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Du Charme Estates Ltd.

25 Federal St
Blackstone, MA 01504-1327
(508) 883-2066
Fax: (508) 883-0360
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to introduce you to: DuCharme Estates Assisted Living Residence. We are happy to be a family owned and operated business. We would like to request that we be considered as a viable option when a loved family member may be in need of Assisted Living Care and services. DuCharme Estates is certified by the department of Elder Affairs as an Assisted Living Residence. We are licensed providers for group Adult Foster care (Mass. Health /Medicaid subsidy), which utilizes both social security-G and Medicaid funds. We are listed in the Mass., Alfa Guide for Assisted Living continuing care retirement community guide; Mass., Health. I am certain that we can make any and all arrangements to make your loved family member comfortable and happy here. Thank you again for your interest in us and we look forward to meeting you, please call us and plan a visit to see us and talk with our residents. Philosophy and Mission We at DuCharme Estate have as a philosophy and mission to provide physically and cognitively impaired individuals of all ages personal health related services that are required to enjoy a happy healthy life in a home environment. Our home environment will aim to maximize independence, privacy, dignity, and empowerment as well as afford caring friendships. All necessary supports will be provided in a caring family environment to ensure safety and well being for all residents.
    All genders welcome
    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
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    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
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Assisted Living Certification through the Mass Department of Elder Affairs(DEOA). Certified through the Commenwealth of Mass Medical for Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC). Certified by Commenwealth of Mass Department of Metal Retardation. Staff minimum requirements are CNA and/or 54 hour in house training, approved by the DEOA. Minimum 10 hour per year contiuing education offered.
    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
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    When they exhibit behaviors that are unsafe to self and or other.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Home enviroment with personalized care specific to each need.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    No pets allowed
    Pet Types Allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 6
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Kosher meals prepared in a kosher kitchen available
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    On-Site Services
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    Swimming pool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Nearby is Senior Center; Religious services; Golf; JC's, Cinema. Catholic mass offered on site bi monthly.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    MA Assisted Living Facility
    Issued by Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs
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