Sunnyside Care Center is an 80 private and semi private bedroom skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in East Syracuse New York. Our compassionate and highly skilled staff is dedicated to providing the finest care while meeting the needs of our residents in a warm and caring atmosphere. Our goal is to have our residents achieve the most fulfilling life possible as they return home or remain here with us.

Therapy Services: In-patient

Following an illness, injury, or surgery, many people find that they are unable to do the daily activities they did with ease prior to their hospitalization. Muscle weakness, poor stamina, and decreased balance can all contribute to a decline in functional status. The Rehabilitation Dept. at Sunnyside Care Center can help! Our therapists are highly trained in specialty areas, including cognitive re-training.

Our team helps patients everyday who have suffered a loss of function due to the following:

•Cardiac Surgery
•Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)
•Cervical & Spinal Surgeries, including fusions and Laminectomy
•Hip Fractures
•Total knee and hip joint replacement
•Orthopedic complications and traumas
•Neurological Diseases such as; MS, Parkinson’s Disease, and ALS
•General deconditioning

Physician Services

Dr. Thomas Green – Medical Director
Your treatment will be developed under the direction of Sunnyside Care Centers Medical Director, Dr. Thomas Green who is highly specialized in geriatric medicine. Dr. Green and the facility’s Comprehensive Care Team will work together to develop a plan for the most effective course of treatment for each resident. Dr. Green sees patients 3 times a week and is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days/week.

Dr. Green, along with our clinical nursing care already provided will further strengthen the continuity to the facility’s residents. Dr. Green has been a physician in the area for many years, and his experience, compassion and dedication to his patients is an asset to the community and the facility.

Clinical Services

Sunnyside Care Center has been a long term care leader in Onondaga County for over 39 years. Our exceptional clinical team includes a Board Certified Medical Director, In-house Physician, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, and Hospitality Aides. The facility also provides on-site contracted services such as pharmacy, dentistry, podiatry and psychiatric care.

•Wound Care
•G-Tube/PEG Tube Feeding

Nutritional Services

All meals are prepared daily on site under the guidance of our Registered Dietician, Dietary Technician, and Food Service Director. Sunnyside offers residents a variety of nutritious meal choices to maximize their dining experience.

Our Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist will meet with you to discuss your nutritional needs. Together, you will create a meal plan that meets both your preference and dietary guidelines.

Social Services

At Sunnyside Care Center, we pride ourselves in caring for the whole person. In addition to counseling, the Social Services Team is dedicated to making the transition to either long-term care or short-term rehabilitation as smooth as possible for all new admissions and their families.

Therapeutic Recreational Services

Whether it’s the freshly brewed coffee in the morning or the sound of old favorites playing, our Therapeutic Recreational Services Department touches each resident’s lives in many different ways. Therapeutic recreational services at Sunnyside Care Center are designed to offer stimulation, structure, entertainment and enrichment. Our safe and secure surroundings allow the freedom for our residents to preserve their independence and quality of life.

Pre-Book Your Stay Before Your Surgery

If you are having a knee or hip replacement, or have other surgery scheduled, let us do the worrying for you! Sunnyside Care Center is close by; we’re near your home, your family and friends. Call us to arrange a tour and to meet our rehab therapy staff members.

Our dedicated therapists have a cumulative 50 years of experience providing rehabilitation needed for return to home. While you’re here find out how simple it is to pre-book your rehab stay prior to your surgery!

•Comprehensive In-Patient Rehabilitation Therapies up to 7 days per week.
•Our short term rehabilitation unit with private and semi-private rooms is designed for those recovering from surgery and preparing to go home.