Blaire House of Tewksbury

(866) 653-9337

10 Erlin Ter, Tewksbury, MA


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Alzheimer's Care

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
Blaire House of Tewksbury
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10 ERLIN TER
TEWKSBURY
MA
1876
USA
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Blairehouse of Tewksbury is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 131 beds based in Tewksbury, MA. At last check, the facility had 119 residents indicating that it is 91% occupied which is about average within the state of Massachusetts. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Blairehouse Of Tewksbury, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 70% of nursing homes in Massachusetts. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 1 stars to 2 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Blairehouse Of Tewksbury with other senior care providers in Massachusetts. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about 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 about average. The most recent health inspection was on 06/21/2012.
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Description of Blaire House of Tewksbury in Tewksbury, MA

Number of Beds : 131

The assisted living program at Blaire House of Tewksbury offers the same exciting life enrichment activities and freedom as that of the independent living residents, but seniors in assisted living receive an added layer of care and security. When they need a reliable hand with services like bathing, dressing, and taking medicine properly, it is there for them. Assisted living communities have many benefits. Studies reveal that living near peers and participating in social activities leads to more satisfaction with life. Assisted living offers senior-friendly apartments and a busy social calendar. Communities have additional services that include 24-hour supervision and security, emergency response systems, access to licensed nursing care, chef-prepared meals, and assistance with grooming, dressing, and bathing. Laundry, housekeeping, social programs, and local transportation are typically provided as well. This memory care residence gives a more direct level of care, regular memory enhancement programs, and social opportunities, all in a secure, warm setting. Memory care is different from the care provided in assisted living, requiring a team that is professionally trained in memory care. Residents live in private or semi-private residences with twenty-four-hour support. Three healthy meals a day plus snacks are provided, as well as housekeeping and laundry services. Structured activities designed specifically for memory impairment provide cognitive stimulation. Facilities typically have secured areas, such as walking paths and gardens, for residents to enjoy. Behavioral therapies, continence care, medication management, and assistance with bathing and grooming are provided as well. Continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) are dedicated to making the phases of the aging process as smooth, comfortable, and enjoyable as possible. It achieves this through offering long-term, comprehensive assistance, from independent living to assisted living to skilled nursing care. Some seniors, as they age and begin to need assistance, simply do not wish to leave the place they’ve called home for many years. Sometimes they bought their dream home upon retirement. Sometimes it is the house where they raised their children and watched their families grow up. For them, the walls and floors resonate with memories. A caring, in-home staff understands this and is dedicated to making seniors as comfortable and as satisfied as they can possibly be. These services, available 24 hours a day, every day, are paid for by the individual or through public and private funding sources, such as Medicare and/or Medicaid. Home care offers many medical and non-medical support services. In-home care allows seniors to stay as independent as possible in their own homes. Nursing home care offers the highest level of care in the senior living continuum. Licensed nurses and a skilled staff are accessible 24/7 to address any health issues and help with any daily activities, including grooming, bathing, and mobility. Most residents share a room, with healthy meals provided in a central dining room. An activity director coordinates an activity and events plan to encourage mental, physical, and social health. Within assisted living communities, you'll find help when you need it, with the goal of supplying the aid required to stay as self-sufficient as possible. Memory care necessitates a more direct level of care, brain games designed for memory enhancement, as well as secure, comfortable living arrangements. Continuing retirement care is dedicated to making the phases of the aging process as smooth, comfortable, and enjoyable as possible. It achieves this through offering long-term, comprehensive assistance, from independent living to assisted living to skilled nursing care. In-home care is there for seniors when they need it. Care professionals will bring their expertise and experience to your home. This choice is perfect for those who want to stay in their homes but who need some help with the daily activities of living. These services, available 24 hours a day, every day, are paid for by the individual or through public and private funding sources, such as Medicare and/or Medicaid. A nursing home is for those who cannot be cared for at home but who do not need hospital care. At Blaire House of Tewksbury, seniors find the ideal services and amenities they need to live comfortably.

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Amenities

Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
Security
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Management of an I.V.