Nursing Home Dialysis

As the largest provider of on-site dialysis in nursing homes in the U.S., Affiliated Dialysis Centers has greater than 10 years of successful experience in serving this most vulnerable patient population.  We strive daily in a collaborative manner with our nursing home partners to deliver clinical excellence in treating the dialysis patients residing in their facilities.  Our turn-key program offers many benefits to both the facility and the dialysis resident.

On-Site Dialysis Benefits for the Facility:

  • Marketing advantages to increase patient census
  • Enhanced relationships with hospital referral sources by providing immediate discharge options for hard-to-place dialysis patients
  • Elimination of all transportation costs and scheduling logistics related to sending residents to local out-patient dialysis clinics
  • Improved clinical outcomes
  • More opportunities to provide therapy when dialysis patients remain in-house
  • Reduced hospital re-admissions
  • Contributes to reduced length of stay for rehab patients
  • Revenue improvement opportunities with managed care and ACO contracts
  • Ability to enhance star rating

On-Site Dialysis Benefits for the Resident:

  • Improved quality of life by eliminating the long days of being transported to local out-patient dialysis clinics
  • Staying home means fewer missed medications and increased therapy opportunities
  • Complete dialysis care comparable to outpatient dialysis therapy including dietary and social service support, experienced dialysis personnel, and medical director oversight
  • Studies show that short-term daily therapy produces superior clinical outcomes compared to traditional three times per week dialysis including:
    • Fewer hospitalizations
    • Better control of hypertension and anemia using less medications
    • Less fatigue after dialysis and more energy
    • More dietary freedom
    • Fewer dialysis-related medical complications
    • Increased therapy minutes resulting in shorter rehabilitation stays and faster return to home
  • Opportunity to experience the benefit of daily dialysis
  • Easy transition to home hemodialysis after rehabilitation and return home