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Care Center at Sunset Lake

The Care Center at Sunset Lake

Please be aware the Care Center at Sunset Lake is currently CLOSED to indoor visitors, in order to protect residents and staff during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.


To the Families and Loved Ones of Those at the Care Center at Sunset Lake

 

CARE CENTER AT SUNSET LAKE

SULLIVAN COUNTY ADULT CARE CENTER

A RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY

P.O. BOX 671

 256 SUNSET LAKE ROAD

LIBERTY, NEW YORK 12754

PHONE (845) 292-8640   FAX (845) 513-217

 

March 4, 2021

Dear Family Members and Friends,

The Care Center at Sunset Lake remains committed to protecting residents and staff from COVID-19.  We have made it a priority to keep our residents, families and staff informed of all of our efforts to ensure the safety and health of everyone living and working at The Care Center during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

No (0) staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 within the last week.  There continues to be no (0) confirmed COVID-19 cases among residents.  Currently, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) requires testing of all residents in the facility every 3-7 days for 14 days following a positive case in the facility, and testing staff two (2) times a week.

In line with New York State Department of Health guidelines, we are not yet eligible for visitations. We will keep you updated on when we become eligible.

Activities have been continuing in the dining room as well as on the units. Residents made clovers to decorate their doors this past week, made music during our drum exercise and will be having ice cream sundaes for Happy Hour. ZOOM calls continue twice weekly. If you need to change your time or inquire about ZOOM calls, please contact Miranda Page, 845-513-2119.

We will continue to keep you informed of the status of the health and well-being of the residents and staff of the Care Center at Sunset Lake throughout this public health crisis.  We will continue weekly updates for all residents’ families and staff, and will notify resident and families individually of personal health information.

Should you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Nursing Home Administrator or the Director of Nursing.

Sincerely,

Burt Kohn, MBA, LNHA

Administrator          

Cynthia Hathaway, RN

Director of Nursing



Hours:

  • Facility - 7 days a week, 24 hours a day 
  • Administrative Staff - Mon-Fri 8:00am - 4pm 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 16 years of age or older 
  • Must have a skilled medical need that cannot be addressed in a less restrictive environment 

Cost of Service and Fee Structure:

  • Private Pay Rates (room and board ONLY):
    • $270 per day semi-private room 
    • $280 per day private room 
  • Medicaid is accepted 
  • Medicare may pay for a portion of services IF specific medical criteria are met and for a LIMITED time 
  • Private insurance is accepted if the insurance company agrees that nursing home care is necessary AND the insurance company is willing to pay for the care 
  • Co-pays may apply and are collected 

How to Apply/Documentation Required for Service:

  • By telephone call for a tour or visit
    • 845-292-8640 
  • Documentation Required:
    • A Patient Review Instrument (PRI) and Screen assesses the applicant's ability to complete "activities of daily living" such as walking, bathing, dressing, etc. The assessment includes all physical and psychological problems the applicant faces. 
    • A financial application 

Intake/Application Process:

  • The PRI and Screen is done by Sullivan County Public Health Services if the individual is living in the community. If the individual is in the hospital or another nursing home that facility will do the PRI and Screen. The financial application is available from the Social Services Department at the Care Center at Sunset Lake (CCASL). Upon review of the PRI and Screen a decision is made as to whether CCASL can meet the health care needs of the applicant 

Please contact us if you have any questions 845-292-8640


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