Skilled Nursing Care

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Skilled Nursing at Friendship Village

The Friendship Village Health Center provides 24-hour, personalized, recuperative and long-term skilled nursing care overseen by our in-house Medical Director. Our private and semi-private suites are completely furnished, but we always invite you and your loved one to personalize the space, so it really feels like home.

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Health Center

Our Health Center provides exceptional, quality care, and we have the accolades to prove it, including a Deficiency Free State Survey and the LCS® Harrison Award for excellence in outcomes.

A Wealth of Services and Amenities

We believe in getting to know residents on a deeper level, so we can provide services and a care plan that reflects their lifestyle and preferences.

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Services Designed for Your Loved One’s Needs

At Friendship Village, everything starts with Extraordinary Impressions®, our culture of gracious hospitality and service, that ensures every interaction with you and your family is meaningful and memorable.

  • 24-hour skilled nursing care by licensed professionals.
  • Restorative therapy programs.
  • Onsite transportation.
  • Daily housekeeping.
  • Wi-Fi service.
  • On-campus salon and barber shop.
  • Podiatry, dental, optometry, X-ray services available.
  • Rehabilitation including physical, occupational and speech therapies at the Friendship Village Rehabilitation Center.
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Amenities That Make the Difference

Friendship Village provides the finest in Skilled Nursing amenities without compromise.

  • Healthy, restaurant-style dining customized to individual tastes and dietary needs.
  • Private and shared suites.
  • Variety of continuous life enrichment opportunities, including stimulating activities, both group and one-to-one.
  • Chaplain services.

Personalized, Compassionate Care

You’ll find no finer skilled nursing care in the Kalamazoo area than what’s provided by our highly trained team of specialists at Friendship Village.

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Unmatched Experience

The highest standards of performance and a steadfast commitment to personalized care are the hallmarks of the dedicated team of healthcare professionals at Friendship Village.

  • Medical Director
  • Geriatricians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Therapists
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Licensed Social Workers
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Healthcare Administrators
  • Admissions Director
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Comprehensive Care

Friendship Village offers a full range of treatments and therapies to ensure your loved one enjoys the highest possible quality of life.

  • Post-Surgical Care
  • Medication Management
  • Pain Management
  • Wound Care
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Continence Care
  • Catheter Care
  • Colostomy Care
  • Cardiac Care
  • CVA/Stroke Care
  • Infectious Disease Care
  • Joint Replacement/Fracture Care
  • IV Therapy/TPN/Antibiotic Management

Residents and Their Families Love Friendship Village!

Frequently Asked Questions

A skilled nursing facility within a senior living community provides 24-hour licensed nursing care. This area primarily provides long-term care or rehabilitative therapies for those who need medical or nursing care and is ideal for those with chronic medical conditions or disabilities, those in chronic pain, or those who require round-the-clock care and supervision by licensed skilled nursing professionals.

The skilled nursing area of a senior living community is not like a hospital. Many people utilize this area of care after a hospital stay. While this area of the community does provide advanced levels of on-going long-term care as well as short-term rehabilitation, the suites and spaces are designed to be warm and comfortable and reflect a home-like environment.

The best senior living value combines a package of services and amenities with access to health care and assisted living. At a LifeCare® community such as Friendship Village, residents pay for services and health care in an affordable monthly fee rather than on a more expensive a-la-carte basis.
Many communities, like Friendship Village, also offer a choice of financial plans that refund a percentage of the entrance payment to you or your estate, depending on your preference. Simply put, this type of community gives you more value for your dollar without sacrificing peace of mind.

When choosing a senior living community, it’s critical to find out who manages the community and to consider their reputation. Friendship Village is managed by Life Care Services®, an LCS® Company. Life Care Services® leads the way in senior living with nearly 50 years of proven experience. This innovative leadership brings passion and performance through strong financial stewardship and lifestyle-centered services, as well as high quality health services in communities as unique as the individuals who live in them.

Have More Questions About Friendship Village?

We’d love to hear from you! Just reach out to our expert team and we’ll be happy to help.

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