The Edward L. Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility at Memorial Campus
Located on St. Mary's Hospital Memorial Campus on Route 30, the Wilkinson Center is the area's most complete long-term care facility. The 160-bed skilled nursing facility offers a full range of services in a caring, residential setting designed to meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each resident.
The Wilkinson Center is the only nursing home in Montgomery County that has a special wing exclusively for patients with dementia, Alzheimer's disease or other brain disorders.
Our facility offers a broad program of ancilliary services including adult day care, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology. All directed toward maintaining or improving the physical and functional capabilities of our residents.
160 Skilled Nursing Beds
In our facility overlooking the Mohawk Valley, our rooms are bright and cheerful with skilled nurses available 24 hours a day.
Full Range of Rehabilitation Services
Our facility offers a broad program of rehabilitation services including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology. All directed toward maintaining or improving the physical and functional capabilities or our residents.
Our rehabilitation professionals work to evaluate each new resident within 24 hours of arrival to determine physical, occupational or speech/hearing needs, including:
- Self-care abilities
- Cognitive needs (that is, issues with memory, safety, judgment, etc.)
- Adaptive equipment needs (walkers, wheelchairs, or other devices that may improve the resident's quality of life)
- Mobility and balance evaluation
- Communication needs (hearing problems, speech and swallowing issues, vision difficulties or self expression
- Orthotic needs (determining appropriate equipment that may assist the resident in being able to walk independently)
- Determining the level of assistance each resident needs
We are committed to meeting the long-term care needs of residents of Wilkinson RHCF, as well as assisting people in returning to their homes through sub acute rehabilitation whenever possible.
Daily Recreational Activities
Provided seven days a week, daily activities include religious services, ceramics, cooking groups, crafts and hobbies, pet therapy, live entertainment, games, music, and parties.
Family Oriented Atmosphere
We welcome families to join in the activities, especially the evening parties and other special events. Family conferences are held a few weeks after admission and whenever the need arises to discuss resident's needs and plans of care.
For more information about our long term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and senior services, call (518) 841-3572.