About 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.
All resident rooms and common areas are equipped with state of the art technology for optimal safety and communication accessibility. The building’s safety and security systems are enhanced with accessible flashing /signaling devices.
Resident rooms are oversized and feature flashing doorbells, high speed internet access and private video phone hookup. Many rooms overlook the beautiful riverfront and neighboring marina.
What sets us apart
Attending physicians, including a medical director and nurse practitioner, work regularly in collaboration with the staff and have an active, ongoing communication that results in exceptional resident care.
NEHD is fully certified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Medicare and Medicaid, and has consistently received outstanding survey results from the Department of Public Health.
A full range of clinical and rehabilitation services for short and long term stays is available and listed below.
- General medical, 24-hour nursing
and sub-acute care
- Skin/wound care
- Feeding tubes
- Pain management
- Recreational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Feeding/swallowing therapy
- Nutritional therapy
- Podiatry, dental, optometry
- Behavioral health services
- Social 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 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.