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What is skilled nursing center vs nursing home?

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Dr. Isaac Vielma
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Skilled Nursing

Facilities (snf) have nursing home level of care within their building.
For example, one wing of the snf or certain rooms are dedicated to people receiving short term rehabilitation services (those who will not be living there once therapy is complete) and those who stay long term. People who live there are under custodial care, or the same level of care as a nursing home.

In brief: Skilled Nursing

Facilities (snf) have nursing home level of care within their building.
For example, one wing of the snf or certain rooms are dedicated to people receiving short term rehabilitation services (those who will not be living there once therapy is complete) and those who stay long term. People who live there are under custodial care, or the same level of care as a nursing home.
Dr. Isaac Vielma
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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: See below

The key difference is the subacute rehabilitation, requiring skilled care.
Otherwise, it is long term care placement.

In brief: See below

The key difference is the subacute rehabilitation, requiring skilled care.
Otherwise, it is long term care placement.
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