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Our Story

Welcome to Sandalwood
After the major addition of a new rehabilitation unit in 2009, and physical upgrades throughout the community, Sandalwood prides itself on extending exceptional hospitality to our short-term rehabilitation guests, long-term care residents and their families.

54 Years…And Counting!

From the moment you enter the doors of our community, you will realize that this is not a care community of the past. Greeted with beautiful décor and eager-to-please staff, you will immediately know that The Rehabilitation Center at Sandalwood is the right choice for your short-term rehabilitation or long-term care needs.

The Rehabilitation Center at Sandalwood is proud to be the oldest, privately owned and operated skilled nursing community in Jefferson County, Colorado. Over the past 54 years, Sandalwood has had the privilege of providing care for several generations of loved ones.

Planetree and Proud!

In 2011 Sandalwood partnered with the Planetree Foundation to work towards becoming a Planetree designated community. What this means to us?  Becoming designated is a high honor in the world of healthcare- it means we have been recognized for providing and fostering a culture of placing our residents and guests first in the daily decisions involving their care and life in the community.   Sandalwood has always believed that the resident/guest should be placed first and in partnering with Planetree we are gaining additional resources to further foster and enhance a resident focused culture of care.  What is Planetree?  Since its founding in 1978, Planetree has continued to be a pioneer in personalizing, humanizing and demystifying the healthcare experience for patients and their families. Founded by a patient, the Planetree Model is committed to enhancing healthcare from the patient’s perspective. It empowers patients and families through information and education, and encourages “healing partnerships” with caregivers to support active participation. Through organizational transformation, the Planetree Model creates healing environments in which patients can be active participants and caregivers are enabled to thrive. (source: www.planetree.org)

If you or a loved one is in need of short-term rehabilitation or long-term care, please contact The Rehabilitation Center at Sandalwood for a tour of our community – or stop by anytime.