Both our residents and their families have questions that may come to mind when deciding whether Presidential Post Acute is a good fit for their rehabilitation or therapy needs.

FAQ


Both our residents and their families have questions that may come to mind when deciding whether Presidential Post Acute is a good fit for their rehabilitation or therapy needs. We have created a "Frequently Asked Questions" section below that we hope will address some of these questions and provide you with needed information.

What activities are available?

We have an activity calendar prominently displayed throughout our facility. We also provide a daily agenda to each patient in his or her room. We encourage activities of all kinds in accordance with your rehabilitation plan. Our residents help plan our Recreation schedule so we can meet everyone’s wishes. The staff at Presidential encourage and assist with group and individual activities of each individual residents choice.

Is WiFi available?

Yes, we have free WiFi available. The log-in information will be provided to our patients in their Welcome Packet that is given to them when they arrive to our facility.

Are televisions provided?

All rooms are equipped with flat screen televisions however everyone is welcome to bring their own as they wish.

How can family call me?

All rooms have telephones at the bedside for individual resident use. Each phone has a unique phone number, which can be obtained and used by family and friends for 24-hour communication. Presidential also offers tablets for Facetime, Skype or face to face interactions.

How do I keep track of all my belongings?

When you arrive, your nursing assistant will help you unpack your belongings and list your belongings on an inventory sheet.  If your family and/or friends decide to bring you additional items, please see your nurse or nursing assistant to update your inventory sheet.  Please label all your belongings with your name, especially your glasses, hearing aids, and dentures.  Please keep your valuables at home (e.g. cash and fine jewelry).

What belongings should I bring?

To make your stay smooth and comfortable, below is a list of suggested items to bring to our facility for your stay:

Ladies

  • Dresses
  • Pants/Sweatpants
  • Blouses (with front snaps/tee shirts)
  • Socks
  • Tennis shoes (non-skid soles/Velcro)
  • Undergarments
  • Nightgown/pajamas
  • Robe
  • Sweaters/Sweatshirts

Gentlemen

  • Shirts (button down or tee shirts)
  • Pants/Sweatpants
  • Belts/Suspenders
  • Socks
  • Tennis shoes (non-skid soles/Velcro)
  • Undergarments
  • Nightgown/pajamas
  • Robe
  • Sweaters/Sweatshirts
What documentation should I bring?

Please allow us to make a photocopy of your ID and your insurance cards. We also appreciate copies of your advanced directive/durable power of attorney paperwork if applicable.

Do I need to bring my medications?

The medical staff at Presidential Post Acute will administer your medications during your stay. We utilize Omnicare Pharmacy for all of our needs.

Can my loved one receive mail?

Mail is delivered to patients personally every day mail is delivered unless we have been instructed to provide to another party by the resident or legal representative. Any outgoing mail can be given to our receptionists.

Patient’s Name
Presidential Post Acute
524 James Way,
Marion, OH 43302

Is smoking permitted in the facility?

For the welfare and safety of our patients and staff, we are a non-smoking facility.

How often will I have therapy/ rehabilitation treatment?

Presidential offers PT, OT, ST 7 days a week. Individualized therapy and rehabilitation plans are formulated and communicated by the therapists with and to the residents. Therapy requires physicians orders and the frequency will be determined by evaluating therapists, rehabilitation specialists, insurance, etc.

How long will I be here?

Each person’s needs are different. Your progress is reviewed daily and weekly by our interdisciplinary team. Our team then identifies what progress is needed to occur for you to reach your maximum level of independence and coordinates with individual insurance companies for discharge planning.

Who determines when I will discharge?

Our goal is to send you home with all the necessary tools for you to get home safely. Our nursing and rehabilitation team coordinates with insurance providers to determine when you are ready to go to a lower level of care, and your attending physician makes the final decision about when it is appropriate and safe for you to discharge.

What it the discharge process?

Our social services director will explain and assist you through the discharge process. We require 72 hours of notice to ensure all arrangements are made for you to discharge safely.

How do I get to my appointments?

Our team will assist in scheduling transportation service to outside appointments. The case management department will inform you if this service will be paid by your insurance or will need to be paid privately. If the outside appointment requires an attendant, the patient and/or family will be responsible in arranging someone to attend the appointment with the patient.

What does my insurance cover?

There are many types of health insurance and benefits offered in a skilled nursing and rehabilitation setting. Please contact our Business office manager to discuss your individual benefits.

How much paperwork do I need to sign?

Your nurse and the Admissions Director will have paperwork for you to sign. Your nurse and Admissions will approach you with the necessary paperwork within 24 hours.

What are the visiting hours?

We believe that adequate rest is beneficial to both yours and our other residents’ recovery. Our suggested visiting hours are 8:00 am to 8:00 p.m. daily however we allow visitors per resident choice 24/7.

Are pets allowed to visit?

Yes, we encourage pet visitation; however, for everyone’s safety, we request all pets visiting our facility be maintained on a leash or in a kennel carrier and supervised at all times. Pursuant to local health ordinances, we request all pets must be properly vaccinated and free of contagion as recommended.

What times are meals served?

Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Lunch: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dinner: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Meals are served in our dining room or at bedside.  Please inform our nursing supervisor your preference.

What kind of food do you serve?

At Presidential Post Acute, we aim to serve our residents with both appetizing and nutritious meals. For patients with dietary restrictions, therapeutic menus/alternatives are available. Our menus change frequently, providing a variety of assorted meals. In between meal times, our kitchen staff provides nourishing snacks to our residents. Guests are welcome to dine with us; however, trays are $6 each and can be paid prior to mealtime directly to the business office.

Have we missed something that you would like to learn about? Do you have a specific inquiry regarding rehabilitation or therapy services? Reach out to a member of our team today and we would be glad to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding our facility.

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