LITTLE NECK, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Little Neck Care Center, formally Little Neck Nursing Home, recently celebrated the official completion of the newly renovated skilled nursing facility. The event was marked by a gathering of over 100 area health care professionals who were invited to see, first hand, the completely remodeled building.
The intimate 120 bed center, located at 260-19 Nassau Blvd., at the corner of Little Neck Parkway, serves the Queens and Nassau County communities with a host of skilled nursing services. Little Neck Care Center is an affiliate of SentosaCare, an organization formed to serve, guide and assist affiliated nursing home facilities in fulfilling their commitment to quality health care.
Little Neck Care Center's short-term unit specializes in post-surgical rehabilitation, joint replacement care, and pain management. Residents coming into Little Neck Care Center's short-term unit are treated within physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy departments, 7 days a week, to help renew strength, mobility, and confidence in support of a safe and independent return home. The facility also specializes in onsite wound care, IV therapy, as well as dementia and cognitive impairment treatment.
"It is a privilege and an honor to re-establish this facility as a premier resource serving the nursing and rehabilitation needs of residents of this bi-county community," said the facility's land owner, Ben Landa, co-founder of SentosaCare. "Now, in addition to the highest quality of rehabilitation and nursing care, Little Neck Care Center's patients will benefit from a broader complement of services, as they are comforted in modern, extremely pleasant surroundings," Landa added.
According to Natasha Islam, Director of Little Neck Care Center, a state-of-the-art gym was added to the new facility, and an orthopedic program and concierge services are now being offered. In addition, the rehabilitation services have been extended from 5 to 7-days per week. "The rooms at Little Neck Care Center are larger than before, and there are new rooms for dining as well as recreation and rehabilitation services," said Islam.
"Rooms on the short-term floor have been totally renovated and the lighting in this area has been upgraded. The facility's outside patio has been renovated and the lobby now has a newly designed family area. A director of orthopedic services, an orthopedic surgeon, and a physiatrist, a consultant, who helps patients manage pain, have joined the Little Neck Care Center team. Little Neck Care Center provides 24-hour nursing care to ensure that patients are treated with dignity, compassion and respect," Islam added.