Good Shepherd Home – Raker Center


601 St. John Street
Allentown, PA 18103

Phone: (610) 776-3199
Fax: (610) 776-3143

Since 1908, Good Shepherd has provided long-term care for people with severe disabilities. Today,  the Good Shepherd Home – Raker Center on our south Allentown campus is a long-term care facility that serves 99 residents.

The Raker Center is for individuals 12 years of age and older requiring residential nursing care. Primary diagnoses served include, but are not limited to, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, quadriplegia, Multiple Sclerosis, traumatic brain injury and spina bifida. Each resident and his or her family are active participants in the development of a care plan.    

Residents may be referred by a physician, insurance company, discharge planner/social worker, home health agency, family member or self-referral.

Care Team

  • Attending physicians
  • Nurses
  • CNAs
  • Nursing assessment coordinators
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Speech/language pathologists
  • Recreational therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Social workers
  • Care managers
  • Pastoral care staff 

Services Provided

  • 24-hour rehabilitative and restorative nursing care
  • Daily occupational therapy activities
  • Pastoral care including linkage with outside congregations, weekly ecumenical worship, and religious education program
  • Physical therapy services designed to improve physical function as related to independence, comfort, and well-being
  • Social work service
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Recreational therapy designed to provide residents with a well-rounded lifestyle

Contact Us To Get Started

For more information about the Good Shepherd Home – Raker Center, call (610) 776-3199 or fill out the form below.

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