A Total Care Program
Bishop Charles Waldo Maclean Episcopal Nursing Home offers a comprehensive program of care tailored to the needs of each individual.Family members are invited to participate in initial interdisciplinary and quarterly team assessment, at which the physical, spiritual, and cultural needs of each new resident is evaluated. Team meetings are held four times a year or as needed, in order to modify or intensify any aspect of the care program. The medical and nursing staff work together with rehabilitative therapists, and a team of highly qualified professionals to design an integrated program of treatment and care, including diet and exercise along with ongoing interaction with family and friends.
Medical and Nursing Care
Each resident can rely on 24-hour nursing care delivered by qualified health professionals. In
addition to attending physicians, there is a team of Registered Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants serving your family member.Medical diagnosis and treatment is tailored to meet our residents' needs, some of which are particular to the ethnic communities we serve. Our link to St. John's Episcopal Hospital and clinics within Episcopal Health Services allow us to call on physicians and medical experts along with pharmaceutical services 24 hours a day.
It is often said that the quality of nursing care defines the quality of life for nursing home residents. At Bishop MacLean, we are proud of our nursing staff, many of whom have been honored for their compassion and caring.
Rounding out the total care program at Bishop Charles Waldo MacLean Episcopal Nursing Home is a full range of professionals who help to ease the transition for each resident. Trained social workers offer counseling and teach outreach skills to residents who may feel cut off from family and friends, helping them take advantage of new social opportunities and activities. They also provide assistance with Medicare and Medicaid benefits and claims, HMO or other medical insurance problems, legal and family problems, and planning for future needs.
Residents' social life is facilitated through a range of activities, including community day trips, in-house musical and theater entertainment, fashion shows, arts and crafts, table games, and recreational contests. Friendships are made easy through birthday celebrations, barbecues, seasonal parties and holiday celebrations.
Above all, we believe that care-giving takes time, along with patience and the ability to listen. Only then do we truly know another person; only then can we attend to his or her health needs. Our staff is here to give that time to each and every resident.
For more information and/or tour our facility, we invite you to contact us at 718-869-8000