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The Jewish Home

Nearly five decades of excellence

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For almost 50 years, The Jewish Home For the Elderly has been a first choice for families when there is a need to transition to long-term care, and consider us an extension of their own homes.

Families appreciate the 5-star quality rating, awarded from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services in recognition of the care and services we provide and we are proud of the exceptional professionals that make the difference in the lives of those in our trust.

We Follow Traditional Jewish Observances

Food prepared in the Home is Kosher style, and we offer a Kosher household (Kaufman) for those who prefer. The Berkowitz Family Courtyard Café is also strictly Kosher. On-site rabbinical training programs are established with Yeshiva University and The Jewish Theological Seminary, Shabbat, and Holiday services are held in our beautiful synagogue and near Resident households, enabling spiritual involvement for all.

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The Director of Pastoral Services is a key member of the Leadership Team and coordinates programs with community clergy to offer everyone opportunities for spiritual expression.

 

The Jewish Home is licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health.

An Extension of Your Own Home

Our Household Model of Care offers a home setting where each Resident lives in a house of 14 and enjoys their private room and bath. Shared spaces for dining, living room, den and outside balcony encourage gatherings, socialization and engaging days. Households are staffed with talented and dedicated caregivers, guided by a Resident-centered philosophy that maintains independence and dignity, enabling individuals to live life balanced with quality care to the fullest.

Experienced physicians, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, recreational therapists, social workers and clergy provide outstanding care and support the physical, social and spiritual needs of every person we are privileged to serve.

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Take a Look

This virtual tour of  the Household Model used at Jewish Senior Services shows long-term care rooms which convey the feeling of "home" for Residents throughout the building.

Meeting Social and Emotional Needs

Extensive programming connects Residents to the community with a variety of choices that includes daily social activities, family and volunteer visits, trips to theaters, museums and local attractions. We are known for our warm and friendly environment and offer:

  • 24-7 nursing care
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Full-time medical staff
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Clinic with podiatry, ophthalmology and dental services
  • Personalized Dementia care
  • Hospice care
  • Beauty Salon and Barber Shop
  • Courtyard 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
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Complementary WiFi for Residents & Guests 
  • Support / networking groups for Residents and families
  • Work Activity Center
  • Dedicated Volunteers

Unparalleled Care

The entire staff at Jewish Senior Services is dedicated to ensuring all Residents have the highest quality of care for optimal living, each and every day.

 

Nationally Recognized

The Home’s medical staff is nationally recognized for teaching and quality assessment programs. We are proud to be one of the few nursing homes approved by the Connecticut State Medical Society to grant physicians continuing education credits. Education and training are regularly provided to all clinical staff ensuring that the latest in treatment approaches are integrated components of service delivery.

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