Post-Acute Care Center
At the Post-Acute Care Center at the Hebrew home of Geater Washington, we provide hope, healing, dignity and value for each patient. We focus on the lifestyle of each individual and make your goals our priority.
A Record of Positive Outcomes
99% Home-back-to-home recovery rate for short-stay patients
10.79% Readmission rate to hospital within 30 days of admission – national average is 16%
94% Satisfaction rating on Maryland Health Care Commission survey – State average is 79%
Our "go-home" rate reflects the success of our approach to post-acute care, and the well-equipped gym in the Hebrew Home's Wasserman Residence. It's an unbeatable setting for recovery. Our multi-disciplinary team works on treatment goals all day, not only in a therapy session.
As a not-for-profit organization, we are open to all in the community. We accept Medicare, Medicaid, private pay, and many insurance plans including Tricare Prime. To learn more, please call Admissions Director Elaine Gebell at 301.770.8496, or contact us by email.
Your Path to Recovery Features:
Family focus: Our newly refinished Wasserman Residence lobby and Rutstein WiFi Café make inviting gathering spaces for you and your guests to enjoy a cup of coffee and stay connected.
Personal attention backed by experience: We have an 85% therapist-to-assistant ratio and our lead team has over 50 years of combined experience. We have on-staff and on-campus physicians. Close collaboration with area hospitals eases your transition.
Skill-building Life Station: To help you return home with confidence, we’ve developed an innovative Life Station to provide hands on experience with every day chores like opening windows, grocery shopping, and more.
Privacy: Most patients particularly appreciate privacy for some treatments. We are pleased to have a private modality suite and a private treatment area for Speech and Language where we will provide e-stim, ultra sound, vital stim and diathermy – some of our specialized therapy services.
Technology: We’ve made it possible for our therapists to spend more time with their patients and less time in the office. Wireless Netbooks and drop down stations throughout the center enable us to track your progress efficiently, without leaving the treatment area.
Lifestyle Apartment: Our philosophy is that you will recover best if the environment mirrors home. Relearn skills for independence, from cooking to getting out of the shower safely, in our beautiful activities of daily living apartment.
Mobility made easier: Take advantage of the latest equipment, including our BioDex Walker and BioDex Balance System that helps patients regain balance and walking abilities, our car simulator that helps with getting into and out of cars, and more.
Amenities to Make Your Stay Pleasant:
- Private accommodations offered at no extra charge
- An engaging range of cultural and recreational programs
- Computer and Internet access
- Ratner Salon for hair styling, manicures, and more
- Books to borrow
- Free parking
- Caring volunteers who add a personal touch to your stay
- Beautiful dining area, family lounge, and spa
Plus, You Can Take Advantage of:
- Continuing therapy here following your discharge
- Rabbi and visiting clergy of all faiths to meet individual spiritual needs
We Have the Experience:
- Hip or knee replacement
- Stroke, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease
- Accident, illness, or surgery
- Pain management
- Swallowing problems
- Household management skills
- Home assessment
Your Guide to Going Home — A reference to resources in the community for in-home services, equipment suppliers, transportation options, meals, adult day programs, and more. It is provided to patients upon discharge.
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