How often is a doctor on site? What happens if an elderly resident has an emergency?

Doctors and nurse practitioners are on site  throughout the week. . The facility is staffed with licensed LPNs and RNs with a CNP and physician who are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

What can my loved one bring? Are they allowed to bring personal items?

Patients do not need to bring anything other than things that will make their room feel more relaxing, such as pictures, artwork, or a familiar bedspread.

How flexible is your menu? Can residents make choices?

We are proud of our culinary team’s talent in providing nutritious and delicious meals. Our diverse menu is sure to have something to please everyone. With our Certified Dietary Manager, patients can order fresh foods prepared daily. Snacks also are available between meals and at bedtime. We offer coffee, hot chocolate, juice, etc.

Social activity is important. What do you offer residents?

As part of our holistic approach, we believe that having fun and being with other people is the best medicine of all. It not only cures loneliness, it can help in recovery. We have an Activities Director who has put together a complete calendar of activities and social events for residents, including arts and crafts classes, social events, parties, bingo and other games, prayer services and movie nights. We also have a Hair Salon on site to offer pampering care in between therapy. When patients are in need of a little TLC care, we offer cuts, perms, colors and an array of other salon services.

What is respite care? Do you provide it?

Respite care is an intermittent short-term stay to relieve the primary caregiver of their duties on a temporary basis and allow them an opportunity to take a much needed break. Yes, we do provide respite care.

How do I get started in making health care decisions for myself or a loved one?

Get started by including your primary care physician in the decision-making process. He or she can tell you about your loved one’s physical, mental and emotional well-being so that you can start to understand what care will be the most beneficial.


Stone County Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is more that it’s name implies- we are a center for healing and recovery. We want our patients to celebrate life and make new memories. To make an appointment or speak with us, just give us a call. We’d love to show you around and tell you all about our services.

(601) 928-1889


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