Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

State-licensed facilities that provide a safe, therapeutic environment for individuals who require rehabilitative care or can no longer live independently due to medical requirements. Also known as nursing homes or convalescent homes.

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  • Convalescent Home Better known as skilled nursing facilities (SNF) or nursing homes, these State-licensed facilities provide a therapeutic environment for individuals who require rehabilitative care or cannot live independently or in an assisted living enviroment due ...

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