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Skilled Nursing

  • Willowcrest Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is the largest subacute skilled nursing facility in the Philadelphia region.

    We serve as a bridge between the hospital and home for residents who no longer need to be hospitalized but still require nursing care or therapy. Our professional nursing staff and certified nurse assistants have consistently received patient satisfaction scores of 95 percent for their excellent levels of care. We are a smoke-free facility.


    Willowcrest Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    5501 Old York Road
    Suite 103
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
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    Admissions Office
    Office: 215-456-6864
    Fax: 215-456-8299


    • Renovated six semi-private rooms with all new furnishings
    • Beds for post-operative kidney and liver transplant residents
    • Twelve beds for orthopedic residents with a primary focus on single joint replacements
    • Valet parking
    • Close proximity to SEPTA public transportation
    • Free WIFI
    • Cable television in every room
    • Pals for Life pet-assisted therapy
    • Therapeutic recreation programs
    • Onsite laundry

    Skilled Nursing

    • Physical, Occupational and Speech Rehabiltation Therapy

    Complete Care in Close Proximity

    Willowcrest residents have the advantage of utilizing Einstein Healthcare Network’s medical offerings, including:

    • Rehabilitation therapy
    • Resident Nurse Assessment Coordinator
    • Registered nurse
    • Care management 
    • Social service workers
    • Dieticians

    Our residents include patients recovering from a variety of procedures, such as:

    • Joint replacements
    • Spine surgeries
    • Sustained hip fractures
    • Amputation
    • Liver transplant
    • Kidney transplant

    We provide a complete range of skilled nursing and rehabilitative services, including:

    • Heparin to Coumadin (warfarin) bridging to prevent blood clots
    • Total Parenteral Nutrtition (TPN) drip administration and monitoring 
    • Advanced wound, ostomy and fistula care
    • Long-term antibiotic therapy
    • Wound vacuum-assisted care (VAC) care
    • Blood transfusions
    • IV antibiotics
    • LifeVest™ monitoring
    • Radiotherapy (XRT)
    • Pleural catheterization care and monitoring for cancer patients
    • Peritoneal dialysis treatment for kidneys
    • Bowel and bladder protocol

    Visiting Hours

    Visiting hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visitors may be permitted to stay overnight at times, depending on the resident’s condition.

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    Accreditation & Partnerships

    Joint commission gold seal

    Licensed by:
    Pennsylvania Department of Health-Long Term Care Division


    Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC)
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