to Mercy Hospital Grayling, Mercy Manor is a 40-bed, long-term
care facility providing skilled and basic care to patients who
require extended hospitalization. Mercy Manor is licensed by the
State of Michigan and is accredited by the Joint Commission on
Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. For all state and federal
regulations, the unit meets or exceeds every requirement. Mercy
Manor is equipped for both skilled and basic care patients. The
nursing staff of the facility strives for an atmosphere of family
unity, and togetherness and involvement are encouraged behavior.
The Manor offers programs that encourage socialization and mental
awareness in an effort to enhance the patients feeling of
personal worth. Overall, a sense of dignity and value of the patient
prevails. The physical, psychological, social, and spiritual wholeness
of each individual is paramount.
The nursing staff is the backbone of Mercy
Manor. Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and nurses
aides provide most of the direct patient care. Additional staff
members include a dietitian, who is responsible for the nutritional
needs of the patients, a dentist who does yearly examinations,
a respiratory therapist, speech therapist, and a physical therapist.
Mercy Manors medical director is available if the patients
own physician cannot be reached.
Diversion Therapy plays a large role in the
rehabilitation process. Patients get involved in hobbies and crafts
designed to enhance eye and hand coordination. The therapy is
under the direction of a trained diversional therapist. Parties
and holiday celebrations also play a key role in the activities
of patients. Family and friends are encouraged to attend these
functions. Each week, a beautician visits Mercy Manor, and we
maintain a bright, cheerful atmosphere among other opportunities
for quality of life.
Spiritual and emotional needs are also addressed.
Patients ministers are encouraged to be part of their life
and care at Mercy Manor, and can visit at any time. When able,
residents are encouraged to attend services and special events
at their home churches. Interdenominational religious services
are also held weekly in Mercy Manor, and Mass is held monthly.
Eucharistic Ministers provide communion to Catholic residents
on a daily basis. Mercy Hospitals chaplain is available
to meet with residents and offer services for special religious
A patients right to privacy is respected
and is formally addressed in the "Patient Bill of Rights" brochure
received upon admission.
If you are a Mercy Hospital Grayling patient and have
a compliment, concern, or complaint, please contact one of our Patient
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