Acute Care Hospital for Seniors
Seniors often have different patterns of disease and different responses to treatment than younger adults. Masonicare's Acute Care Senior Hospital is designed to meet the unique needs of and improve outcomes for adults over age 65.
Specialized care for older adults.
As a member of the Connecticut Senior Hospital Alliance, our specially trained clinical and support staff has experience and expertise in caring for older individuals. Our team of geriatricians, geriatric APRNs, nurses, therapists, and social workers exclusively care for the senior population. We provide specialized, routine-level acute care for a number of illnesses common among older adults.
Conditions we treat include:
- Pneumonia/Upper Respiratory Illness
- Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Delirium/Altered Mental Status
A simple admission process.
Our age-friendly setting and admission process sets us apart from traditional hospitals. We accept referrals from community physicians and skilled nursing facilities. Patients are directly admitted to a bed so treatment can begin immediately, with no emergency room to wait in. Our private, 30 bed unit features a quiet, home-like atmosphere. Families appreciate our centralized location, which is easily accessible and features safe and convenient parking.
Physicians may call our 24/7 direct admission line at 866-678-1155 to speak with a nurse who will facilitate the process.
Masonicare Health Center
22 Masonic Avenue, Wallingford, CT