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Fenno House, Independent and Assisted Living

540 Hancock St
Quincy, MA 02170-1929
(617) 773-1590
Fax: (617) 786-1711
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Highlights
    Fenno House is small home-like assisted living residence. Residents and staff tailor a customized care plan that promotes resident’s independence, comfort and safety. Our staff’s longevity has deepened their commitment, kindness, and attention to our residents. First class home-made meals are served in our dining room. Personal care assistance is provided 24 hours a day and enriching social and recreational opportunities are available. The residence is steps away from public transportation, beaches, cultural and religious options. A not for profit, our costs are less than prevailing rates, while standards of service and hospitality remain unmatched.
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 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
    Care Services
    Hospice
    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
    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
    Breathing support requiring ventilator
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Staff certifications and training:
    All staff have certification and degrees in their area of expertise. All staff has to go through re-training and educational programs regularly and as required by Massachusetts law.
    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
    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
    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:
    If a resident would begin to wander.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    We tailor all programs to meet the needs of the different residents who live here.
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Pet Types Allowed
    Dogs
    Cats
    Birds
    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
    Access to public transportation
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Microwave
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Community
    Opened in:
    2003
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 39
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Chapel
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gardening
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    Storage
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Bible study, Mass, all spiritual religons are praticed if there is a community for it. Bingo, movie nights and a whole array of choices for recreation.
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    HUD or other subsidy
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Variable rent or other fees based on age, income and/or other qualifications
    Buy-in fee amount: $1000
    Damage or security deposit required
    Additional personal assistance fee amount: $1
    Licenses
    MA Assisted Living Facility
    Issued by Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs
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