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Elkins Regional Convalescent Center Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Health, Nursing Facilities, Seniors

Mission: We are committed to providing each resident with superior, personalized health care in an open and friendly setting that welcomes family participation.

Programs: Intermediate care - the organization is a 111 bed dually-certified nursing home, providing 24-hour intermediate care to residents of the community and surrounding counties. The organization employs over 150 employees, who are involved in community programs helping to promote care for the elderly and those with extended care needs.

skilled care - the organization's nursing staff includes more than 75 professionals who work with physicians to provide a full range of skilled and daily care. The organization provides 24-hour skilled care to residents of the community and surrounding counties. Currently, the organization is the only nursing home in randolph county that accepts skilled medicare residents. The organization provides residents with iv therapies, feeding tubes, catheters, wound care, vaccinations or other treatments and daily living such as eating, dressing and bathing.

rehabilitation - the outpatient department continues its services to assist the residents and outpatients with issues of incontinence and to provide services such as e-stim and nautilus equipment to improve balance, gait, and strength. The organization uses a medical records system which electronically records documentation of direct patient care by the certified nursing aides to better benefit the residents and staff. The activities department has continued to increase involvement of the residents in community activities such as attending concerts at the local community arts center, the forest festival parade, arts and crafts show, symphony concert, train rides on the local train service, and local high school sporting events. The organization provides pet therapy for residents as well as allows a local boy's school to visit weekly to play board games and bingo with residents.

the staff participate in local health fairs, relay for life, alzheimer's walk, recruitment fairs at local colleges, and various civic organizations such as rotary, woman's club, wv center for nursing, wv health care association, etc. The organization offers the use of classroom and conference rooms to hold functions for community organizations and family gatherings at no charge. These organizations include quilting guild, woman's club, and homeowner's association. The quilting guild and a local church make lap robes for residents. The residents have collected soda can tabs for donation to the ronald mcdonald house and newspapers for donation to the local animal shelter. The organization also allows county vo-tech and local college nursing departments to have their clinical experience at the organization's facilities.

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