The Thompson House Residential & Rehabilitative Care

Skilled Nursing Facility

6525 Springbrook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

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Since the Thompson House first opened in 1994, we have provided skilled nursing in a healing environment. We make your stay with us comfortable and give you options while you are under our care. We are your neighbors on the beautiful campus of Northern Dutchess Hospital and offer a truly personalized approach, whether you need rehabilitation so you can regain your independence or long-term care. We are proud to be an award-winning short-term rehabilitation center – and repeatedly earn a high CMS rating.

Visitation Policy

  • Updated April 5, 2022  

    • Visitation times are 11 am - 7 pm, seven days per week.
    • All visitors will be screened at the entrance of the facility. This screening will include:
      • Taking of temperature (must be at 99.5 degrees or less to enter).
      • Will be asked if they have had a temperature greater than 99.5 degrees in the last 24 hours. If so, they will not be able to enter.
      • Asked if they have any COVID-19 symptoms. If so, they will not be allowed to enter.
      • Asked if they have had any exposure to COVID-19 in the last 10 days or asked to self-quarantine because of exposure. If so, they will not be allowed to enter.
      • All visitors must have had a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen tested within 24 hours(at Thompson House)and/or will have a COVID-19 rapid antigen tested before going to the visit resident.
    • Visitors will be required to wear a mask at all times.
    • Visitors will be required to social distance at all times.
    • If more than two visitors, the visitor is asked to call 845-871-3705 so that a special accommodation can be made.
    • If a visitor can’t visit during this time, they have been advised by the April 5, 2022 letter to call the activities department at 845-871-3705 so that a time can be scheduled.
    • If you want to bring a pet to visit the facility you must call 845-871-3705 so that we can inform you as to what is required to allow for pets to visit the Thompson House.
    • We ask that unvaccinated children under 14 refrain from visiting due to their ability to spread COVID-19 with zero symptoms. If children under 14 must visit, please call the activities department at 845-871-3705 ahead of time so that the Interdisciplinary Care Team can review and for special circumstances only.
    • We encourage visitors not to visit in the resident rooms unless the resident is unable to get out of bed or they are in a private room to preserve the roommate’s privacy and promote rest.
    • Special provisions will be made for palliative and compassionate care visitation.


    Policy reflects current CDC & NYSDOH guidelines. 

Short-Term Rehab

Many of our residents come to us after leaving the hospital, before they can safely return home. From strokes to recovery after surgery, therapy is an important part of the Thompson House. 
therapist helps client with knee rehab

We offer Many Treatments:

  • Comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation programs
  • Advanced wound care
  • IV antibiotic therapy
  • Pain management
  • Cardiac care
  • Post-surgical care
  • Palliative care
  • Pulmonary and respiratory care

*The Thompson House is also known as The Northern Dutchess Residential Health Care Facility, Inc.