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FAQs

How do I arrange a tour of the home?

We are open for tours 24 hours a day, and you do not have to schedule an appointment. However, if you’d like to schedule a tour, please call our admissions office at 901-756-3224.

Where can I find more information about Medicare coverage for rehab?

You can find more information by following this link: http://www.medicare.gov/Publications/Pubs/pdf/10153.pdf.

What is your admissions process for rehab services?

Once you or your loved one has been admitted to the hospital, or within 30 days of a discharge from the hospital, you may ask your doctor, social worker, or case manager to send your medical information to our admissions office. We will review the information to ensure that we can accommodate all of your needs. Once approved, you will be admitted to our next available room. Please call our admissions coordinator at 901-756-3224 for information. Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability, or payment source.

Is MJHR a kosher facility?

Yes. MJHR provides patients with kosher meals and snacks. The Nosh-A-Rye Deli is open to the public. See the website for hours and daily specials. Non-kosher food may be brought in by family and enjoyed in a patient's room or the family lounge.

What are visiting hours?

You may visit anytime you choose. There are no set visiting hours.

What forms of payment are accepted?

The business office is available to assist with financial matters relating to the patient. MJHR accepts private payment and participates in both Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement programs. If you have any questions concerning methods of payment, please contact the business office at 901-758-0036.

Does a person have to be Jewish to go to MJHR for care?

No. We welcome patients of all faiths. Although we are a Jewish facility and adhere to Jewish tradition, our non-Jewish patients enjoy weekly nondenominational Christian services provided by local clergy.

How do I make a donation to MJHR?

We can accept donations in cash, by check, by credit card (using our secure online donations page), or through the transfer of stock. Please contact for more information at 901-756-3273.

Do you offer respite services?

Yes. We offer respite services for up to 10 days. Please call our admissions office at 901-756-3224, and we’ll guide you through this process.

What type of rehab services do you provide?

We have physical, occupational, and speech therapies to help patients regain their independence after a heart attack, stroke, surgery, or other debilitating condition.

Once they are admitted, how can I keep up with my loved one’s progress?

We hold periodic conferences with you and your loved one to talk about progress, goals, and any concerns you may have. You may also communicate with your loved one’s social worker if you have questions.

How long is the rehab process?

It varies from individual to individual.

May I be there while my loved one is participating in therapy?

Yes. Family is welcome to observe therapy.

May I meet my loved one’s physical therapist?

Absolutely.

What equipment and amenities do you have in the rehab facility?

Our equipment includes: NuStep® seated stepper, LiteGait lifting device, Omnicycle range-of-motion machine, treadmills, and Nintendo® Wii.™ We have an on-site, full-service beauty salon, Clippers and Curlers, which offers hair and manicure services.

Are religious services offered?

Jewish services are held on Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings, as well as on all Jewish holidays. Nondenominational Christian services are held once a week.

What happens after rehabilitation? Will we need to arrange in-home care?

We will discuss any needed in-home care as part of your discharge plan before your loved one goes home. We can make those arrangements for you. We can also arrange for a home evaluation prior to discharge to help ensure a successful transition home.

What if we need another level of care after rehabilitation?

MJHR can help you determine if assisted living or some other level of care is needed after rehabilitation is completed, and we can recommend some options.

Is there someone available to teach me how to care for my loved one after discharge?

We have a nurse available for education concerning care of your loved one. For example, we can help you learn the proper way to help your loved one in and out of the car.