St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        

CONTACT: Gina Irwin
Manager of Community Relations
CHS Continuing Care
(631) 465-6433

 September 21, 2011


Smithtown, NY 11787 –St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center is honored to receive a 5-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.  This rating is based on State Survey Agencies that perform initial surveys and periodic resurveys of all providers. These surveys are conducted to ascertain whether a provider/supplier meets applicable requirements for participation in the Medicare and/or Medicaid programs, and to evaluate performance and effectiveness in rendering a safe and acceptable quality of care. At St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center we strive to deliver the highest quality of care to our residents and patients through our Centers of Excellence.   We take pride in knowing our facility is safe and our residents and family members feel secure. “I am very happy at St. Catherine of Siena because everything I need is taken care of and I feel secure here. Everyone would prefer to stay in their own home, but if you need the care, this is the place to be”, stated resident Lena Ciaccio.


St. Catherine of Siena Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a 5-star rated long-term care facility of choice in northwestern Suffolk County, and is well known in the health care community throughout Suffolk and Nassau for its excellence and for the dedication of its staff and volunteers. Services include: 120 beds providing long-term care for the senior and chronically-impaired population, a  40-bed secure unit for residents challenged by Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders, up to 80 beds for sub-acute care, including short-term orthopedic and medical rehabilitation, 24-hour nursing care, nutritional care planned by registered dieticians, licensed physical and occupational therapists, therapeutic recreation programs, geriatric social workers, pastoral care for residents of all faiths; and partnership with Good Shepherd Hospice to offer terminally-ill residents palliative care. For more information about the services at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Care Center, please visit:  or call 631-870-3444.