Rutland Nursing Home Celebrated it's 40th Anniversary on October 31st,
2016. The event was well attended by members of the community, nursing
home residents, staff and local elected officials. Michelle Edwards, Administrator
of Rutland Nursing Home, recognized the facilities commitment to providing
compassionate elder care with an awards ceremony honoring long standing
staff members and nursing home residents. The ceremony included a Proclamation
for Rutland Nursing Home from Senator Jesse Hamilton's office.
Rutland Nursing Home is located on the Brooklyn campus of Kingsbrook Jewish
Medical Center, is a 466-bed, long- and short-term care facility. Rutland
offers skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, comprehensive wound care,
a specialty unit for ventilator-dependent residents, and an array of other
sub-acute services. All the resources of the Medical Center, including
general medical and sub-specialties, dialysis, surgical, orthopedic, psychiatric
and dental services, and the emergency room, are immediately available
to the residents. Nursing home residents are easily transferred to the
acute services of the hospital if medical necessity requires, and are
subsequently returned to the Nursing Home.
Rutland Nursing Home has a dedicated 32-bed pediatric long-term care unit
for children with severe developmental and metabolic disorders. The unit
is staffed with nurses and pediatricians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Medical care in Rutland Nursing Home is coordinated by physicians experienced
and dedicated to pediatrics and geriatrics. Encouraging the residents
to maximize their ability to lead active and fulfilling lives, licensed
nurses provide optimal nursing care and therapists deliver state-of-the
art physical, occupational, recreational, and speech therapies. To ensure
comprehensive care, dietitians and social workers augment the treatment team.