Caring House

The Caring House Skilled Nursing Facility’s mission is to provide skilled nursing care and rehabilitation services in a kind, caring, and compassionate way, while honoring the tribal and cultural traditions of our residents and their families.

The Caring House is a skilled nursing facility and provides specialized rehabilitative services. Resident care is distinguished by our unique commitment from staff to provide highly-skilled, culturally-competent, kind and compassionate, restorative nursing care while working with residents to optimize and reinforce their skill with functional activities.

The Caring House is a 100-bed facility with the following specialty care units:

  • Unit A: Dementia/Alzheimer with 20 beds
  • Unit B: Skilled Nursing with 15 beds and an additional 5-bed Hospice
  • Units F & E: Long Term Care with 60-resident capacity
  • Unit G: Adult Daycare


How does a patient get referred to the Caring House?

A patient referral is made by one of the following sources.

  • Acute Care Hospitals
  • Long-Term Acute Care Facilities
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Assisted Living Facilities



Step 1: The referring source identifies need for long term care and/or skilled nursing care is identified and sends a referral to the Caring House for review and consideration.

Step 2: The Caring House requests current medical documentation related to the patient’s medical needs from the referral source. (Referral order, current medical records, must be enrolled in Arizona Long Term Care Services (ALTC)and medical need in order to determine if TCH is able to provide the needed care).

Step 3: When the admission criteria have been met, the Caring House Admissions Office works with the referral source, Medical Director and/or the hospital facility’s discharge planner to coordinate the transfer of the patient to the Caring House.

Step 4: At this point, the Caring House Medical Director will:

  • Assume responsibility for the patient/resident.
  • Communicate with the patient/resident’s primary care provider on an “as needed” basis.


Office Hours:

Mon-Thur. 8 am – 4 p.m.

Friday 8 am – 12 Noon

Saturday 8 am – 12 Noon

Important: Hospital referrals may be received 24/7 and process on the next business day.


The Caring House Admissions Office

Phone: (520) 562-7411   Fax: (480) 393-5952

338 South Ocotillo Drive, Sacaton, AZ  85147


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