The 16 Best Phoenix, AZ Nursing Homes

We know it can be challenging to find a nursing home. We have compiled a list of the best 16 nursing homes in Phoenix, Arizona.

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MorningStar at Arcadia

MorningStar at Arcadia assisted living in Phoenix considers its facility to be a step above the competition with breathtaking architecture, special interest clubs and a pool for residents and daily trips.
  • Won the Design for Excellence Award for Senior Living
  • Secure second floor assisted living for residents with dementia or other cognitive disorders
MorningStar at Arcadia Exterior | Retirement Living
Start My Search 3200 E Glenrosa Ave
Phoenix, AZ, 85018

The Stratford Court

The Stratford Court assisted living facility in Phoenix offers one and two bedroom rooms and studio apartments for active retirees. Services are tailored to each resident’s need for help with dressing, hygiene and medication management.
  • Linens laundered, and housekeeping included
  • Numerous outings each week for all interests
The Stratford Exterior | Retirement Living
Start My Search 1739 W Myrtle Ave
Phoenix, AZ, 85021

Haven of Phoenix

This convenient and centrally-located Phoenix nursing home has an upscale, at-home-living architecture. Haven of Phoenix provides around-the-clock nursing care and other therapies.
  • Speech pathology, physical and occupational therapy
  • Access to outside providers
Haven of Phoenix
Start My Search 4202 N 20th Ave
Phoenix, AZ, 85015

Phoenix Mountain Nursing Center

This medium-sized facility has a long history in Phoenix, with tenured staff who have been working at Phoenix Mountian Nursing Center for years. This 130-bed nursing home facility has succeeded in creating a neighborly feel combined with a high standard of nursing care and therapeutic services.
  • Excellent rating from the Arizona Department of Health Services seven years in a row
  • Twice named Facility of the Year by the Arizona Health Care Association
Phoenix Mountain Nursing Center
Start My Search 13232 N Tatum Blvd
Phoenix, AZ, 85032

Christian Care Health Center

Offering a full continuum of care for nearly 40 years, Christian Care Health Center has both private and semi-private rooms, all with showers. Short-term rehabilitation and long-term and respite care are available.
  • A-rating for quality from the Arizona Department of Health Services
  • 5-star rating of quality from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Christian Care Health Center
Start My Search 11812 N 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ, 85029

Desert Terrace Healthcare Center

This skilled nursing home facility offers short- and long-term comprehensive care tailored to your needs, with a strategy developed so patients can return home quickly after rehab. The environment is cozy and clean, with hands-on therapies provided by an in-house team.
  • Activities calendar is packed all day, and residents are encouraged to stay active
  • Top provider of quality care
Desert Terrace Healthcare Center
Start My Search 2509 N 24th St
Phoenix, AZ, 85008

La Estancia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Comfortable rooms meet clinical care at La Estancia Nursing & Rehabilitation, which provides nondiscriminatory nursing home care to anyone in need.
  • Disease management, physician visits and licensed RNs on site
  • Psychological services
La Estancia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Start My Search 15810 S 42nd St
Phoenix, AZ, 85048

Suncrest Health Care

Suncrest Health Care nursing facility in Phoenix serves a wide range of patients, age 18 and older. Comprehensive nursing and rehab services are offered to help residents achieve or maintain their highest level of functioning.
  • Free wi-fi throughout the facility
  • Bed-bound residents get one-on-one activities
Suncrest Health Care
Start My Search 2211 E Southern Ave
Phoenix, AZ, 85040

Maravilla Care Center

This nursing home is a centrally located facility offering clinical care and an array of services. Maravilla Care Center strives to provide compassionate care to all residents.
  • Hospital readmission reduction program
  • Specialty services like palliative, respiratory, respite care and others
Maravilla Care Center
Start My Search 8825 S 7th St
Phoenix, AZ, 85042

Life Care Center of Paradise Valley

This nursing home facility in northeast Phoenix offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, as well as skilled nursing care. Life Care Center of Paradise Valley provides individualized treatment plans with therapies such as VitalStim for patients with difficulty swallowing.
  • On-site physician
  • Staff rewards for going above and beyond with serving residents
Life Care Center of Paradise Valley
Start My Search 4065 E Bell Rd
Phoenix, AZ, 85032

Beatitudes Campus

Beatitudes Campus focuses exclusively on senior care in a skilled nursing home facility. Services include both short-term and long-term care with social service, rehabilitation, sub-acute care, hospice and respite care.
  • Optical, dental and podiatry services
  • Weekly worship and pastoral care
Beatitudes Campus
Start My Search 1610 W Glendale Ave
Phoenix, AZ, 85021

South Mountain Post Acute

This skilled nursing facility encourages family involvement during every step of the resident’s stay. Caregivers at South Mountain Post Acute are empowered to act in the best interest of patients immediately rather than waiting to cut through red tape.
  • Extensive in-house rehab therapy
  • Live online chat helps you answer questions
South Mountain Post Acute
Start My Search 8008 S Jesse Owens Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ, 85042

Arizona State Veteran Home

This sizeable Medicare-certified nursing home facility located in central Phoenix has a mission to help each veteran resident maintain their highest personal level of physical, social and mental well-being. State-operated Arizona State Veteran Home cares for geriatric and chronically ill veterans.
  • Care available for dependent or surviving spouses
  • Veteran benefits counseling offered
Arizona State Veteran Home
Start My Search 4141 N S Herrera Way
Phoenix, AZ, 85012

The Terraces of Phoenix

The Terraces of Phoenix campus caters to all levels of senior living, and the nursing home facility is open to its assisted and memory care residents as well as to non-residents. Short-term rehab is offered through a partnership with Symbria Rehab.
  • Bedside phone and cable TV provided
  • Library, chapel, woodworking shop
The Terraces of Phoenix
Start My Search 7550 N 16th St
Phoenix, AZ, 85020

Maryland Gardens Care Center

This large, skilled nursing facility located in North Central Phoenix provides full-time care for various complex geriatric needs. Maryland Gardens Care Center residents can receive nursing home care with behavior and dementia services.
  • Park-like environment set among orange groves
  • Received many accreditations for quality care
Maryland Gardens Care Center
Start My Search 31 W Maryland Ave
Phoenix, AZ, 85013

Ridgecrest Healthcare

This full-service nursing care facility located near Paradise Valley Hospital specializes in rehabilitation therapies, long-term nursing care, wound care, dementia care and behavioral care.
  • Omnicycle therapy
  • Whirlpool
Ridgecrest Healthcare | Retirement Living
Start My Search 16640 N 38th St
Phoenix, AZ, 85032

Additional Phoenix Nursing Home Resources

There are many resources available in Phoenix to help seniors and their families choose a nursing home facility. We’ve listed some of these resources below along with family activities in Phoenix.
  • Area Agency on Aging Long-Term Care Ombudsman: Nursing home residents can use this free program to have complaints heard and addressed. Residents can receive assistance with finding senior services as well.
  • Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS): Financial help for seniors in nursing homes, pays for services related to medical and nursing care.
  • Desert Botanical Garden of Phoenix: Acres of beautiful gardens are fully wheelchair accessible, and it has a high-class restaurant in the garden.
  • Phoenix Zoo: Tours and exhibits like Monkey Village, Giraffe Encounter and the Red Barn. Wheelchairs and scooter rentals are available.
  • Arizona Caregiver Coalition: As advocates for caregivers across Arizona, this program provides a resource line, online caregiver support resources database and a Respite Rebate program.