Rehab & Nursing Center
Short Term Rehab, Long Term Care, Hospice, Respite & More
Our mission is to be the facility of choice for patients, employees and physicians by providing high-quality care to our community. At Rosewood Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, the pillar of our operation is the delivery of quality healthcare in the most appropriate, safe, patient-centered care environment.
Meet Our Team
Sara J. Thompson, NHA
Nursing Home Administrator
Sara J. Thompson, NHA, has extensive aging services experience. In addition to her Nursing Home Administrators certification, she has received her Bachelor of Science degree from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA and a certificate of Dietary Management from Northampton County Community College. Sara has previously served in administrative roles with Presby’s Inspired Life, ManorCare Health Services and Reliant Senior Care. Sara is very proud of the resident-centered care and team member engagement seen at Rosewood Gardens.
She enjoys spending time with her family on outings and going to Nascar Races and amusement parks for the roller coasters!
Debbie Ferry RN, BSN
Director of Nursing
Debbie Ferry RN, BSN is the Director of Nursing at Rosewood Gardens. Debbie has many years of experience working as a Director of Nursing in skilled facilities as well as CCRC’s in Chester and Delaware counties. Debbie is passionate about working alongside the nursing department and is proud of the team at Rosewood Gardens that is devoted to provide exceptional care to the residents. Debbie earned her BSN from Villanova University and lives outside of King of Prussia.
When Debbie is not working she enjoys the company of her husband, 2 adult children, her 4-year-old grandson, and likes traveling and spending time at the shore, and of course, watching her favorite teams Villanova and the Phillies!
Joan Marie Hess, LSW
External Liaison for Rosewood Gardens.
Joan Marie Hess LSW is the External Liaison for Rosewood Gardens.
She received her undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and her graduate degree from Temple University. She has been proudly serving the Senior population since 1985, working as a Social Worker in many roles including Home Care, Hospice, Senior Health Services and as a Discharge Planner for the CCMC System for 25 plus years. During that time she was awarded Employee of the Year at the DCMH Division.
She then branched out to the long term care field as a Clinical Liaison and Marketer. One of her passions in this role is to provide education to the County Senior population through workshops on Advance Directive education, VA benefits and as a member of the DC3 Cares Coalition.
She has been a resident of Media PA since 1985 and is a member of Nativity BVM Church.
When she is not working she enjoys spending time focused on rescue dogs, gardening, experimenting in culinary arts, hiking and visiting her 2 adult daughters on the West Coast.