To schedule a tour, please call us at the phone number listed above.
Conveniently Located at Sisters of Charity Hospital
City living is an enjoyable experience for the residents who call St. Catherine Labourè their home. We are conveniently located on the Sisters of Charity Hospital campus on Main Street in Buffalo, which is easily accessible by private or public transportation.
St. Catherine’s is a two-level, air-conditioned facility where residents have single or shared rooms available to them. Rooms have individual climate controls for each person’s comfort.
Care of Residents with Alzheimer's & Other Complex Medical Conditions
Our team is trained to care for people with complex medical conditions. We are experienced in:
- Bariatric care and rehabilitation
- Complex wound care and management
- Care of those with memory impairments such as dementia and Alzheimer's
- Long-term rehabilitation
Our residents have quick access to immediate care at Sisters Hospital should they need it, as well as specialists, x-ray, lab and other hospital services.
They also have access to our on-site Adult Day Health Care program to help ease the transition back to home after successfully completing long-term rehabilitation.
All exit doors are equipped with an alert system for the safety of our residents.
Our associates find activities that you will enjoy and engage in to help with your adjustment to community living. Participation is voluntary.
Entertainment options include:
- Free phone and television services
- Wireless internet access for residents who have computers
- Wii™ gaming system, which improves fine motor control and exercising upper body range-of-motion
- Arts & crafts
- Discussion groups and current events
- Board and card games
- Movies and live entertainment
- Van transportation to local shopping areas, restaurants and entertainment venues such as casino trips, the zoo, or theater productions
A wide selection of meal choices meet a variety of culinary preferences. Residents have access to a private dining room for family gatherings or small parties, as well as a second floor patio for relaxation or picnics.
- On-site personal laundry service
- Salon services for both men and women
Spirituality of all denominations is woven into the fabric of services provided. Our chaplain is an expert in servicing the spiritual needs of residents and patients.
Mass is celebrated three times per week and daily communion is available.
Visitors for our residents are welcome at any time.
Becoming a Resident
To become a resident, download an application and submit it to CareConnection by faxing it to (716) 923-4894 or by mailing it to the following address:
144 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Paying for Services
Several payment options are available including private pay, Medicare and Medicaid.
Financial counselors are available to guide patients and caregivers through this process.
In general, Medicare pays for short periods of skilled nursing care. Medicaid pays for long nursing home stays for those whose income and savings are insufficient to cover the cost.
Awards & Recognitions
Providigm - QAPI Accredited (2013)
Providigm’s QAPI Accreditation is based on standards for excellence in continuously improving quality of care and life for nursing home residents. St. Catherine Labourè received accreditation in 2013; the accreditation is valid through 2014. Click here for more information.
WNY Alliance for Person-Centered Care
St. Catherine Labourè Health Care Center is a proud participant in the WNY Alliance for Person-Centered Care, the first community-wide initiative of its kind in the U.S. aimed at transforming the way nursing homes and senior care providers deliver care to elders. Its vision is to educate, promote and develop person-centered care and to improve the quality of life for elders, their families and the community at large.
Make a Donation
The Continuing & Home Care Foundation supports Catholic Health's subacute, long-term care and home care facilities. Please consider donating to the foundation to help us continue to provide needed care in Western New York.