Skilled Nursing

Skilled Nursing Care for Seniors

Specialty Care Unit

You have many different skilled nursing options when it comes to senior care, but we're confident that you'll recognize Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor as a step above the rest when you do your research. Why? Because our skilled team is capable of providing specialty care, memory support and respite care, catering to whatever skilled nursing needs you may have.

What can skilled nursing care residents expect?

Our Specialty Care Unit focuses on goal-oriented treatment and the continual monitoring of progress. In addition to the quality skilled nursing care residents receive, Jefferson Manor also offers:

  • Attractively furnished private and semi-private rooms
  • In-room private telephones and premium cable televisions
  • Psychological and emotional support from compassionate social workers
  • A comfortably appointed family lounge with television, telephone, ample seating and a kitchen for visiting friends and loved ones

Does Jefferson Manor offer cognitive impairment programs?

For residents in need of skilled nursing capabilities directed at treating cognitive impairments like Alzheimer's, Jefferson Manor provides medical, emotional, spiritual, physical and psychological support for residents and family members. Each unit includes two certified nursing assistants, a licensed practical nurse and a registered nurse, plus an on-staff social worker available to assist with discharge planning and care plans.

Are respite care services available?

We make every effort to enable our senior residents to retain their independence throughout their stay—and that includes during times where respite care is needed. Our respite services provide an opportunity for caregivers to enjoy a short getaway without sacrificing quality care for their loved one. These respite services aim to replicate the personalized attention you provide in your own home here in our skilled nursing facility.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour of Jefferson Manor, call us today at 814-849-8026.

View All News