Down East Community Hospital
11 Hospital Drive, Machias, ME 04654
Phone: 207.255.3356

Sunrise Care Facility

sunrise-003.jpgSunrise Care Facility is a 28-bed skilled nursing facility in beautiful Downeast Maine. We provide personal, quality care in a compassionate manner. We are known for our caring staff and home-like atmosphere. Our approach to care is to provide individualized and personal care while helping each resident reach and maintain their highest level of independence.

Sunrise Care Facility was chosen as one of America's Best Nursing Homes and shared the top rating for the State of Maine with two other facilities.

An ocean view is enjoyed by many residents. Residents take pleasure in watching lobster boats or Coast Guard activity.

  • 24-hour skilled nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Discharge planning and home evaluations
  • Alzheimer’s/dementia care
  • Long-term care
  • Respite Care
  • Hospice
  • End of life care
  • On-site licensed beautician
  • Consultant pharmacist
  • Consultant dietician
  • Podiatry services
  • Regular clergy visits
  • Senior Companion visits
  • Transportation services
  • Behavior management consultant
  • Secure Care wander system
  • IV Therapy
Skilled Nursing
Our nurses are trained to provide wound care, pain management, diabetes management, surgery aftercare, enteral nutrition services and respiratory management. We also have on-site lab testing and mobile x-ray services.

Our Medical Director
Steven Weisberger, DO, oversees the provision of care at Sunrise Care Facility. He provides weekly visits to the facility, is active in care planning and discharge planning and acts as a consultant for other physicians.

Activity Programs
We know that happy, active residents will recuperate better, so we offer many activity programs that are individualized to meet the needs of our residents. And, we know that remaining active means more than bingo! Our 15 passenger wheelchair accessible van leads residents on site seeing excursions, restaurant dining, shopping and much more.

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Sunrise Care Facility
11 Ocean Street
Jonesport, Maine 04649