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1 Long Term Care Rehabilitation Home Care Hospice Day Advocacy and Education Long Term Care Protection

2 For over 40 years, The Jewish Home has been a leader and trusted provider of skilled nursing and senior care services. Through the years, the needs of seniors and the community have changed and we have responded by introducing community programs with Jewish Senior as the umbrella for our services. Our vision is to be the premier provider to support individuals and families. Jewish Senior nearly 800 staff members provide care and services with compassion and a commitment to excellence. Thanks to their efforts and dedication, we have been awarded a 5-star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and a Top Nursing Home designation by U.S. News & World Report. Our flagship nursing home, The Jewish Home, is known for its commitment to education and teaching programs. We partner with area hospitals and train students and nurses from a number of universities and programs. Our clinical staff receives ongoing education to ensure that they are providing the highest possible quality of care and quality of life to those in our trust. Each of our programs and services reflect a Person-centered philosophy that fosters commitment with a customized care plan to meet individual needs. We welcome the opportunity to serve you in either our home or yours through one of our many services. On behalf of our Jewish Senior family, thank you for considering us to meet your needs. Sincerely, Page Long Term Care 2 The Jewish Home Rehabilitation 4 Short Term Rehabilitation at the Goldstein Rehabilitation Center Outpatient Therapy In-Home Therapy Home Care 8 Friedman Home Care Hospice 10 Chaifetz Family Hospice Day 12 Grasmere by the Sea Adult Day Physician Advocacy and Education 14 Institute on Aging Center for Elder Abuse Prevention Long Term Care Protection 16 Senior Choice at Home The Future 17 Andrew H. Banoff President & CEO Jewish Senior JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES 1

3 Long Term Care The Jewish Home Families place their trust in The Jewish Home, thinking of us as an extension of their own homes. Our professional staff members are exceptional caregivers, guided by a Resident-centered philosophy that maintains independence and dignity, while enabling individuals to live life to the fullest. Every time I visit, I ask my Mother about her life at The Jewish Home. I couldn t be more impressed and she couldn t be happier here. Resident s Daughter The Jewish Home s extensive programming connects Residents to the community with numerous choices that encompass daily social activities, family and volunteer visits, and trips to theaters, museums, and other local attractions. We are known for our warm and friendly environment and attentive, loving care that includes: This is captured in our Journey to create a climate where each and every Resident can have home as they define it. This talented team includes physicians, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, recreational therapists, social workers, and clergy who support the physical, social, and spiritual needs of every person in our care. The Jewish Home has been awarded a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare in recognition of the care and services we provide. 24/7 nursing care Full-time medical staff Physical, occupational, and speech therapy Clinic with podiatry, ophthalmology, and dental services Personalized Dementia care Hospice care Beauty Parlor and Barber Shop Café and Gift Shop Pet therapy Recreational activities and cultural/entertainment trips Intergenerational programming Music and art therapy Pastoral services supporting all faiths Kosher dining Support/networking groups for Residents and families Work Activity Center Dedicated Volunteers The Jewish Home is licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health. 2 JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES For more information on The Jewish Home, please contact us at or JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES 3

4 Rehabilitation We understand the unique physiological needs of seniors and offer encouragement and personalized rehabilitation services to ensure clients goals are met. Our Geriatric Physical Therapy Program provides innovative therapy strategies with dedicated therapists, and our Clinical Residency Program encourages innovation and application of the latest therapy practices. Mom s therapist was great, really encouraging her to a level of independence we did not think was possible. She looked beautiful dancing at her great grandson s wedding. Family Member Offered in Multiple Settings A continuous relationship with our therapy staff is possible as rehabilitation services are offered in three different settings to meet individual needs: Short Term Rehabilitation post-hospitalization at our Goldstein Rehabilitation Center Outpatient Therapy at One Post Road, Fairfield In-Home Therapy provided by our Friedman Home Care Agency Three Types of Rehabilitation We provide an interdisciplinary and integrated approach to a client s recovery, with training in neurologic, cardiac, orthopedic, and post-surgical rehabilitation. We offer: Physical Therapy strengthening and flexibility programs, gait training and assistive device use, and fall prevention Occupational Therapy fine and gross motor coordination training and activities of daily living Speech Therapy swallowing disorders, cognitive communication disorders, and speech language disorders 4 JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES 5

5 Rehabilitation Short Term Rehabilitation at the Goldstein Rehabilitation Center Recovering from an injury or illness requires clinical expertise and personalized attention. At the Goldstein Rehabilitation Center, our physicians, nurses, and therapists work with clients throughout their stay to support steady progress and a return to optimal functioning. Individually designed discharge plans ensure continuity of care after returning home. Amenities Café and Gift Shop Recreational activities, computer access, and library Outpatient Therapy We offer a personalized therapy plan, based on physician s orders, that integrates physical, occupational, and speech therapy services as needed. Our tailored programs include evaluations, therapy, and exercise. We also offer specialized senior exercise classes and gym equipment to support ongoing wellness. For more information on Outpatient Therapy, please contact us at or Indoor and outdoor visiting areas For more information on Short Term Rehabilitation, please contact us at or I would like to thank you for the excellent care my Dad received at the Goldstein Rehabilitation Center. Your interdisciplinary team is committed to delivering exceptional care to each and every client Family Member In-Home Therapy We provide therapy in clients homes after a hospitalization or Short Term Rehabilitation stay and ensure that care is tailored to meet their individual needs. Our goal is to help clients be as independent as possible. For more information on the Friedman Home Care Agency, please contact us at or 6 JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES 7

6 Home Care Friedman Home Care Agency Personalized Care in Your Home Our Friedman Home Care helps you at home whether a private home, apartment, assisted living, or independent living community after a hospital stay, or while recovering from an illness. Our team provides one-on-one care to promote recovery, independence, and overall health. I was so comforted to recover at home with such a talented team of professionals. They gave me the confidence to get back on my feet again. Client Medical Home Care Our experienced nurses arrange for skilled nursing visits; physical, occupational, and speech therapy; home health aides; and other home support services. Coordinating with physicians, patients, and families, our team develops an individualized plan to restore health and independence to people living at home. We provide Medicare-certified and licensed home care professionals. Our staff is always available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure optimal client safety and service. Non-Medical Home Care (Companions or Live-In) Non-medical home care is also available to support families on either a short term or long term basis. Our expertise includes finding the right fit between clients and their caregivers, giving peace of mind and support when they need it most. Our full range of services is available with one phone call, making it easy for families and clients to obtain the proper support needed. Skilled nursing services Physical, occupational, and speech therapy Medical social work Nutritional counseling Case management services 8 JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES Home health aide services 24-hour live-in care Meal preparation, housekeeping, transportation, and errand services Assistance with activities of daily living For more information on the Friedman Home Care Agency, please contact us at or JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES 9

7 Hospice Chaifetz Family Hospice The hospice team coordinated all of Dad s care and made him comfortable so we could enjoy the time we had with him. Resident s Son Our team of specially trained nurses, physicians, social workers, home health aides, clergy, volunteers, and bereavement specialists provides comfort care, pain and symptom management, emotional support, and spiritual guidance for patients and families. Chaifetz Family Hospice is a covered Medicare benefit. Medical Pain care and oversight and symptom management Home health aide services Emotional support and spiritual guidance Meal preparation, nutrition counseling, housekeeping, transportation, and errand services Caregiver education and support Grief and loss counseling Staff available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Hospice Care is available offered in a variety of settings: Private home or apartment Hospital The or assisted living community Jewish Home or any skilled nursing facility 10 JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES For more information on the Chaifetz Family Hospice, please contact us at or JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES 11

8 Day Grasmere by the Sea Adult Day Center Grasmere by the Sea Adult Day Program meets clients medical needs in a social environment, improving the lives of older adults. The program is designed to help families who wish to keep their loved ones at home but need affordable assistance during the day. Our dedicated nursing staff will coordinate care with physicians and help with medication management. We provide a variety of recreational options, hot meals, and personal care services to enrich lives. Our beautiful waterfront facility has bright, spacious rooms and a lovely terrace. Professional nursing services Medication and care management Personal care and bathing Outpatient rehabilitation and exercise programs Therapeutic recreational programs and social and cultural trips I don t know what my Mother and I would do without Grasmere by the Sea. Mom comes home with a smile on her face every day she attends. Client s Daughter Nutritious meals and snacks Intergenerational programs and companion animal visits Family counseling and caregiver support groups Personalized Dementia care program Escorted wheelchair transportation Physician Our medical staff offers geriatric assessments and primary care medical services for seniors in the community. Grasmere is accredited by the Connecticut Association of Adult Day Care Centers To make an appointment, please call us at or For more information on Grasmere by the Sea, please contact us at or 12 JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES 13

9 Advocacy and Education Institute on Aging The Institute on Aging provides guidance and support to older adults, supplying crucial answers and advice on senior care issues. We offer a consultative service for older adults, with coordinated medical, psychological, and social interventions that lead to a comprehensive plan of care. Our experienced team comprised of physicians, care managers, social workers, and consultant specialists strives to help manage and limit disease progression and identify support to optimize each client s quality of life. Center for Elder Abuse Prevention The Center for Elder Abuse Prevention is the first shelter in Connecticut, and the second in the nation, founded specifically to offer victims of elder abuse a safe haven. The Center aims to champion safer communities for older adults through advocacy, awareness, education, and outreach. I lost sleep almost every night worrying about Dad until we hired our Care Manager, who has been my eyes and ears ever since. Client s Son I never thought someone we all trusted could do this to my Mom until it happened. The Center saved her life. Client s Daughter Geriatric Assessment psycho-social and cognitive evaluation and caregiver assessment Geriatric Care Management referral services, care coordination, Long Term planning, supportive counseling, and family mediation Emergency services includes helpline, legal advocacy, emergency shelter, geriatric assessment, and care management Consultation and counseling Public education and professional training For more information on the Institute on Aging, please contact us at or 14 JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES For more information on the Center for Elder Abuse Prevention, please contact us at or JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES 15

10 Long Term Care Protection Senior Choice at Home The first of its kind in Southern Connecticut, Senior Choice at Home is a comprehensive membership program for independent older adults. It is an option for individuals and couples who wish to remain in their homes, ensure their care is paid for, and maintain their lifestyle as their health care needs evolve. The program offers the benefits of a Continuing Care Retirement Community without requiring a move or the spending of assets. Each member s short and long term care needs will be provided for, preserving the highest possible level of independent living and preferred lifestyle. When services are needed, one call to the program s care manager is all it takes. All care and services are provided by Jewish Senior with no forms or paperwork to file. It s a great opportunity for the rest of our lives; not to have to worry and our children don t have to worry. Member Social, cultural, and recreational events Guaranteed assisted living or skilled nursing care (if needed) The Future A Bright Future: The Next 40 Years Jewish Senior is deeply committed to providing care for seniors so they may enjoy the highest quality of life possible. We continue to innovate, remaining at the leading edge of care and services available to our community. As a result, we have been recognized as a national model for care, clinical training, and Dementia care. We are planning a new campus to bring together the future of Long Term Care, Assisted Living, intergenerational activities, and the J health and wellness facilities. Individuals who receive the supportive, individualized care at our 5-star skilled nursing home and through our home care services will benefit from this increased integration. A wide range of new possibilities will be available for our community, further encouraging seniors, families, and staff to engage in meaningful relationships built on quality, empowerment, and mutual respect. We have a bright future planned for the entire community. To find out more about our plans, visit or call Medical home care Non-medical hourly or live-in support (errands, meals, companionship, and housekeeping) Transportation services to medically necessary appointments Family support Education programs Care coordination/navigation during a planned or unexpected health event For more information on Senior Choice at Home, please contact us at or 16 JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES 17

11 175 Jefferson Street Fairfield, CT Tel: Fax: Long Term Care Rehabilitation Home Care Hospice Day Advocacy and Education Long Term Care Protection 2013 Jewish Senior. All Rights Reserved.

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