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If you or a loved one are living in a long-term care center, trust Essentia’s mobile medicine team to deliver personalized medical care right when and where you need it. We work in collaboration with our patients, their families, and the nurses and staff who provide day-to-day care at your facility to make sure you’re getting the most complete care possible.
Mobile Medicine providers are physicians and advanced practitioners who have training in the areas of family medicine, internal medicine, or geriatric medicine. They only care for older adults who are short or long-term residents of nursing homes, and in some cases, assisted living facilities.
Our mobile medicine providers deliver the care you need at your long-term care center. In most cases, a mobile medicine provider will visit:
At some facilities, you can request to make your mobile medicine provider your primary care provider. Then, you can get primary care services without leaving the facility.
If your loved one is in a skilled nursing facility, we encourage you to attend a family care conference. You’ll learn about any challenges your loved one is facing and help problem solve with the staff. Ask about conference dates at your facility.
The staff and nurses at your facility can request mobile medicine services on your behalf.