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Admissions

Thank you for considering Vernon Health & Rehabilitation. Residents are referred by such sources as PAS agents, hospital discharge planners, physicians, community service boards and families of current residents. Families can also refer themselves for a loved one's care.

Our Admissions Committee conducts a comprehensive evaluation of the applicant's medical history, physical and psycho-social factors. Considerations weighed by our Admissions Committee include:

  • Age*
  • Ambulatory Status
  • Level of Functioning
  • Medical Condition
  • Behavior Concerns
  • Discharge Potential
  • Urgency of Need for Placement

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

An admission is considered weighing all characteristics to determine the need for placement. *The facility is a skilled pediatric facility; however, applicants/residents over age 22 will be considered if the Admission Committee determines that either initial or continued placement in the facility is appropriate because of the applicant/resident's physical and mental functioning status, and that the facility has the service resource to meet the needs of the applicant/resident. The Admission Committee shall further determine that placement does not constitute a serious danger to the other residents.

If you are considering placing a loved one at Vernon Health & Rehabilitation, we encourage you to begin the application process. Click on the link below to download the application form. You may mail the application to our address at 1955 Vernon Street, Wabash, Indiana, 46992, or bring it with you on your tour.

Download the Admission Application Form
Download our Brochure

For More Information

For more information about our admission criteria, individual rights, privacy practices, or to schedule a tour, please contact Vernon Health & Rehabilitation at (260) 563-8438 or complete the online request form.