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Dear Family and Friends,
We understand the huge toll that separation has taken on our residents and families. We are excited to announce that our Genesis-affiliated Centers will now allow indoor visitation at all times and for all residents (regardless of vaccination status), with the exception of the three scenarios listed below. CMS, the federal agency that regulates nursing centers, has updated its visitation guidance due to high resident vaccination rates and a drop in COVID-19 cases around the country. read more
500 E. Philadelphia Ave, Shillington, PA 19607
Mifflin Center is Skilled Nursing Facility that shares a campus with Mifflin Court Senior Living Community and is located in the heart of the beautiful Shillington Park area. The center boasts a Transitional Care Unit focused on rehabilitating patients after a hospital stay and before they return home. Patient education prepares our patients for a successful transition back to home. The facility offers a wide variety of recreational programs based on individual interests.
Dementia Care Education by Genesis HealthCare is recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association® for incorporating the evidenced-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas: Alzheimer’s and dementia, person-centered care, assessment and care planning, activities of daily living, and behaviors and communication.
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- ShortStay care
- Transitional Care Unit
- LongTerm care
- Memory Support
- Cardiac Management Program
- Respite care
- Palliative care
- Rehabilitation therapy
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation - including joint replacement, injuries and amputation
- On-site Nurse Practitioner
- Attending Physicians
- Registered Nurses
- IV Therapy
- Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
- Audiology care
- Colostomy care
- Dental care
- Pet therapy
- Podiatry care
- Psychiatric services
- Vision care
- Wound care
- Hospice care
- Pain management
- Case management
- Dietary and nutrition needs management
- Discharge planning
- Individual treatment plans
- Medication management
- Cultural, educational, religious and social activities
- Recreation activities
- Interpreter services
- Vitality to You
- Private and Semi-Private Rooms
- Fully air conditioned
- Individual climate control
- Activity room
- Wellness programs
- Beautiful Garden(s) / Courtyard(s)
- Conveniently Located
- Scenic views
- Suburban setting
- Beauty Salon / Barber Services
- Cable Television
- Comfortable common and lounge areas to gather with friends and family
- Dining Room
- In-room dining options
- Restaurant-Style Dining
- Spa Services
- Alarm system to aid in the security of residents with cognitive deficits
- Computer with internet access
- Laundry facility on-site
- Mail and Newspaper Service
- Pets Permitted
- Pharmaceutical delivery service
- Phone service
- Wireless Internet
- Fireplace in living room
- Smoke free environment
Maria WagnerCenter Executive Director
Maria has been an Executive Director with Genesis since 1997. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Cedar Crest College and served as a Captain in the United States Air Force. Maria graduated from Saint Joseph's University with a Master of Science in Health Administration. She has worked as an approved Administrator-in-Training Preceptor.
Dr. Mark WagnerMedical Director
I have been the medical director working with Genesis Healthcare for many years. I take care of many residents at Mifflin Center, Mifflin Court and Berkshire Commons. I have also worked as an attending physician at many other nursing homes in Berks county. I have seen the most diligent work during this pandemic at managing the safety of our residents. Our numbers of positive cases have been managed well with use of personal protective equipment, social distancing and following all of the CDC guidelines. I have had a very positive experience with Genesis management of the pandemic, with stricter adherence to the guidelines than other facilities where I have cared for patients. Our skilled facility has a very low re-hospitalization rate and excellent rate of return to home or previous level of care due to all the services we provide. If you would like to speak with me, please contact the Center at 610-777-7841.
Lisa SoltisCenter Nurse Executive
Lisa Soltis is the Center Nurse Executive at Mifflin Center.
Anji HeinlySenior Director of Marketing and Admissions
Anji has been with Genesis HealthCare since 2014. She began her career with Genesis as Mifflin's Admissions Coordinator. Anji takes pride in helping families in obtaining quality health care through Genesis, and is committed to strengthening Genesis’ ties within the community.
Colleen KononovRehabilitation Program Director
Colleen is a graduate of Misericordia University. She has been practicing PT for 13 years and in a variety of settings. Colleen has the pleasure of working with a wonderful team, both in therapy and throughout the Center. She has the ability to work with short term rehabilitation patients to get them home and the long term care population, allowing them to stay at their most independent level.
Genuine sincere support and love
Dear Nursing Staff,
Many thanks and appreciation for the genuine sincere support and love for our dad while he was under your watchful care. Your interactions were always professional, positive, encouraging, and gentle. Please know how much this means. Do not underestimate the impact you have had on our dad and us. When our energy and emotions were most vulnerable, you stepped in, ready to offer sympathy, words of hope, and smiles of compassion and understanding. This has been a challenging and difficult journey, one which will stay in our hearts for a lifetime. Your staff so willingly accommodated and connected with our dad, who at times could be defiant and uncooperative. He was a fighter, stubborn, and determined to stay with those he loved as long as his body and mind would allow. You honored and respected who he was. He will truly be missed, but his heart and strong character will live on in his children, wife, family, and friends always.
The Spotts Family
A Special 30th Wedding Anniversary Celebration
How can we ever begin to thank you and your incredible staff, for making our 30th Wedding Anniversary so special! You transformed your conference room into a cozy dining room especially for us. The red roses and card were such a beautiful and thoughtful gesture. The handmade cake, delivered at just the right moment... it was delicious! Thank you all again for your kindness. You made our 30th the best one yet. I will always remember you and your team for your generous hearts.
Mr. & Mrs. K. (resident and his wife)
Going above and beyond
Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for all of the compassion and care you provided to my mom and myself. From the moment she was admitted, you all were an amazing care team. I miss her terribly and am thankful I had the time to spend with her under your guided hands. Had my mom been more present, no doubt she would have loved you all and felt at home. Thank you for going above and beyond to make us both feel comfortable.
Donna (daughter of patient)
Thank you for EVERYTHING
On behalf of my mom and myself, I want to say thank you for everything you do daily to care for my mom. From the bottom of my heart, I thank you for every smile you share, every activity you plan, every call you take and paper you process. Thank you for your knowledge and caring, love and sharing. Thank you for the wheelchair you push and every wipe of a tush. Thank you for listening and every concern and worry. Thank you for every minute of every day that you are there for my mom and everyone else. You are all appreciated, every single one who contributes to the care of so many. God bless you and keep you now and always.
Julie (daughter of patient)
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