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Long-Term Senior Care FAQs

Whom do I contact for admissions?
For questions regarding the admission process or to arrange a tour, please contact the Director of Social Services at (518) 587-3600 x1527. To follow up regarding an application that has been submitted, please contact the Admissions Coordinator at (518) 587-3600 x1426.

Does Wesley provide rehabilitation services?
Wesley provides physical, occupational and speech therapy services for short term rehab as well as long term care residents. We treat a wide variety of conditions. Treatment plans are designed to meet the needs of the individual.

What is the staff to resident ratio at Wesley Health Care Center?
Although this seems like an easy question, the answer has multiple responses. Wesley’s staff to resident ratio can vary and depends on the mission of each unit and the time of day.

May I have my own doctor?
Medical services are under the supervision of a Medical Director. The medical staff at Wesley is under contract through Saratoga Hospital to provide primary care services.

May I leave Wesley to go on overnight stays?
Residents may leave the unit after signing out at the nurse’s station indicating where they are going and for how long. If leaving the facility for a long period, residents should notify your unit coordinator in advance so arrangements may be made for necessary medications while you are away from Wesley.

What is a health care proxy?
The Health Care Proxy law permits individuals to appoint a trusted person, such as a family member or friend, to make health care decisions should he/she lose the ability to decide for himself/herself. This appointment can be made by signing a form called a Health Care Proxy.

What type of payment is accepted at the skilled nursing home?
Along with private pay, long-term insurance, Medicare and Medicaid will pay for care providing the resident qualifies for these programs

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