Amenities

Our services are designed to provide appropriate care at every stage of our residents’ lives. We provide dignified care which includes assisted living as well as options for active adults. In addition, we also offer memory-enhanced residences, physically enhanced residences and a nursing care center.

Residents are provided the following services and amenities:

  • Library and Mobile Book
  • Solarium
  • Walking Courtyard Garden
  • Private & Deluxe size rooms
  • Private Bathrooms
  • Public and private visiting areas

Assisted Living

Assisted Living residents maintain a high degree of independence while receiving special care tailored to their individual needs. One monthly payment covers the following services.

  • Private rooms or suites with private baths
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Utilities (except private phone) and cable TV connection
  • Three meals and snacks daily
  • Café style menu options
  • Recreational activities and worship services
  • Transportation to medical appointment and shopping
  • Medication monitoring
  • Assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing and dressing
  • Social services
  • Nurse Call system

Additional Services include:

  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Creative activities program for residents with dementia related disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.

Respite Care—Short term medical care provided for a minimum of two-weeks stay in Assisted Living.

Nursing Care Center

The Western North Carolina Baptist Home provides skilled nursing and intermediate level nursing care via the Rickman Nursing Care Center. Care may be provided during short-term illness or after hospitalization for a recuperative period of time (i.e. broken bones or post-surgery). Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants provide care to those in the Nursing Center. Medicare or Medicaid may pay for your entire stay. One monthly payment covers the following services.

  • Private or semi-private rooms
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Utilities (except private phone) and cable TV connection
  • Three meals and snacks daily
  • Café style menu options
  • Recreation activities and worship services
  • Transportation to medical appointments and shopping
  • Medication Administration Assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing and eating
  • Social Services
  • Nurse Call System
  • Medicare/Medicaid Certified

Additional Services include:

  • Laundry and Linen Service
  • Beauty/barber shop
  • Creative activities for residents with dementia related disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Rickman Center Nursing beds are licensed for Medicaid, Medicare and private pay.

Respite Care—Short term medical care is provided for a minimum of two-weeks stay in nursing.

Medical Services

Medical Services are available for both Assisted Living and Nursing residents.

The Western North Carolina Baptist Home employs a 24-hour, on-call medical doctor who visits the facility weekly to treat residents in Nursing and Assisted Living. Residents who need lab work or X-rays may receive those onsite. A podiatrist visits the facility bi-monthly to treat foot related medical problems.

A dentist visits the facility every six months to treat residents’ dental needs.

The Western North Carolina Baptist Home provides, physical, speech and occupational therapy services for all residents (Part A & B are accepted.) Restorative Care is also provided for residents to assist them in restoring skills lost through disuse or changes in physiology.

An interdisciplinary care plan team consisting of the Care Plan Coordinator (RN), Activity Director, Social Worker and Dietary Manager, meets on a regular basis to discuss each resident’s care and to decide the appropriate ways to treat each condition.

Health Care Services

Western North Carolina Baptist Home offers a number of preventative health services. We also provide different levels of nursing and assisted living care, so that if you become ill, you will receive the appropriate care based on your needs. Western North Carolina Baptist Homes provides emergency services, arrangements for hospitalization, prescription drug service, home care services and therapy services.

At the heart of Western North Carolina health care services is the understanding that as individuals face changes in their lives, a caring professional staff will be there to provide a diversified program of health care services tailored to their individual needs.

Dignity, compassionate care and respect are a part of daily life at WNC Baptist Home.

We encourage you to schedule a tour and speak with us if you have any questions. We would welcome the chance to serve you!