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Acute Care Hospital Unit

If you need hospitalization or post acute care, Masonicare offers a warm, home-like place to recover in comfort. Our hospital-level Acute Care Unit features a caring, specially trained staff and beautifully appointed rooms where you can focus on recovery.

What is Acute Care?

Post acute care, or acute care recovery, is around-the-clock medical attention to help patients recover from conditions such as:

  • Acute MI (heart attack)
  • Pneumonia
  • Heart failure
  • Unstable angina
  • Septicemia
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Urosepsis
  • COPD

At Masonicare in Connecticut, the focus of acute care is to restore seniors to their previous level of function, encouraging self-sufficiency and independent living.

Admissions: Patients can be admitted 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Your primary care physician will make arrangements with Masonicare. Acute care is considered a hospital admission and is covered by Medicare and most insurance providers.

Whom We Help

We can care for seniors in need of a hospitalization for an acute medical condition.

  • What to expect: Our Acute Care Unit features private and semi-private rooms, and care from a full-time physician, licensed nursing staff, therapists, a dietitian, social services, and pharmacist. During your stay, your family can visit any time.
  • The Masonicare difference: For over 100 years, we’ve been Connecticut’s geriatric-care experts. Our licensed senior health staff is specially trained in acute care competencies, advanced procedures, and the use of state-of-the-art technologies. You’ll find a high nurse-to-patient ratio and team members focused on a full and fast recovery.

Acute Care Unit Features

  • Spacious and inviting private and semi-private rooms
  • Full-time physician hospitalist and 24/7 onsite medical staff
  • Licensed nursing staff specially trained in acute care and chronic diseases
  • On-staff senior health team: physician specialists, social worker, chaplain, registered dietitian, recreation therapist, pharmacist and rehabilitation therapist
  • State-of-the-art acute medical care, including telemetry, I.V. antibiotic therapy, parenteral nutrition, blood transfusions and I.V. therapy and pain management