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Merimack River Valley House

520 Fletcher St
Lowell, MA 01854-3435
(978) 452-6071
Fax: (978) 654-5118
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Licenses
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    140 Consecutive years of operation; Deficiency free; Gracious Victorian Setting; Your home, not “The Home”; Residential care for women 62 and over
    Female residents only
    Age 62 and over
    Eligibility requirements:
    Independent with ADL’s, medically appropriate, physicians order, private pay or eligible for public support (e.g. SSI, Etc).
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Medication management
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Staff certifications and training:
    CPR/AED r/o year; resident care staff all CAN, LPN or MA; minimum in-service =2 quarterly
    Memory Care
    No care is offered for Alzheimer's or Dementia
    Living Space Options
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Maximum cost: $3100
    Billed per month
    Private bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Maximum cost: $2400
    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
    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
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Community
    Opened in:
    1881
    Number of residents: 27
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    LTC Solutions
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Gardening
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    Storage
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    French
    Portuguese
    Spanish
    Other recreational activities:
    Religious Services, Intergenerational Community groups, Voluntary social group- all on site
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Licenses
    MA Rest Home
    License No. 1123
    Issued by Massachusetts Office of Health & Human Services
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