Skilled nursing at Mease Continuing Care is a good fit for people who need greater care while recovering from a hospital stay, or who need longer-term care. Independent living residents with spouses in skilled nursing appreciate the convenience of having their loved ones just a short indoor walk away.
We take great pride in our reputation for providing superb care to skilled nursing residents. In fact, our goal is be considered the most compassionate, high-quality skilled nursing care available in Dunedin, a goal all of us a completely committed to, every day.
Skilled nursing services include:
- Post-operative care
- Diabetic management
- Wound care
- Pain management
- Conditioning and strengthening
- IV therapy
Skilled nursing services and amenities include:
- Three meals daily, plus snacks
- Daily and weekly housekeeping, including flat linens and towels
- Private and semi-private rooms with electric beds
- Local telephone and standard TV
- Onsite diagnostic services
- Emergency call system
- Licensed nursing staff 24/7
View our activity calendar here.
Our staff is so much more than highly trained; they’re also empathetic individuals who actively engage with residents and their loved ones. Our staff members take time to get to know each resident, along with their family and friends.
We integrate all aspects of a person’s care to include physical, social, spiritual and emotional well-being. Our nurses, therapists, activities professionals, social services personnel and culinary staff work together to enrich each resident’s daily life.
In addition to skilled nursing, we offer memory care and short-term rehab as part of our continuum of care.
Mease Continuing Care participates in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, as well as Managed Care. We also accept private pay and some private insurance. Please talk with our admissions office, as insurance plans vary in coverage.
Frequently asked questions about skilled nursing
Q. Will Medicare pay for all of my stay at Mease Continuing Care?
A. Maybe. Medicare will only pay for up to 100 days of care if:
- a skilled service is needed, and
- there is a three-day hospital stay in the last 30 days.
Visit www.medicare.gov for details.
Q. Can I leave skilled nursing once I am admitted?
A. Yes, you can leave for dinners or even short stays at home. However, the doctor does need to give an order to do so, and charges will still accrue. Under the Medicare program, you will also have to be at Mease Continuing Care each night.
Q. How many days each week will I receive therapy?
A. Typically six. However, if the physician specifies something more or less, the order will be followed.
Q. Should I bring medications from home?
A. No. Mease Continuing Care cannot accept medication from any source other than our pharmacy.
Q. What can I wear at Mease Continuing Care?
A. Anything clothing you’re comfortable in, and preferably non-skid shoes.
Q. Will I be seen every day by my physician?
A. No. We’re in touch with physicians or their offices when needed. Each physician has a varied schedule to see patients at Mease Continuing Care.