January 28, 2019   |    Blog, Long-Term Care, Memory Support, Rehabilitation

Top 7 Questions about Wesbury’s Long-term Care and Rehabilitation

Grace Rehabilitation and Health Center


1) Where do I begin the long-term care admission process? and What paperwork or information do I need to bring for admission?

All potential residents begin by completing an admissions application that we can mail, email or fax to you. You may also download an application online, or stop in to pick one up.
Please bring the following for your admission paperwork to be complete:
  • Power of attorney, living will or any advance directives
  • Medical insurance or prescription cards
  • Income and asset information
  • Veterans information, benefits and cards
  • Photo Identification or driver’s license

2) Am I able to plan my rehab recovery at Wesbury?

Yes, if you have a scheduled surgery you can plan to rehab at Wesbury and return back home afterwards.

Below is Wesbury’s Rehab Planning Guide:

Schedule a tour of Wesbury’s Grace Rehabilitation and Health Center:
  • Call Gwen Smith, Admissions Coordinator at 814-332-9233 as soon as possible to discuss the details of your stay and arrange a tour. She will assist you in coordinating your stay and answering your questions.
  • Talk to current residents and ask about their experiences to give you a good idea of what to expect.
  • Meet the staff and see where you’ll be staying.
Assemble your paperwork:
  • Before surgery, you’ll need to gather some important documents, they include:
    • State-issued photo ID
    • Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Health Insurance, and Prescription Drug Cards
    • Advanced Directives
    • Any applicable Power of Attorney paperwork
When you arrive at the hospital:

Notify your case manager or discharge planner that you will rehab with Wesbury so they can coordinate everything with us.

When rehab is complete and you’re ready to go home:

We’ll arrange at-home services through VNA Alliance and Help at Home with Wesbury. All of the details will be handled by knowledgeable Wesbury staff, making your rehab and return home worry free.


3) How do I pay for my stay?

We accept most 3rd party payers, including V.A., Medicare, and Medicaid. Coverage will vary depending on your plan. Medical Assistance is available for those who qualify. Our Financial Department will be happy to assist you in planning how to cover the cost of your stay.

4) My primary care physician doesn’t come to your facility, who will be my doctor?

Grace Rehabilitation and Health Center has a licensed, certified Medical Director on staff who will attend to any residents that need a physician. Other physicians are welcome at Grace Rehabilitation and Health Center; contact Admissions at 814-332-9233 for additional information.

5) Is there a waiting list?

Availability varies and is often limited.  If an appropriate accommodation is not available at your time of application, we will place you on the waiting list and contact you when there is an opening. If you are not ready when contacted, you may remain on the waiting list for future openings. In order to serve all of our community members, we cannot hold accommodations for extended periods of time.

6) Can I visit my loved one at any time?

Yes, we encourage family members and friends to support their loved ones 24 hours day, seven days per week.

7) Are the rooms private?

Grace Rehabilitation and Health Center offers all private accommodations with private bathrooms in the Short term rehabilitation neighborhood and the Memory Support Neighborhoods. There are both private accommodations with private bath and those with a shared bath in the Long Term Care neighborhoods.


For more information or if you would like to setup a tour of Grace Rehabilitation and Health Center contact Gwen Smith, Grace Rehabilitation and Health Center Admissions Coordinator at 814-332-9233, or submit an information request online.