Enhanced Diabetes Care with a Medical Model Approach and 24-hour Nursing
The medical model of assisted living provided by The Herrick House offers a unique opportunity for people with diabetes to gain support while remaining independent. In addition, this model offers peace of mind and security for family members. On the North Shore, The Herrick House is the only assisted living facility offering 24-hour on-site licensed nursing care, 365 days a year.
Unlike other assisted living communities, The Herrick House is able to accommodate all levels of medication needs and support residents with even complex disease management, with the support of Northeast HomeCare. For residents and families, this level of service can provide an added layer of support amongst all the traditional amenities expected from an assisted living facility.
Benefits of the Program
The Herrick House Diabetes Management Program offers many benefits to residents and their families.
Just some of these benefits include:
- Comprehensive disease management equaling better control of symptoms and more stability for resident
- May prevent acute episodes and the need for hospitalization Provides access to a specialized menu of nutritious, diabetes-friendly foods
- Depending on the level of assistance, may be more cost-effective and initial services may be covered by various insurances
- Keeps most residents from prematurely entering a long-term care facility, promoting successful aging in place
- Greater independence and quality of life
- Peace of mind for families that their loved one at The Herrick House has access to 24/7 on-site licensed nursing care
- Full access to The Herrick House’s multidisciplinary team
- Consultations available with a Certified Diabetic Educator for information, education and support
In addition, The Herrick House’s strong partnerships with area healthcare organizations ensures that residents and families gain complete access to additional services as needed. The Herrick House and Northeast HomeCare are both programs of Northeast Senior Health and are affiliated with Northeast Health System, the largest and most comprehensive community-based healthcare network on the North Shore.
To learn more or to schedule a tour, contact The Herrick House today at 978-922-1999, ext. 292 or fill out our online form.