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Skilled Nursing

Distinct Levels of Skilled Care to Meet
Individual Needs

Walnut Place provides 24/7 skilled nursing services within the same building so residents may stay in one comfortable environment, surrounded by the familiar faces of friends and staff. You’ll have the peace of mind that comes with knowing we will be able to meet your loved one’s future needs, no matter the level of skilled
care required.

Skilled Nursing Levels of Care

Each skilled nursing care neighborhood at Walnut Place provides its own distinct level of care. You’ll find residences for individuals requiring just a little more care than assisted living, as well as nursing care for those needing more specialized attention. You can rest easy knowing all skilled care is directed by a team of Registered Nurses, advisory physicians, and other professionals experienced in long-term care.

5-Star Rated Skilled Nursing Care

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) created the 5-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families and caregivers compare skilled nursing homes easily to identify top quality communities and services. Skilled nursing centers receive a separate rating for health inspections, staffing and quality measures. Communities with 5 stars are considered to have high above average quality.

Walnut Place is proud to continually receive a 5-star rating from CMS. We offer proven post-acute care to help patients recover whenever short-term skilled nursing or rehabilitation services are recommended. Our goal-driven expertise allows patients to achieve the highest level of function and medical recovery possible to accelerate the transition from hospital to home. Our care-intensive treatment also provides close monitoring of complex chronic conditions or additional pain management as required to those recovering from a serious illness or injury.

Skilled Nursing Services and Amenities

You can be confident your loved one will be in good hands at Walnut Place, receiving not only the skilled care he or she needs to thrive, but also a variety of daily services and amenities make life more enjoyable.

Dining Services

Sometimes getting your loved one to eat can be a challenge, but not at Walnut Place. In our skilled nursing community, you can expect your loved one to look forward to nutritious, delicious meals. Here, meal services are prepared under the direction of the Culinary Chef who trained at the Culinary Institute of America Masterworks and won the Iron Chef DFW region for Compass Group. Residents enjoy personal menu selections on a daily basis. Special diets, as required, are routinely provided.

Skilled Nursing Services and Amenities At-A-Glance:

Here are a few of the skilled nursing services and amenities all residents enjoy at Walnut Place:

  • Furnished private and semi-private rooms
  • Twice weekly housekeeping and weekly bed linen service
  • 3 daily meals with personal menu options
  • Around-the-clock nursing and aide care
  • Personalized programming and activities
  • 24/7 emergency call system
  • Pharmacy services

Friends and family may visit anytime, and parking is always free!

Floor Plans

View our skilled nursing floor plans below:

Click here to view our floor plans.

Specialized Senior Healthcare Programs at Walnut Place

Wound Care Program

At Walnut Place, we understand that each wound is unique, and each treatment approach needs to be just as unique. Aside from an individualized approach to treating every wound, we also recognize the importance in providing only the highest quality of life for our patients and residents. As a result, it is our goal to ensure that we offer a variety of treatments to best address common wounds impacting seniors. Learn more about our person-centered approach to wound care.

Health and Wellness Navigation™ Program

Consider our Health and Wellness Navigation program your one-stop shop for coordinating all your care needs, both on and off site our community.

Available at no cost to you, our Health & Wellness Navigation program helps you and your loved one navigate the healthcare system across all levels of care. Whether you are just beginning to think about your future, already a resident of our independent or assisted living community, or you are here for rehabilitation after a hospital stay, our trained wellness navigation team partners with you to anticipate your needs. They will connect you to the appropriate resources both inside or outside of our community. From day-to-day nutrition, fitness and life-enriching activities, we serve as your advocate, coordinating services and information based on your individual needs to ensure peace of mind and confidence for you and your family.


The NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) designation indicates an organization’s commitment to elder care excellence. As a participant in this program, Walnut Place is able to offer evidence-based, interdisciplinary approaches that promote better outcomes, positive experiences, and improved care for older adults. This leads to greater satisfaction rates for patients, their families and staff.

“A 20-year veteran in long-term care shares her thoughts about the Walnut Place staff and programming. She says: "For 30+ nights, I slept in the other bed in my mother's room and experienced first-hand the care delivery. I feel I must recognize the teammates who have impressed me as clear industry standouts.”

-Adult Child/Long-Term Care Industry Professional

“It was a tough decision to not take my mother to my employer at the time of admission, but I have to say I have absolutely ZERO regrets for being led to and choosing Walnut Place. It has been a very positive experience and the therapy services, especially the team that worked with my mother, were excellent.”

-Therapy Staff

“They took great care of me after my surgery. Great staff! The exercise people helped me to learn how to walk again, thank you so much! ”


A Senior Living Community Fit For You

For middle-class seniors seeking care for themselves or a loved one, Walnut Place is the only senior living community with a 35+-year history located next to Presbyterian Hospital offering a continuum of care on site in a comfortable environment with long-tenured staff.

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5155 Glen Lakes Dr.

Dallas, TX 75231

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