Q. What are the visiting hours?

A. Visiting hours are from 8:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. Special arrangements may be made for off-hour visits if needed. Children under the age of fourteen are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times.

Q. What types of insurances do you accept?

A. MedicareMedicaid, Commercial Insurance, Hospice and private funds are accepted

Q. What types of services does Marwood offer?

A. Rehabilitation, skilled nursing care, specialized Alzheimer and dementia care and hospice services

Q. What types of activities do you have?
A. Marwood has a full calendar of events tailored to meet the needs or our residents. Our experienced activities team works closely with residents to ensure that they have the opportunity to participate in the programs that are occurring on a daily basis. From group activities such as Music Therapy and bingo, to community outings, or one-on-one visits, there is an activity available to meet the needs and interests of almost everyone. Click here to view our event calendar.
Q. Do all residents’ have roommates?
A. Marwood offers private and semi-private rooms.
Q. Are resident’s who have special needs such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease separate from other residents?
A. Marwood offers a secured 48-bed wing called Bridgeport to care for those who have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
Q. Are resident’s assisted with their meals?
A. Yes, residents who are unable to feed themselves are assisted by a staff member at every meal.
Q. Can a guest join a resident for a meal?
A. Marwood encourages families and friends to join the residents for any meal. A guest tray can be ordered for a nominal fee from our Dining Services department.
Q. Can a resident have money in their room?
A. We discourage residents from keeping money in their rooms. Marwood strongly encourages residents participate in the individual trust fund account program that is managed by our business office.
Q. Is smoking allowed at Marwood?
A. Marwood is a smoke free campus.  Smoking is strictly prohibited on the premises.
Q. How can I be transferred from the hospital to Marwood?
A. When you express interest in our facility, the discharge planner at the hospital will contact the Admissions department at Marwood. All of the appropriate medical documentation is then forwarded and reviewed by our Director of Nursing. Once approved for admission, the admissions coordinator will arrange for transfer from the hospital to Marwood.

Q. I currently live at home and need nursing facility services, what do I need to submit to be considered for residency?

A. A specific list of medical information must be submitted to be approved for admission. The following information is required and can be obtained from your primary care physician and faxed to the facility:

  • History and physical with medical diagnosis
  • Current chest x-ray within the last 30 days
  • A list of current medications with dosing information
  • A mental health screening form
  • Current laboratory tests

    In addition, Marwood requires that a residency application be completed.

Q. What do I need to bring with me if I am admitted to Marwood?

A. In order to complete the necessary paperwork, the following items are required:

  • Medicare/Medicaid card
  • Commercial Insurance card
  • Driver’s License
  • Prescription card
  • Legal documents such as a Durable Power of Attorney or Guardianship papers
 Q. Can residents’ leave the facility once admitted? Can residents’ stay out over night?
A. Resident’s are permitted to take day trips with physician approval. Advance notification is required so that appropriate arrangements can be made in relation to the resident’s medical needs. Depending on the resident’s insurance provider, the resident may be eligible for an overnight leave. Both Medicare and Medicaid have specific rules and guidelines that Marwood must follow. Leaves are facilitated by the social worker assigned to the resident.