Blaire House of Tewksbury
Offers Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, Adult Day Care, and Memory Care
Reviews of Blaire House of Tewksbury
Assisted Living Reviews for Blaire House of Tewksbury
January 19, 2019
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November 03, 2018
I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident
January 28, 2012
I visited this facility
Nursing Home Reviews for Blaire House of Tewksbury
November 26, 2016
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February 27, 2015
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Adult Day Care Reviews for Blaire House of Tewksbury
August 21, 2015
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Questions about Blaire House of Tewksbury
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Blaire House of Tewksbury. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Our Assisted Living Residents range in age from early 70s all the way to our oldest resident at 101! Our residents love live music, educational seminars, crafts, gardening, brain games, relaxing outside, movie time, bingo and more.
What programs or activities does Blaire House of Tewksbury offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Blaire House of Tewksbury focuses on brain health by providing brain healthy activities to challenge the brain (word games, trivia etc) and enrichment activities such as yoga, zumba, nutritional speakers and more.
What places are near Blaire House of Tewksbury or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
We are located off of Rt. 38 and set back from the main road in a residential, quiet neighborhood. Residents that are able can enjoy walking in a quiet residential setting.
What transportation services does Blaire House of Tewksbury offer to assisted living residents?
We have our own fleet of vehicles that are fully handicap accessible. Transportation is provided for planned outings and also available for medical appointments or other transporation needs.
What makes the chef or dining program at Blaire House of Tewksbury exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Our assisted living residents enjoy 3 meals a day and snacks. Breakfast is a full breakfast assortment including eggs any style, pancakes, bacon/sausage/ham, cold/hot cereal, fresh fruit, assorted juices, coffee, tea. Lunch is the main meal of the day. A hot soup and fresh garden salad are served along with a main entree choice and alternate entree choice. Dinner is the lighter meal of the day. Residents are offered a hot soup, garden salad and main entree choice and alternate entree choice. We have the ability to work with dietary needs such as ground food, pureed food, etc.
What safety features or security measures does Blaire House of Tewksbury offer to assisted living residents?
We are staffed to state regulations and all residents receive life-line with fall detection to all residents. Checks are conducted with residents if determined needed as part of individualized care plan. Doors lock 8pm-7am for security, visitors can ring bell for access after hours.
How does Blaire House of Tewksbury keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Our Administrative Staff keeps in close contact with family members regarding the resident's individualized care plan. This can include medication changes, behavior changes or illness, etc. We have very open lines of communication and call, email and text family members even after hours.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Our staff must go through certified training every 6 mos, as well as in-house mandatory in services.
What safety features or security measures does Blaire House of Tewksbury provide to protect residents who wander?
Our memory care unit has a wander guard system, secured/alarmed stairwells and elevators. Security cameras are also located in all common areas.
What programs or activities does Blaire House of Tewksbury offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
We have a full time activity director. This position engages with residents to ensure that the calendar of events are to their liking. Activities range from cooking/baking, bingo, intellectual games, arts & crafts, musical events/entertainers, pet therapy and much more.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our Resident Care Director and Wellness Nurse both assess prior to move in and then re-evaluate a care plan every 6 months or earlier if determined needed.
What techniques does Blaire House of Tewksbury use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
Our staff remains in the dining room at all times to ensure all needs are met and safety is ensured.
How does Blaire House of Tewksbury keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
We have very open lines of communication. Our Resident Care Director and Wellness Nurse call and email the family and meet with the on site with any concerns or updates on the resident's health.
Describe the neighborhood around Blaire House of Tewksbury. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
We are located in a residential neighborhood off of Rt. 38 in Tewksbury. The location is very accessable to Rt. 93 and Rt. 495. It is 5 minutes to the highway.
Is Blaire House of Tewksbury affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Yes, Lowell General Hospital is 10 minutes from our location. Saints Medical Center, Winchester Hospital, Lahey Clinic, Lawrence General are all within 30 minutes of our location.
Costs for Blaire House of Tewksbury
Services and Amenities of Blaire House of Tewksbury
- Rent Plus Care Fees
- Assisted Living Starting At: $5668/month
- Nursing Home Starting At: $0/month
- Adult Day Care Starting At: $0/month
- Memory Care Starting At: $6543/month
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: We Do Offer Companion Suites
- Studio Apartments
- Resident Transportation
- Medicare Provider Number: 225548
- Ownership Type: For Profit Corporation
- Date Certified: 10/01/2020
- Resident Capacity: 131
- Minimum Age: 55
- Pets: No Pets Allowed
- State Licenses: Licensed by the state of Massachusetts
About Blaire House of Tewksbury
Frank Romano has owned and operated Blaire House of Tewksbury for over 40 years. Throughout that time, Mr. Romano has strived to offer care, compassion and the highest standards of healthcare delivery possible at a premier senior living community. Our senior living community offers a wide array of services on just one unified campus. This provides clients, residents and families with peace of mind throughout the continuum of care.
- Adult Day Health Center (Mon-Sat 7:30am-4pm)
- Assisted Living Residence (35 Total Apartments, 12 Specialized Memory Care)
- Long Term Living and Short-Stay Rehabilitation (131 Total Beds, 45 Specialized Memory Care)
- PT, OT & Speech Therapy
- Respite Care (Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living)
- Hospice Care
- Senior Transportation
- VA Contracts/Medicare/Medicaid Certified
Blaire House of Tewksbury has been nationally recognized by the American Health Care Association as a Quality Award recipient, as well as locally with excellent surveys by the Department of Public Health and the Joint Commission Nursing Care Center Accreditation. It is conveniently located in the Merrimack Valley area of Northeast Massachusetts, easily accessible to major hospitals, within 5 miles of the intersections of Rt. 495 and Rt. 93, 20 miles North of Boston, as well as close to New Hampshire and Maine access points. We welcome the opportunity to show you our campus and demonstrate how we provide the highest level of quality care, respect, dignity and compassion in a warm, attractive, homelike atmosphere.
What Makes Us Special
If your loved one should need a higher level of care, they can remain with us at our attached Skilled Nursing/Rehab Facility. This means couples can be together, no matter what level of care they require.Get Costs