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Providing Senior Care For Over 35 Years

We've devoted 35 years to refining our resident-centered care, building the most passionate and skilled teams who get to know our residents, and filling every community with the special touches of home.

Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitative Care

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The Rehabilitation & Recovery Center at The Jefferson is an AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Bronze Level skilled nursing and rehabilitative facility located in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. 

We specialize in transitional care from hospital to home. The Rehabilitation & Recovery Center at The Jefferson provides 24-hour nursing and rehabilitative care that emphasizes comfort and compassion. With individualized and comprehensive care strategies in place, we take whatever measures necessary to accelerate recovery, maintain comfort, and preserve independence and dignity.  We strive to facilitate a quick and thorough rehabilitation resulting in the highest levels of ability and independence.

Sunrise CareConnect–an electronic health record system–can be found in most communities, enabling us to better coordinate care, reduce risk, and improve resident outcomes.As a resident’s healthcare provider,  you can be granted access to Sunrise CareConnect to track your patient. 

Each Sunrise community has a Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program and committee that analyzes trend data, and evaluates systems and processes to improve delivery of care and resident outcomes. Learn more at ReferSunrise.com.

Jefferson Skilled Nursing

Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services and Amenities:

  • 24 hour skilled nursing care 
  • On-site therapy services provided by HealthPro Rehabilitation up to 7 days a week, staffed by physical, occupational and speech therapists
  • Compassionate and experienced nursing staff and certified nursing assistants
  • Variety of menu options, featuring fresh and seasonal selections, as part of our top-notch dining program  
  • Diet and nutrition counseling from our own registered dietitian
  • Comprehensive wound care for surgical, vascular, and diabetic wounds and ostomies 
  • Physicians on-site 5 days a week
  • Podiatry and behavioral health consultations available on-site as needed
  • Pharmacy services and medication management
  • Wheelchair transportation for related medical appointments 
  • Social Service with comprehensive Discharge Planning
  • Participates in CMS Bundle Programs for Comprehensive Joint Replacement

The Rehabilitation & Recovery Center at The Jefferson is Medicare certified.  Medicare Advantage Plans in addition to Medicare.

For further information or a tour of The Rehabilitation & Recovery Center at The Jefferson please contact Liza John, Admissions Coordinator, at 703.741.7581.

Skilled Nursing Team Members:

Liza JohnLiza John

Director of Sales, Skilled Nursing

“I have been a team member here at The Jefferson for more than 20 years. First, I worked as a certified nursing assistant. Since then, I have worked as the unit secretary, in our medical records group, in central supply and now in my current position as the Director of Sales.

The people with whom I work are my second family. I truly enjoy coming to work each day and helping guests and families in their time of need. At Sunrise, I feel like I’m part of a community.

In my spare time, I enjoy sitting on my couch with a cup of tea. I also like to spend time with my son, his family and my precious granddaughter.”

Linh Lam

Registered Nurse

“My favorite part of my job is working with our interdisciplinary team to make a difference in peoples’ lives. At Sunrise, we are rewarded by watching our guests progress into stronger and healthier people.

When I’m not working, I like to enjoy good food, cook, read, and spend time with friends and family.” 

Belaynesh HaileselassieBelaynesh Haileselassie

Lead Certified Nursing Assistant

“I have worked with Sunrise at The Jefferson since 2003. I was promoted to Lead Certified Nursing Assistant in 2013.

I enjoy helping with our guests’ care needs. At Sunrise, we treat our guests with respect and dignity.

In my spare time, I like watching movies, cleaning and reading.”