How Do I Get My Loved One Admitted to Eger?
If your loved one is at home
Call a local home care agency and request that a RN come to your home to complete a PRI. Once completed, the PRI
will be faxed by the home care agency to Eger. A staff member of our
case Management Department will contact you once the PRI is received to
discuss the application process.
If your loved one is in the hospital or another nursing home
Ask the Discharge Planner at the hospital or nursing home to arrange for a PRI to be faxed to Eger( FAX # 718-980-2461). This PRI
be reviewed to determine if the person is eligible for nursing home
care. You must complete an application if you are interested in long
term care. You may have this mailed or faxed to you. You may also pick
up the application at Eger. You also must arrange for a financial
interview. This appointment can be set up by calling extension 718-989-3011 .
If you are interested in short-term rehabilitation
Ask the Discharge Planner at the hospital to FAX the PRI to Eger (FAX
718-980-2461). You must provide your insurance information to Eger, as
If you are in need of Respite Care
This program provides care for a maximum of two weeks at a time up to
42 days per year for those with community Medicaid. Private pay is
Call our Social Services Department at ext. 3065 for an application,
which includes a medical form to be completed by the community
physician prior to the stay at Eger.
If Social Day Care would be of interest
Call our Social service department at ext. 3065. Flexible
hours are available for person with mild to moderate dementia that
includes meals and activities in our historic Log Cabin.
If your loved one is at home, in the hospital or in another assisted living facility –
Call Eger Harbor House at (718) 554-
8700 for more information and an application. You may have this mailed
or faxed to you. You may also pick up the application at Eger Harbor
House. Interested candidates must be 65 years or older with Medicare
and Medicaid. Our RN Case Manager will assist you with the
pre-admission process. She can be reached by calling