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Long Term Care Services

Short-Term or Long-Term Stay

FCMC Long-Term Care offers both short-term stays to help you get on your feet after an illness or surgery as well as long-term options for those who are needing 24/7 nursing care to improve the quality of their life.
Short Term stays at FCMC can occur in either our long-term care facility or on swing bed which is located on our acute care floor. Please call our social services department (717-485-6153) to determine which option is best for you.

Why People Choose FCMC for their extended Care needs:

Close to home, family & friends
Caring staff who are focused on you achieving your goals.
Support with discharge planning and setting up resources to return home safely.
On-site Emergency services
24-hour availability to laboratory, radiology and hospital services.
In-house wound care services
In-house specialty physicians

LTC Application

We have proudly served hundreds of residents since 1975. Providing outstanding care to our residents and families is our passion all the while providing a fun-loving atmosphere.
Fulton County Medical Center is fortunate to have a Nursing Home as part of the community.
One of our missions is to provide a higher quality of life for residents of Fulton County and surrounding areas. Our local facility offers our residents the opportunity to receive the care they need and remain in the community they call home. Our facility is unique in that we are located on the FCMC campus and have access to many specialized medical services.
Through the dedication of our staff, we are known as a caring community that focuses on our residents and families while providing compassion and overall peace of mind.

To schedule an individualized tour, please contact us via phone (717) 485-6153 or email FCMC Long Term Care Social Services worker Jeanette Pittman .

Here's what some of our residents are saying about us...

Everybody is nice here, the food is good, the place is clean and that is important to me...the nurses are kind. I'm never bored because they are always taking us someplace and there is always something to do." - Mary S.

"By living here, I don't have a very hard life; it's easy and I'm thankful that I'm here. The people here have been great to me." - Doris P.

The FCMC Story

Just as Dr. MacKinlay saw Fulton County's need for a hospital to be built in the 1950s, a similar need arose to take care of the aged population in the early 1970s. Just before Christmas in 1976 FCMC opened its extended care wing of the hospital. Nineteen residents made FCMC their home permanently. Nine of the 19 residents came from the former Decker Nursing Home.

One year later, FCMC opened its intermediate care unit. FCMC could now offer three levels of care: acute care, intermediate care, and skilled care. This would eventually make up the 57 beds that FCMC maintained until 2007 when they moved to their new facility and added an additional 10 beds for individuals needing long-term care.

Today, FCMC Long Term Care is very much a vital part of the organization. Health care has dramatically changed since 1970 when the LTC unit was built; however, the quality of care, coupled with the family-like atmosphere, has remained unchanged.


We look forward to welcoming you to our family. We welcome Medicare, Medicaid, and Private insurance.

FCMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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