Webster House Health Center Skilled Nursing
Webster House Health Center
24-hour skilled nursing and high quality car e for patients with a wide variety of
needs – from short-term rehabilitation to long-term nursing support.
Since we opened our doors over 30 years ago, we have been one of P alo Alto’s most respected senior
communities. Our Health Center is nestled on a gor geous campus in downtown Palo Alto with rose
gardens, luscious lawns, gazebos, fountains and r edwood trees.
Some of the outstanding programs & services we are known for:
24-hour skilled & higher medical acuity car e
Wound care program with 2 wound care certified registered nurses
Respite care and hospice
Physical, speech & occupational therapies
Social Services, counseling & discharge planning
Short & long term stays
Outpatient rehabilitation program for those not requiring full-time care
‘Best Practice’ Award for ‘More-than-a-Meal’ program
Full calendar of activities that promote interest in life, vitality and wellness:
Volunteer program with over 1000 volunteer hours each month
‘Furry Friends’, ‘Friendly Visits’ and ‘Quality Family Time Candlelight
Weekly entertainers with a variety of skills and talent
Call us today for more information. We accept all payor sources.
Webster House Health Center Director of Admissions,
Lorena Prado (650) 617-7350, M - F, 9 to 5.
Weekends (650) 328-3300
every day of the week - 24/7
First Place Award: California
Long Term Care Medicine’s
INTERACT program for
American Geriatric Society
award for reducing
Rotary Club of Menlo Park
grant for improving quality
of life in the memor y care
Person-Centered Care where
the resident is very involved
in their care decisions
along with the family.
Participants in the national
Quality First initiative for
Advancing Excellence in
America’s Nursing Homes.
We are a member of Aging
Services of CA, LeadingAge,
ASA, and AHMA-NCNH.
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Health Center Eligibility
(Admissions available every day of the week - 24/7)
Admission requests, by families, for our Health Center must have prior physician appr oval.
For acceptance we will need:
1. Medical records (history, physical), medical list and progress notes
2. Demographics sheet from physician’s office
3. Physician orders
4. Health Insurance ID card – must be presented within 24hrs of admission (photo copy acceptable)
Accepted Insurance & Payor Sources
Managed Care (HMO)
(need prior authorization)
Health Plans San Mateo
Health Plans Santa Clara
Explaining Therapy Terms
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Involves rehabilitation with Active Daily Living Skills (ADLS) such as dr essing,
toileting, upper body strengthening
Physical Therapy (PT) - Involves rehabilitation with bed mobility, transfers, ambulation, assisted devices,
upper & lower body strengthening
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Involves maximizing individual's communication and cognitive skills
and also addresses swallowing disorders
-Swallowing deficits and disorders such as dysphagia
-Speech disorders such as aphasia
Our Health Center staffs according to acuity levels, and in all cases complies with staffing r egulations.
The Health Center’s physicians come from Stanford and Palo Alto Medical Foundation and all specialize in
SNF License #220000434
Exceptional care, commitment and compassion
Webster House Health Center, CCRC, 437 Webster St., Palo Alto, CA 94301 (650) 328-3300 www.jtm-esc.org/webster-house