Admissions

Telephone: 718-379-8100 ext. 473

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At Workmen’s Circle MultiCare Center we understand that placing a loved one in a health care facility is a stressful experience and that is why our caring staff is available to answer your questions and to guide you through the process. New patients are visited by members of our interdisciplinary team to facilitate their adjustment and to address any issues that may arise.

Frequently Asked Questions About Admissions at Workmen’s Circle MultiCare Center:

How do I know if Workmen’s Circle is “right” for me or someone in need of care?
Please call our Admissions Counselor at 718-379-8100 ext. 473 to discuss the needs of the individual seeking admission. The Admissions Counselor will provide you with information about the care and services we routinely provide and discuss with you potential sources of payment.

When can my loved one be admitted?
We offer same-day admissions, including evenings, 7 days a week.

What type of insurance does Workmen’s Circle accept?
Private insurance plans, Medicare, Medicaid, managed care and private pay are accepted at Workmen’s Circle.

Does Workmen’s Circle MultiCare Center accept people who live out of New York State?
Yes. Our Admissions Department will gladly assist you in coordinating the process so that a qualified assessor or agency can obtain the necessary information and complete the forms we require.

Does Workmen’s Circle treat people of different backgrounds and ages as well as non-English speaking people?
Admission is open to individuals without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, language, sex, disability, or source of payment. We are proud that our diverse patient population reflects the communities that we serve.

Is Workmen’s Circle a “nursing home” or a “rehabilitation center”?
We provide a wide range of services geared to each stage of a patient’s recovery. Short-term rehabilitation and long- term care services are provided at our facility.

Is the short-term rehabilitation/sub-acute care program appropriate for individuals under the age of 65?
Yes. Our short term rehabilitation population includes patients who are in their 40s, 50s, and 60s. These individuals have chosen to come to Workmen’s Circle because of our outstanding rehabilitation program and strong team approach. Our goal is to foster each individual’s independence and to facilitate a safe and timely return to the community.

Can Workmen’s Circle provide end of life care when a patient is terminally ill?
Workmen’s Circle provides both palliative and hospice care to those in need. The facility has contracts with quality hospice organizations and together we ensure the comfort and dignity of each individual during their final stages of life here at Workmen’s Circle MultiCare Center. Members of the interdisciplinary team work closely with patients and families to help guide health care decisions.

What are the steps for admission to long or short-term care?
Prior to an applicant’s consideration for admission, New York State assessment forms (PRI and SCREEN) must be completed by a registered nurse. These forms are reviewed by our interdisciplinary admissions team to determine eligibility for care. Our finance staff then helps determine the applicant’s payment source(s). Upon availability of an appropriate bed, the eligible patient is admitted.

How should I begin the admission process for my loved one?
If your loved one is currently in…

  • A hospital – The hospital discharge planner can fax a PRI and SCREEN to us for evaluation.
  • The community – A PRI and SCREEN may be completed by a home care agency/visiting nurse and should be faxed to our Admission’s Office.
  • Another Nursing Home – You may request that the social worker fax forms to our Admissions Office.

All information can be faxed to our Admissions Department at 718-379-4018.

Come visit us and see what makes Workmen’s Circle MultiCare Center so special. See for yourself why families are choosing Workmen’s Circle for their loved ones. To schedule a visit please call 718-379-8100 ext. 473.