Meet the Administrator

Belen C. Policarpio is the administrator for NMS Healthcare of Silver Spring. Belen also oversees the Preceptor Program at NMS Healthcare. This program oversees all of the employees looking to become an administrator and leads them through the process to enroll in the Administrator in Training (A.I.T.) program.

For more than 15 years, Belen has served in the senior care sector with extensive knowledge in long term care and assisted living venues. This level of experience has proven to be beneficial time and time again as her leadership and dynamic skill set has helped so many people within NMS Healthcare grow and perform at their highest level.

About this facility

NMS Healthcare of Silver Spring is a 116-bed facility conveniently located between Connecticut Avenue and Veirs Mill Road. The center is close to the capital beltway in Montgomery County, Maryland, and is only a few minutes away from
Washington D.C.

The facility has a home-like environment, and provides orthopedic rehabilitation, bariatric care, pain management, wound care and hospice care.

Our interdisciplinary team includes:
Board Certified Medical Directors, Pulmonologists, Vascular Surgeons, Wound Care Physicians, Pain Management Physicians, Nephrologists, Physiatrists, Podiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Case Managers, Registered Nurses, Hospice Nurses, Dietitians, Respiratory Therapists, Rehabilitation Therapists, Social Workers, Certified Activities Consultants and Geriatric Nurse Assistants.

Bariatric Care

Our bariatric rehabilitation program is tailored for obese people with medical needs. Common conditions treated under this program include arthritis, joint pain, fibromyalgia and many other musculoskeletal diagnoses. This program targets rehab goals without undue stress on the back, hip or knees. Our program is also an important component in improving weight loss.

Joint Replacement Rehabilitation

Our physical therapy team focuses on the restoration of function, improvement of strength, endurance, flexibility, pain management and pre- and post-surgical care. Surgeons and in-house physicians coordinate care across disciplines.

Transitional Care

Our unique care program facilitates residents’ successful transition from the hospital to the next setting. The program is designed to promote independence, despite the challenges of injury, illness or post- surgical recovery. It features stepping stones and clinical pathways designed in collaboration with home health providers.

Pain Management

Following a comprehensive pain assessment, our highly-trained physicians develop individualized treatment plans to address chronic pain and discomfort. We rely on evidence-based treatments that coordinate care across disciplines to reduce pain and achieve optimal healing for each resident’s condition.