Down East Community Hospital
11 Hospital Drive, Machias, ME 04654
Phone: 207.255.3356


Sunrise Care Facility

sunrise-003.jpgSunrise Care Facility (SCF) is a 28-bed skilled nursing facility in beautiful Downeast Maine. SCF staff provide personal, quality care in a compassionate manner. We are known for our caring staff and home-like atmosphere. Our approach to care is to provide individualized and personal care while helping each resident reach and maintain their highest level of independence.

Sunrise Care Facility has earned a four star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Services Offered: 
  • 24-hour skilled nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Discharge Planning and home evaluations
  • Dementia Care
  • Music & Memory Program
  • Secure Care elopement prevention system
  • Long-Term Care
  • Respite Care
  • Hospice Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Licensed Beautician, on site
  • Consultant Pharmacist
  • Consultant Dietitian
  • Podiatry Services
  • Regular Clergy visits
  • Transportation Services
Skilled Nursing
The registered professional nurses at SCF are trained in antibiotic stewardship, wound care, pain management, surgery aftercare, nutrition services, and the management of chronic disease.  We are pleased to offer the convenience of on-site laboratory and mobile x-ray services. 

Our Medical Director
Steven Weisberger, D.O., oversees the provision of care at Sunrise Care Facility.  He provides weekly visits to the facility, is active in care planning and discharge planning and acts as a consultant for other providers.

Activity Programs
At SCF, we believe life is to be lived, therefore we offer a varied daily activity program.  The activity program is based upon resident's preferences.  Our 15 passenger wheelchair accessible van provides opportunity for outings into the community where residents enjoy the beautiful seasonal scenery as well as local festivities and eateries. 

For Admission Information:
Sunrise Care Facility
11 Ocean Street
Jonesport, Maine 04649
207-497-2363
aryan@dech.org