Good Samaritan HospitalFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              

CONTACT: Gina Irwin
January 18, 2012
Manager - Community Relations                 
CHS Continuing Care


Sayville, NY 11782- Good Samaritan Nursing Home, located at 101 Elm Street, Sayville,  is offering Family/Caregiver Support Group Meetings.  These meetings are open to the community and are being held the last Tuesday of the month beginning January 24, 2012 – November 26, 2012 from 1:30pm – 3:00pm. Led by Good Shepherd Hospice social workers, each meeting will offer information regarding how to deal with stress/emotions, coping mechanisms, adjusting to new roles, caring for yourself, end-of-life issues, community resources, and all-around support.  Free of charge, the group is open to all community members.  Registration is recommended.  For further information please call 631-244-2400 x2235.


Good Samaritan Nursing Home is a 100-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitative care center that is part of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Good Samaritan Nursing Home is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and licensed by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). As a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, Good Samaritan Nursing Home plays an integral role in the health care delivery system of the Diocese of Rockville Centre and offers expertise in the field of long-term care and sub-acute care. In addition to skilled nursing home care including geriatric care, rehabilitative care, respiratory therapy and medically complex care, and Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.   For more information about the services Good Samaritan Nursing Home offers, please call (631) 244-2400 or visit us on the web at http://good-samaritan –