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


Testimonials

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, the… Read more “To Everyone on the 2nd”

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 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!

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”

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.

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

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
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SOCIAL SERVICES

The Social Services Department provides psychosocial and emotional support and assistance to our Residents and their families. The department head is a Certified Social Worker who ministers to the needs of all Residents.

The Social Worker is knowledgeable of community resources and assists families in negotiating the paperwork that often seem insurmountable. The Social Worker serves as the link between the Resident’s health care team and the family.

Services Include:

  • Assessments/Evaluations
  • Bereavement Support
  • Grief Counseling
  • Counseling on Death and Dying
  • Reality Therapy
  • Discharge Planning
  • Family Council
  • Resident Council – Russian and English groups
  • Russian-English speaking counseling and assistance

We welcome family involvement and Resident input and encourage both participation and attendance at Family and Resident Councils.

Sharlyne Gan, Director of Social Service