Relax. This will be easier than you think.

The process of moving yourself, or a senior you love, from home into a higher level of care can be stressful – for everyone involved. That’s why Fairport Baptist Homes works so hard to make the admissions process smooth, simple, and stress-free. We’ve collected some of the most Frequently Asked Questions for Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living. We hope you find them helpful.

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Rehabilitation / Skilled Nursing Application

Assisted Living Application

Be Prepared to Provide:

  • A current PRI (Patient Review Instrument) and Screen within 90 days of application. These can be done by any visiting nurse service, or senior service agency— a few are listed below. (This is not necessary for patients coming from a hospital.)
    • VNS (Visiting Nurse Service) 585.787.2233
    • Lifetime Care 585-214-1000
    • HCR (Home Care of Rochester) 585.272.1930
  • Any Health Care Proxy, Power of Attorney and MOLST forms that the patient may have in effect.
  • Copies of all the patient’s insurance cards, Social Security card and photo ID.
  • When seeking Long Term Placement, we may ask that you also provide copies of current Bank Statements and other account statements with the completed application

While you are gathering the paperwork, we encourage you, your family and anyone else responsible to take a tour of Fairport Baptist Homes. Simply call our Admissions Team, at 585.388.2307 or email to


You can choose from a variety of payment options. Fairport Baptist Homes accepts Private, Medicare, Medicaid, and other Third Party Payers. Veterans benefits do not cover Skilled Nursing care.

About the PRI & Screen

If you have questions on how to obtain a PRI and Screen, please contact our Admissions Department at 585.388.2307. Each applicant is carefully assessed to determine the specific medical, physical, nursing and psychosocial needs.

Admission from Hospitals

If you or your loved one is in a hospital, please let the social worker know you are interested in Fairport Baptist Homes. The social worker will obtain all of the information and fax it to us, at 585.388.2388.

Admission from Home Through Agency

If your loved one is currently being cared for at home, the home care agency can complete the PRI and screen, and obtain the other information from the physician in the community.


All written and verbal information you provide us is considered privileged, and will be treated confidentially. To view our confidentiality policy, click here.

All approved applicants are placed in a waiting pool from which admissions are made according to the care needs of the applicant. Admission is based on a variety of additional factors as well, including, but not limited to special needs of the applicant and whether there is an opening at the appropriate level of care. To easily contact us, send or fax your application information to: 585.388.2388.