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National Health Care Associates

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Founded in 1984, National HealthCare Associates (NHCA) has grown into a network of 25 Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation centers located throughout Connecticut and New York. National HealthCare Associates represents nearly 4,500 beds in these geographic areas and employs over 5,000 professional caregivers and related staff. National HealthCare Associates facilities utilize over 250 physicians in specialty areas including gerontology, internal medicine, family practice, psychiatry, pulmonology, orthopedics, rehabilitative medicine, neurology, podiatry and surgery. National HealthCare Associates also employs and contracts Advance Practice Registered Nurses to augment its physician specialists to help direct care provided by over 2600 Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants. National HealthCare Associates specializes in Skilled Nursing services for patients and families seeking long term care with dignity and respect for their individualized needs. National HealthCare Associates also offers extensive programs for short term rehabilitation in areas including orthopedic, cardiovascular, neurological, and post-surgical recovery. All National HealthCare Associates facilities offer a comprehensive array of physical, occupational and speech therapy that can be provided seven days per week, if needed. While each of National HealthCare Associates' facilities are unique in their geographic setting and physical structure, they all share a common commitment to the highest level of quality care, a focus on customer service and providing a nurturing environment for both patients and families. At National HealthCare Associates...We Touch People's Lives.


Passport Rehabilitation Program

National HealthCare Associate's goal is to achieve the best possible rehabilitative results in the shortest time possible. NHCA strives to return patients to their highest level of functioning and, if possible, to independent living. These services normally follow an acute hospital stay.

NHCA specializes in providing rehabilitation services related to the following conditions:

  • Orthopedic injuries and post-surgical care
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Cardiac disease
  • Respiratory disease and pulmonary conditions
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Wound and decubitus management

Long Term Care (Skilled Nursing)

For more than 20 years, National HealthCare Associates (NHCA) has been recognized as a leader in the Long Term Care industry. Our Medicare and Medicaid certified facilities offer the highest levels of quality care with respect for each resident living in one of NHCA's 25 locations in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Vermont.

All of NHCA's facilities offer comprehensive long term care services, including:

  • 24 Hour Skilled Nursing Care
  • Primary Care and Specialty Physician Services
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Respiratory disease and pulmonary conditions
  • Recreation Therapy with a wide variety of programs, activities and events
  • Nutrition Services
  • Family Counseling
  • Social Services

Palliative Care & Hospice Services Coordination

Working in conjunction with certified Hospice care providers, NHCA offers a wide range of clinical and supportive services aimed at providing comfort and dignity to individuals with terminal illnesses. Services offered within NHCA's palliative care model include:

  • 24 Hour Skilled Nursing Care
  • Medication Management
  • Aromatherapy
  • Spiritual and Emotional support
  • Recreational Programs, as appropriate
  • Family Counseling and Care participation

Dementia/Alzheimer's Programs

NHCA offers specialized services to meet the needs of individuals with a wide variety of dementia related disorders, including Alzheimer's disease. Many of NHCA's facilities provide state of the art facility programs featuring:

  • Secured and Dedicated Dementia units
  • Specially trained staff
  • Wander Guard security systems
  • 24 Hour Skilled Nursing Care
  • Recreation and Activity Programs
  • Nutrition and Medication Management
  • Family Counseling and Education

Respite Care

Caring for someone in need of medical and emotional support requires tremendous energy. For those times when a caregiver needs some relief, whether for a few days or a couple of weeks, NHCA offers respite services. An individual normally cared for at home or similar setting can be admitted to a NHCA facility for a short term stay in order to provide the family caregivers a chance to recover from the stresses of daily care, take a vacation or focus on other personal needs. Services offered in conjunction with a respite stay include:

  • 24 Hour Skilled Nursing Care, as needed
  • Medication Management
  • Recreation programs
  • Physical and/or Occupational Therapy, if indicated
  • Nutritional needs management
  • Family support counseling