Skilled Nursing

Long-Term Skilled Nursing Care


For more than 30 years, National Health Care Associates’ (NHCA) centers have been recognized as the leaders in providing care for those individuals who can no longer be cared for at home or in an assisted living facility due to illness, frailty, or some other limitation. We believe in quality care, compassion and enhancing the lives of every individual. At National Health Care Associates … we touch people’s lives.

All of NHCA’s centers offer comprehensive long-term care services, including:

  • Activity Programs
  • Therapeutic Recreation Programs and Activities
  • 24 Hour Skilled Nursing Care
  • Primary Care and Specialty Physician Services
  • Restorative Care
  • Case Management
  • Nutrition Services
  • Family Counseling and Support Group
  • Social Services

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care


Many NHCA centers offer specialized services to meet the needs of individuals with a wide variety of dementia-related disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease. Our center provides:

  • Secured and/or Dedicated Dementia Units
  • Specially Trained Staff
  • Wander Guard Security Systems
  • 24 Hour Skilled Nursing Care
  • Therapeutic Recreation and Activity Programs
  • Nutrition and Medication Management
  • Family Counseling and Education

Pulmonary Disease Management Program


Our Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs are designed to maximize the functional abilities of persons with Pulmonary Disease.

  • Pulmonologist on Staff
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) on staff
  • Interdisciplinary Approach to Disease Management
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Tracheostomy Care

Heart Failure Program


Our Heart Failure Program is designed to provide education, evaluate the many intricacies of heart failure including the underlying causes, medications and necessary lifestyle modifications.

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) on Staff
  • Adherence and Understanding of the American Heart Association Guidelines for Diagnosis/Management
  • Onsite Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) to address any emergency needs
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling

Ventilator Program


Our Passport Ventilator Care program is focused on taking an aggressive multi-disciplinary approach to ventilator rehabilitation. Our ventilator weaning program is focused on reducing or eliminating dependence on a ventilator for breathing.  Clinical expertise allows us to design an individualized respiratory health plan that incorporates physical, occupational and speech therapy. For those requiring chronic ventilator services, our program is designed to provide optimum care and comfort.

  • Four Levels of Care: Ventilator, Tracheostomy, Short-term and Long-term Pulmonary
  • Respiratory Therapist on Staff 24 Hours Per Day, 7 Days Per Week
  • Pulmonologist On Staff
  • “Out of Bed” Philosophy for Patients to be Out of Their Room for Meals, Therapy and Other Activities
  • Support Groups for Patients and Family Members, Led by Licensed Social Workers
  • Separate Unit on Campus with Therapy Gym, Dining Rooms, Wi-Fi and Lounge Areas

Respite Care Program


Caring for someone in need of medical and emotional support requires tremendous energy. For those times when a caregiver needs some relief, whether, for a few days or a couple of weeks, our center offers respite services. An individual normally cared for at home or similar setting can be admitted to our center for a short-term stay in order to provide the family caregivers a chance to recover from the stresses of daily care, take a vacation or focus on other personal needs. Services offered in conjunction with a respite stay may include:

  • 24 Hour Skilled Nursing Care, as needed
  • Medication Management
  • Recreation Programs
  • Physical and/or Occupational Therapy, if indicated
  • Nutritional Needs Management
  • Family Support Counseling
  • Family Support