Skilled Nursing and Therapy

At NewAldaya, we recognize that choosing skilled care can be a difficult decision. Relax. When you choose NewAldaya, we work closely with you to make the process from hospital to short-term rehab as seamless as possible.

We pledge to provide you with exceptional and cutting-edge care, and we are pleased to offer post-acute and rehabilitative care to help you recover and return home.

We have so much to offer. A full 95 percent of patients and families recommend us.

Skilled Nursing Services offered, but are not limited to:

  • In-house IV antibiotics and fluids
  • Medication management and support
  • TPN (Total Parental Nutrition)
  • Wound management and healing (including wound vacs)
  • BiPap during hours of sleep
  • Lab draws and in-house X-rays

Therapy Services offered, but are not limited to:

  • Rehabilitation therapy staff (physical, occupational, and speech therapists)
  • Wound management and healing
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • Accelerated Care Plus Modalities (ACP) Services
    • Diathermy
    • Electrical stimulation
    • Ultrasound
    • Omnicycle
    • NuStep
  • Individualized treatment plans and goal setting
  • Evaluation of your home for safe and appropriate return (as needed)

Hospitality and Amenities:

  • Large private and semi-private rooms with en suite bathrooms
  • Home-like decor and furnishings: flat screen TV, spacious closets, guest seating, and much more
  • Professionally licensed nurses, social workers, a dietitian, and recreational therapists
  • On-site, state of the art rehabilitation therapy gym
  • Chaplaincy services offered
  • On-site Chapel
  • Transportation services and scheduling for medical appointments
  • Menu selection room service and dining options

To facilitate your return home, our therapy and social work staff will assist you with:

  • Evaluation of your own home for a safe and appropriate return
  • Preparing a home exercise plan. A project of the Live better. Live well.® initiative
  • Selecting necessary home equipment and adaptive devices
  • Working with the appropriate agencies to provide support for a safe transition, including
    • Home Health providers
    • Meals on Wheels
    • Life alert products

You have a Choice when it comes to short-term rehab.

Choose the best care in a comfortable setting at NewAldaya. Tell your doctor or hospital discharge planner that you choose NewAldaya Lifescapes.

Call Admissions for a personal evaluation and explanation of services.

  • Office: (319) 268-0401
  • Cell: (319) 240-4571

How to Qualify:

Skilled Nursing Care

Our nursing service is covered by private insurance or Medicare Part A. Medicare Part A requires a three-night acute care hospital stay within the 30 days prior to your skilled admission. Some insurance providers do not require this three-night stay requirement.

Pre-requisites that Qualify a person for Skilled Nursing coverage by Medicare include:

Medicare pays for transitional care in a nursing home only for limited periods following hospitalization.

  • A person must have three overnights in an acute care hospital within 30 days of admission to a Skilled Nursing Center.
  • A 100-day maximum stay is related to any one hospitalization and diagnosis.
  • A person must make regular progress as documented by medical professionals. If progress toward prior level of function is no longer occurring, Medicare coverage ends.
  • A person must have a physician order for Skilled Nursing Services.

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