At Providence Marianwood, we provide comprehensive professional skilled nursing care including physical, emotional and spiritual care for the whole person. We take pride in giving compassionate care and services with dignity and respect for the individual, honoring personal choice and preferences. Read latest news - Blessings newsletter Summer 2020
We provide excellent rehabilitative therapies and care after hospitalization for planned surgery, accident, injury or serious illness. We help you transition from hospital to home successfully and safely. Learn more about transitional care and rehabilitation at Marianwood.
With round the clock skilled nursing care and assistance with activities of daily living, we strive to make patients feel "home" in every sense of the word. We provide a personal, collaborative approach to care designed to enhance not only the quality of care but also the quality of life. Our residents and patients and their families consistently report through independent surveys that they highly recommend Marianwood to others for skilled nursing care. Learn more about long-term skilled nursing care.
Marianwood was founded in 1986 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace and purchased by the Providence Health System in 1996. As the only nonprofit skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in the Issaquah/Sammamish area, our founding mission which continues to this day is to serve the poor and vulnerable, especially the elderly, disabled and chronically ill members of our community.
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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care
We know that being diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease - or caring for someone who has - is challenging to say the least. Though there are no cures, Providence offers therapies, specialized facilities and meaningful care to help you travel this part of your life journey.
Providence Home and Community Care
A chronic or life-limiting illness can be challenging, but we offer a full range of services to help you or your loved one meet those challenges and live life to the fullest.
Our programs are designed to go beyond the work of physical medicine and bridge your transition from hospital to home.
With multidisciplinary teams focused on seniors, we make it easy to manage your health as you get older.
Skilled Nursing Care
Our long-term care facilities provide skilled nursing in a residential setting with around-the-clock care for assistance with daily activities.
Our speech therapists develop an individualized treatment regimen to help children and adults successfully overcome problems with speech, voice, language and swallowing.
We truly believe in the importance of faith in healing, and seek to serve the spiritual needs of all our patients and their loved ones.
Providence Marianwood is nestled in the woods on four acres at the south end of the Sammamish Plateau.
All our rooms look out onto beautiful courtyards, gardens or woods. Whether you are relaxing or recovering in your room, reading in the family room, working on a puzzle in the social activity room or sipping coffee on the garden patio, you’ll enjoy the beauty of our tranquil setting. Our peaceful and natural environment is designed to promote your health, well-being and quality of life.
Our Long-term Care Households
Households are clusters of private and shared rooms for our residents. Each household has its own staff that offers skilled nursing care and assistance 24/7 in a home-like setting.
The goal of the care teams at Marianwood is to respond to each resident's needs and personal choices. Staff members honor the dignity and individuality of each resident, and to encourage and help restore wellness as well as provide compassionate care, comfort and support.
Resident rooms allow privacy and common areas at the center of the household provide companionship, activity and community. As a resident, you are encouraged to bring pictures and items of personal significance to decorate your room to make yourself feel at home and to reflect your personality and interests. And you are also encouraged to enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow residents and the activities offered in the common areas.
Our Transitional Care Unit (TCU)
Our TCU rooms are designed to provide you with both comfort and safety as you recover and regain strength after your hospitalization. A high level of clinical and rehabilitative care will be provided during your stay to ensure a strong recovery and successful transition back to home. Services provided include an individual care plan specific to your needs and preferences, physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as skilled nursing care, nutritional management, social services and spiritual care.
Providence Marianwood offers comprehensive therapeutic recreation activities and programs individualized to each resident and patient. Our programs, classes and activities are constantly evolving, incorporating both new and proven therapies to improve and maintain physical and social well being while honoring individual interests, preferences and choices. Activities, entertainment opportunities and meaningful, enriching individual and group activities are available to all Marianwood and include music, art, one-on-one visits, exercise programs, cooking, gardening and crafts to name a few.
All residents and patients have access to a shared computer with WiFi, internet, and email (personal email accounts set up on request), and a TV with VCRs, DVDs as well as Wii games and a Kinects system. You may also bring your own computer and access our guest WiFi network.Activities to best suit you
Our recreation therapists will work with you to determine the type of activities, therapies, and interactions that would best meet your individual needs and preferences, discussing your hobbies, interests, spiritual preferences, short-term and long-term goals, support systems and more. You may decide to try a new activity like one of our art classes and discover a new or renewed interest even if you haven't been an artist in the recent past.Scheduled activities
Ongoing entertainment and activities
- Bell Choir
- Bingo, Crossword
- Fitness, Sports, Games
- Qi Gong
- Laughter Therapy
- Cooking, Arts & Crafts
- Men's Group
- Field Trips and Outings
- Visiting Library Service
- Wii Games
- Musical groups and entertainers
- Visiting student recitals
- Dance performances
- Visits from School Groups
- Walking Club
- Semi-annual Harley Owner's Group Visits and Rides
- Father's Day Barbecue
- Mother's Day Tea
- Book Sales
- Estate Sales
- Year-round Holiday Parties
- Christmas Holiday celebrations too numerous to list
- Holiday Open House
- Football and baseball game viewing parties
The Resident Council at Marianwood improves the quality of life for all residents and patients by discussing the issues and giving the managers and staff of Marianwood valuable feedback and suggestions related to care, food service, activities and other areas of concern to residents. The Resident Council meets monthly to discuss topics of interest, engage in dialogue with each other and staff members with the goal of contributing to continual improvement of services and maintaining open communication. All residents are welcome to attend and participate.
The Resident Council sponsors a monthly caramel corn sale and donates the proceeds to service projects and to support local charities. The Resident Council also sponsors events such as the annual food drive for the local food bank.
Step inside the doors to Providence Marianwood and you are in the art gallery! Starting in the front lobby and throughout the building, you will find beautiful art from local artists. New shows are on display every two months.
Often the art displayed is available for sale. Twenty-five percent of the proceeds from the sale of the artwork in our gallery will be donated to support the residents and programs of Providence Marianwood.
The art gallery is open to the public during regular business hours and admission is free!
Thank you to the wonderful artists and the artEAST for bringing these shows to us. And a special word of deep gratitude to Liz Ashley for her dedication in coordinating these shows.
Chef Andy oversees dining and food services at Marianwood and he takes his job very seriously. Providing food that is appetizing and nutritious is his goal for every meal served, 365 days a year. We strive to make your dining experience at Marianwood the best that it can be. We will make sure all of your nutritional needs are met and that your are satisfied with the food and the service.Menus
The menu is posted each week at the entrance to the dining room. As a resident you will usually have a choice of two entrees for lunch and dinner. We work closely with our dietitians to make sure all meals are well balanced and that we include a wide variety of foods.Meal services & dining hours
- Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
- Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- Dinner: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Healthy, balanced and nutritious meals are important to your healing as you transition from the hospital back to your home. Food that looks good and tastes good is also important. Our chef works diligently to provide an appetizing and satisfying breakfast, lunch and dinner each day. Our dietitian will help plan your diet and monitor your nutrition and will work with your care team to make sure that any special needs around food and nutrition are satisfactorily met.
You may choose to have your meals served in your room or in the dining room. Snacks are available round the clock and coffee, tea and vending machines are located in the Bistro.Long-term care residents
You have likely spent a lifetime enjoying home-cooked meals and restaurant excursions, and many wonderful times and happy memories have resulted from sharing meals with your family and friends. When you come to live at Marianwood, we want you to continue to find the same comfort and joy around your meals. We work hard to prepare and present food that looks good, tastes good and satisfies your appetite.
Most residents prefer to eat in the dining room at regular mealtimes, enjoying the company of other residents and staff. Snacks are available round the clock in the households.
Your preferences are considered along with your needs as our dietitian helps to develop your nutritional plan. Special needs and diets are accommodated.Guest meals
You are always welcome to invite friends and family members to join you for a meal. Guest lunches are $4/person and guest dinners are $5/person.Please pay for your meal at the front desk at least one hour in advance of meal times.Special events
If you have a special event coming up, our dining services staff can help you plan a special catered meal at Marianwood. Whether it’s a birthday party, anniversary celebration or memorial service, we will work with you to schedule a space and design an appropriate menu.
Our spiritual care team supports all residents, patients and their families inclusive and respectful of all spiritual beliefs. With open hearts and listening ears, they reveal God's love for all by extending friendship, counseling, comfort, care and a helping hand.
The Chaplain is an ordained minister in the Christian tradition and has worked extensively in his ministry supporting people from diverse backgrounds with respect, love and compassion.
Marianwood is generously supported by visiting pastors and congregational volunteers who help provide regular worship services, communion and other spiritual activities.
“As People of Providence, we reveal God’s love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.”Services include:
- Chaplain visits
- Non-denominational worship services
- Bible study
- Prayer group
- Hymn sing
Our beautiful, peaceful and serene Chapel is a place of prayer, solitude and comfort for all who seek a place to be still. It is an expression of the faith, hope and love that is the foundation of all that is Marianwood.
StaffThe Care Team at Providence Marianwood"Know me, care for me, easy my way."
Approximately 180 employees and health care providers work at Providence Marianwood. Our experienced and professional team includes:
- Medical Director
- Director of Clinical Services
- Nurse Managers for each Household/Unit
- Nurses - RNs, LPNs, MDS Nurses, Med Nurses
- Certified Nurses Aides
- Social Workers
- Case Managers
- Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists
- Recreational Therapists
- Board Certified Chaplain
- Licensed Administrator and Administrative Team
We are proud to partner with the Swedish Residential Care Team led by Dr. Ric Troyer. This team includes a full time nurse practitioner onsite at Marianwood and provides the best and most comprehensive care plan development and management for both transitional care patients and long-term care residents.
We welcome every prospective resident or patient and their family to begin with a tour of Marianwood as a first step in researching skilled nursing care options. Seeing our beautiful facility, observing our staff and programs first hand and getting answers to your questions are important components of making a decision to move into long term care, receive transitional care and rehabilitation between hospital and home, respite care ;or hospice/end of life care.
One of our experienced and professional admissions counselors will help you to understand our services, evaluate your specific needs and recommend an appropriate level of care.
- Skilled nursing care: long-term residential care
- Transitional care: skilled nursing care and rehabilitation between hospital and home
- Respite care
- Hospice/comfort care
- Private pay (cash, check, credit card)
- Medicare (requires a three-day hospital stay before admission to Marianwood)
- Long term care insurance
- Contracted private health insurance
Providence Marianwood enjoys generous support from our community. Whether you are donating your money, your time, your skills and talents, or contributing in other ways, we deeply appreciate your partnership. We could not do what we do without your help and support.
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