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Rehabilitation Nursing & Assisted Living

Location
117 North Road                                                                 
Brentwood, NH 03833

Main Phone: (603) 679-5335
Fax: (603) 679-9456

Employment: (603) 679-9337
Accounts Payable: (603) 679-9304
Resident Billing: (603) 679-9303
Medical Records: (603) 679-9306, Admissions: (603) 679-9305

Admission information and Admissions Packet


Jason Smith, Long Term Care Services Director

Visit our blog for the latest updates: https://www.rockinghamcountyltcnews.org/blog/


COVID-19:  We want to thank you for entrusting your loved ones to our care. It’s important for you to know that we are working hard every day to manage this Covid-19 crisis.  We are in constant communication with the NH Department of Public Health, taking this virus extremely seriously, and are doing everything in our power to keep your loved ones safe.

If you have any questions, please contact the nurse manager in the unit where they are residing or the social services department.  Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center phone number 603-679-5335.  You are invited to visit our blog  www.RockinghamcountyLTCnews.org.

We will update this message as warranted and again, thank you for allowing us the privilege of caring for your loved one.

Welcome
Welcome to Rockingham County’s continuum of care approach to long-term care services. Because different levels of care are needed to serve the community, we support and operate a stepping stone approach that offers our assisted living residential care program, as well as the Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Together, these services offer a safe, caring, and sound system of care that allows families to choose the level of care that fits their needs and allows increased services when necessary.

The Rockingham County Campus is owned and operated by Rockingham County. The philosophy of Rockingham County is to provide the highest quality care available to all residents of the campus.

We encourage residents and families to bring small items from home that will assist in making the transition to placement.  Administration and staff wish to do all we can to assist in making the residents and clients of our campus comfortable.

General-Brochure

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Mission 
Rockingham County Long Term Care Services is committed to providing preventative and restorative care to all residents and clients.

The physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological needs are addressed by qualified medical, nursing, and supportive allied health care professionals. These needs are identified in each resident’s/client’s specific plan of care. Through a comprehensive assessment and approach, the staff will endeavor to achieve and maintain the maximum potential of each resident and client.

A safe, comfortable, homelike environment, influenced by the resident’s and client’s individual needs and preferences is provided with careful recognition of each one’s rights regarding confidentiality, safety, spirituality, and quality of life.

At all times the resident’s and client’s wishes are interwoven throughout the care plan. The responsible family members or legal representatives are encouraged to assist in the development of this plan of care.

Licensing and Accreditation
The Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is a dually certified 226 bed Nursing Care Facility offering skilled and intermediate nursing care. It is licensed by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services. Annual Inspections are conducted by the New Hampshire Bureau of Health Facilities Administration.

All Licensed Nursing personnel, Licensed Nursing Assistants, the Administrator, and other professionally trained personnel must maintain current licensure or registration status, ensuring residents the highest quality nursing and medical care.

Location and History
The Rockingham County Long Term Care Services Campus is located on North Road, Brentwood, New Hampshire, and has been in existence since 1869, having begun as an almshouse for Rockingham County residents. The Campus is comprised of five interconnected buildings.

Mitchell Memorial Hospital was built in 1935 to serve as a general county hospital. The hospital was closed in 1944 when the war caused staff shortages. The Mitchell Building was reopened in 1952, and as a result of renovations in early 1992, the building is now home to Administrative and County Offices.

The Fernald Building was built in 1958, with 84 resident care units. In 1974, the Blaisdell Building was completed, providing Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Activities, along with 104 resident care units. In 1980, a portion of the Blaisdell Building became home to the Helen F. Wilson, Adult Medical Day Care Center. In December 2013, the day care program was closed.

December 1992 brought the opening of the John C. Driscoll Building and Elizabeth “Betty” Greene Atrium – a year-round enclosed courtyard, providing residents a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for socializing.

An extension to the Fernald building, completed in 1986, provided an expansion in the laundry, kitchen, and housekeeping facilities, as well as a new staff dining room.

Today the Campus stands as a provider of superior comprehensive nursing and medical care that meets the physical, psychological, and social needs of all residents.

Please visit the additional links under Long Term Care Services for more information, including privacy practices, volunteer information, admission information, and a monthly calendar of events for residents.


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Director of Long Term Care Services: Jason W. Smith

“Much of my experience has been focused on improving service and building trust. I have worked my whole life for one purpose, delivering every single resident the best, person-centered care possible.”

Jason brings over twenty years of experience managing senior living operations. His career has focused on providing leadership to Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing Home Communities throughout New Hampshire and Vermont.

As a middle school student, he started working as a volunteer at Rochester Manor in Rochester, New Hampshire. Jason has done a little bit of everything a person can do in long-term care from leading activities, providing dietary services, to roles in nursing, medical records, social services, and administration. Positions include Executive Director at the Courville Community (Nashua), and most recently, Director of Healthcare Services at Kendal at Hanover a Continuing Care Retirement Community (Hanover).

Jason said, “I grew up in Rochester, and this position brings me closer to my family and friends here in southern New Hampshire. I bring an understanding of the local community with my passion of long-term care and assisted living to our community. I look forward to collaborating with my new colleagues and together fostering a culture of unity and transparency.”

About the Director of Nursing: Michele Melanson-Schmitt

Since 1988, Michele has been working in long-term care in roles as a Licensed Nursing Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, MDS Coordinator, Unit Manager, and Nursing Assistant Director for three years. Michelle earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Rivier College in 2001 and holds a Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership, and Administration. Michele comes to us from the Courville Communities in Nashua, where she served for nine years as their Director of Nursing Services.

Much of my experience has been focused on improving service and building trust. I have worked my whole life for one purpose, delivering every single resident the best, person-centered care possible.

Board of Commissioners’ Public Hearing

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
Public Hearings Notice
Community Development Block Grant Project

The Rockingham County Commissioners will hold four consecutive Public Hearings on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at 3:00 pm, at the Maureen Barrows Conference Room of the Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 117 North Road, Brentwood, NH. Community Development Block Grant funds are available to municipalities through the NH Community Development Finance Authority (NH CDFA). Up to $500,000 annually is available on a competitive basis for public facility projects, up to $500,000 for housing projects, up to $500,000 for economic development projects, and up to $350,000 annually is available for emergency activities. Up to $25,000 is available per planning study. All projects must primarily benefit low and moderate income persons. The public hearings will be on the following:

  1. The progress of the Rock Rimmon Cooperative, a 93 unit manufactured housing park, 112 Long Pond Road in Danville water and septic system improvements CDBG project.
  2. The progress of the CDBG-Covid project that provides funding to service provider subapplicants for costs in preparing for, responding to, or recovering from Covid-19.  Participating organizations include: Seacoast Family Promise and The Upper Room A Family Resource Center.
  3. The progress of the One Sky Community Services rehabilitation of 4 properties that are homes for residents with developmental disabilities.  The properties are: Woodridge House, 14 Woodridge Lane, North Hampton; Prescott House, 311 Prescott Road, Epping; Newfields  House, 40 Newfields Road, Exeter,; and Homecroft House, 78 Dame Road, Newmarket.
  4. NH CDFA has made available a GAP financing pool set aside of $1,500,000 for projects financially impacted by increased costs caused by Covid-19.  This is a request to NH Community Development Finance Authority for up to an additional $240,000 in CDBG GAP funding for the One Sky Riverbend Community Mental Health Millhouse Renovation project.  Due to Covid, construction costs have increased significantly.   One Sky Community Services rehabilitation of 4 properties that are homes for residents with developmental disabilities.  The properties are: Woodridge House, 14 Woodridge Lane, North Hampton; Prescott House, 311 Prescott Road, Epping; Newfields  House, 40 Newfields Road, Exeter,; and Homecroft House, 78 Dame Road, Newmarket.

Provisions for persons with special needs, provisions can be made by contacting the Commissioner’s Office, by telephone (603-679-9350) or mail, at least five days prior to the public hearing.  Please address comments to address below.

Rockingham County Commissioners,
119 North  Road
Brentwood, New Hampshire 03833
(603) 679-9350

Board of Commissioners Public Hearing – FY 2023 Proposed Budget

Public Hearing Notice for Commissioners’ FY 2023 Proposed Budget

A public hearing will be held from 8:30 am to 9:30 am for the Commissioners proposed fiscal year 2023 budget.

Zoom Access: Video: www.zoom.us, Join Meeting, Mtg ID 5808918771 or Phone 646-558-8656 Mtg ID 5808918771

Limited In Person Access:  Hilton Auditorium, Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 117 North Road, Brentwood, NH.  Screening, social distancing and masks required.  Space is limited and restrictions are in place. Please contact Leila Mattila at 603-679-9350  if you are planning on in-person attendance.

LNA Health Careers

FREE COURSE!

Lincensed Nursing Assistance Apprentice Program

Get Paid to Earn Your LNA and Have Your Courses Paid for by Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center! 

The Licensed Nursing Assistant Program will provide you with basic Nursing skills to prepare you and set you up for a successful career in healthcare while working for Rockingham County.

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER HAS PAIRED UP WITH LNA HEALTH CAREERS TO PAY FOR YOUR LNA CLASS!

• YOU WILL BE PAID $13.33 WHILE IN CLASS

• 50 HOURS OF THEORY AND 60 HOURS OF CLINICAL

• STATE TEST EXAM

• 1 YEAR LNA EMPLOYMENT COMMITMENT

$4,000 SIGN-ON BONUS*

* Eligibility for sign-on bonus begins upon acceptance of a LNA position here at Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Example of duties

Course time and Clinicals will be held here at Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

1 year second shift LNA contract upon obtaining your license with the opportunity for a $4,000 sign-on bonus!

APPLY HERE:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rockinghamnh/jobs/3055638/free-lna-course-lna-apprentice-program

Directions

You can get directions from Google Maps by clicking on the red marker on each map, and entering your starting location.

Map 1:
Jail / Sheriff’s Office – 99 & 101 North Road, Brentwood
Human Resources Office – 111 North Road, Brentwood
Rehabilitation and Nursing Center – 117 North Road, Brentwood
Commissioners Office and Finance Office – 119 North Road, Brentwood

Map 2:
Registry of Deeds / County Attorney’s Office – 10 Route 125, Brentwood

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