Since its inception in 1907 as a shelter for 25 indigent men and women, the Parker Jewish Institute has evolved into a nationally recognized 527-bed, non-profit center for the health care and rehabilitation of adults, and a comprehensive network of community health care programs for adults. It is also a leading academic campus for the training of health care professionals, and an important research center for studies related to aging. The Parker Jewish Institute is a teaching affiliate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a clinical affiliate of The North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.
Licensed by the New York State Department of Health, Parker is a leader in sub-acute care/post-acute care, short term rehabilitation, long term care/skilled nursing, medical model adult day health care, social model Alzheimer's day care, long term home health care and hospice care. Chronic hemodialysis is offered on-site to patients/residents as well as members of the community by the Queens-Long Island Renal Institute, Inc. Medical transportation is provided to patients/residents, nursing homes and community members by Lakeville Ambulette Transportation, LLC.
Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation is located in New Hyde Park, at the border of Nassau and Queens Counties. – less