ABOUT CORNERSTONE OF RHINEBECK
Located on the aptly named Serenity Hill in the Hudson Valley, Cornerstone of Rhinebeck is a residential rehabilitation facility that serves individuals struggling with substance abuse. The Rhinebeck rehab facility is part of the Cornerstone Treatment Facilities Network, which has been in operation for more than 40 years and maintains another facility in Fresh Meadows, N.Y. Clients develop tools for healthy and happy sober lives, emphasizing dignity and self-esteem. Medically supervised detox is available on-site, as well as relapse prevention and special issue groups which are offered during residents’ stay..** is also included in the treatment process to help clients reintegrate into society.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Cornerstone of Rhinebeck begins rehabilitation services beginning with an initial assessment. An individual treatment plan is developed to guide each client through the rehabilitation process.Key points such as biological, psychological, and social needs are examined to develop a comprehensive view of the client’s needs. Then, clients that need detox services will be admitted to the inpatient detox program. It is overseen by qualified medical staff that can treat cannabinoid, K2, and opioid withdrawal. The detox unit is limited to six beds and has 24-hour detox management staff members to oversee detox services.
Cornerstone of Rhinebeck uses evidence-based therapies to treat addiction. The facility provides self-help groups, educational courses, and wellness recreation combined with medical support such as methadone or Suboxone maintenance. During the course of a rehabilitation stay at Cornerstone-Rhinebeck, clients are likely to participate in cognitive-behavioral therapy and 12-step meetings.
Specialized therapy programs are also offered for anger management and developing sober living skill. Coinciding special programs for families, significant others, and friends are also offered. Wellness therapies are used to provide physical rehabilitation for clients. Yoga, zumba, and other physical activities are encouraged to aid in the overall rehabilitation process.
Before being discharged from the facility, clients participate in aftercare planning to facilitate a continued recovery. Family involvement is encouraged in the process to help clients reestablish strong family connections and create a support system. The facility’s staff also helps clients find appropriate support programs for continued sober living support.
According to the facility’s website, staff members include medical professionals and state-credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselors. Other program staff members include yoga and other physical activity instructors.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Residents stay in a 96-bed, stone and wood building on the edge of Silver Lake. Cornerstone of Rhinebeck is located on thirty-two acres of secluded and scenic landscape that features lush trees and views of nearby mountains. Staff members will arrange transportation for clients in the surrounding area, and the area is accessible by major highways and public transportation.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Two alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com to date provided three- and four-star ratings for the facility’s accommodations, meals and nutrition, holistic offerings, level of staff support, facility cleanliness, and connectivity. Both indicated that they would recommend the facility.
The alumni praised the staff members. One anonymous alum commented that the program is well staffed but wrote: “there therapeutic practices are weak,” also describing treatment methods as “a little untrdtional.”
On Google, the facility earned three out of five stars from 12 reviewers to date. Positive reviewers praised the staff, while negative reviewers discussed negative experiences with the facility and its staff. In a representative review, alum Gibert wrote: “It was a learning experience all counselors were awesome.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Three loved ones provided feedback to Best-rehabs.com to date. The reviews were mixed, though one review was more critical than the others.
Two of the loved ones gave meals and nutrition five out of five stars while the other loved one gave only three stars. In general, relatively lower ratings were given for the facility’s holistic offerings and counseling options than the cleanliness of the facility and treatment effectiveness.
One anonymous family member mentioned difficulty in communicating with staff and another, E.T., expressed a need for more counseling and more financial assistance.
They also suggested: “They should have more strict rules. One loved one highlighted the safety and security of the facility but also wrote: “rehab not long enough should be 90 days min.”
WHAT STAFF SAY
At the time of this writing, Best-rehabs.com has not received any staff feedback about Cornerstone of Rhinebeck.
On the employment site Indeed, six staff members reviewed the facility with an average of 3.7 out of five stars overall. Employees described fellow staff as hard-working, friendly, and compassionate. One was critical of the administration and a lack of opportunity for professional development.
According to its website, Cornerstone of Rhinebeck accepts many private health insurance carriers and managed care provider plans including United Health Care and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield. Medicaid is also accepted, and Cornerstone of Rhinebeck’s staff can help clients determine if they are eligible for Medicaid. Free consultations and insurance verifications are offered to determine if a client’s financial and treatment options.