M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center

Specialized services to meet every need

M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center, near scenic Canandaigua Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, is a not-for-profit residential health care facility offering quality skilled nursing, in a clean, safe and pleasant environment. The M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center has 178 skilled nursing beds on five avenues: Lakeview, Pines, Gardens, Meadows and the Skilled Transitional Unit (STU). 

The associates at the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center specialize in caring for those who need daily nursing and other personal service. Single and semi-private accommodations are available with community dining and activity areas to encourage socialization while meeting individual needs and preferences.

Dedicated, licensed professionals and caregivers work closely with each other and each family to deliver the best possible care while maintaining the resident's individual dignity and independence. Residents are assured convenient access to acute care and outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services through affiliation with the adjacent F.F. Thompson Hospital.

Our services include:

  • Post-Hospital Services to help individuals requiring rehabilitation or recovery from illness, surgery and hospital stays.
  • Care for those suffering from dementia/Alzheimer’s.
  • Long-Term Services for individuals who need 24-hour skilled nursing care.

If you would like more information regarding the choices that the M.M Ewing Continuing Care Center offers call (585) 396-6021. You may also download an application for admissions to the Continuing Care Center. Darakhshan F. Shamsie, MBBS is the Medical Director at the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center located at:

350 Parrish Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Rehabilitation Care (Skilled Transitional Unit)

Recovering from a serious illness or injury can be a challenge, both physically and emotionally. Post-Hospital Services at the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center include medically complex care and rehabilitation for those recuperating from an illness or surgery.

Our goal is to help individuals of all ages recover in the safety and security of our facility, and give them the confidence to resume their daily activities and return to the community.

  • Skilled nursing care
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Medical care
  • Pre-scheduled stays following elective surgery

Our team of caring, medical professionals work together to assess each patient's unique needs to develop a course of therapy. The Interdisciplinary Care Planning (ICP) Team, which includes medical and orthopedic specialists, develops the patient's individual care plan and monitors the patient's progress and changing requirement during treatment.

The M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center provides a friendly environment that offers patients who want to regain their strength and independence a sense of security and comfort while they recover and rehabilitate. A carefully planned therapeutic center with the latest equipment and a healing garden reinforces inclusion of the whole person in the physical and spiritual recovery process.

Returning Home

Together with a social worker and the other health care team members, each patient decides on the services needed after discharge. The planning may include a home visit with the team to see if special equipment or adjustments to the home living area are needed.

Additional information and tours are available by calling (585) 396-6021

Memory Care (Gardens Avenue)

A special care environment has been developed on the Gardens Avenue for those residents who have Alzheimer's and dementia-related illnesses. The Gardens Avenue offers a reassuring setting and specialized programs that provide a comfortable, nurturing environment.

  • Therapeutic programs to enhance the dignity of those with memory loss
  • Specially trained staff to meet the needs of people who have difficulty living in other settings
  • Continuous corridors that allow residents to move freely within our Gardens Avenue
  • Secure access to a courtyard to enjoy garden views
Skilled Nursing Services (Lakeview, Meadows and Pines Avenues)

Long-Term Services are available to those who need 24-hour medical care and supervision in an environment designed with their special medical and social needs in mind. 

  • Skilled staff members deliver personalized care with dignity and respect for residents
  • Convenient access to F.F. Thompson Hospital makes it easy to utilize acute medical services as needed.
  • Therapeutic programming provides social interaction, mild exercise and recreation.