6825 Natural Bridge Road
St. Louis, MO 63121
314-383-4765

Services

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Mother of Good Counsel Home provides high quality, professional skilled nursing and rehab care in a modern, light-filled facility. Our professional nursing care, provided with great respect and dignity for our residents, is complemented by a wide range of services that enhance and embrace our holistic approach to elder care.

Our skilled nursing staff is led by Director of Nursing Sister Mary Elizabeth, FSGM, RN, recognized with the St. Louis Magazine 2013 Excellence in Nursing Award in the Senior Care category. In tandem with Assistant Director of Nursing Ella Jordan, LPN, the two carefully select, train and supervise the registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), nursing supervisors, certified medication technicians (CMTs) and certified nurse assistants (CNAs) who provide skilled, compassionate care to our residents.

Director of Maintenance Tim Franks’ team addresses Maintenance, Housekeeping and Laundry Services, while our Activities Supervisor, Sr. M. Juliana,and her team cover Activities and our onsite Beauty Salon/Barber Shop.  Lucinda Bailey, Food and Nutrition Supervisor, and her team provide nutritious meals for our residents.

All services are rendered with loving care for our residents. Our clinical amenities include:

  • Continuum of care for each resident
  • Individualized care plans
  • Onsite Registered Nurse (RN) 24 hours a day
  • Rehab and restorative services; ophthalmologist and podiatrist available
  • Emergency call response system in each room
  • Professionally managed prescriptions and medicine
  • Assistance with eating as needed
  • Resident mobility and transfers
  • Showers and bathing
  • Personal hygiene and grooming
  • Interdisciplinary meetings with resident families; initial assessment within 3 months, then every 6 months

Home-cooked and registered dietician-approved meals help sustain our residents’ nutritional wellness. Social interaction among residents and staff during mealtimes ensures a pleasurable dining experience and healthy appetites. Continual assessment enables our caring staff to provide one-on-one assistance when necessary.

Each resident has an assigned caregiver and nurse. In addition:

  • Each floor has a Nursing Supervisor to coordinate continuity of care from shift to shift, communicate with physicians, and carry out treatment orders and procedures.

  • Certified Medication Technicians (CMTs) administer medications as ordered by the attending physician.

  • Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) work closely with residents to support all activities of daily living, whether for help with ambulation, personal hygiene and/or meals.

Amenities:

Mother of Good Counsel Home strives to provide the best in skilled, professional nursing care to residents while creating a loving, joy-filled environment for residents and their families; a true home where residents feel safe and secure, and are respected and loved. We are well-staffed with an onsite Registered Nurse (RN) 24 hours a day, a 7:1 resident-nursing staff ratio to providing loving and attentive care, and a receptionist on duty from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. daily to attend to personalized needs. Our wide-ranging amenities reflect our mission of answering our call to “make God’s merciful love visible in our service.”

Medical Amenities:

As a 24-hour skilled nursing care provider, our medical amenities encompass all resident needs.

  • 24-hour skilled nursing care with RN on duty at all times

  • Emergency call response system in each room

  • Professionally managed pharmacy services, including medication management

  • Computerized physician order entry

  • Onsite contracted physical, occupational and speech therapy services for rehab, ophthalmology services and podiatry services

  • Consulting pharmacy services, including medication management

  • Assistance with eating as needed

  • Resident mobility and transfers

Spiritual and Social Amenities:

Mother of Good Counsel Home is a place in which our residents may continue to flourish spiritually and socially through their interactions with others.

  • Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George live onsite and work in the Home

  • Daily Mass and Chapel

  • Priests available for spiritual and sacramental needs

  • Weekly Rosary and First Friday Devotions

  • Well-planned and coordinated Resident Services department with social and individual activity programs offered

  • Seasonal activities such as gardening, caroling, card-making, etc.

  • Social programs for residents and family members

  • Frequent concerts provided by outside musical guests

Environmental Amenities

Mother of Good Counsel Home provides skilled nursing care in a very clean, comfortable, warm and caring environment.

  • All private rooms with abundant natural light

  • Spacious and bright dining rooms and common room areas with fireplaces

  • Rooms available for private gatherings at no charge

  • Beautiful Chapel with stained glass windows, open to all

  • Religious artwork and statues throughout

  • State-of-the-art physical therapy center

  • Multi-purpose activity hall and variety of indoor and outdoor gathering spaces

  • Meeting rooms for support groups, education and community functions

  • Libraries with comfortable sitting areas and reading materials

  • Outdoor park with accessible walkways, fountain, gardens, grotto and benches

  • Garden pavilion with charcoal barbecue grill and picnic tables

  • Gardening areas for residents with shaded flower-lined patios & umbrella seating

  • State-approved safety systems

  • Beauty salon, barber shop and spa baths

  • Phone and Internet hook-up available; wireless Internet free of charge

  • Cable television in each room at no charge

  • Daily housekeeping and trash removal

  • Towel and bedding laundry service included; personal laundry services available

  • Secure well-lit campus with security guard on duty after 8 p.m.

  • Professional maintenance of building and grounds

  • Complimentary parking

  • Handmade cards and boutique items available for sale by the Sisters

Technology Amenities

With residents adept at using today’s technology for entertainment, education and connecting with loved ones, Mother of Good Counsel Home offers several technology services.

  • Free cable television service

  • Free WiFi accessibility

  • Access to direct Internet and telephone installation

 

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