Can you give us a quick review of Mira Vista Center?
We are an independent and locally owned skilled nursing facility. Our team specializes in nursing care and medical rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is an important part of a patient’s stay with us. Our comprehensive rehabilitation team includes physical, occupational and speech therapists working in collaboration with clinical case managers, restorative nursing staff, dietitians, social service professionals and other health care providers in order to offer a rehabilitation environment 24-hours-a-day.
What is your rehabilitation program?
Our rehabilitation specialists in physical, occupational and speech therapy design an individualized program to help each patient reach his or her highest level of functioning. Our goal is for each patient to feel confident and comfortable upon returning home or to a lower-acuity treatment center. Mira Vista’s state-of-the-art equipment complements the personalized, one-on-one treatment of our therapy staff.
Are you a licensed facility?
Yes. Mira Vista is licensed by the State of Washington through the Department of Social and Health Services and all beds are certified by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
What insurance programs do you accept?
We can accept both Medicare and Medicaid. In addition, we are a contracting provider for Group Health, Regence, Premera, United Healthcare, SoundPath, Coordinated Care, Community Health Plan of Washington, Molina Healthcare, and Hospice of the Northwest. Mira Vista accepts other insurance companies under special arrangement.
How are the rooms set up?
The rooms at Mira Vista are spacious and bright. Most are double occupancy with privacy curtains, a bathroom and two wheelchair accessible sinks. All rooms have windows, large closets, call cords, cable television a telephone and wireless internet service. Rooms can be customized with furniture and decorations. Private accommodations can be made available if medically necessary.
Are community events, activities, arts, crafts, games and entertainment available?
Yes. We have a dedicated group of staff and volunteers in our Recreational Therapy department. Group and individual programs are designed to meet patients’ leisure interests and therapeutic needs. We offer a wide range of activities and events including arts and crafts, cooking, music, entertainers, sports, exercise, parties, games, special events, gardening and outings.
Do you have doctors who visit patients?
Yes. Doctors regularly visit Mira Vista to see their patients. We provide a special examination room for privacy.
In what ways do you support patients who are at high risk for falling?
All patients are thoroughly assessed for potential fall risk and measures are put in place to provide for their safety while maintaining their independence. We have call cords readily available at each bedside and in each bathroom, bed and chair alarms throughout the facility, and attentive staff who teach preventative measures and perform regular visual checks.
How do you address dental care and foot care needs?
We work with local health care providers who offer services either at Mira Vista or in their own offices or clinics.
Do you serve patients with dementia?
Yes. Patients with mild to moderate dementia are suitable for admission to Mira Vista as long as they require skilled care. We provide security for dementia patients via an electronic wandering alarm system. Patients with significant dementia, including active wandering problems are not appropriate because Mira Vista is not a locked facility.
Can I join my loved one for a meal at Mira Vista?
Yes. Family and friends are welcome to come for breakfast, lunch or dinner at a minimal charge. We have found that the company of family and friends at meals helps patients adjust to the environment more quickly.
Is there a beauty salon?
Yes. Our beautician visits at least once a week. Appointments can be made by signing up on the beauty salon schedule. Nursing or activities staff members are available to assist with scheduling appointments.