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Jefferson House

(866) 826-8384

1 John H Stewart Dr, Newington, CT


  • Assisted Living
  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
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    11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    Jefferson House is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 104 beds based in Newington, CT. At last check, the facility had 92 residents indicating that it is 88% occupied which is about average within the state of Connecticut. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
    This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Jefferson House, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 50% of nursing homes in Connecticut.
    We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Jefferson House with other senior care providers in Connecticut. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is lower than average. The most recent health inspection was on 03/22/2012.
    To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

    Description of Jefferson House in Newington, CT

    Number of Beds : 104

    Jefferson House, located in Newington, Connecticut provides the following services: Assisted Living and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Jefferson House has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Accommodations at Jefferson House, start at $11,310 a month. Jefferson House has a very good hospital, Hartford Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 103 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Jefferson House's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Jefferson House can be found here.

    Jefferson House is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

    Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

    Also, Jefferson House is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

    Jefferson House has been a department of Hartford Hospital since 1884. On its campus in newington it provides subacute, palliative and long term care. In addtion Cedar Mountain Commons rounds out the continuum of care by offering independent and assisted living in a rental community.