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Dear Patients, Residents and Families
COVID Booster Shots
Hard to believe we are already half way through the summer! In preparation for the fall COVID and Flu season and with the new COVID BA.5 variant circulating, we are recommending all nursing home and assisted living residents receive their COVID booster and Flu shots. Centers will provide access to Flu shots in September and boosters are available now.
Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center
5123 Juan-Tabo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center is a skilled nursing facility offering post-hospital, short-term rehabilitation as well as long-term and respite care services. We also have a specialized transitional care unit, which offers cardiac and pulmonary management services, and a specialized Memory Support Unit for residents with Alzheimer's or dementia. We accept Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurances. Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center is a WE HONOR VETERANS partner and is VA contracted!
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
- LongTerm care
- Memory Support
- Respite care
- Palliative care
- Rehabilitation therapy
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation - including joint replacement, injuries and amputation
- VA Contracted
- Attending Physicians
- Registered Nurses
- Pet therapy
- Physiatry services
- Podiatry care
- Psychiatric services
- Vision care
- Wound care
- Hospice care
- Pain management
- Case management
- Dietary and nutrition needs management
- Discharge planning
- Individual treatment plans
- Heparin therapy
- Medication management
- Coordinated transportation
- Cultural, educational, religious and social activities
- Recreation activities
- Private and Semi-Private Rooms
- Fully air conditioned
- Activity room
- Beautiful Garden(s) / Courtyard(s)
- Beauty Salon / Barber Services
- Cable Television
- Comfortable common and lounge areas to gather with friends and family
- Dining Room
- In-room dining options
- Alarm system to aid in the security of residents with cognitive deficits
- Computer with internet access
- Laundry facility on-site
- Mail and Newspaper Service
- Pharmaceutical delivery service
- Phone service
- Wireless Internet
- Smoke free environment
Melanie PadillaDirector of Marketing & Admissions
Melanie has been a healthcare professional for the past 21 years. She began her career while working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in multiple Genesis properties for 16 years. She used her skills as a CNA to achieve multiple promotions in different departments within these centers. Currently, Melanie hold the position of Director of Marketing and Admissions, and has held this position for the last 5 years. Her experience allows her to work efficiently with families and help them access the level of care that they need.
Kimberly ValdezDementia Program Director
Kimberly has dedicated her career to helping the elderly . She knows the importance of family and giving back to those who help to raise generations who followed them. With over 20 years in healthcare. Kimberly has experience in short term rehab and long term care, hospice care and Dementia care. Kimberly is a life-long New Mexican; she was born in Northern New Mexico and raised in Albuquerque. She attended the University of New Mexico, Where she earned a Master of Health education with focus on Multicultural Health Education.
Brian SuazoDirector of Rehabilitation
Brian Suazo is the Director of Rehabilitation at Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center.
Celia MartinezUnit Manager
Celia is the Unit Manager at Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center.
Jerry ZamoraHuman Resource Manager
Jerry Zamora is the Human Resource Manager at Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center.
Michelle AlarconBusiness Office Manager
Michelle is the Business Office Manager at Bear Canyon.
Words can not express how thankful I am to have such loving and wonderful hearted staff to help me with all of this. Thank you Bear Canyon for all you do.
The kindness I received from the staff was the best part of my stay.
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Albuquerque, NM 87111
>> 0.8 miles