Experience the Difference

Outstanding Hospitality & Individualized Care

We get you back to where you want to be.

Whether you’re looking for the finest Skilled Nursing, Short-Term Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy, and Cadriopulmonary Rehab, look no further than Sprain Brook Manor. We are conveniently located in Westchester County, just minutes from New York City. With our unmatched therapy department offering personalized therapy sessions daily, you’ll recover faster than you thought possible. We know how important this decision is and your comfort is our top priority.


Clinical Services


At Sprain Brook Manor, we work diligently to maintain close relationships with our local hospitals. These carefully managed partnerships help ensure the seamless continuity of care for all of our patients and residents. The doctors servicing our facility are healthcare professionals from the local community and we utilize electronic medical records for cutting edge digital tracking, allowing for expert clinical coordination with our entire team. At Sprain Brook you’ll heal faster and safer with our warm and friendly staff.

5 Star Rehab Program


Our environment is caring, and warm environment with a qualified team focused on restoring our patients’ optimal health levels so they can return home. With an exceptional 1:1 staff to patient ratio, and customized diet plans and therapy schedules, each patient receives the individualized care they deserve.

Amenities


At Sprain Brook Manor, we treat your family like our family and we want you to be as comfortable as possible while on the road to recovery.

  • Private and semi-private rooms

  • Flat-screen TVs in every room

  • On-site parking

  • Daily newspaper

  • Modern rehab gym

  • Free WiFi and phone

History


Since opening it’s doors in 1972, Sprain Brook Manor has provided progressive physical and occupational therapy, skilled nursing care and respite care to the seniors of Westchester County. Our 121-room facility is nestled in a tranquil, park-like setting in Scasrdale, New York. Our 5 star rehab is among the finest skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers in the tri-county area.

Team


Our highly qualified and experienced staff provides an unparalleled level of professional care. Meet the compassionate team dedicated to helping our patients on the road to recovery.

Suzette Bernard
Suzette Bernard

Director of Admissions

Suzette graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Monroe College. Her contributions at Sprain Brook Manor go far beyond the daily grind of dealing with insurance companies, Medicaid and Medicare. Her personal investment in our patients and residents is what makes her such a valued member of the team. If she’s not at her desk, she can be found on one of the floors, chatting with any number of patients.

Joni Campbell
Joni Campbell

Client Services Specialist

A lifelong resident of Yonkers, Joni started at Sprain Brook in 2010 but quickly moved up the ranks to Client Services. Her official title may be Client Services Specialist but she also helps plan many of our events, is the purchasing director for all non-clinical supplies for both Sprain and our sister facility, Adira at Riverside.

Juan Carlos “JC” Coats
Juan Carlos “JC” Coats

Director of Activities

JC received his B.S. from Hofstra University with a degree in Business Management and a minor in Marketing. While working a side job with his dad as a porter in a nursing home, he captured the attention of the activities director. She saw a spark in JC, took him under her wing and showed him the ropes. From the moment he got involved with the seniors, and learned about all aspects of the activities department, JC was hooked and he’s never looked back. He will be furthering his education this fall at Lehman College where he will pursue a Masters in Therapeutic Recreation.

Dawn Franz
Dawn Franz

Director of Rehabilitation

Dawn has been with Sprain Brook Manor for 21 years. She started in 1997 as a full-time Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. She held this role for many years before pursuing her education and graduating from Dominican College in 2006 with her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. A year later she was promoted to Rehabilitation Director and she has held that position with great pride ever since. Dawn and her staff strive to provide the highest quality of care to each and every patient they treat. Upon entering the department, you feel the positivity, the genuine care and concern for each patient, the energy, and you are welcomed as part of our Rehab family.

Akiva Fried, LNHA, LMSW
Akiva Fried, LNHA, LMSW

Administrator

As both a licensed health care administrator and social worker with a specialization in gerontology, Akiva has dedicated his entire career to improving the quality of life and well-being for the geriatric population. Akiva brings many years of leadership experience to Sprain Brook Manor Rehab, with passion and empathy serving as his guiding principles every step of the way. In April 2015, Akiva joined the Sprain Brook Manor “dream team” (as he calls it) with a primary focus of ensuring residents are provided with the highest quality level of individualized resident centered care.

Sara Humphreys
Sara Humphreys

Director of Communications

Sara is a graduate of Marist College, with a B.A. Degree in English Literature & Theater. Her initial career path after college was as a professional actress. Some of her television credits include A&E Biography, Guiding Light, Another World, As the World Turns and Rescue Me. While this is her first foray into healthcare, she brings a wide range of public relations and communications experience to the table from the corporate training and publishing industries. Sara is also multi-published novelist and looks forward the release of her 21st published work in 2019.

Molly McLaughlin
Molly McLaughlin

Registered Dietician

Molly completed her Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition major in Dietetics, at Mount Saint Vincent University, located in Nova Scotia Canada. She then completed her internship at a rural hospital, where she gained experience in various settings of the hospital. Some of these clinical specialties included adolescent medicine, surgery, oncology, diabetes, nephrology, critical care, and long-term care. Once completing her internship, she went on to work as a community-based Registered Dietitian, where she worked closely with chronic disease prevention groups, to increase their knowledge and understanding of basic nutrition theories. In addition to this, she provided nutrition counselling to clients with various health conditions. After a year of working in the community setting, she decided to shift dietetic specialties, and immerse herself into the clinical side of things. Molly now works for Sprain Brook Manor four days per week, and one day per week at Fieldston Lodge Nursing Home, located in the Bronx. In Molly’s spare time, she enjoys running, petting dogs, and testing different recipes in the kitchen!

Almethia Middleton
Almethia Middleton

Director of Social Work

Almethia Middleton is a graduate of Yeshiva University and The College of New Rochelle. She began her social work career advocating for children within the foster care system. In 2013 she transitioned into senior care. Her background as a CNA gives her a unique perspective while working with the senior population. In addition to being passionate about her work, Almethia is devoted to her loving family.

Amy Mendizabal
Amy Mendizabal

Director of Nursing

Amy has been with Sprain Brook Manor for the past eight years. graduated “Cum Laude “ with a B.SN. from the University of Aquinas College of Nursing in the Philippines (now University of St. Thomas ). Soon after, she immigrated to the United States to pursue her dream of becoming a nurse. She has had a long distinguished career in healthcare and her diverse experience makes her a valuable member of our team. Amy started as a Clinical Instructor and then went on to serve as a Charge Nurse, an RN Supervisor, an In-service Coordinator, Rehab Nursing Director and now Director of Nursing.

Employment Application