Fern Lodge is a Christian Science Nursing facility located in Castro Valley, California.  Our Mission is to Heal. Learn More He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalms 91:1

What is Christian Science Nursing? 

All true care is a manifestation of God's natural love for His children. Patients come to Fern Lodge because of one or more nursing needs, which may appear to be physical or mental. Our duty is to help meet those needs from our understanding of God’s ever-present care and of man’s pure, whole spiritual nature.  Simply giving the needed care is intended to help patients be free from undue concern for apparent limitations, fears, or the routine activities of daily living in order for them to feel able to turn wholeheartedly to God, seeking spiritual growth and healing...

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We are not a retirement community or an assisted living facility, but are for people who are needing some form of nursing care.  We accept individuals to Fern Lodge based on their sincere desire to rely on Christian Science for healing, and our admissions are made based solely on our ability to give the needed Christian Science nursing care.  We accept patients from all across the country.  

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Interested in becoming a Christian Science nurse?  In our classes you will learn concepts of care and ethics that are in consonance with the teachings of Christian Science. Nursing skills are discussed and practiced in the classroom, followed by opportunities to practice those skills and ethics with patients.

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Fern Lodge is an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and as such all gifts are tax-deductible.  If you would like to support the patients of Fern Lodge and our mission of healing, please consider a contribution to our activities.

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