Definitions for "Skilled nursing care"
Care ordered by your doctor that must be given or supervised by a licensed registered nurse. Examples of skilled nursing care are giving shots, providing oxygen to help you breathe, and changing the dressing on a wound. Help from family members or care you give yourself is not considered skilled nursing care.
Nursing and rehabilitative care provided by skilled medical personnel which is available 24/7.
Health-care services given by or under the supervision of licensed nurses and also under the general direction of a doctor.