15 Saint Paul's Place
Great Neck, NY 11021
For this site please contact the site supervisor listed below to schedule your service. Be sure to register your hours in GivePulse once complete.
Diane Sabella, Director of Recreation
516 498 1219
Nature and Purpose of Agency
Grace Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center was established in 1972. It is located in a five story building in Western Nassau. It is conveniently located and is easy to get to from major roads and highways, the Long Island Railroad, and area hospitals. Grace Plaza, is a 214 short and long term resident facility and offers progressive, quality healthcare in an atmosphere that speaks to the unique needs and challenges of every individual in our care. We have learned to understand and respond to the complicated needs of the families we serve. Our programs and services are designed to provide education, support and counsel in every aspect of care.
Tasks Available for Students
Students will be asked to work along with the recreation department in the direct care of the residents. A hands on approach is encouraged, to increase student awareness of the environment, resident needs and the approached utilized to enhance resident ability and well-being
Must be available to serve for more than 20 hours.
Opportunities available seven days a week from 10am – 5pm.
Student Awareness/Special Instructions
Medical records needed and PPD required (within the year). Diane would like to meet with students to determine areas of interest and fill out application and forms together.
NYS Department of Health has implemented that every volunteer must get the flu vaccination. Documentation of vaccination must include the name and address of the individual who ordered or administered the vaccine and the date of vaccination. This must be given to the nursing home before starting service.
Students must be informed that there is to be NO FOOD and NO FLUIDS given to any resident at any time. Also, if students are not sure of any situation at anytime during the visit to reach out to the nurse or administrator at the home.
Start out going NORTH on UTOPIA PKWY toward UNION TURNPIKE. Turn RIGHT onto HORACE HARDING EXPY S. Merge onto I-495 E/LONG ISLAND EXPY via the ramp on the LEFT. Take EXIT 33 toward LAKEVILLE RD/COMMUNITY DR. Stay STRAIGHT to go onto S SERVICE RD. Turn LEFT onto LAKEVILLE RD. LAKEVILLE RD becomes MIDDLE NECK RD S. Turn RIGHT onto BARSTOW RD. Pass through 1 roundabout. Turn RIGHT onto GRACE AVE. Turn RIGHT onto ST PAULS PL. 15 SAINT PAULS PL.
Updated 2/5/19 DM