Encinitas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Encinitas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is located just a few minutes north of San Diego, California. We realize that choosing a skilled nursing facility for yourself or your loved one is one of the most difficult decisions you will ever have to make. Most nursing homes look about the same and seem to have about the same services. We rehabilitate our residents by creating individualized treatments involving everything from our physical therapy to alzheimer’s care. Why do we feel Encinitas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is the right choice for you?
“We are Family Serving Families” is more than just our motto. As part of the Covenant Care family, it is our approach to caring for you and your family. We provide you with the same care and respect we give our own families.
We hope you will give “Our Family” the opportunity to serve you and your family’s nursing care needs.
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Ratings & Awards
Encinitas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is an Award Winning Facility!
2017, 2015, 2014 and 2013 U.S News and World Report Best Nursing Homes
“Best In Class 2016” by Affirma Rehabilitation
2012 American Healthcare Association Silver Quality Award winner
2011 Deficiency free survey
2010 American Healthcare association Bronze quality award
2012 Top Nursing Home from the Consumer Research Council of America
2007 and 2008 Innovation awards
2013 Torch award2007 Operational Excellence
2007-2012 Clinical excellence
2007-2012 Therapy Team operations excellence
“The staff was always very nice, and the services were great!”
“Communication was always great. Encinitas was awesome!”
“My time at Encinitas was great! The facility was great and so were the services!”
“They were great at communicating. Food an facility were both great, and so were their services!”
“I was impressed with how on top of everything they were! They all handled COVID-19 so well and kept everything clean!”
“I am currently a patient at Encinitas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center getting rehab. The staff are very caring and attentive and takE care of all of my needs. They are also very nice and I definitely recommend this facility to anyone who has rehab needs.”
– David G., Resident
“As an R.N. (retired) for 50 years I feel humbly qualified to assess my total care and all the extras provided at this facility. My medical treatment and coverage for my issues couldn’t have been better even in an acute setting. Dr. Given visited me multiple times a week and spent time discussing my current treatment plan, etc. (a lot longer than anyone, anywhere these days). Attention like this just doesn’t exist in medicine anymore and I’m very thankful for it. The physical and occupational therapists got me up and going everyday (even when I didn’t think I could) and I was able to walk again. Everyone, down to the nurse’s assistants were very serious and well trained. I guess you’d say I highly recommend this facility.”
– Sandra H., Past Resident
– Mark W., Family Member of Past Resident
“My mother- inlaw lives there. The staff is very caring. The nurses treat the patients like family… their family. I saw patients interacting with one another and caring about each other, it was touching. The character of the patients reflects the attitude of the staff. They are warm and attentive and friendly. The place is filled with people who are ancient, frail and helpless. They are well cared for, clean, groomed, and happyThere is a large courtyard and it is lovely. The meals are attractive and tailored to each patient. My mother in law is in far better shape now than when she checked in 9 months ago. This is a really good place.”
– Q.A., Daughter-inlaw of Past Resident
“My mother was a patient at Encinitas Nursing and Rehabilitation and received excellent care. The staff, when asked, communicate that they are happy in their jobs and that is reflected in their care. They treat even the most infirm and elderly with respect. My mother was in a wheel chair and unable to speak, yet the staff spoke to her with warmth and was able to successfully communicate. She received PT, OT and speech therapy and was given the freedom to scoot her wheelchair to activities, the dining room and to visit others. The staff displayed excellent attention to patient hygiene and facility cleanliness. I am a physician and have experience with a number of facilities in north county and was impressed with ENR. The director of nursing, Sandra and the administrator should be commended for their leadership as this skilled nursing facility is excellently run.”
– Christine W., Daughter of Past Resident
This is the DEFINITIVE review of the Encinitas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as I WAS THE PATIENT who actually stayed there for 1 full week. I could have left after 3 days, but I chose to stay longer. I liked the regimentation of knowing I had to do Physical Therapy in the morning and Occupational Therapy in the afternoon. And, I loved my caregivers at “”ENRC””.
The facility is dated in small cosmetic ways but very clean and well run. The second day I was there, the Director, Sandra, came to my room with all of her supervisors who introduced themselves to me. They asked if I needed anything, but I told them everything was fine. How many places do you think that happens? Zero. Even the supervisor of the kitchen was there to see if I had any special requirements.
The staff, I can’t say enough positive things. They were always there when needed them and with an infectious happy personality. Not bad when you are in physical rehab to have everyone around you up and positive. You felt like these people really cared about YOU.
Most of the food was good. But, if you were concerned you might not like the evening entree, simply order a sandwich of your choice to fall back on. They will deliver both and then you can decide or eat them both. The dietitian came to my room on the second day and said I should be on a 2400 calorie per day diet because of my size. Their standard menu is based on 2200 calories per day. So, she offered me some simple options like adding a small bowl of cottage cheese or yogurt to each of my meals. Everyone that works there seemed really genuinely interested in me.
They have 2 gyms. One with a spectacular unobstructed view of the ocean and the other with about a 50″” flat screen TV. Sometimes I would just pull up a chair and enjoying the sun setting over the ocean. Very peaceful and relaxing.
You will find this on their website, but at “”ENRC”” they live these words every day:
Treat Every Person with Dignity, Respect and Kindness
Attract and Retain Skilled, Compassionate & Dedicated Employees
Provide High Quality Medical Care and Exceptional Ancillary Services
Maintain a safe, Clean and Comfortable Environment
Act as a Responsible, Accountable Steward of Financial Resources
Improve the Quality of Life through Adaptive, Innovative and Progressive Strategies
Again, I did not see this facility from the outside in. I was the patient that lived there. I don’t think you can get a stronger endorsement from anyone. Finally, this should not even be an issue worth bringing up, but it may the single biggest difference between “”ENRC”” and other nursing and rehab centers. 80% of their employees are Filipinos with 2 Vietnamese and the remaining are Caucasian, Hispanic, etc. That turned out to be the hugest plus of all for me. At least 80-90% of my care and interaction was with the Filipino staff and 2 Vietnamese. They are awesome, caring, loving, concerned, well trained, professionals with great attitudes. They are always happy. It is infectious and adds to a positive rehab experience.”
– Richard J., Past Resident
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At Encinitas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center every team member’s contribution is equally important in meeting our residents’ needs and providing a pleasant, comfortable, and safe atmosphere.
You are always welcomed at Encinitas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
No appointment is necessary. All of our staff enjoys giving a tour and telling about the exciting things we have going on.
A staff member is available 24/7 to assist you.
Encinitas CA 92024
Fax: (760) 753-4979