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Skilled Nursing Facility

The Skilled Nursing Facility at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY, provides 24-hour, intensive nursing and rehabilitative care for persons who are not able to be cared for at home. The Skilled Nursing Facility is an 85-bed facility offering both short-term rehabilitation and long-term residential services.

The Transitional Care Unit at Arnot Health offers medical, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation services to help you transition from hospital care to home.

A Caring Environment

We are proud of our tradition of excellence and you will see our commitment and compassion in action each day. We are dedicated to treating each resident with dignity and respect in a home-like environment with the highest standards of care. We see our residents as more than patients, they become a family in a home filled with people who care about them.

We believe that our residents are more than patients. They become family in home filled with people who care about them. We are dedicated to treating each resident with dignity and respect.


With 45 beds on the third floor and 40 beds on the fifth floor, the facility provides intensive nursing and rehabilitative care (Marie Michael Center). We serve persons in need of 24 hour skilled care who no longer need acute hospital care or are no longer able to be cared for at home. Services are offered for both short-term and long-term.

We offer a comprehensive range of services that are individually tailored to meet specific needs under the direction of a private physician:

  • Activities
  • Audiology services
  • Special services such as endoscopy, I.V. therapy, and blood transfusions
  • Dental services
  • Social services
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Occupational therapy
  • Pastoral care
  • Physical therapy
  • Podiatry services
  • Respiratory services
  • Special nursing care
  • Speech therapy

Admissions and Contacts

Choosing a nursing home can be one of the most difficult decisions a person will ever face. For admission information or to request a tour, contact: Mrs. Theresa Duffy at 607-733-6541, ext. 294.

Skilled Nursing Facility Admission Office
St. Joseph’s Hospital
555 East Market Street
Elmira, NY 14901

Arnot Health Skilled Nursing Facility accepts commercial insurance, private pay, Medicaid and Medicare applicants.

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