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Nursing Services

Our highly skilled nurses provide the best quality care. Their skills are only half the picture. Each nurse is a gentle and caring person, with genuine concern for each patient.

The following skilled nursing services are available at The Californian:

  • Medical Director coordinates and improves medical services
  • Director of Nursing oversees all aspects of healthcare within the facility
  • Individualized resident care plan treatments
  • IV therapy
  • Wound care
  • Enteral feeding program
  • Catheter care
  • Colostomy Care
  • Off-site dialysis
  • Illiostomy Care
  • Nutrition & hydration programs
  • Medication management & education
  • Diabetic management & education
  • Restorative nursing
  • Pain management
  • Bowel & bladder programs
  • Model environment for nurse training
  • Psychologist
  • Audiology Services
  • Registered dietitian
  • Laboratory testing and X-rays
  • Arranging of transportation services

Diabetes Management

Our experienced nurses provide help with all aspects of managing diabetes including: blood glucose monitoring, insulin administration and tracking, exercise plan, menu planning, education and more.

Restorative Nursing Program

At The Californian-Pasadena we seek to maximize the quality of life for our residents who require a specialized restorative program. Of course, this service is included in the room and board fee. The therapy team and nursing staff develop individualized treatment plans for resident care in the areas of:

  • Ambulation
  • Range of motion
  • Activities of daily living
  • Positioning and alignment
  • Skin integrity and wound management
  • Contracture management
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Rehabilitative and social dining
  • Strengthening and restraint reduction
  • Weekly and monthly height and weight monitoring

Dietary Program

  • Provide meals to meet specific dietary and therapeutic needs, according to physician orders
  • Oral supplemental diets are available
  • Regular nutritional assessments from our registered dietitian