Partnerships with Skilled Nursing Facilities

Female nurse taking care of a senior man at home

Fresenius Kidney Care partners with skilled nursing facilities to provide home dialysis treatments to residents living with kidney disease. On-site dialysis services in skilled nursing facilities can improve health outcomes by providing personalized patient care and care coordination.

Maintain schedules

Allows residents to maintain care, rehabilitation, appointment, meal, and activity schedules.

Reduce cardiac-related hospitalizations1

Reduces or eliminates unnecessary hospitalizations and ER trips, which can positvely impact skilled nursing faciltiy star ratings.

Enhanced care coordination

Improves patient care coordination between the skilled nursing facility staff and dialysis care team.

Helps to mitigate risk

Mitigates the potential for mishaps such as patient falls and slips.

Lowers transportation costs

Decreases dialysis-related transportation expenses and time spent on transportation logistics.

Differentiates facilities 

Differentiates your skilled nursing facility's services.

On-Site Dialysis Operational Requirements



Fresenius Kidney Care provides: 

  • Home therapy RN and certified hemodialysis technician*
  • RN supervision for home hemodialysis treatments
  • Dietitian
  • Social worker (MSW) 
  • 24-hour access to an on-call nurse



Equipment, Supplies, and Support

Fresenius Kidney Care provides the equipment and supplies related to dialysis:

  • Dialysis machines 
  • Medications 
  • Medical supplies 
  • Treatment records
  • Quality reports
  • Care plans

Dialysis-related equipment and supply expenses are typically covered by the patient’s health insurance as part of their dialysis benefit.


Get Started Today

Learn more about on-site home dialysis and its many benefits! Please provide your information and our team will contact you.

Fresenius Kidney Care is a division of Fresenius Medical Care North America, the worldwide leader in the treatment of renal disease and an innovative leader in kidney disease research. Our care teams are dedicated to helping people thrive on dialysis and live longer, healthier lives.

  1. Weinhandl E, Hocking K, Markovich S, Vavrinchik S, Collins A. Increased Hemodialysis Frequency is Associated With Improved Clinical Outcomes Among Patients in Skilled Nursing Facilities. Abstract Presented at ASN 2018.


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