Nursing Services

GEM’s highly skilled nurses provide the best quality care. Their skills are only half the picture. Each nurse is a gentle and caring person, with genuine concern for each resident.

The Director of Nursing oversees all aspects of healthcare within the facility. Each resident receives an individualized care plan. The following skilled nursing services are available at GEM Transitional Care Center:

  • Wound care
  • Dementia care
  • Catheter care
  • Colostomy Care
  • Ileostomy Care
  • Medication management & education
  • Diabetic management & education
  • Restorative nursing
  • Pain management
  • Nutrition & hydration programs
  • Bowel & bladder programs
  • Enteral feeding program
  • In-house, ongoing continued learning courses and CNA training programs

In addition, GEM offers these programs and services:

  • Hospice program
  • Respite stays
  • Off-site dialysis
  • Psychologist services
  • Audiology services
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Laboratory testing and X-rays


Diabetes Management

Our experienced nurses provide help with all aspects of managing diabetes including:

  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Insulin administration and tracking
  • Exercise planning
  • Menu planning, education and more

Restorative Nursing Program

At GEM Transitional Care Center we seek to maximize the quality of life for our long-term care population, who require a specialized restorative program. Of course, this service is included in the room and board fee. The therapy team and nursing staff develop individualized treatment plans for resident care in the areas of:

  • Ambulation
  • Range of motion
  • Activities of daily living
  • Positioning and alignment
  • Skin integrity and wound management
  • Contracture management
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Rehabilitative and social dining
  • Strengthening and restraint reduction
  • Weekly and monthly height and weight monitoring

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716 South Fair Oaks, Pasadena, CA 91105
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