Skilled Nursing Services

Skilled-nursing services are available for clients in need of day-to-day medical maintenance. Examples of services that will be available to clients are:

  • Observation, assessment, and evaluation of a client’s condition when only the specialized skills of a medical professional is needed to determine the health status
  • Special nursing procedures that require substantial and specialized therapy (ex. insertion of a catheter)
  • Teaching and training that require the skills of a nurse when appropriate to the client’s illness, injury or functional loss
  • Teaching of self-administration of injectable medications or a complex range of medications
  • Teaching a newly diagnosed diabetic or caregiver on all aspects of diabetic management
  • Teaching of self-catheterization, bowel or bladders programs