Complex care with a personal touch
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Who We Are

Since 1995, Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility has been serving the community by providing individuals who need compassionate and expert care with a safe and warm environment. Our modern, state-of-the-art facility has a 280-bed capacity and is conveniently located in Western Queens. It is easily accessible from major highways, several bus and subway lines, and the Long Island Railroad.

Our care approach embraces the health, well-being, and dignity of all our residents — whether they need short-term or long-term care — including their physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and environmental needs. What sets us apart from other care facilities is our ability to blend the complex and sophisticated care required to meet the needs of our residents with a warm and personalized approach, due to the hard work and dedication of every department at Queens Boulevard Extended Care.

Our Mission

To provide high-quality health care in caring environment, meeting the needs of the diverse communities that we serve.

We offer high-quality skilled nursing and medical care, as well as comprehensive services in Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy. Our Therapeutic Recreation Department schedules programs and special events every day that are designed to meet the needs and interests of all our residents and patients. The Dietary Department carefully monitors the nutritional services provided to each Resident/Patient, and special consideration is given to meet everyone’s needs and preferences.

Accomplishments and Accolades

Staying true to our commitment to quality care and services, we have an active Quality Improvement Committee and have earned accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Facilities.

We have also earned the following Accomplishments and Accolades:


US News and World Report Ranks Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility on their Honor Roll Among “America’s Best Nursing Homes”


Rated 5 Star for Performance by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid


Rated 5 Star for Performance by Health Grades


Ranked Best out of all facilities in Queens County by Care Scout


Rated AAA in New York State by CareScout

Leadership Team
Trust Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility to deliver the quality care that you or your loved ones deserve. If you have further inquiries or seek advice, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Leadership Team who are always available to address your concerns.

  • Jonathan Mawere, LNHA, PT, MHL, DPT, MD
  • Administrator & Chief Operating Officer
  • Joanna Maj
  • Executive Assistant
  • Kalpesh Amin, MD
  • Medical Director
  • Norrele Silvero, RN
  • Director of Nursing
  • Stefanie Chodkowski, MSW
  • Social Services Director
  • Naomi Apuhin, MA, OTR/L
  • Director of Occupational Therapy
  • Carol Cavanagh, CPA
  • Finance Director
  • Chelsea Grompone, RD, CDN
  • Director of Dietary Services
  • Irina Kryzhanovsky
  • Director of Therapeutic Recreation
  • Emma Al-Ebbinni, RN
  • MDS Director
  • Paul Pezulich
  • Facilities Director
  • Al Castro
  • Director of Engineering
  • Kathy Singh
  • Human Resources Director
  • Vanessa Velez
  • Director of Marketing

For more information, please feel free to send us a message.