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The Chelsea at Bridgewater

680 202/206 North
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 252-3400
Fax: (908) 252-3500
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    The Chelsea at Bridgewater, NJ is located right on Rt 202/206N, but is easily accessed by Rt 78, Rt 22, & Rt 287. We are set back from the road, in a lovely wooded neighborhood with the Cross Roads condos for neighbors. Our home is highlighted with large spacious living areas, wide brightly lit corridors, and a never closing country kitchen. Our wellness staff is in the building 24 hours a day, and the nursing director is always available for emergencies. Residents use a pendant system at all times to call for assistance. Our apartments include cable & telephone hook ups, independantly controlled heat and air conditioning, kitchenettes, and bathrooms with shower seats and grab bars. Our housekeeping department cleans the rooms, changes bed linens, and does personal laundry. Our handicapped van takes residents to local doctors appointments, errand runs, or to the local cinema. Our residents are active, involved in the community, and offer a zest for life. We have an active Welcoming Committee who assist with adjustment of any new resident. Monthly entertainers hightlight the weekly programs with talents ranging from karaoke to electrical guitar. Our chorus has performed at local venues. At any time you can find a puzzle in the lounge, a rummycube game in the corner, knitters in the living room and a poker game at night.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    All staff are trained upon hiring, with annual retraining in:infection control, concepts of assisted living, resident rights, HIPPA, fire safety, pain management, alzheimer's & dementia care. All staff are CPR & AED certified. Nursing staff has, RNs, and LPN, CMA's, CNA's, and PC assistants. Our Executive Director is a licensed nursing home administrator.
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    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
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Bedridden, danger to self or others, inability to eat, needing skilled nursing care.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Secured memory impaired unit, with trained staff, and specialized activities. Informal diabetic nutrition training. Lectures by a registered dietician.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Pet Types Allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 115
    Dietary Options
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    In house we offer a Bible Study Group, Catholic Mass and Rosary group, Christian Music Service, Bingo nights, craft and knitting club, art classes, weloming committee, chorus, and a WII bowling league. We offer off site trips to local places of interest such as the cinema, dinner theater, local restaurants, parks and historic sights. We have local errand runs, and the community has a JCC and library in our near vicinity. In addition we celebrate birthdays and have holiday parties with top notch entertainers.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $500
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Nursing care fee required
    NJ Medicaid
    Issued by New Jersey Medicaid
    NJ Comprehensive Personal Care Home
    Issued by New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
    NJ Assisted Living Residence
    License No. 80A007
    Issued by New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
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