Skilled Nursing In Gig Harbor, WA

Discover The Best Skilled Care On The Gig Harbor Peninsula.

One of the most important ways Heron’s Key helps protect your future is by ensuring you have priority access to trusted care should you ever need it. Since we’re the only community in the area that offers true Life Care, we’re able to go even further.

As a Heron’s Key resident, you get unlimited access to a full continuum of care for life, and it’s at a predictable cost so there are no surprises. If your needs change, you can seamlessly transition between levels of care within familiar and friendly surroundings.

At Penrose Harbor, we offer both short-stay recuperative skilled care as well as long-term nursing care that is attentive and accommodating. Whether you’re recovering from surgery, illness or injury, or require around-the-clock skilled care and assistance because of an ongoing disability, severe pain or chronic health condition, you’ll find all the care and support you need right here―close to home.


Under the guidance of our in-house medical director, our dedicated nurses, aides and health professionals work with you, your doctors and your family to develop and follow a personalized care plan that meets your needs.

At Penrose Harbor, we promote holistic wellness and independence with easy access to an array of amenities and health services. From pain management and lab services to memory support and rehabilitation therapies such as physical, occupational and speech therapy, it’s all available in one place to help you get back to your life and routines. While you’re recovering, you’ll enjoy delicious, restaurant-inspired dining, lovely outdoor spaces and life-enriching amenities and programs.

We’re the only skilled nursing community in Gig Harbor, Washington, that combines the privacy and security of modern, all-private suites with a sense of hospitality and community.

To learn more about our full continuum of care, call us at 1-877-892-7129.


  • Modern design with nature in mind
  • Spacious private suites with individual bathroom and shower
  • Truly personalized attention with 24/7 nursing care and supervision
  • Delicious, restaurant-inspired dining
  • Social, educational and entertainment opportunities
  • Fully Medicare-certified


  • Medication management
  • Pain management
  • Licensed laboratory services
  • Rehabilitation therapies, including physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Memory support



When skilled care may be helpful or needed:

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Stroke
  • Cardiac failure
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Other major illness
  • Hip or bone fracture
  • Fall-related injury
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Severe osteoarthritis

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Skilled Nursing Frequently Asked Questions

Skilled Nursing is around-the-clock care by licensed professionals, including RNs, LPNs, Certified Nurse Aides and Certified Medication Aides. In addition to tailored care and support, we offer programs that encourage social connections, provide engaging entertainment and nurture a sense of independence.

Yes, absolutely! Friends and family are an important part of each resident’s life. As Penrose Harbor is their home, you’re welcome to visit as often as you like.