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Honoring Helping Hands

Barnes-Jewish Extended Care surpasses national standards for elderly rehabilitation centers, ensuring seniors smile throughout their golden years. From rehabilitation for seniors to quality long-term care, our senior living services in Clayton have been recognized for excellence by multiple notable organizations and publications.

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The Perfect Location for Care in the Perfect Location for Living.

A consistently high rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. A better-than-average staff-to-patient ratio in our rehabilitation and skilled nursing neighborhoods. And a 100% commitment to caring for sub-acute and medically complex conditions.

That’s Barnes-Jewish Extended Care.

The superb reputation and resources of the renowned Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University physicians. A level of care that goes well beyond traditional skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. A highly desirable Clayton address. And a daily dining experience that most restaurants would proudly offer.

That’s also Barnes-Jewish Extended Care.

No matter how you measure it, Barnes-Jewish Extended Care is an exceptional choice when searching for rehabilitation for seniors or skilled nursing care services. Our senior living services in Clayton put you — and your loved one — close to everything great about St. Louis while providing unparalleled care, expertise, and commitment.

If you’re starting to think that Barnes-Jewish Extended Care is the right place for your loved one, perhaps this video will help you make up your mind.

The Perfect Elderly Rehabilitation Center

Owned by BJC HealthCare and managed by Bethesda, Barnes-Jewish Extended Care features both long-term care and short-term physical therapy services including respiratory therapy seven days a week and other rehabilitation services for seniors that focus on the critical needs of orthopedic, post-surgical, and stroke recovery. Likewise, our comfortable and accommodating skilled nursing care neighborhoods specialize in sub-acute care and the appropriate therapies your loved one will need, including intravenous therapy.

But it takes more than the finest available care to make Barnes-Jewish Extended Care the ideal elderly rehabilitation center for your loved one. That’s why Bethesda’s senior living in Clayton makes sure that the living conditions are perfect too, starting with chef-prepared dishes that make each meal something to look forward to, plus truly comfortable and homey living accommodations and a calendar full of activities.

a senior man and woman are helped by a server at the dining hall of Barnes-Jewish Extended Care
You’ve earned this life, one with comfort in every moment and without worry for the future. A life like this shouldn’t feel like a far-off fantasy. It’s just around the corner, and it’s at Barnes-Jewish Extended Care.
“I was very impressed by the care provided by the nurses and the staff. They were very compassionate, and as someone who was there for therapy, they provided you with what you needed to make a great foundation for returning to your home. When I arrived I couldn’t walk, and now I can walk 30 yards with my rollator, and I have the team at Barnes-Jewish Extended Care to thank.”
- Charlotte M.

Activities That Keep You Feeling Engaged and Connected

In addition to providing top rehabilitation for seniors, Barnes-Jewish Extended Care has an activities team that plans a wide range of individual and group activities to enhance residents’ physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

Here’s a glimpse of some of the planned activities available to residents:

  • Exercise classes
  • Baking
  • Gardening
  • Card games
  • Shopping trips
Men and women sitting at a table playing cards
You can also take comfort knowing that as one of the leading senior living, care and service organizations in the area, Bethesda has the expertise to address any change in health status you may experience.

Take a Video Tour

Watch this video to get an inside look at our community.

Staying. Safer. Together.

At Bethesda, we take a very proactive stance on infection control, including providing our Skilled Nursing residents, Rehab patients, and staff with access to flu and COVID vaccines. We are so happy that we are helping keep our community healthy and safe!

And because we focus so intently on your health, safety and well-being, you can focus on the things that bring you joy and meaning.

Senior Couple Posing for Photo

Amenities & Services

For those seniors still living at home, we even provide respite care for those situations when you, the adult child, need some time to yourself to attend to other matters. Even outside of our elderly rehabilitation center, we make sure your loved one is cared for and enjoys themselves!

The simple truth is, Barnes-Jewish Extended Care offers the highest quality care and rehabilitation for seniors with superb surroundings in perhaps the most desirable part of St. Louis. Our senior living community in Clayton even has a beautiful courtyard with greenery — lush and generous enough to provide plenty of relaxing shade. What more could you want for yourself…or your loved one?

  • 24-hour skilled nursing care
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • On-site physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Sub-acute care for medically complex conditions
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Complex wound care
  • Hospice Care
  • Respite Care
  • Nutritional services with a registered dietician
  • Spacious rooms
  • Pastoral care visits
  • Beauty salon
  • Cable TV and phone service

Finally, every resident of Barnes-Jewish Extended Care has access to many of Bethesda’s outstanding senior living services, including our highly-trained and compassionate Care Management team. And if the time were to come, your loved one can receive Hospice Care right here at Barnes-Jewish Extended Care.

A young female nurse touches the shoulder of a senior man in a wheelchair

Live a Safe and Comfortable Life with Barnes-Jewish Extended Care

To learn more about Barnes-Jewish Extended Care or to schedule a tour, call Tiffany, our Admissions Counselor, at 314-698-3055, or email her at

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