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Presbyterian Homes of Georgia is known for excellence in Skilled Nursing care. We’re proud to carry this tradition forward with 40 state-of-the-art private nursing suites to serve a wide range of needs at Presbyterian Village Athens.

We’re not a nursing home in Athens, GA. We’re part of an active, independent senior living community in pastoral Oconee County that provides exceptional Skilled Nursing care to our residents if they ever need it.

Our expert team includes physical, speech and occupational therapists; activity leaders; certified nursing assistants; licensed nurses; pharmacists; physician services; social workers; and chaplains — all working to provide 24/7 care centered around personal needs and preferences. It’s what sets us apart from other Skilled Nursing facilities around Athens, Georgia.

From routine and specialized post-operative care to palliative care and monitoring during an illness, our compassionate and highly trained team is there for you around-the-clock.

For residents needing long-term nursing care, our skilled staff will provide a variety of services designed to promote independence and quality of life.


Skilled Nursing is commonly needed after a serious illness or injury. These are some conditions that often require skilled care for seniors:

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Stroke
  • Cardiac failure
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Other major illness
  • Hip or bone fracture
  • Fall-related injury
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Severe osteoarthritis

Presbyterian Village Athens is Medicare-certified. With a qualifying hospital stay, Medicare typically covers days 1-20 of the stay. A Medicare-set daily coinsurance rate will be assessed for days 21-100. Medicare payment rules are very stringent and vary depending on a number of factors. Your out-of-pocket expense may vary based on any additional insurance coverage you may have. Visit medicare.gov for more details.

To learn more about our Skilled Nursing services near Watkinsville, GA, and Oconee County, please fill out the request form.