Recreation Activities

Park Avenue Extended Care Long Beach NYOur creative and innovative activities staff provides a range of stimulating goal oriented recreational programs seven days a week, day and evening designed to maximize residents' full physical and psychological needs, while encouraging self expression, socialization and creativity. There are also complete In Room Programs when needed.

The Recreation Department is designed to provide a continuum of services.  Residents enjoy a full range of therapeutic and recreational programs including, (but not limited to), arts & crafts, music, pet therapy, gardening, exercise, computers, religious services, and our in house beauty salon.  At the discretion of the recreation director, trips to the beach, boardwalk, and local restaurants are planned and enjoyed by patients and appropriate staff.

Recreational Services include:

Pastoral Care

For many denominations, pastoral counseling is available at all times, to meet the spiritual needs of our residents.

Beauty Services

Provides personal grooming services that enhance the residents' quality of life, Monday - Friday. Consent and permission should be given by family or designated representative upon admission. Contact Yuland Johnson at extension 3002 for appointments.

Family Pets

Are allowed to visit love ones within the nursing home with proper documentation.

Smoking

Is strictly prohibited within the facility.

Out on Pass

Here at Park Avenue Extended Care Facility it is our goal to enhance each residents quality of life by offering residents the opportunity to enjoy time outside the facility.

Families are required to inform the Nursing Unit 48 hours in advance of pass if they wish to take a resident out for the day. Family / Resident must complete our on pass form before leaving the unit. Residents out on pass must return no later than 11:00pm. Failure to do so may result in Resident being considered an eloper and may be at risk of being discharged from the facility.

Residents have the right to choose and participate in any activities, social, religious and community groups at their discretion unless, contraindicated (as documented), by their physician.

Resident council meets monthly (and or as membership deems necessary) and reports to administrator and /or designee.  Please Join!

Monthly recreation calendar for all events are located at the front desk in lobby. Main calendar is posted on each unit.

Other Amenities

To foster an atmosphere of comfort and social interaction, there are spacious recreation rooms, a library, and a beautiful outdoor patio. Weather permitting, we have barbecues once a week which prove to be fun for all!  Performers, such as dancers and musicians, are enjoyed by everyone at our special events and holiday programs.

For  comments and or suggestions, please contact the Recreation Director, Yuland Johnson at                          516-431-2600    ext. 3002.