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Heartland Health Care Center

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 1001 East Pells Street
Paxton, IL 60957
Phone: 217.379.4361
Fax: 217.379.3325
  Service Profile:
Service/program name: Alzheimer's Care
Description: Special care and programming for persons with Alzheimer's to enhance independence, quality of life and self-esteem. Also referred to as Dementia program. Services include: Specially trained staff; Non-confrontational, comfortable, safe environment; and success-oriented activities/therapeutic programming for an individual who has Alzheimer's or other thought-process disorder(s).
Phone: 217.379.4361

Service/program name: Hospice Care
Description: Palliative treatment to control symptoms; available in nursing home. Treats person, not disease. Also referred to as Terminally ill care. Services include: Medications, medical supplies and equipment; Physical/occupational/counseling therapy; and Spiritual support for individuals with illnesses no longer seeking curative treatment.
Phone: 217.379.4361

Service/program name: Respite Care
Description: Short term relief assistance for those who care for sick/injured relatives at home. Also referred to as Vacation stay/care, or Short term stay. Provides low-level nursing care for an individual who is typically cared for by a relative or loved one, who needs a temporary break.
Phone: 217.379.4361

Service/program name: Skilled Nursing Care
Description: Private or shared room in a facility that offers skilled nursing care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Also referred to as: Rehabilitative care, Skilled nursing center, Medicare stays, or Nursing home. Services provided include specially trained staff; therapy services; dietary, pharmacy services and social work; and dental, podiatric and optometric care. Patients are individuals who can no longer live independently or require skilled nursing care after an illness or injury.
Phone: 217.379.4361
  General Information:
Description: Provides health care services for seniors including Medicare, Alzheimer's Unit, recuperative stays after surgery, intensive therapy, respite (short term) stays, and more.

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