100 Lake Road
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
(845) 268 6813


Dear Dorothy: I wanted to take this time to to thank you for all the caring, kindness and help throughout my mother’s, and my children’s grandmother’s stay at Tolstoy Nursing Home for the past 12+ years. I’m very grateful for… Read more “Caring Kindness and Help”

Dear Dottie, Thank you so much for being so kind to me. Everybody is great there from all departments. Thanks again!

This is to record our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the wonderful staff at the Tolstoy Foundation Nursing Home in Valley Cottage, NY. We were visiting our father who was admitted there, and during the several occasions we were in… Read more “This is to record our”

Remani Mathew and Mathew Joseph

Dear Dorothy, Yesterday, my sister Rosemary (Fenton) Stokes and I visited a Resident at TFRNC. Upon arrival, we found her sitting primly in her chair, with a smile on her face, looking out the window. After a minute of though,… Read more “Dear Dorothy, Yesterday, my sister”

Jeanmarie (Fenton) Grahn

Dear Dorothy: On behalf of our entire family, thank you for the Mass card in dad’s honor. We will never forget the wonderful treatment dad received at Tolstoy. You and your entire staff could not have done more to make… Read more “Dear Dorothy: On behalf of”

Dear Dorothy: I am writing on behalf of the family of my father, who was a patient at Tolstoy from June 6 to July 26, when he sadly passed away. We cannot say enough about the excellent care he received… Read more “Dear Dorothy: I am writing”

To Everyone on the 2nd floor: Because you’ve been so very nice, it’s difficult to say – How much appreciation is in this card today,
so this is meant to tell you “thanks” and then to tell you, too,… Read more “To Everyone on the 2nd”

Dear Dottie, Thank you so much for being so kind to me. Everybody is great there from all departments. Thanks again!

Dear Dorothy: Just a short note to thank you and your excellent staff for your kindness and consideration in helping us celebrate our 59th wedding anniversary. God bless you and thank you.

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TFRNC is pleased to announce extended physical and occupational therapy services, which will be offered in the morning AND in the afternoon, seven days a week. This extension of of our therapy program will potentially reduce the length of stay for our short-term rehabilitation clients and provide more focused treatment for our long-term care Residents. We look forward to initiating this new dimension to our existing therapy program.

Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies are available to Residents who, upon assessment, are identified as candidates for restoration of function or improvement in functional capabilities through adaptive skills training. We offer long and short-term rehabilitation services and seven-day-a-week therapy.

Services offered include Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies for the following:
  • Amputees
  • Brain Injuries
  • Sensory Stimulation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Disorders
  • Post Stroke (CVA) Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Therapy/Restorative
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Use of Prosthetic and Orthotic Assistive Devices

The Rehabilitation Services Department is made up of the Occupational Therapist who is the department head, and the Physical and Speech Therapists, as well as Rehabilitation Assistants. This group of professionals is dedicated to improving the quality of Resident life while restoring and maintaining function.

Sharon Gold, OTR, Director of Rehabilitation Services
Rona Roth, RPT, Physical Therapist


S.H.A.R.P.S. Program

Tolstoy Foundation Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a healthcare facility is a participating in Rockland County’s SHARPS Program. This program is dedicated to ensuring that needles, syringes, and lancets used for self-medication are properly disposed of. This disposal service is not, however, for physician’s offices or healthcare facilities. The program is specifically designed for those residents with diabetes or other medical conditions, such as cancer or allergies, requiring medication by injection. Within Rockland County there are numerous drop off points - monthly the location changes pursuant to an established schedule: The drop-off is at the service (side) entrance of the facility from 10am-12pm and 6pm-8pm on October 1st, 2019. Participating facilities include:
  • Friedwald Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing
  • Good Samaritan Hospital/Bon-Secours Charity Health System
  • Helen Hayes Hospital
  • Northern Manor Multicare Center, Inc.
  • Northern Metropolitan, Inc.
  • Northern Riverview Health Care Center, Inc.
  • Nyack Hospital
  • Nyack Ridge Nursing Home
  • Pine Valley Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing
  • Ramapo Manor Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing
  • Dr. Robert Yeager Health Center
  • Summit Park Hospital & Nursing Care Center
  • Tolstoy Foundation Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Co., Inc.
The liaison for the County of Rockland for this community service program is Kathleen Harrington Smith. She can be reached at 845-364-2175 should you have any questions.

TFRNC now offers Hospice Care through Calvary Hospital.