Ridgecrest is an 84-bed comprehensive rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located at 8329 Stevens Lane, just off Exit 12 on Interstate 185 N. Ridgecrest is operated by the Hospital Authority of Columbus, Georgia and is licensed by the State of Georgia as a Skilled and Intermediate Care Nursing Home. It is approved for Medicaid and Medicare.
The 42 bed private room rehab neighborhood provides outstanding therapy to include: Physical, Occupational, Speech Language Pathology and Respiratory Therapy as ordered on a skilled level, with the oversight of a Rehab Medical Director. With 17,981 square feet of clinical space, our rehab neighborhood boasts beautiful views of the outdoors allowing our residents the opportunity to maximize their rehab potential with strengthening, functional and cognitive activities both inside and out. The Therapy Gym offers an en suite which simulates the patients bedroom at home and provides a medium for teaching/education to further promote a safe transition to independent living.
gracious retirement living
Creekside Long Term Residential
The 42 bed long-term care neighborhood offers skilled nursing care and assistance with activities of daily living to include bathing, dressing, grooming and incontinence care. Residents live in a residential setting with beautiful natural landscapes and courtyards. There are multiple dining and leisure areas for meals and relaxation. Creekside offers a variety of social activities in addition to a full professional nursing staff 24 hours a day.
committed to excellence
Our residents and those who use our services are our first responsibility. We provide our services with love, skill, compassion and respect for all human dignity – regardless of race, creed or religious affiliation.
The staff at Ridgecrest bring genuine compassion to health care and considerable skills to post-hospital and long-term care. Our mission expands to meet the needs and health care goals of individuals who are discharged from the hospital and require additional nursing and rehabilitation care. One person at a time, Ridgecrest is raising the bar for patient-centered, goals-dedicated health care.
We are proud of our nutritious and appetizing meals designed as a means to exceed your expectations and create a positive dining experience for all of our residents and guests. We offer delicious seasonal menus, with home-cooked meals giving special attention to individualized food preferences and dietary needs to ensure your satisfaction. Our menus are approved by a Registered Dietician to promote proper nutrition and overall good appeal through food preparation and presentation. Special Diets can be tailored and are readily available to meet your unique nutritional needs.
Our activities program promotes an engaged life by offering residents daily opportunities to express themselves creatively, connect with each other and nature, have fun, and stay fit with activities that are designed to meet their interests. We strive to learn what residents like to do and what they’d like to try. Then our Activities Director draws inspiration from the answers to shape a robust, customized calendar of events, so residents can continue to learn and grow in the ways best suited to them. We believe an enriched, meaningful life can be lived at any age – and we’re dedicated to helping our residents achieve it.
At Ridgecrest, we strive to not only provide innovative and progressive healthcare, but a comfortable and enjoyable environment that offers both a sense of home and community. We believe in helping people live better by providing quality care with dignity and respect, while enhancing the lives of each individual.
Life, back on course
Rehabilitation and Nursing Services
Whether you’re looking for intensive rehabilitation to help you recover after surgery, an accident, cardiac event or stroke or are seeking longer-term, skilled nursing care, our dedicated team offers a wide continuum of healthcare services that balance the celebration of life with compassionate care. Rehabilitation services include Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Respiratory Services provided by licensed therapists who are specially trained to meet the complex needs of patients recovering from a wide range of illnesses or injuries.
We understand that finding a center that meets your personal needs is extremely important. Feeling comfortable and safe in a healing environment is the best way to recover through highly individualized care programs designed to maximize independence.
While we understand the importance of professional nursing care, we also recognize the value of good mental health. Our compassionate Social Services staff offer assistance to residents during their initial admission process, as well as daily intervention and problem solving support.
Social Services contribute significantly to the interdisciplinary team approach to care. Our Social Services staff are concerned and involved with the interactions between residents and with community resources that affect a resident’s ability to achieve life tasks, realize aspirations and alleviate distress. Our Social Services staff assist our residents with problem-solving and accessing community services to support their goals.
caring for life
Long Term Care
For those unable to live independently at home we offer medically supervised long term care. The most common needs of residents in long term care include daily medical management, and assistance with activities of daily living.
Our long term care program offers nursing care, diverse activities and supportive social services catered to the resident’s individual needs. Our Restorative Team works closely with the rehabilitation department to design individual programs for walking, strengthening, range of motion, and other tailored exercises. In addition, our physician will oversee the resident’s medical care along with our interdisciplinary team of licensed professionals.
your new life awaits
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