COVID-19 Education

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At this time, to keep our residents and staff safe, we request that family, friends, and vendors do not visit the facility unless absolutely necessary. 
Thank you for your cooperation. 

200 7th Avenue SW Altoona, IA 50009

(515) 967-4267

Skilled Nursing

nurse and patient smiling at the camera

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  • Short-term rehabilitation
  • Long-term care
  • 24-hour nursing care
  • Rehabilitation services: physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Restorative nursing services
  • Wound care
  • Diabetes management
  • IV therapy
  • Post-operative care
  • Orthopedic recovery
  • Discharge planning
  • Social services
  • Psychological services
  • Hospice care
  • Respite care
  • On-site physician services
  • Nutritional services
  • Peritoneal dialysis

Sepsis Management Program

Sepsis Early Identification • Intervention • Recovery

Facility has developed a Sepsis/ID Management Program to promote early identification, provide treatment and reduce re-hospitalizations related to septicemia:

  • Clinical staff specially trained in the treatment and early identification of infections and Sepsis (TMF curriculum)
  • Stat lab capabilities for CBC’s and Blood Cultures
  • Antibiotics adjusted with culture and sensitivity results
  • Standing orders for initiation of hydration protocols via IV fluids
  • IV antibiotic administration (urgent and routine)
  • Daily labs until cleared
  • Therapy initiated as soon as possible to ensure quick recovery!
  • Theraworx Protect

Theraworx Protect is a two time innovative technology award winning formulation that is applied to the skin to promote skin and urinary tract health.

New AJIC Publication: Theraworx Protect has been shown to be non-inferior to 4% CHG: Hospital approved, clinically proven, total body safe, leaving no gaps in protection.

Theraworx Protect is an integral part of infection prevention and control programs helping to support the reduction of healthcare acquired conditions, hospital readmissions and antibiotic use. Promoting a healthier lifestyle for our residents, staff and family.

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Current Tour Policy

Due to COVID-19, we are currently not offering In-Person tours. If you would like to see our community, we invite you to view our photo gallery for the time being. Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions or to request more information!

Life at Altoona

Rehabilitation Services​

Rehabilitation Services

At Altoona Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, our therapy team can provide services for both long-term residents and short-term rehab to home. We can perform a home evaluation prior to discharge to ensure all goals have been attained for the safest return home.
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Skilled Nursing

Skilled Nursing

The number one priority at Altoona Nursing & Rehab is the comfort, safety and the well-being of each of our residents and peace of mind for their families. Come for a tour. Our attractively landscaped, wooded setting sets the tone for the warm welcome you'll receive inside.
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Special Services​

Special Services

The Special Care Unit offers a comfortable, nurturing and safe atmosphere for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. This secure unit was completely designed to provide a convenient and comfortable setting in an open, active environment.
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