Grinnell
Health Care Center

415 6th Avenue West

Grinnell, IA 50112

(641) 236-6511

(641) 236-6713 fax

 

contact

Nichole Behrens

Administrator

(641) 236-6511

email

Grinnell
Health Care Center

415 6th Avenue West

Grinnell, IA 50112

(641) 236-6511

(641) 236-6713 fax

 

contact

Nichole Behrens

Administrator

(641) 236-6511

email

Admissions

Grinnell Health Care Center is a state-licensed, Medicare-certified skilled nursing facility that offers a variety of services including physical, occupational, and speech therapy, and 24-hour IV fluids or antibiotics.

We participate with Medicare and Medicaid and accept most insurance plans. Financial counseling is available to determine financial needs.

The clinical needs of an individual are evaluated by a multi-disciplinary Admission Team to assure that each patient/resident receives the specific care identified by their physician.

The process consists of
  • We encourage you to tour of our facility. Facility tours are available 7-days a week.
  • Obtaining Admission Information which includes; the patients medicine list, an updated history and physical, physician progress notes, physician plan of care, psychosocial evaluation, financial information, as well as additional information which is dependent upon the patient and his/her specified needs.
  • The Admission Team reviews the gathered information.
  • Once the Admission Team has made a decision, the patient/family is notified within one hour from receiving information.
  • If Grinnell Health Care Center is able to provide the care needed for the patient/resident, arrangements will be made to transfer the patient/resident as soon as possible.
  • A representative of the patient/resident must be available to complete the necessary admission paperwork on the day of admission.

Admission to Grinnell Health Care Center will be based on the type of care needed, the environment most appropriate for the Resident, and the availability of the accommodations.

We truly believe and insist that each Resident receives the best possible care at the least viable cost to the Resident in the most ethical manner, regardless of race, color, handicap, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction status, marital status or religion. The charges are just and uniform. They are based on operational costs and are adjusted annually.

Admissions are accepted and reviewed 24-hours a day/7-days a week. To learn more about the admission process or to make a referral, please contact Kenndrea Wolka (641) 236-6511