Alyson Heidenthal

James River Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center

540 Aberthaw Avenue
Newport News, Virginia 23601


fax: 757-599-4636

Located in the Hilton Village area of Newport News.
  • American Health Care Association, 2011 National Quality Award-Bronze Level
  • Offers all private accommodations for skilled care programs
  • Official CNA training facility for Virginia Health Services

More About the James River Convalescent Center

JRCRC is located in the Hilton Village area of Newport News. Our Convalescent and Full-Service Physical Rehabilitation Facility,  JRCRC is licensed by the State of Virginia.

At JRCRC, whether you are with us for a short-term rehabilitation or chose to make this home with in our convalescent division, we are here throughout to assist in obtaining your personal goals. Our rehabilitation team works with each guest to set and meet goals throughout the recovery process. It is our mission to assist you with overcome the challenges and changes in your life. Our personalized programs, services and organized activities are designed to meet your individual objectives.

  • Short Term Rehabilitation
  • Convalescent Care
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Respite care
  • Hospice
  • Complex Wound Care
  • All Private rooms for our skilled and rehabilitation residents
  • Medical Staff with accessibility to physicians and nurse practitioners
  • We offer an all-inclusive rate plan to assist with budget planning
  • Wireless Internet for Residents and Guests
  • Activities planned by our Recreation Director
  • A Medicare certified facility
  • A Medicaid eligible facility
  • No entrance fee or community fee
  • On site Prescription Services
  • Care provided by 24 Hour RN’s and LPN’s
  • Nutritionally balanced menus designed by clinical dietician
  • Family Visiting Areas
  • Outdoor Courtyard Space for relaxation
  • Licensed Staff
  • Certified Wound Nurse
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Certified Nursing Assistance
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Dental Services
  • Vision Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stoke Recovery
  • Joints
  • Shoulder and elbows
  • Hand and wrist
  • Hip and Knee
  • Trauma
  • Fracture Care
  • Long Term Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Management – with Certified Wound Nurse
  • Pain Management
  • Nutritional Therapy
  • Tube Feeding
  • Infection Disease Management
  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • General debilitation (weakness)
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Neurological conditions
  • Selected orthopedics diagnoses
  • Amputation
  • Therapeutic recreation
  • Care management services
  • Nutrition services
  • Pastoral care/Spiritual Care Counseling
  • Barber/Beauty Services
  • Pet Therapy

A patient’s potential to benefit from rehabilitation services is the primary criteria used when determining admission to James River Convalescent and Rehabilitation. Services are covered by most insurance carriers including Medicare, Medicaid, Anthem and many others. We will verify insurance benefits and pre certify admissions prior to actual admission.

Patients are accepted on a referral basis for Rehabilitation. Physicians, social workers, discharge planners, family members, or potential patients can refer to our facility.

The Administrator, Alyson Heidenthal (757-595-2273) will schedule an assessment that may be conducted at the facility, hospital, patient’s home or wherever is most convenient.

Bring your pictures, your cozy blanket and any other items that will make your stay as comfortable as possible. We want you to feel at home and surrounded by things your love.

The Administrator, Alyson Heidenthal (757-595-2273) will schedule an appointment to come visit our facility to learn about what we offer to residents here at James River. A complete review of the facility will highlight all the benefits of choosing our premier location.

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