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Thousand Oaks Healthcare Center

  93 W Ave de Los Arboles
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

University Village Thousand Oaks

  3415 Campus Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Camarillo Senior Living

  6000 Santa Rosa Road
Camarillo, CA 93012

Summit Assisted Living of Tarzana

  5711 Reseda Boulevard
Tarzana, CA 91356

Gardens at Northridge

  17650 Devonshire Street
Northridge, CA 91325

Van Nuys Healthcare Center

  6835 Hazeltine Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91405 Podcast Banner

6 Nursing & Rehab Communities in the Thousand Oaks Area

Thousand Oaks Healthcare Center

Dedicated to Hope, Healing and Recovery!

  •  93 W Ave de Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Skilled Nursing accommodations for 123 residents
  • Our devoted team and experienced nursing staff works closely with family members and physicians to develop detailed care plans for each of our residents.
  • Ideal for long term care and short term rehabilitation services

University Village Thousand Oaks

Expect More from...Life

  •  3415 Campus Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Over 60 acres of rolling hills and valleys
  • Gate-guarded, private community convenient to cultural offerings of Los Angeles
  • Formal dining room and casual lounge
  • Beauty salon/barbershop
  • Putting green, croquet court, bocce ball court

Camarillo Senior Living

Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Skilled Nursing in Camarillo, CA

  •  6000 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
  • Should you need a helping hand, we also offer complete customized assisted living services
  • Our community offers an innovative program in which we create specially designed memory care neighborhoods that provide a personalized and familiar setting tailored to each resident's unique needs
  • Our community offers 24-hour nursing supervision for residents requiring the highest level of care
  • Set on beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard, walking trails and lovely gardens
  • 160 apartments on three floors

Summit Assisted Living of Tarzana

Your Independence Redefined!

  •  5711 Reseda Boulevard, Tarzana, CA 91356
  • Set on lovely grounds with a beautiful courtyard complete with roses, wind chimes and fountains
  • 87 apartments on three floors
  • A helping hand from our warm, caring
  • Wide range of activities every month here at Tarzana and beyond
  • Located across the street from Tarzana Hospital and near a nursing home rehabilitation center if ever needed

Gardens at Northridge

Exceptional Senior Living!

  •  17650 Devonshire Street, Northridge, CA 91325
  • Gardens at Northridge is considered one of the premier continuing care communities in the Greater Los Angeles County area
  • Set on beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard and lovely gardens
  • 159 apartments on two floors
  • A wide range of activities each month, including exercise classes and off-site excursions to local attractions

Van Nuys Healthcare Center

Caring Skilled Health Care in Van Nuys

  •  6835 Hazeltine Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91405
  • Alzheimer's / Memory Support Services
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Short-Term / Respite Stays
  • Hospice Care
  • In-house Rehabilitation Specialty Services

What is Skilled Nursing Care and Rehabilitation?

Skilled Nursing Facilities, or SNFs, offer a high level of in-patient medical treatment and rehabilitation. SNFs provide 24/7 care to patients who no longer need hospitalization but still require complex nursing and therapy in order to recover from acute injury, illness or surgery. The staff providing the care have received advanced training and licensing, and include registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses and physical, occupational and speech therapists, all working under doctor supervision. Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facilities can operate as standalone businesses or they can be part of a nursing home or assisted living facility, in a separate unit, wing or floor.

The goal of SNFs is to help patients regain sufficient function and health to return home or transition to another housing option that requires a lower level of care, such as a nursing home or assisted living facility. Because patients enter a skilled nursing facility after a hospital stay, SNFs often describe the care provided as “post-acute care”. This post-acute care often requires some form of rehabilitation for sufficient recovery, so skilled nursing and rehabilitation go hand-in-hand. The types of care provided include:

• Cardiac care
• IV Therapy
• Wound care
• Pulmonary rehabilitation
• Post-stroke recovery
• Monitoring of vital signs
• Speech-language pathology
• Physical therapy
• Occupational therapy

What is the Difference between a Skilled Nursing Facility and a Nursing Home?

SNFs and nursing homes do share some overlap, which can make differentiating between the two somewhat difficult. And again, a nursing home may offer skilled nursing and rehab in a separate wing or area. But they both assist with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as bathing, dressing, walking, toileting and eating. They also manage minor medical tasks, like monitoring medication or oxygen, but beyond that, the types of medical care offered by SNFs and nursing homes differ tremendously.

As described above, SNFs offer “skilled care” – specialized medical care and therapy that can only be safely provided by professionally-trained staff for post-acute recovery and rehabilitation. Care frequently involves the use of hospital-quality medical equipment, which is not available in nursing homes. Nursing homes provide “custodial care”, or care that can be provided by non-licensed staff, often nurse aides. This includes assistance with ADLs, cooking, laundry, and administration of medication. Residents of nursing homes are usually medically stable but have chronic or ongoing conditions that require 24-hr supervision as opposed to 24-hr medical care, such as mobility or cognitive issues. Nursing homes don’t need to have registered nurses in-house, around-the clock and can have RNs or doctors on call.

The duration of care is another major difference between SNFs and nursing homes. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the average length of stay in a SNF is 28 days. In contrast, a nursing home is a home, rather than a clinical setting, and is designed to be more permanent. A nursing home has residents instead of patients. Nursing homes focus on daily, non-medical care, with an emphasis on social engagement and building a sense of community. Meals are served in a communal setting, and planned activities and neighborhood excursions are a regular part of life.

The final major difference between Skilled Nursing Facilities and nursing homes is cost. Medicare does not cover the costs for custodial care, which is what nursing homes provide. SNF stays in a semi-private room may be partially covered by Medicare Part A if certain criteria are met, including but not limited to:

• The stay is ordered by a doctor
• A qualifying hospital stay of at least 3 days preceded the order
• Care is complex enough that it can only be performed by professional personnel, such as nurses or therapists
• The services are received in a Medicare-certified SNF

If these and other criteria are met, Medicare will cover stays of up to 100 days as follows:

• Days 1-20: 100%
• Days 21-100: copay
• Days 101+: 0%

What are the Benefits of Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation?

• Skilled nursing is available 24/7, under the supervision of a doctor
• A specialized therapy and care plan involving a variety of treatment methods
• Lower chance of rehospitalization
• On-site tests and procedures
• Dietary assistance
• Medicare coverage for qualifying cases

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