FAQs

Our Community

A: We are fortunate to have network physicians who work on-site (adjacent) to our facility. At Woodcrest, we have dedicated nurse practitioners who see our residents across the continuum. Our therapy team is second to none and boasts excellent outcomes. Our facility is a four-star rated facility and has been deficiency-free in state surveys for several years.

Care Plans & Services

A: At Woodcrest, we assist prospective residents and their families as they navigate through several different transitions of care. We use a person-centered team approach to assist prospective residents and their families with different transitions; transitions from home to Assisted Living or Long-term care, transitions from the hospital to Woodcrest for a skilled rehab stay.

A: Adams Woodcrest offers assisted living, independent living, nursing care, short-term rehabilitation and memory care. Assisted living allows for the ability to live your life as you have known it with the added support of an experienced and attentive staff. Independent living offers carefree living where residents can do what they love such as gardening, crafts, sports and traveling. Nursing care is designed for residents needing long-term care, and short-term rehabilitation is offered for individuals who need rehabilitation or who suffer from serious health issues too complicated to be tended to at home. The Memory Care Household is designed to care for those with memory loss, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

A: Rehabilitation and skilled nursing are both offered at Adams Woodcrest. An in-house therapy team from Adams Memorial Hospital provides physical, occupational and speech therapy six days a week. Our one-on-one therapy sessions foster individualized person-centered care.

Skilled nursing is a level of care for patients who require additional services beyond their hospital stay. Skilled nursing and rehabilitation services (also known as a swing bed program to individuals on Medicare or Medicare Advantage plans) are extremely beneficial when a patient is ready to leave the acute care level of a hospital stay but is not yet well enough to return home.

A: During an acute inpatient stay, physicians make recommendations for patients to ensure a safe discharge from the hospital. Some insurance plans require a qualifying inpatient stay of three days while other plans, specifically some of the Medicare Advantage Plans, do not require a three-day stay but rather documentation which could include labs, physician notes and therapy notes to support the need for a skilled nursing stay. Adams Woodcrest is in-network with most Medicare Advantage Plans.

A: In cases where an individual is unable to care for themselves for an extended period and a lack of assistance would result in personal injury, they would likely meet the requirement for Nursing Home Level of Care. Typically, states require individuals to be unable to care for themselves in more than one way. For example, a state might require the person to have a combination of memory issues and mobility issues. The reasons for which a person may be unable to care for themselves can be:

  • Medical: Individual requires assistance with catheters, IV drips, ventilators or other medical devices
  • Cognitive: Individual experiences memory issues resulting from Alzheimer’s/dementia or an inability to process information
  • Behavioral: Individual is unable to control their actions or moods
  • Functional: Individual is unable to manage activities of daily living (ADLs) like dressing, toileting and eating

A: We provide professional nursing care 24 hours a day. We also provide dedicated nurse practitioners on-site and physician-directed nursing care. Our employees are a dedicated team of professionals who care for residents as they would their own loved family members.

A: Adams Woodcrest Assisted Living includes medication reminders and a state-of-the-art response system. The household model works to provide menu choices and activities tailored to your liking. Each resident is provided three meals per day, which may be eaten in the dining room at any time day or night, or in your apartment if you prefer. Laundry and housekeeping services are provided by staff. Additionally, transitional apartments are available if needed.

A: Adams Woodcrest Independent Living includes maintenance (indoor and outdoor), an emergency call system, snow removal and yard care. Independent living offers planned activities but with the freedom to do what you choose.

A: Adams Woodcrest Nursing Center provides pharmaceutical and laboratory services. Resident-centered social and educational activities are offered by staff who interact and engage with the residents’ interests and hobbies. Staff also provides personal care that focuses on helping residents with activities of daily living, such as: bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, eating, incontinence and maneuvering in and out of bed or walking.

A: The Memory Care Household provides a person-centered approach to care. A state-of-the-art response system, 24-hour care, medication reminders, transitional apartments, and laundry and housekeeping services are just a few of the services provided in the Memory Care Household. Our staff knows the importance of caring for residents not only physically but emotionally and mentally as well. Specialized programs, well-being activities, life enrichment and exercise programs are offered to our residents with memory loss, confusion, disorientation and other symptoms of dementia.

Touring & Visits

A: Arranging a visit is simple!

If you would like to visit our Woodcrest facility and tour either independent living, the nursing center, or the Memory Care Household, schedule a tour or call 260-724-3311.

If you would like to arrange a visit to our assisted living facility, schedule a tour or call 260-728-4038.

Schedule A Tour

Explore life at Adams Woodcrest. Our continuing care retirement community offers a full spectrum of living options, from independent living to assisted living to nursing and memory care. Please contact us to schedule a tour of your local retirement community, Adams Woodcrest.

If you can’t make it to our facility for a tour, please view the Assisted Living Tour Video, Independent Living Tour Video and Memory Care Tour Video to learn more.

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