Mt Vernon Nursing Nursing & Rehab Center...Since our founding in 1979, MVNRC has helped restore health and quality of life to thousands.
Dedicated to the Care and Health Needs of Seniors Mt. Vernon Nursing & Rehab Center (MVNRC) is a family-owned, independent, multi-care facility dedicated to addressing the healthcare needs of seniors while providing the most attentive, compassionate care possible. Our mission is to ensure that our patients’ time with us is as comfortable, engaging and worry-free as possible and our primary focus is to help our patients to restore their life’s balance and become well again. MVNRC is located in the Mt. Vernon/Alexandria area of Northern Virginia and has long been recognized for exceptional skilled nursing care, as well as being a leading provider of post-acute care, rehabilitation therapies and long-term care. Our specially trained staff understands the unique capabilities and limitations of older adults and the need for highly focused, individualized rehabilitation. We recognize that it takes a little more time and effort to help seniors understand their conditions, care and prognoses, as well as provide the genuine kindness to help relieve the stress and uncertainty that can hinder optimum recovery. It is this exceptional experience, along with our sensitive approach to care, that has resulted in consistently high satisfaction levels and successful outcomes. Mount Vernon Nursing Nursing & Rehab Center.
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MVNRC has received a 5-Star Medicare overall rating for the 3rd year in a row!
And we are now a proud member of the Signature Partners Provider Network a clinically integrated provider network affiliated with Inova Health System for the purpose of aligning Northern Virginia community www.signaturepartners.org/
Check us out on Medicare.gov. https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.
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