Devoted to excellence in nursing and rehabilitative services, The Waterford nursing home offers residents personalized, client-centered treatment and care. Owned by Danny Shabat for 25 years, the facility is located on the North Side of Chicago and accommodates 141 residents at capacity. Staffed by skilled professionals around the clock, The Waterford provides clients a comprehensive array of nursing services, including medication oversight, tracheostomy care, and pain management.
The Waterford employs a team of rehabilitation professionals who offer a range of therapies, including respiratory therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, intravenous therapy, and enteral therapy (tube feeding). The nursing home staff also includes speech-language pathologists who work with clients to maintain and improve language skills. To ensure the best quality of life for every resident, the nursing facility features a wealth of supportive services, including a recreational activity program; daily housekeeping; a full-treatment beauty salon; and a shaded, multi-season patio for lounging. The Waterford nursing home also provides clients optional trust fund accounting, regular religious services, and monthly cultural excursions.
Dedicated to meeting the unique needs of every resident, The Waterford maintains specialized facilities, including short-term programs for those in need of respite care, a wound treatment program, and a unit focused on the care of Russian patients, replete with Russian-speaking staff as well as Russian food, media, and social programming. In addition, the nursing home hosts a specialized program known as Harbor Place, affording residents experiencing dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and related conditions a place that meets their special needs.
In its daily practice, The Waterford nursing home upholds owner Daniel Shabat’s commitment to providing high quality, individualized rehabilitation and nursing care. Sensitive to residents’ diverse financial needs, the facility works with a number of insurance providers, including private companies, Medicare, and Illinois Medicaid in addition to accepting individual payments.