Canturbury Place grounds

Canterbury Place

Located in historic Lawrenceville in the city of Pittsburgh, Canterbury Place, a part of UPMC Senior Communities, offers all the amenities of personal care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, and skilled memory support in an affordable, comfortable, home-like environment.

Canterbury Place's exceptional care, warm surroundings, affordability, and excellence in service have made it one of Western Pennsylvania's leading providers of geriatric care. New to Canterbury in 2015 and 2016 is the addition of 35 private skilled nursing and rehabilitation short-stay beds on two floors. These newly added units are part of UPMC Rehabilitation Institute. Patients requiring a shorter stay with rehabilitation for strengthening their abilities before going home benefit greatly.

A professional team of certified nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants work cooperatively to enhance quality of life and return residents to their highest level of independent functioning. Caring, dedicated staff provide comprehensive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services that address the physical, psychological, and social needs of each resident.

Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation services are an integral part of the complete care program available to residents at Canterbury Place. On-site rehabilitation programs include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Restorative nursing, including:
    • Exercise
    • Walking
    • Socialization
    • Activities of daily living
    • Splinting programs

Transitional Rehabilitation

The newly renovated transitional rehabilitation units (TRUs​) at Canterbury Place provide short stay rehabilitation designed to meet the needs of patients being discharged from the hospital but who are not quite ready to return home.

Board-certified physicians and specialty-trained therapists help patients recover from surgery, accidents, and illness, and return home more quickly.

The TRUs consists of 35 private rooms.

As part of the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute​, the TRUs at Canterbury Place:

  • Promote a safe and timely transition for short term rehab patients as they progress towards their discharge home
  • Provide individual patient focused rehabilitation services
  • Promote quality care and provides continuity of treatment plans
  • Promote appropriate utilization of patients’ health care benefits

Learn more about  Medicare and Transportation Coverage at UPMC Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facilities. (PDF)

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Canterbury Place features and amenities
Link to UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

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