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Senior Care

Sanford Sheldon Medical Center's Senior Care Center is a 70-bed, hospital-based skilled nursing care facility. The facility was designed with the resident's needs, interests, and comfort in mind. The unique building was constructed in 1990 and won a national building design award in 1991. Both private and semi-private rooms are spacious. A unique oak divider allows for maximum privacy in the semi- private rooms. Sanford Sheldon Medical Center's Senior Care Center provides a very homelike atmosphere surrounded by beautiful grounds and a courtyard.

Sanford Sheldon Medical Center's Senior Care Center features:
  • Iowa Health Department licensure
  • Member of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
  • Medicaid and Veteran's Administration contracts
  • 24 hour nursing care
  • Spacious activity room with daily, individualized activity programs including an Enrichment Program for the chronically confused resident
  • Full time Registered Dietician, Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist and Social Worker
  • 12 bed secured Dementia Unit
  • In-house pharmacy and emergency room
  • Direct access to hospital, physician clinic, and specialty clinics
  • Resident and Family Councils
  • Mental Health and Hospice Services
  • Beauty Shop
  • Three dining rooms and a private family dining room
  • Chapel with weekly services
  • Monthly Alzheimer's Support Group
  • Large Sunroom