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30 West Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087
Wayne Center is a skilled nursing facility offering post-hospital, short-term rehabilitation as well as long-term and respite care. We accept Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurances. Our staff is dedicated to serving the medical and rehabilitation needs of individuals recovering from illness or injury. Wayne Center is an AHCA Bronze Quality Award Winner and a We Honor Veterans community partner!
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- ShortStay care
- LongTerm care
- 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
- Dementia care
- Dental care
- 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
- Medication management
- Cultural, educational, religious and social activities
- Recreation activities
- Interpreter services
- Vitality to You
- Private and Semi-Private Rooms
- Spacious rooms
- Private bathroom
- Fully air conditioned
- Individual climate control
- Beautiful Garden(s) / Courtyard(s)
- Conveniently Located
- Suburban setting
- Beauty Salon / Barber Services
- Cable Television
- Dining Room
- In-room dining options
- Restaurant-Style Dining
- Alarm system to aid in the security of residents with cognitive deficits
- Complimentary laundry facility on-site
- Computer with internet access
- Mail and Newspaper Service
- Pets Permitted
- Phone service
- Wireless Internet
- Smoke free environment
Jodi WindermanRegional Executive Director
Jodi is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator who earned a Bachelor’s degree from West Chester University. She joined the Genesis HealthCare team in 1998. Jodi is a strong leader who is very passionate about her work and the community she serves. Jodi is driven to achieve positive outcomes, excellent customer service and quality of care for her residents.
Joanne Lane, MDMedical Director
“I am proud to be a part of a team of such dedicated individuals that all have the same mindset, safety for our residents.” Dr. Lane joined the Wayne Center as Medical Director in February 2019. She received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and completed her residency at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Lane has been working in skilled nursing, long term care, and assisted living since 2014.
Christina Pilkus, RNCenter Nurse Executive
Tina is a Registered Nurse with her Bachelor’s degree in Science. She graduated from Neumann College in 1994 and went directly into long term care. She began her career with Genesis in 2011 as the first floor Nursing Supervisor here at the Wayne Center. In 2013, she ventured to another Genesis facility and became their Nurse Educator. Two years later, she was promoted as their Assistant Director of Nursing. She returned to the Wayne Center in June of 2017 as the Center Nurse Executive (DON) and “feels like she has come home.” Tina works closely with other Wayne Center staff to create an environment of support, learning and teamwork. She also enjoys meeting the residents and their families and working with them to create a loving and home-like environment.
Carly WhiteDirector of Admissions
Carly joined Genesis HealthCare in January 2018 as the Admissions Director at Wayne Center. She is a graduate of Arcadia University with her Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration. Carly has over 8 years of experience in the post-acute care setting.
Maria Siefring, MPTDirector of Rehabilitation
Maria has been with Genesis Rehab Services since August 2008 and has been the Director of Rehabilitation at the Wayne Center since August 2018. She and has over 10 years of experience in the Sub-acute rehabilitation and long-term care setting. Maria has a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Misericordia University.
The one story that stands out would be that of a resident we admitted at the Wayne Center who was not thrilled to be here intially. She was here for 2 years, paired with a great roommate and came to love it here. The more therapy she had the stronger she became and proudly went back home to live independently. She didn't forget her friends here and does call them to check in.
You will never find a better place!
"I love Wayne Center!!! The staff there is second to none! It is super clean! I have had to go a rehab four times and I would never go to any other place. Even though it is a hike from my home, my entire family agrees it is well worth the couple extra miles to visit. If you need a place for your loved one to rehab, you will never find a better place!"
Very professional and caring
"The staff and facilities at Wayne Center were top notch. Everyone was very professional and caring as well as knowledgeable. The staff are all very committed to their jobs and providing quality care to their patients. The food was quite (surprisingly) good and well-received. Thanks for your wonderful care."
The transformation of my mother was amazing
"The transformation of my mother during the weeks she was with you was amazing. When she was admitted I worried that she would never get back to comfortably living with us at home again. I feared
for her future. Yet, she celebrated her 93rd birthday this weekend, vibrant and strong, at home with her family!
The nursing care and therapies she received were wonderful. Your staff members were compassionate, understanding and skilled in their work with the patients entrusted to their care. The Wayne Center helped my mother heal and regain her strength and skills. It was a place that gave her comfort and gave us optimism about the future. She felt comfortable and “at home” during her convalescence, which certainly contributed to her recovery. The kindness and competence of the nurses, doctors, nurses’ aides, therapists, dining service managers and chefs, receptionists, and countless other people who worked behind the scenes, was evident to me, because I spent so much time there. Thank you for taking such good care of my mother and getting her back to living her life fully."
Impressed with the attention I receive
"I am impressed by the attention I receive from the nurses and the people who help me in physical therapy. I also enjoy the well-cooked food. I am proud to have visitors here and proud of the friendly atmosphere; you get the impression that Wayne Center is as inviting as a Bed & Breakfast. My doctors in the community were impressed by my progress after the first time I came here and happy to recommend the Wayne Center again. This is my second time here and I continue to request the Wayne Center."
Attentive, kind and professional
“My brother was at Wayne Center for three weeks. The nurses and nursing assistants provided excellent care. They were attentive, kind and professional. He has special needs, and the staff were sensitive to this and our unique situation. Social work provided great service to us as my brother transitioned back home, helping arrange services and items needed at home. The kitchen staff was excellent and asked about my brother's likes, as he had just started a new diet. Thank you to the staff at Wayne Center. We are very appreciative for your hard work and care.”
Great overall care!
"I was at Wayne Center 10 years ago for rehab and chose to come here again after being hospitalized and requiring rehab, following a double procedure. The Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy at Wayne Center are superb. My interactions with staff here were great; Valentine (RN) and Yvette (CNA) are two of the most magnificent staff members on the nursing team. Valentine is wonderful… she’s a “Johnny on the spot” and always helpful. Yvette walks into a room, finds exactly what needs to be done, and takes care of everything; she has the skill set of a leader and she’s extremely kind. All of the staff are lovely people and very helpful; they are careful and they follow the doctor’s orders. The departments coordinate very well together to provide great overall care."
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