Frequently Asked Questions
What Services Are Included?
Skilled nursing care includes RN oversight with direct care by LPNs and certified nursing assistants. Physical, occupational, and speech therapy include the latest techniques to restore an individual’s maximum independence, coordinating with social services, spiritual care, therapeutic recreation, and dining services to provide a lifestyle-oriented approach. A variety of educational, social, spiritual and recreational programs offer personal fulfillment suited to one’s own interests. Learn more about available skilled nursing care services and rates by downloading the Healthcare Center information packet. You can also submit questions using the form on our Contact Us page.
What Types of Care Are Offered?
The Healthcare Center at United Zion Retirement Community offers short-term rehabilitation, long-term care and respite care. Learn more by downloading the Healthcare Center information packet. You can also submit questions using the form on our Contact Us page.
What Accommodations Are Available?
Each Healthcare Center accommodation is a private room with fully accessible bath and a window to our lovely hilltop views. Many of our private rooms have their own dedicated bath; others share a bath in a suite arrangement with one other room. All rooms are arranged in a neighborhood model setting, which gives a home-like feel. Each neighborhood of 12-17 residents consist of a living room with fireplace, dining room and kitchen. Also, the community has a wellness suite, hair salon, library, community rooms, and chapel to enhance the choice of services and activities. Learn more about available skilled nursing accommodations by in the Healthcare Center information packet. You can also submit questions using the form on our Contact Us page.
What Help is Available to Cover the Cost?
In addition to an individual’s own personal resources, United Zion Retirement Community is Medicare and Medicaid certified, enabling acceptance of all supplemental plans and long-term care insurance. Coverage on some Medicare replacement plans may vary depending on network participation. To learn more about our financing options, submit questions using the form on our Contact Us page.
How Does the Admission Process Start?
Completion of the application and providing supporting documents along with appropriate medical information is the first step. If coming from home, a home visit is preferred to establish a plan of care best suited to an individual’s needs and goals. Visit our Contact Us page to request more information or start the admission process.
Why United Zion Retirement Community?
United Zion Retirement Community’s person-centered lifestyle approach to care enables residents to maintain their own unique lifestyle preferences within an atmosphere of warmth and dignity. Residents and families find their participation in care planning and discharge planning enhance successful aging and transitions to home or other living options on campus. With over 110 years of service to Lancaster County, generations have been coming to us for quality services and the family atmosphere of a small, friendly community. Visit our About Us Page for more information about United Zion Retirement Community.