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
On each floor within our skilled nursing community, traditionally decorated private and semi-private suites are arranged in neighborhoods around a central dining room and nurses’ station. This community environment promotes interaction between both residents and staff members, creating lasting relationships and a true home away from home atmosphere.
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.
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.
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.
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 a full-time registered dietician. Residents enjoy personal menu selections on a daily basis. Special diets, as required, are routinely provided.
Here are a few of the skilled nursing services and amenities all residents enjoy at Walnut Place:
Friends and family may visit anytime, and parking is always free!
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.”
“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.”
“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! ”
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.See Location