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Skilled Nursing

214 South Munson Road
Swanton, OH 43558

Long Term Care

Life gets difficult when our loved one needs care and is no longer able to safely live at home. You worry about them all of the time. We can help. Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center has been the solution for thousands of families in your situation for over three decades. You’ll love our two most important comforts. First, you’ll appreciate the peace of mind from our exceptional 24/7 care, and secondly, you’ll value being treated like family.

We provide long term care for residents that need physical
and/or emotional care for an extended period of time.

Services provided to long term care residents include but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with total care with activities of daily living (eating, bathing, dressing, ambulating, toileting and hygiene)
  • Attending to medical needs
  • Medication administration
  • Supervision and safe environment
  • Meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Social and enrichment events 7 days a week
  • Providing comfort and assurance
  • Counseling
  • Manage money
  • Palliative care
  • Hospice care

Residents may enjoy their meals in the privacy of their room or join other residents in our dining area.

Daily enrichment activities are available to keep residents involved and interactive with other residents, if they choose to participate.

Life Enrichment

Our Enrichment program provides a variety of activities 7 days a week to allow our residents to remain as involved and as busy as they would like.

Some of the activities include:

  • Live Entertainers
  • Games
  • Bingo
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Sittercise program 3 times a week
  • Bible Study Group
  • Church Services
  • Pet Visitation

Skilled Nursing Care

Skilled Nursing Care is frequently required after an acute care hospitalization and/or surgical procedure. You will receive excellent skilled nursing care provided by a dynamic team including licensed nurses, state tested nursing assistants, registered dietitian with regular physician rounding.


These services include but not limited to:

  • Comprehensive person centered care plan and discharge planning
  • Cardiac care and stroke rehabilitation
  • Post-surgical and wound care
  • IV therapy
  • Tube feedings and ostomies
  • Dialysis care
  • Bi-pap/C-pap
  • Tracheostomy care and suctioning
  • Diabetes management
  • Pain management
  • Dementia care
  • Dietary and nutrition management
  • Oxygen (up to 5 liters)
  • Palliative care
  • Hospice care
  • Laboratory testing
  • X-rays
  • Doppler testing
  • Wound Care NP

Physicians/providers on-call 24 hours a day with physicians/providers in-house on a regular basis.

Our registered dietitian sees our residents on a regular basis to ensure they are receiving nutritional intake that supports healing.

We have a psychologist on staff to help our residents adjust to changes in their health status.

Rehab & Therapy

We offer both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation therapy, including physical, occupational and speech therapy, 7 days per week.

Physical Therapists

Focus on teaching individuals to regain their highest level of personal independence and mobility through the use of equipment and treatment.

These Interventions Include:

  • Gait and Balance Training
  • Range of Motion Program
  • Assistive Device Training
  • Strengthening Exercises
  • Pain Management
  • Prosthetic Training
  • Neuromuscular Facilitation

Occupational Therapy

Team is dedicated to assisting residents in maintaining their independence with the ability to complete activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, dressing, toileting and home management tasks.

These Interventions Include:

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Home Management Training
  • Coordination Training
  • Fine Motor Skills Training
  • Adaptive Equipment Training
  • Energy Conservation Training

Speech Therapy

Is dedicated to improving residents’ ability to swallow, produce and understand speech and language. Our speech therapists teach patient to use strategies and/or altered diet consistencies to improve a person’s ability to swallow food.

These Interventions Include:

  • Cognition Retraining
  • Verbal Expression Training
  • Oral-motor Exercises
  • Swallow Training
  • Articulation Training

Accelerated Care Plus

We offer evidence-based physical therapy programs to optimize outcomes for our residents. Our rehabilitation program offers Accelerated Care Plus (ACP), a system that utilizes state-of-the-art equipment developed around the medical complexities of aging adults. ACP has improved outcomes for over three decades to decrease pain, enhance healing and greatly improve function. The facilities which implemented ACP’s evidence-based clinical programs have higher ratings for quality of care than facilities where ACP programs have not been implemented.

Utilizing ACP, provides an entire clinical pathway to solutions for:

  • Orthopedic
  • Neuromuscular
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • COPD rehabilitation
  • Wound healing
  • Decreasing edema and inflammation
  • Continence management
  • Fall prevention
  • Pain management

Pulmonary Care at Embassy Healthcare

At Embassy Healthcare, we understand having a Pulmonary Unit with a dedicated staff can drastically reduce rehospitalization, allow for a faster recovery, and foster a better quality of life for our patients and residents. Our Pulmonary Care Program, EMPOWER PULMONARY, strives to help our short-term and long-term residents with diagnoses of COPD, pneumonia, asthma, or respiratory failure re-establish their highest functioning pulmonary status.


  • Spacious, Private, Semi-Private Rooms and Suites
  • Resident Emergency Response System
  • Fully air conditioned
  • Country setting with beautiful court yards
  • Open and flexible visiting hours
  • Beauty Salon / Barber Services
  • Social and Enrichment Program
  • Pet visitation
  • Comfortable common areas and lounges to gather with friends and family
  • Most menu and bakery items made from scratch
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • In-room dining options
  • Private dining rooms for family gatherings
  • Complimentary laundry on-site
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Mail and Newspaper Service
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cable Television


  • Skilled Nursing Care
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Long Term Care
  • Wound Care
  • Podiatry Services
  • Optometry Services
  • Psychologist Services
  • Registered Dietician
  • Social Services
  • Case Management
  • Person Centered Care
  • Respite Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Laboratory Services
  • Radiological Services


Our Providers are:

  • Dr. Robert Schmidt, MD
  • Paige Hepner, Nurse Practitioner
  • Erin Gerken, Nurse Practitioner

Pulmonary Critical Care Specialty Group:

  • Dr. Jacobs, Pulmonologist
  • Kelcee Hall, Nurse Practitioner
  • Danielle Geroski, Nurse Practitioner