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Jewish Home of Rochester

Skilled Nursing

“I feel well taken care of.”

- Ted

Frequently Asked Questions


Do I have to be Jewish to live at the Jewish Home or receive transitional care rehabilitation there?

We are a non-profit, long-term care home open to people of all faiths and ethnic groups, proudly founded by members of the Jewish community. We provide an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere of warmth, dignity and respect based on Jewish values. We have a board-certified chaplain on staff and regularly scheduled Jewish and Christian worship services take place on site.

What technology amenities are available?

Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV and free satellite TV. Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) is available throughout our campus and computers are available for resident use. Residents may use their cell phones, and telephones are available in every resident’s room for a small weekly charge.

What are the visiting hours?

Suggested visiting hours are 10:00 am to 10:00 pm every day. We recommend guests time their visit around meals and scheduled therapy times, which are posted in each resident’s room. Children and pets are encouraged to visit. (Note: New York State requires proof of immunization prior to a pet’s first visit.) There are many lovely common areas inside and outside the building to accommodate visitors.

How do I schedule a tour?

Our admissions team is available for tours and phone calls Monday – Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. To make the most out of your time here, we’d ask that you arrange for a tour ahead of time by calling 585-784-6395 or email

Need a tour outside of these times? We’ll gladly schedule a tour when a trained staff member is available to accommodate you.

We know the admissions process can be overwhelming, so we welcome your phone call or visit — we are here to help! Our experienced team will sit down to discuss your situation and walk you through the process. Please find our admissions application here. The first two pages detail the steps to follow and the documentation necessary for consideration.

To learn more about the Jewish Home, please contact Admissions at (585) 784-6395 or send us an email.