Skilled Nursing

Long Island Skilled Nursing Care in Port Washington, NY

Award-winning care. Delivered with skill and compassion.

When you or someone you love needs treatment or therapy for an illness or injury, there’s more at stake than your physical condition alone. The professionals at The Tuttle Center know that each person has individual concerns, personal preferences, and emotional, social and spiritual needs. We provide short- and long-term nursing care that combines compassion with advanced nursing competency to meet the needs of individuals, as well as those who love them.

Our skilled nursing services received recognition by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for exceptional quality. The Center itself has been recognized as one of the nation’s Best Nursing Homes of 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.

Individualized Care

  • Post-surgical care
  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Post-stroke rehabilitation
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • IV therapies
  • Cardiac recovery
  • Wound care management
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Flexible admission hours
  • Registered nurses on duty 24/7
  • Physicians specializing in geriatric care available

Distinctive Amenities

  • Spacious, well-designed private suites; some semiprivate suites, all with private baths
  • Chef-prepared cuisine to meet specialized dietary needs
  • Well-appointed commons areas, including living, dining and activities spaces
  • Outdoor landscaped terrace
  • Scheduled transportation

Contact us for details, or call 516.472.6688 to schedule a private tour.

Frequently Asked Questions

Skilled nursing residents at The Tuttle Center receive licensed, comprehensive, round-the-clock care in private or semiprivate suites that can include any of these services:

  • IV therapy
  • Post-surgical care
  • Wound care
  • Nutrition management
  • Orthopedic and joint replacement rehab
  • Post-stroke rehabilitation
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapies
  • Other support services

In the short term, after an illness or injury, skilled care is often called for. These are common conditions that require skilled care for seniors:

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Stroke
  • Cardiac failure
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Other major illness
  • Hip or bone fracture
  • Fall-related injury
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Severe osteoarthritis

Potential candidates for long-term nursing care include those who are dealing with:

  • An ongoing health condition or disability
  • Chronic severe pain
  • Chronic medical condition
  • Permanent disability
  • Dementia
  • Need for help with activities of daily living
  • Advanced age that has led to frailty and a need for supervision