Long Term Skilled Nursing at Shipley Living
Our skilled nursing residences are designed for those who need a short-term home with concentrated medical services while recovering from surgery or illness, or those who need long-term, round-the-clock nursing for chronic conditions. Shipley Living residents can conveniently transition to skilled nursing whenever it’s needed. Of course, we always welcome direct entries into our skilled nursing residences from the Wilmington community at large too.Contact Our Team
Aging in Place With Loving Care
Every skilled nursing suite at Shipley Living features a private bathroom, individual temperature control, and a call bell system. Skilled nursing residents have access to our inviting common areas around the community, including our outdoor patio, enclosed courtyards, and beautiful gardens—all wonderful places to gather with family and friends
Premier Amenities in a Place That Feels Like Home
At Shipley Living, loving care is at the heart of every aspect of our community, including our array of premier amenities.
- Three delicious meals a day + snacks
- Social, educational, spiritual and recreational programs
- On-site salon (additional fee)
- WanderGuard™ monitoring system
- Telephone and TV connections in each room (service is an additional fee)
Personalized Services, Delivered with Loving Care
At Shipley Living, loving care is at the heart of it all! We deliver our services with a gracious hospitality that ensures every interaction with you and your loved one is meaningful and memorable.
- 24-hour skilled nursing care (RN, LPN & CNA)
- Registered Dietitian
- Scheduled care plan conferences
- Respite stays
- Restorative care
- Physical, occupational and speech therapies available on-site
- Medical director available
- Hospice Services
- Pharmacy, X-ray and Lab services
- Podiatry and dentist available
- Pet therapy
- Daily housekeeping
- Fresh towel and linen service
- Personal laundry service (additional fee)
Frequently Asked Questions
A skilled nursing facility within a senior living community provides 24-hour licensed nursing care. This area primarily provides long-term care for those who need medical or nursing care and is ideal for those with chronic medical conditions or disabilities, those in chronic pain, or those who require round-the-clock care and supervision by licensed skilled nursing professionals.
The skilled nursing area of a senior living community is not like a hospital. Many people utilize this area of care after a hospital stay. This area of the community provides advanced levels of on-going long-term care, the suites and spaces are designed to be warm and comfortable and reflect a home-like environment.
Residents and Their Families Love Shipley Living
"With enough friends to socialize & plenty of intellectual & physical activities to choose from, Shipley Living is more than a senior living community. It is what my mother calls "home." My children have so much fun every time they visit her and their big parties are just amazing. Residents' care, safety & comfort are priority number one."
"Shipley is one of the best nursing facilities I have ever been to. The staff members are very welcoming and friendly. The facility is very clean and the food there is spectacular. Residents have so many different activities to choose from throughout the day and trips to go on. I would highly recommend this facility to anyone looking for a great place to call home.”
“Shipley Living has some of the most kind, caring, compassionate and experienced staff that I have ever met at a facility.”
“Shipley Living is a wonderful place!!!! There are so many smiling faces throughout the building. The staff and management team are very friendly and caring and, most importantly, the facility is very clean!!”