Shields Nursing Center provides a variety of nursing, health care and assisted living services. It specializes in skilled nursing and hospice, respite, wound, and custodial care programs. It provides 24-hour services and deals in postsurgical care, intravenous therapy, tracheotomy care and pain management. It offers assistance in grooming, showering, eating and dressing, as well as individualized therapeutic programs. Its rehabilitation services deal in orthopedic and neurological disorders, including ulcers, Parkinson s disease, hip fracture, joint replacement, amputees, and general weakness and debilitation. The nursing center employs a team of health care specialists that includes physicians, nurses, social services personnel, physical therapists and dietitians. Shields Nursing Center is located in El Cerrito, Calif.