New “household” SNF under construction in Connecticut

A not-for-profit provider of long-term care in southern Connecticut, Jewish Senior Services (JSS) is planning on moving its 360-bed skilled nursing facility in Fairfield, Connecticut across the city line to Bridgeport where the company is building a new senior care campus, to be called Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Campus at Park Avenue. In Connecticut, you cannot move skilled nursing beds unless they are in the new “household” format, where you have groups of 14 private rooms in an area that all share a kitchen and other common areas (known also around the country as Green House Communities). Plus, the new SNFs can only have a maximum of 280 beds. So, in April 2014, JSS broke ground on a... Read More »