The Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge

Our Location

Open 24 hours
621 Chestnut Ridge Parkway
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Driving Directions Below

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Phone: (828) 386-3300

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Beautifully situated high atop a 68-acre tract of land, the Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge is designed for patients healthy enough to be discharged from the hospital (post-acute), but not quite ready to safely return home.

Residents and patients will benefit from on-site physicians, short and long-term care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation services, memory support, assisted living and palliative care. In addition, the Chestnut Ridge campus is home to the Harriet and Charles Davant, Jr., Medical Clinic and Boone Drug’s Village Pharmacy.

Like a neighborhood

The Foley Center functions less like a hospital, with a more modern patient-centered neighborhood concept. Private and semi-private bedrooms, a rehabilitation gym, community dining areas and six living rooms each with breathtaking mountain views are just a few of the amenities residents can expect. Click to see a video tour. 

*Please note: Google Maps and GPS directions are not correct. Please use the directions provided here or call us.  


Directions to The Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge are not accurate on Google Maps or GPS. Please use the following driving directions to arrive at our location.

Directions from Boone:

1. Take 321 South toward Blowing Rock

2. Travel 4.1 miles (from Deerfield Road)

3. Turn left at the traffic light onto Chestnut Ridge Parkway

4. The Foley Center is located at the top of Chestnut Ridge Parkway (if you get to the Blue Ridge Parkway, you’ve gone too far!)

Directions from Blowing Rock:

1. Take 321 North toward Boone

2. Pass Tanger Outlets on left

3. Pass under the Blue Ridge Parkway bridge

4. Turn right onto Chestnut Ridge Parkway at the first traffic light after you pass under the Blue Ridge Parkway bridge

5. The Foley Center is at the top of Chestnut Ridge Parkway

Our Services

Assisted Living

Short-term Rehabilitation

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech language pathology services
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • One-on-one treatment with therapist
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Neurological rehabilitation

Skilled Nursing Care

Long-Term Care

Palliative Care

Alzheimers/Dementia Care

Behavioral Health

Certified Wound Care and Debridement

Chronic Disease Management

Diabetic Care & Management

Enteral Nutrition

Fall/Balance Program

Infusion Therapy

Medical Social Services

Music Therapy

Nutritional Counseling


Personal Pet Visitation & Pet Therapy

Private and Semiprivate Rooms

Weekend Admissions

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How do I request a tour?

You can call us at (828) 386-3300 or email us at

Can I add a loved-one to the waiting list?

Yes, call us at (828) 386-3300 and we will add your loved-one’s name to the waiting list and we will contact you when a room is available.

Are there plans for more assisted living rooms?

There are plans for assisted living rooms but nothing is finalized yet.

Can the community use the pharmacy and medical clinic?

Yes, the community can use the pharmacy and the medical clinic.

Can my parents room together?

We do have a few semi-private rooms and we will be able to room married couples together if they wish.

Are pets allowed in the facility?

Pets are allowed to visit after the owner provides the required documentation to the Activities Director, Marie Tsourakis. Marie can answer questions regarding the pet visitation policy.

Is there a visitation policy?

Visitors are allowed to visit from 7 am until 10 pm. Due to the security of our residents, our doors lock at 10 pm.

What furniture will I have in my new room at The Foley Center? 

Each resident’s room will be fully furnished with a bed, armoire, dresser, side-table/night stand, side chair, recliner and flat screen TV.

Is Pet Therapy available?

Pet Therapy is available on Monday and Tuesday. All Pet Therapy dogs are certified and meet the qualifications of the therapy dog visitation program at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, PAWS (Pet Assisted Wellness Support).

Is there a hair salon on-site?

We have an one-chair hair salon. Our hairdresser works every Monday and Tuesday. The Activities Coordinator, Marie Tsourakis, schedules appointments and arranges payments from residents through their personal fund accounts (which are usually set up during admission).  Short-term rehab patients usually pay cash but can also set up an personal fund account that Marie manages for them.  If a resident has their own hairdresser, Marie can set up a time so they can use the hair salon.

What activities are available for the residents at The Foley Center?

Each month the Activities Coordinator prepares an activities calendar. Activities such as Bingo, exercise, watercolors, Bible study, sit down square dance, ice cream socials, and sing alongs. In addition to the daily activities, there are special parties such as 50’s parties, Halloween, 4th of July, and Beach Parties.. Activities will be in different neighborhoods for ease of access to patients/residents.

How do I become a volunteer at The Foley Center?

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Residents can enjoy these amenities during their stay, including private and semiprivate rooms, full service kitchen and dining rooms, outdoor areas, full-service rehab gym, daily activities, and more. Read More: Amenities

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Short-Term Rehabilitation

For short-term rehabilitation between Boone and Blowing Rock, look no further than The Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge. Sometimes people have an acute episode or illness such as fracture, stroke, or surgical recovery that causes them to require more assistance after their hospital stay. Our…

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Assisted Living

The Foley Center offers assisted living between Boone and Blowing Rock with a brand-new facility and breathtaking views.  The assisted living program provides senior care and housing for adults who can live independently, but can benefit from some assistance. The program provides the level of…

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My stay at The Foley Center was an incredibly positive experience for me and my family. The therapists that worked with me were exceptional and the entire staff and overall experience exceeded expectations. They were very understanding and knowledgeable with the needs and pace required for my recovery. I highly recommend the people and facilities of The Foley Center.

This is a beautiful facility with the most amazing employees. They took such good care of my dad. And, I’m grateful!

My father was discharged from this wonderful facility today. It is gorgeous, the views are fantastic but what really makes the Foley Center GREAT are the employees.