FAQs

Q: What’s the difference between skilled nursing and assisted living?

A: Skilled nursing facilities offer 24-hour-a-day health care by licensed professionals for individuals who need help with multiple medical and personal care needs.

 

Q: When is it time to consider a nursing home for my loved one?

A: If medical and personal care needs have become too great to handle at home due to a chronic disease or recent hospitalization, it may be time to consider long term care.

 

 

Q: Will Medicare pay for my rehab stay?

A: Yes, you are eligible to use your Medicare skilled nursing benefits under Medicare Part A following a qualifying hospital stay, a long as a skilled service (such as therapy) is being rendered.

 

 

Q: How much will my supplement pay?

A: This depends on your insurance plan. If you admit under Medicare Part A, Medicare will cover 100% of your costs for your first 20 days. After that point, the amount of your daily co-pay will depend on the amount covered in your specific insurance plan.

 

Q: How long will I need to stay in rehab?

A: You can stay as long as you receive a skilled service. If your skilled service is therapy, you can stay until you achieve your goals, have returned to your prior level of functioning, or have stopped making progress.

 

Q: How much therapy will I receive?

A: This is determined upon admission after you are evaluated by therapy and have established goals, but most receive therapy twice a day up to 3 hours a day.

 

Q: Is there therapy on the weekends?

A: Yes, there is therapy half a day on Saturday. No therapy on Sundays.

 

Q: Do you have private rooms?

A: Yes; we offer private and semi-private rooms.

 

Q: Who pays for my medications?

A: Your medications are covered during your skilled nursing or short-term rehab stay.

 

Q: Will I have my own TV? Cable? Phone? Wi-Fi?

A: Each room comes with a phone, Wi-Fi, and television with cable.

 

Q: Who does my laundry?

A: We do laundry for long term care, but we do ask that family take care of laundry for short-term stays.

 

Q: What kind of clothing do I need to bring for rehab?

A: You’ll need comfortable, loose fitting clothing. Here are some suggestions: 5-6 pairs of slacks (elastic waistbands are best), 5-6 tops (less buttons are best), rubber-soled shoes (tennis or walking shoes), 6 pairs of socks, 2-4 changes of nightwear, 3 bras, slippers or house shoes with non-slip soles, warm sweater or jacket, grooming articles (toiletries…shampoo, deodorant, etc.)

 

Q: What are the visiting hours?

A: Visiting hours for rehab are: Monday-Friday 3pm-8pm, Saturday 12noon-8pm, Sunday 10am-8pm. Visiting hours for long term are Sunday-Saturday 10am-8pm

 

Q: How will I get to my follow-up appointments? Do you offer transportation?

A: Yes, we provide transportation to your follow-up appointments.

 

Q: What insurance plans do you work with?

A: Medicare, Medicaid, HMO’s; please contact our business office for specifics as we are currently expanding our network to include more plans.

 

Q: Can my doctor take care of me while I am at rehab?

A: Doctors are encouraged to follow their own patients here as long as they are credentialed by South Hampton to participate.

 

 

213 Wilson Mann Road

Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763

 

Phone (256) 725-3400

Fax (256) 725-3423

We accept:

  • Medicare

  • HMO’s

  • Private Pay

  • Medicaid

For Admissions
Information:
(256) 725-3400

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