The on-staff medical director and attending physicians here at Princeton Health Care Center in Princeton, West Virginia help us provide comprehensive physician services. The dedication of our staff is the key to success here at our skilled nursing facility.
Our staff is well-versed in tending to the needs of seniors. They provide several essential services to our residents.
Initial Patient Care
When a patient first arrives at Princeton Health Care Center, our staff performs a comprehensive assessment of their physical and mental well-being. That assessment includes an in-person introduction and exam. The information gathered in this initial meeting will be combined with the patient’s full medical history. This includes a thorough examination of recent medical history, underlying health conditions, current and former medications, and other pertinent information. If the resident maintains a physician or physicians outside of our skilled nursing facility, we’ll work hand-in-hand with them to develop a joint medical protocol. It’s this comprehensive approach that helps us provide quality care to our residents throughout their time here.
Ongoing Patient Care
Beyond this initial assessment, our on-staff physicians work regularly with residents to provide ongoing care and support. Intravenous therapy, pain management, respiratory care, wound management, long-term care, physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy are all provided right here at Princeton Health Care Center.
Through regular visits with patients, our staff helps execute each resident’s individual health protocol. Ongoing progress notes provide a clear picture of a resident’s health over time. By continually revisiting these notes, our staff ensures that a patient’s care protocol evolves with them. Our staff adjusts for progress made or setbacks experienced, so that each resident consistently receives the support they need.
This easy access to patients allows us to take an active role in their health and well-being. Our residents get the care they need right here, and have access to our staff when they have questions or concerns. Because of the close proximity of care provider and care recipient, residents tend to make tangible strides after moving into Princeton Health Care Center.
This close proximity also provides peace of mind to loved ones whose family members exhibit high-risk medical concerns.
Coordination of Outside Patient Care
Our staff also helps coordinate patient care with outside physicians and specialists. Just as we assess information from outside physicians when a resident first comes to our facility, we provide all of the relevant information to any new caregivers patients may begin to see during their time here. Our number one priority is to make sure nothing falls through the cracks and that everyone who provides medical care to our residents is on the same page.
Support of Patients After Discharge
Should a patient need to be transferred to another facility, our staff serves as an easily accessible source of information to the care team that will be taking over the patient’s health and well-being. Rather than taking a passive role, we actively follow-up with the new care providers and make sure they have all the necessary information to continue providing appropriate care.
Here at Princeton Health Care Center, residents and their loved ones trust in our staff to provide comprehensive physician services.