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Overview

Glenwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center is a beautiful and secured, skilled nursing and rehab facility in the southeast suburbs of Chicago. We are conveniently located near Hwy 394, approximately half an hour from downtown Chicago. Our center boasts three distinct programs:

  • CareSuites at Glenwood is a deluxe accommodation reserved for short term clients who need intensive therapy and have Medicare or insurance approved coverage.
  • Innovative Dialysis program ensures patients will receive dialysis treatments around their therapy schedule.
  • Our general care program at Glenwood HealthCare and Rehab combines excellent customer service and top quality care for residents needing longer term convalescence and care.

In addition to our three focal programs, we offer a vast number of specialty services and amenities including, but not limited to:

  • Secured Building: We provide a secure setting that is non-confining and provides the maximum amount of freedom possible, while maintaining a safe environment for residents. Aside from secured entry and exits points, we employ the use of the Wanderguard™ system for those residents who are at high risk of elopement, as well as on-site security throughout the building.
  • After Hours Activities: Designed to engage and/or redirect those residents who exhibit wandering behaviors.
  • Choice Dining: Our buffet style dining provides our residents with the opportunity to choose meals from an appetizing, yet healthy, and well-rounded menu, 365 days a year. We work hand-in-hand with our licensed dietitian to ensure that our residents' nutrition needs are always met. Tasty snacks and treats are always on hand.
  • Medical Specialties: Weekly visits from our specialty doctors, including our Wound Care Specialist and Physiatrist Consultant, who oversee our Wound Care and Pain Management Programs, respectively. Our consultants provide our nursing staff with a comprehensive plan tailored to meet the unique needs of resident they have seen.
  • 24-Hour Admissions: Referrals are accepted 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Please see the Admissions Procedures for information on

Nursing:

Our residents receive around-the-clock, nursing attention based on an individualized, person-centered plan of care. Our licensed team of professionals consists of geriatric physicians, RNs, LPNs, and CNA, who understand that each resident's medical needs are as unique as the residents themselves. Nursing services and specialties include, but are not limited to:

  • Administering of all treatments, such as: IV Antibiotics, Tube Feeding, Nebulizer Treatments, and Diabetes Management
  • Wound Care services provided by Certified Nurses and overseen by a Wound Care Doctor
  • Trach Care
  • Cardiac Care
  • Stroke Care
  • Pain Management
  • Dementia Care
  • Restorative Nursing Care
  • Medication Management

Rehab and Therapy:

The ultimate goal of our therapy department is to help our residents regain their independence. We believe that the most important factor in measuring the quality of a Rehab Center is achieving therapy outcomes. We offer several types of treatments for a variety of disorders, including:

  • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy
  • Initial evaluations and the start-up of therapy available as early as the day of admission to the facility, 7 days per week***
  • Modern and unique equipment available for all types of rehab needs.
  • Outcome and improvements toward independence are measure and reported weekly to the attending physician
  • Quick Rehab-To-Home! Most short-term, rehab clients are discharged home within 30 days

***Please check with our Admissions Department for eligibility requirements.