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Sheltering Arms

165 McKinley Ave
Norwich, CT 06360-3509
(860) 887-5005
Fax: (860) 892-2340
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Support Services, Social Worker, Referral Agencies
Sheltering Arms serves Jewett City, CT, Norwich, CT, New London, CT, Groton, CT, New London County, CT and more...
  • General Information
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    About My Business
    Sheltering Arms operates as a 30-room residential care home for men and women over 60 years of age. Our retirement care community offers a less restrictive, but dignified, alternative for seniors who could benefit from supervised retirement living. Our residents spend their golden years in comfort enjoying companionship, homestyle meals, housekeeping, personal laundry services, social and recreational activities.
    About My Services
    • Private Rooms
    • On-site Nurse and 24 hour Resident Attendants
    • Laundry and housekeeping services
    • Formal living room for entertaining with family and friends
    • Sun Porches
    • Community TV's
    • Recreation and social activities
    • Intergenerational programs
    • Transportation to and from off-site activities
    • Medication administration
    Experience And Credentials
    • Registered Nurse on site M-F
    • Resident Attendants are medication administration certified


    Residence is Licensed by the Connecticut Association of Residential Care Homes and the Connecticut Department of Public Health
    Fees And Payment Sources Accepted
    • Private pay
    • State funding through the Connecticut Department of Social Services; State Supplement program (for those who qualify)
    • Long Term Care Insurance
    Non-Profit
    Agency or Registry
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 60 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided for eight (8) or less hours per day
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Foot care
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Depression
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Memory loss
    Osteoporosis
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Living Space Options
    Private bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Billed per month
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    No pets allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Microwave
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Community
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 30
    Dietary Options
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Gardening
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Medicaid
    VA benefits
    Variable rent or other fees based on age, income and/or other qualifications
    Licenses
    CT Residential Care Home
    License No. 1268RC
    Issued by Connecticut Department of Public Health
    US Federal EIN
    Issued by U.S. Internal Revenue Service
    NPI
    Issued by National Plan and Provider Enumeration System
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