Description for 8051: Skilled Nursing Care Facilities
8051 Skilled Nursing Care Facilities
Establishments primarily engaged in providing inpatient nursing and rehabilitative services to patients who require continuous health care, but not hospital services. Care must be ordered by and under the direction of a physician. The staff must include a licensed nurse on duty continuously with a minimum of one full-time registered nurse on duty during each day shift. Included are establishments certified to deliver skilled nursing care under the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
- Convalescent homes with continuous nursing care
- Extended care facilities
- Mental retardation hospitals
- Nursing homes, skilled