Short-term rehab and long-term skilled nursing care.
The Gardens at Tunkhannock for Nursing and Rehabilitation, located in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania off Route 6, is just a few miles from Tyler Memorial Hospital. Our facility has 124 beds for both short term rehabilitation and long-term nursing care, all on one floor. We offer physical, occupational and speech therapy.
Cable TV included
On-site Certified Nurse Practioner
IV Antibiotic Therapies
BCNEPA/First Priority/Highmark HMO/PPO
Gateway Managed MA
Gateway Medicare Replacement
Geisinger Family Managed MA
Geisinger Medicare Replacement
Geisnger Commercial HMO/PPO
UPMC Commercial HMO/PPO
UPMC For Life Medicare
UPMC For You MA
Vibra Health Plan
The care our mom has received during her
time at The Gardens has been exceptional.
All of the staff that attend to her daily needs
have been very friendly and professional. In
the ten years she has been a resident every
staff member we have had interaction with
has been compassionate and understanding.
I would recommend this facility to anyone
needing a place for their loved one.
I’ve worked her 15 years…the best part about
being employed at The Gardens at Tunkhannock
is being part of my local community and providing rehab for individuals who guided me through my life.
PT, Director of Rehabilitation
Thank everyone for being friendly and helpful during dad’s therapy and discharge planning. We are thankful for the home visit provided by therapy, their recommendations and training.
Family of Calvin Wilson
I am very pleased with the amount of time nursing is spending with my wife to make sure the wound vac is working correctly and in the right place for optimal healing.
Mr. Ervin, Husband of Joan Ervine
Anne came to the Gardens at Tunkhannock after a 4 week hospital stay. She felt physically and emotionally weak and worried she might not get home again. The nursing and therapy staff helped her get motivated and moving again. here is just some of the many positive comments Anne answered when she was asked about her stay.
What are some of the highlights of your stay? “My roommate, the clean spacious facility, the food menu…Therapy was specifically tailored to my needs”
How did you like your meals? “Loved them! Roasted Bell Peppers, pot roast… breakfa...
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Dorothy*, 91, arrived at The Gardens at Tunkhannock suffering from acute respiratory failure and acute intestinal obstruction. She had impaired cognition, trouble swallowing and generalized weakness. In addition, Dorothy was trouble keeping her balance which caused a decrease in her overall function and mobility.
Working with Dorothy, our physical, occupational and speech therapy teams developed a tailored rehabilitation plan with strategic objectives – our goal was to help Dorothy regain her independence so she could return home safely.
Dorothy’s can-do attitude amazed us all! Each day, s...
“Wild Bill” Wells came to us 12/3/2019. He was a success story in the past who had discharged home to his own apartment. We were glad to see him but wish he had just come to visit. Bill was admitted to the hospital with sepsis which really knocked him off his feet. He was now requiring a mechanical lift to get out of bed to a wheelchair. He required maximal assistance to dress his upper body and was dependent for dressing his lower body. He was unable to attempt walking. After 3 months of rehabilitation “Wild Bill” had done it, he had resumed ambulating up to 300 feet with his 4 wheel walker independently and had resumed independent transfers. He resumed dressing and bathing himself with adaptive equipment and was ready to go home.
Due to COVID -19 this discharge plan was delayed. The caregivers whom he had in the past were no longer available and it was difficult for the company to get new employees in for training. Finally on June 22, 2020 everything was set back up for a safe transition back to his apartment with assistance from caregivers for safe bathing, cooking, cleaning, and picking up medicine and groceries. Congratulations Bill, we are so happy you got back home. Remember, the next time we see you, we want you to just come and visit! Let us how well you are doing: ... See MoreSee Less