The Pines at Placerville Healthcare Center

Nursing Services

Our highly skilled nurses provide the best quality care. Their skills are only half the picture. Each nurse is a gentle and caring person, with genuine concern for each resident.

The following skilled nursing services are available at The Pines at Placerville Healthcare Center:

  • Onsite Medical Director coordinates and improves medical services
  • Director of Nursing oversees all aspects of healthcare within the facility
  • Individualized resident care plan treatments
  • IV therapy
  • Dementia care
  • Wound care
  • Respite stays
  • Enteral feeding program
  • Catheter care
  • Colostomy Care
  • Off-site dialysis
  • Ileostomy Care
  • Nutrition & hydration programs
  • Medication management & education
  • Diabetic management & education
  • Restorative nursing
  • Pain management
  • Hospice program
  • Bowel & bladder programs
  • Model environment for nurse training
  • In-house, on-going continued learning courses and CNA training programs
  • Psychologist
  • Audiology Services
  • On staff registered dietitian
  • Laboratory testing and X-rays
  • Transportation services

Alzheimer's Care

Our nurses work with the client's family to create a comfortable environment including simple routines and visual cues as a positive substitute for diminishing mental processes.

Diabetes Management

Our experienced nurses provide help with all aspects of managing diabetes including: blood glucose monitoring, insulin administration and tracking, exercise plan, menu planning, education and more.

Restorative Nursing Program

At The Pines at Placerville Healthcare Center we seek to maximize the quality of life for our long-term care population, who require a specialized restorative program. Of course, this service is included in the room and board fee. The therapy team and nursing staff develop individualized treatment plans for resident care in the areas of:

  • Ambulation
  • Range of motion
  • Activities of daily living
  • Positioning and alignment
  • Skin integrity and wound management
  • Contracture management
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Rehabilitative and social dining
  • Strengthening and restraint reduction
  • Weekly and monthly height and weight monitoring

Dietary Program

  • Provide meals to meet specific dietary and therapeutic needs, according to physician orders
  • Oral supplemental diets are available
  • Regular nutritional assessments from our registered dietitian