At Sheepshead, we specialize in managing the complex medical care and rehabilitation of residents with multiple acute healthcare needs. We are equipped to treat a wide range of conditions. Residents can be admitted from a variety of settings, including directly from home.

We provide rehabilitative, restorative, and ongoing skilled nursing care to long term care residents. Programs are designed to medically stabilize and strengthen residents. Our clinical care team specializes in managing the complex medical care and rehabilitation associated with multiple acute healthcare needs and chronic conditions associated with older populations.

The variety of services helps meet both the medical and non-medical needs of residents with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves for long periods of time. Our long-term care program serves people of any age.

We understand that placing a loved one into a health care facility for long term care can be a difficult and emotional decision. Sheepshead’s social workers are compassionate and seasoned professionals who help patients and their families deal with what are often conflicting feelings. There are regularly scheduled family support groups, one on one counseling and a warm and sympathetic presence, readily accessible, to help ease the transition from home.


The following are some of the more common types of medical conditions appropriate for our long term services.

  • Circulatory disorders with varying medical complexity
  • Digestive system disorders of varying complexity
  • Stroke
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Renal failure requiring hemodialysis
  • Neurological disease and complications