New England Homes for the Deaf

121 Years of Excellence

New England Homes for the Deaf (NEHD), founded in 1901, is a life plan community that offers  continuum of care to Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing seniors, including independent living, rest home, skilled nursing community, Deaf senior centers, short-term rehabilitation services, respite care services and hospice care.

The New England Homes for the Deaf mission is to provide long term healthcare, housing, recreational activities and social support for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing individuals in an accessible, barrier-free and culturally-sensitive environment with optimal communication and architectural resources.

New England Homes for the Deaf, NEHD

Residents and their families say…

“Thank you and your staff for the wonderful treatment and care that NEHD provided to our family member over the past 11 plus years. We are very grateful to the home for everything you did for her.

Michael A Lavey


NEHD Rest Home

Rest Home

NEHD’s 51-bed rest home (Similar to Assisted Living) is staffed by certified nursing assistants, home health aides and responsible persons who are educated in ASL and Deaf Culture.

NEHD Short Term Rehabilitation Program

Short Term Rehabilitation

NEHD offers post-operative care with services including short-term physical therapy, occupational therapy, feeding/swallowing therapy and respiratory therapy to anyone referred by a hospital or doctor.

NEHD Respite Care Services

Respite Care Services

NEHD understands a caregiver’s need for time away. Whether you have vacation plans, business obligations or are in need of a rest period, we are here to help. We offer a safe and comfortable short-stay respite program; whether it is a week, weekend or month you are looking for.

NEHD Skilled Nursing Community

Skilled Nursing Community

NEHD’s 30-bed skilled nursing/long term care unit is staffed by registered and licensed nurses as well as certified nursing assistants who are educated in ASL and Deaf Culture.

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New England Homes for the Deaf
154-160 Water Street
Danvers, MA 01923