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Suffield by the River

7 Canal Rd
Suffield, CT 06078-1970
(860) 668-6672
Fax: (860) 668-4470
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Independent Living
Suffield by the River serves Hartford County, CT
  • Assisted Living
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  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    Suffield by the River is a privately-owned facility offering a full array and continuum of services. These services include independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer's/memory care, and skilled nursing, all of which are provided by its long-serving and dedicated staff.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    No licensed physician care provided
    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
    Adult day care
    Mental health counseling
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    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
    Bariatric needs
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    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
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Staff is trained in-service a minimum of 12 hours a year with at least 8 hours of Alzheimer's specific training and 2 hours of pain management.
    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
    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:
    Inability to feed oneself; persistent fall risk; inability to transfer
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Suffield by the River offers a special care program for residents with Alzheimer's disease and related memory issues. We can also accommodate residents with Parkinson's disease.
    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
    Controlled access garage
    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
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Air purification system
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 114
    Dietary Options
    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
    Designated family visiting area
    Fitness trainer
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    TV, media room, or theater
    Payment Sources Accepted
    HUD or other subsidy
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Pet deposit required
    Damage or security deposit required
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Nursing care fee required
    CT Assisted Living
    License No. AL0036
    Issued by Connecticut Department of Public Health
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