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Chelsea Soldiers' Home

91 Crest Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150

Region: Boston


Description of resource: The Chelsea Soldiers' Home/Quigley Memorial Hospital is a state run Veterans' Hospital with acute, long term care, and dormicillary units. Eligible veterans are provided a dorm style room with full meal service. As Veterans need more care, they may progress to supervised programs with 24 hour nursing care or may become eligible for Skilled Nursing Care placement on one of the eight inpatient skilled nursing units. We also have a secure Alzheimers' and Dementia Unit. End of Life care planning is multidisciplinary and individualized to meet the varied needs of the resident. Services offered onsite include pharmaceutical, occupational therapy, physical therapy, chaplain services, social services, recreation therapy, and on-site medical services with an active outpatient department with varied clinics.

Specialized Medical: Clinics: Cancer, Pain, Geriatrics; WOCN-Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Specialist; Pain Service
Support Groups: Prostate Cancer, Alzheimer's, Bereavement

Contact: Sandra Akers, MS, RN
FAX: 617-887-7125


Services provided:
Alzheimer's/Dementia (Adult Day Care)
Education (including Lending Library)
Financial (for Veterans only)
Hospice (Residential Facility)
Specialized Medical (See above)
Support Group (See above) /Counseling (Illness, Bereavement)

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