Franke Tobey Jones Skilled Nursing Care Center

Long-Term Skilled Nursing Care Center

2020 Skilled Nursing Brochure

Our brand new, expanded, private pay Care Center is open!  It has 43 long-term skilled nursing residents on the main level of the building and 28 Memory Care residents on the lower level with lovely, secure outdoor courtyards. Taking traditional nursing home care to a more personal level, we create a family-like environment at our senior care facility in Tacoma, WA. We offer long term care and skilled nursing services in a unique and friendly atmosphere to help support our elders. And, you don’t have to already live at Franke Tobey Jones to become a resident. We provide our residents and their families with a multitude of amenities and peace of mind with the most qualified clinical staff around. Are you or a loved one looking for long-term skilled nursing? Let us give you a tour of our beautiful new building!

Skilled Nursing Care Center 

Our contemporary, innovative Care Center delivers care in a more home-like environment where individuals can live in style, comfort and dignity. Nearly all the rooms are private with a private bathroom. There is also a two-room suite available. Designed for individuals needing 24-hour care from professionals with experience in the care industry, our Care Center provides the services and help your loved one needs to live a happy life. You can enjoy your life with wonderful food, great activities and events, all in our Franke Tobey Jones Care Center facility. The unique layout creates multiple spaces for people to enjoy life with great activities, wonderful food and interaction with others. Innovations at the Care Center include a new way to dispense medications. Each resident room has a locked cabinet for storing medications. Organized activities encourage friendship and socializing, reminiscing, exercise and hobbies. Dining rooms that serve chef-prepared meals, therapy and activity rooms are all under one roof. Outdoor patios and lots of windows add to the comfortable surroundings. All memory care and skilled nursing resident fees cover medical care, three meals a day, weekly housekeeping and transportation to off-site medical appointments.

Our staff provides 24-hour skilled nursing pricing starts at $364 per day for a private room with private bathroom. We currently have availability. Note: FTJ does not have a contract with Medicare or Medicaid.

Franke Tobey Jones Care Center Features:

  • A new way to deliver medications – there are no medication carts in the hallways nor your typical nursing station. Each resident room in our facility has a locked cabinet where the resident’s medications will be kept.
  • Nurses, CNA’s and other staff are free to engage with residents and family members throughout the day in the various living rooms, dining rooms, great room, activity rooms and other gathering spaces.
  • Chef created meals are prepared on-site and served in lovely dining rooms.
  • There are also be outdoor patios and lots of windows to provide a home-like feel.

Skilled Nursing Community Includes: 

  • Large private suites with private full bathroom/shower
  • Skilled staff—24 hour licensed clinical staff, nursing services, restorative care, social services and dietician to oversee special dietary needs
  • Activity Program—we seek to meet all types of leisure needs; physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual and social. Above all, we strive to bring meaning and purpose, along with care and compassion, into the lives of our residents.
  • Special Programs including individualized restorative nursing program
  • Contracted hospice services
  • Beautiful great room, dining rooms, outside patios and indoor/outdoor gathering rooms.
  • Access to a dental services, podiatry, audiology and massage therapist (for a fee)
  • Contracted Physical Therapist on duty five days per week
  • Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy available on an as needed basis

Skilled Nursing Price Includes:

  • Meals—three delicious chef prepared meals a day are served in a private dining room supervised by licensed nursing staff.
  • All rooms are furnished with a TV, electric bed, nightstand, closet, chair, phone and safe.
  • All utilities including local phone and basic cable.
  • Weekly housekeeping. Bed linens and towels are laundered and supplied weekly.
  • Personal laundry services are available.
  • Nursing services include medication management, wound management and oxygen services.
  • Transportation to and from medical appointments and activities.
  • Emergency call features.

Become a resident

Our goal is to make your search for the perfect nursing facility as easy as possible, and you don’t have to live at Franke Tobey Jones first. In our skilled nursing facility, we put the support and health of our residents as the main priority. By choosing our skilled nursing care center, you can be at ease knowing you or your loved one is in good hands. To secure residency at our skilled nursing facility in Tacoma, WA submit an application, a $750 per person refundable deposit, meet the financial criteria of 4 years, and complete a care assessment. Special circumstances may apply. Private pay only. 

If you are interested in learning more about what we have to offer at our Tacoma retirement community, please call Michelle Olafson at 253-756-6251.