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...
The residents and staff of The Gardens at Tunkhannock raised $385 toward "Go Joe", local weatherman Joe Snedekers’ annual cycling fund raiser for Saint Joseph’s Center in Dunmore, PA. Residents participated by riding the stationary bike in the therapy department. Staff and residents donated money and the facility matched some of the funds. In previous years the facility raised money and Joe even stopped by the Gardens as part of his bike tour. Though this year was unconventional and had to be changed due to the pandemic our facility still rose to the challenge and helped others by participating and raising much needed funds for the children at Saint Joseph's Center.
The Gardens at Tunkhannock, residents and staff, truly have a heart! ... See MoreSee Less