Selma Convalescent Hospital is a Nursing Home located in Selma, CA, 93662. Nursing Homes, or Skilled Nursing Facilities, are designed for adults that are seriously ill and needs extensive or continuous nursing care or 24-hours supervision. Like other residential options, Nursing Homes offers room and board, housekeeping and linen service, personal care, safety monitoring. The difference is the 24-hour onsite medical monitoring by registered nurse (RN), licensed practical nurse (LPN), and nurses aides. Usually, nursing homes offer three levels of care: Basic, Skilled, and Sub-Acute. Basic Care is designed for people who require assistance with activities of daily living like personal care, supervision and safety. Skilled Care is the level of care for people who needs 24-hour medical supervision, skilled nursing care, or rehabilitation, but do not need hospitalization. Sub-Acute Care is designed for someone had an acute illness, injury, or chronic illness. For instance, this care might be appropriate for someone recovering from a broken hip, recent stroke, or an illness that requires 24-hour care. Care is provided by a registered nurse but supervised and authorized by a physician. The cost of sub-acute care is partially covered by Medicare. For Basic Care & Skilled Care, private funds or long-term insurance are often used. When funds are exhausted, residents can apply for Medicaid to cover payment. Nursing homes charges a basic daily or monthly rate.