and physicians to create customized care plans — maintaining personal interests and a maximum level of independence. Each day and through the night, our focus is to provide skilled nursing care with attention to emotional needs and overall well-being.
Elevating what’s expected of a skilled nursing facility, our Medicare-certified Health Center offers inviting common spaces and landscaped gardens to gather with others, while quiet and comfortable suites provide a peaceful space for restorative rest. The Art of Living program extends to all levels of living, encouraging social interaction and engagement through daily activities that lift spirits and hearts.
Skilled Nursing at Pomperaug Woods Health Center
Our Health Center welcomes Pomperaug Woods residents, Southbury-area seniors, and seniors moving to the area to be closer to family and friends. We ensure every person receives exceptional health services for long-term care, including skilled nursing, respite and hospice care. Senior rehabilitation is available to all Pomperaug Woods residents and short-term Health Center residents who are recovering from illness, injury or surgery.
Skilled nursing services and amenities
- Private and semiprivate suites
- Full-service dining room serving 24/7
- Assistance with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing and grooming
- Medication management and monitoring
- 24/7 licensed nursing coverage
- 24/7 security and emergency call system
- Physical, occupational and speech therapy as prescribed
- The Art of Living program, tailored to Health Center residents
- Free local phone, Wi-Fi service, and flat-screen TV with expanded cable
- Beauty/barber salon
- Full housekeeping and personal laundry services
- Respite care
Frequently asked questions about skilled nursing
What is skilled nursing?
Skilled nursing is for individuals with skilled medical needs requiring the care of round-the-clock licensed nurses and therapists. Skilled nursing is appropriate for people recovering from illness, injury, surgery or stroke who need intensive therapy and care to gain optimal well-being and health.
Who makes up the Health Center professional staff?
Our professional staff includes:
- Director of nursing
- Registered and licensed practical nurses
- Licensed social worker
- Dietitian and nutritional counselors
- Licensed physical, occupational and speech rehabilitation therapists
When is skilled nursing long-term care appropriate?
Situations are as varied as individuals. Most often, candidates for long-term care have an ongoing health condition or permanent disability. They may suffer from chronic severe pain or the natural symptoms of advanced age that lead to frailty and the need for 24/7 medical supervision.
Will Medicare pay for skilled nursing?
Pomperaug Woods is Medicare-certified. With a qualifying hospital stay, Medicare typically covers days 1-20 of the stay. A Medicare-set daily coinsurance rate will be assessed for days 21-100. Medicare payment rules are very stringent and vary depending on a number of factors. Your out-of-pocket expense may vary based on your individual health insurance plan and additional long-term care insurance coverage you may have. Visit https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/skilled-nursing-facility-care.html for more details.