The Sentara Rehabilitation and Care Residence is designed to feel more like home. We are proud to be one of a select few senior communities in Virginia to feature the innovative household model of care. Our specially designed community promotes the development of vibrant, family-like relationships as well as independence for our residents. Each resident's day starts on his or her own schedule, which means that if someone enjoys sleeping in, staff will not interrupt. Hot meals are readily available 24/7, and residents can help prepare their own meals, if desired in a beautiful country kitchen. The unique, intimate living environments "households" features all private bedrooms, landscaped courtyards, living rooms with fireplaces, low noise practices, and private spaces for residents and families to enjoy. Each household accommodates up to 20 residents.
Great Bridge Pavilion - Dedicated Area for Rehabilitation
The Great Bridge Pavilion is a state-of-the-art rehabilitation area specially designed for those in need of short-stay care following a hospitalization and prior to returning home. Concierge-style services are provided for the comfort and convenience of our short-term rehabilitation patients. Our gym equipment and trained staff facilitate intense therapy needed to promote healing and a return to home after a trauma or surgery. Individualized treatment plans are designed, coordinated and implemented by experienced healthcare professionals and supervised by board-certified physicians.
Our specialists include:
- Board-certified physicians
- Licensed physical therapists occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists
- Skilled nursing care from:
- Registered Nurses
- Licensed Practical Nurses
- Certified Nursing Assistants
- Social Workers
- Certified Dietitians
Back & Neck Center of Excellence
The Sentara Neurosciences and Orthopedic teams have partnered with Sentara Rehabilitation and Care Residence in Chesapeake to develop a Center of Excellence program for our Back & Neck patients. Through this partnership, the acute and post-acute care teams have developed a comprehensive and planned course of treatment for patients undergoing spine procedures. This program includes resources to aid staff in caring for this patient population throughout their journey. Protocols and processes have been developed to ensure our patients receive specialized care that meets their needs as Back & Neck patients. There are designated private rooms for this program and they are available for reservation prior to surgery.
Dining is available 24/7 The dining experience at Sentara Rehabilitation and Care Residence offers more choices, more variety, and more venues to enjoy delicious, well-balanced meals. Residents in each house have a say as to what items will be featured on their menus. House-based pantries are stocked with many of the individual food and snack preferences of residents. Hot and cold food selections are available 24/7, and personal consultations with experienced registered dieticians are available at no charge.
Garden Spring House - Dedicated Memory Care
The Garden Spring House provides a dedicated and secure living environment with a focus on quality of life issues that affect those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Our staff are specially trained to care for those who suffer from memory-related disease, and the Garden Spring House is dedicated exclusively to these residents. This special household was designed with input from experts from Eastern Virginia Medical School, the Alzheimer’s Association and Sentara Neuroscience Center to create an environment that is safe and secure as well as life-enriching for those who suffer from dementia.
The Town and Country House and the Coastal Cottage
The Town and Country House and the Coastal Cottage are each designed to accommodate up to 20 long-stay residents. The Coastal Cottage features a cool and nautical casual theme while the Country House features rural, countryside artwork throughout the house.
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