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Welcome to Forest Hill Healthcare Center.

Forest Hill Healthcare Center is a state-of-the-art Post-Acute Care and Long-Term Care nursing center located in the Historic Forest Hill section of Newark, New Jersey. Surrounded by residential neighborhoods bordering Branch Brook Park, Forest Hill Healthcare Center is Newark’s best kept secret!

We offer 24-hour medical care, rehabilitative therapies, and family respite services, as well as an array of social and recreational activities tailored to the interests and abilities of our residents.

Our track record reflects the high rate of patients who return home following discharge. In fact, over 90% of our residents and their family members recommend Forest Hill, stating they are “very satisfied” or “extremely satisfied” with their care.

In our more than 20 years of service Forest Hill has established itself as a beacon in the Newark community. Forest Hill continues to provide the best quality care to all those who qualify. We are proud of our exceptionally talented employees, who are unmatched in their overwhelming compassion for their patients. From the moment you enter Forest Hill Healthcare Center, you will know that you have the most competent, proficient, and invested staff at your service.

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“Everybody is nice to me and the place is clean. The food is good and the activities, like word search and games, keep my mind active. They're receptive to changes requested at the resident council meetings. It’s just nice here.”

- M.N.

Post-Acute Care

Forest Hill's Post-Acute Care Unit is a dedicated recovery and rehabilitative setting for patients recuperating from an injury, surgical procedure or serious illness.

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In 2018, Forest Hill’s discharge to home rate was 73% - a 25% improvement over the national average.

- Forest Hill (records)

Long Term Care

Half of Forest Hill’s 120 beds are devoted to long-term care. Long-term care is for patients who can no longer live on their own and require assistance or supervision with medications and activities of daily living.

Sometimes we discover residents admitted to Forest Hill on a short-term basis would be better served in long-term care. This is not an easy decision for clinicians, residents, and their representatives to make but we consider it a mark of honor that most residents and their representatives ask to be placed in long-term care here at Forest Hill.

Our residents and their representatives recognize the quality of care we provide. Call our admissions office for long-term care placement availability.

For more information contact:
Norma Herrera, Admissions Director
(973) 482-5000 ext. 2686 nherrera@fhhcnj.org

“The staff at Forest Hill is great at keeping my mind stimulated. The people that run the facility are visible, you see them around, they talk to you, ask how you’re doing. I like the fact that we are able to go out, they have outings for us and bbqs every Friday.”

- P.K.