Short-term rehab and long-term skilled nursing care.
The Gardens at Scranton for Nursing and Rehabilitation is a 139-bed skilled nursing facility in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Our center offers short-term rehabilitation, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy as well as long-term care. Our amenities include a brick fireplace, deck and snack shop.
24-Hour RN Care
Palliative Support Services
Wound Vac/Wound Therapy
Nautilus Therapy Equipment
Electrical E-Stim, Diathermy and Ultrasound
The staff and residents are extremely friendly. The therapy department did a wonderful job getting me my life back.
The staff is wonderful. Nursing is competent, friendly, and caring. Therapy is dedicated to improving the lives of those injured.
The workers, they are nice and kind to the patients. I couldn’t walk when I first got here.
But with the help of therapy and nursing I can walk again.
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Deborah Everett came to The Gardens at Scranton following multiple fractures resulting in her having decreased mobility and inability to care for herself.
Deborah and her therapy team developed a plan to restore her strength, ambulation, and ability to complete ADLs. Her goal was to return to her personal care home.
After several weeks of therapy, nursing care, and self-determination, Deborah was able to return to her personal care home. She returned a few weeks later to visit with her favorite therapists, saying, ”I wouldn’t have been able to walk without the therapy team. I love th...
Ann Walsh came to The Gardens at Scranton following a long and difficult hospitalization. Ann had been experiencing weakness, decreased endurance, difficulty with ambulation, and required assistance to complete activities of daily living (ADL).
Working with Ann, our therapy teams developed a comprehensive rehabilitation plan with strategic objectives – our goal was to help Ann return home to her beloved husband.
We are proud to say that with much hard work and her “can-do” spirit, Ann achieved her recovery goal and has returned home!
“Therapy helped me achieve my goal of going home...
Carol Martin came to The Gardens at Scranton following surgical repair of a fractured leg. Carol had been experiencing decreased strength and endurance, difficulty with ambulation and required assistance to complete activities of daily living (ADL).
Working with Carol, our therapy teams developed an comprehensive rehabilitation plan with strategic objectives – our goal was to help Carol return home safely.
We are proud to say that Carol has met all her rehab goals and has returned home!
Carol’s commitment and can-do spirit was an inspiration to us all and a reminder of what one can accompl...
When there’s a will, there’s a way…
When Ronald Burdick arrived at The Gardens at Scranton he had been experiencing decreased levels of endurance and balance as well as an inability to complete activities of daily living (ADL), decreased ambulation, difficulty negotiating steps, and an unfortunate history of falls.
Ronald’s goal was to return home to his wife with restored functional ability and improved confidence.
During his rehab stay, Ronald worked with his therapists using restorative, compensatory, and adaptive techniques to improve his level of function in the above ...
Shawn was a participant in the Garden’s at Scranton Rehab Program. Shawn entered the Garden’s at Scranton with a lot of doubt and uncertainty about his future. Shawn was having unexplainable muscle weakness causing him to have great difficulty walking. But what Shawn was lacked in physical strength he made up with heart and determination. Shawn was determined to get his life back and worked side by side with therapy over a period of 5 months.
Shawn was able to meet all of his goals and successfully discharged to his new apartment in Scranton with his family. Shawn got his independence back and the Garden’s at Scranton therapy team gave him the tools he needed to ensure it would last.