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presence provides an opportunity for
nurse managers to present questions you
may have between regular monthly visits.
Our full-time, Hebrew Home staff physi-
cians all have a special passion for caring
for the older patient. They are board-
certified in Geriatrics, Internal Medicine
and/or Family Practice. You can reach them
through the medical office at
301.770.8377
,
or ask your nurse manager to pass your
message to the doctor.
How often will the doctor see me?
Hebrew Home physicians see long-term
residents once a month on rounds and
more frequently as needed, for example,
if there is a change in condition or follow-
ing a visit to the emergency room. If fami-
ly members wish to be present at rounds,
they should confirm the rounding sched-
ule with the unit nurse manager.
Staff physicians are on site daily and on
each assigned unit weekly. This regular
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