Sarasota Memorial Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


5640 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238 


No Visitor Policy In Effect

In-person visitation is currently by APPOINTMENT ONLY for residents of the Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Loved ones also are encouraged to connect with patients via calls, texts and video calling apps like FaceTime and WhatsApp; staff can provide assistance. To make an appointment or for more information, call 941-917-1938.

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Whether a resident comes for a short stay or to make a new home, the Sarasota Memorial Nursing and Rehabilitation Center offers all the comforts and amenities of home, coupled with high-quality, around-the-clock patient care, and nationally recognized skilled nursing and rehabilitation programs. 

The 120-bed facility, with a 12-bed respiratory unit and state-of-the-art equipment, is ranked among the best nursing homes in the nation. It is one of only a few in the US — and the only one in our area — with a specialized unit dedicated to residents who need 24/7 respiratory therapy, including those with ventilators and tracheostomies. Our comprehensive slate of inpatient services ranges from post-acute medical care to short- and long-term rehabilitation and continued skilled nursing care.

Our Programs & Services

Treatment plans are customized to best suit each resident’s health needs and rehabilitation goals, and regular conferences with patients and families enable their active involvement in care plan development. 

Available services and programs include:

  • Short-term and Long-term Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Daily Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies
  • 24-hour Nursing Care
  • Respiratory Therapies (24/7) and Pulmonary Conditioning
  • Tracheotomy Care, Training and Weaning
  • High Flow O2 and Weaning
  • Respiratory Disease Management (COPD, CHF)
  • Specialty Medical Care, including Infectious Disease, Pulmonology, Geriatric, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and Wound Care
  • Therapy for dysphagia/swallowing dysfunction
  • IV Therapies
  • Post-operative care
  • Nutritional services
  • Hospice Care
  • Admission and Discharge Planning
  • Patient Home Assessments and Community Service Referrals

Beyond Treatment

The Nursing and Rehab Center is designed for residents’ comfort and privacy. It features:

  • Attractive private and semi-private rooms
  • Private bathrooms with shower in all resident rooms
  • Private rooms include a television and telephone
  • Dining area, covered patios, fountain area and a beautiful lakeside gazebo
  • A full schedule of activities and social events

Why Choose Sarasota Memorial?

The only local facility to earn the Governor’s Gold Seal Award, the Nursing and Rehab Center is a standout in our region.

  • Awarded the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) highest 5-Star government ratings for quality care.
  • Comprehensive, multi-disciplinary care teams on duty 24 hours a day.
  • Fully licensed staff with extensive experience in geriatric care and advanced respiratory, physical and rehabilitation therapies.
  • Expert respiratory care program.
  • Area’s only nursing home with a dedicated unit for 24/7 respiratory therapy for tracheostomy and ventilator patients.
  • Strong clinical outcomes and high-quality services.
  • High staff-to-patient ratios: Approximately 200 team members provide 24/7 care for nearly 100 residents.
  • Conveniently located near I-75.
  • No restrictions on visiting hours.

Admissions & Referrals

Admissions are conveniently made 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For admissions and referrals; help with financial forms; and questions regarding insurance and payment plans, please call 941-917-4950

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