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Q: Who determines what level of care I need?
A: Our full-time team of doctors, nurse practitioners and social workers will complete an assessment to decide which level of care would most benefit you.
Q: Do residents have to wake up, eat or go to bed at a certain time?
A: Absolutely not. The continuing care neighborhood at Dodge Park Rest Home is your home. You’re free to structure your day however you see fit.
Q: Is Dodge Park Rest Home a Rest Home community? What does that mean?
A: Yes, Dodge Park Rest Home is a Level IV (Rest Home) community, licensed by the MA Department of Public Health. This means we offer a higher level of care compare to assisted living, plus a variety of care options all in one place, including memory care, long-term care, respite care and short-term stay.
Q: Is there a difference between Rest Home and independent living?
A: Yes. At our memory care facility, you’ll receive a higher level of care, including memory care, respite care, long-term care and short-term stay.
Q: How much does rest home care cost?
A: Rates are much lower at Dodge Park Rest Home than nursing home. The most important benefit you will have at Dodge Park Rest Home is your loved one will be able to stay when funds are depleted, a benefit that not available at Assisted Living facilities.
Q: Will I have to share a room?
A: We have a few plans from private rooms to shared rooms. Room accomodation will depend on your needs and budgets.
Q: How do our doctors compare to other Worcester-area providers?
A: We have the best possible geriatric medical team to provide a unique level of care. Our physicians focus solely on the 65-plus population, so you or your loved one gets expert, targeted care.
Our team includes:
- • Board-certified physicians who average 19 years working with seniors.
- • Nurse practitioners with an average 4 years experience.
- • Nurse clinical specialists in mental health.
- • Highly-trained physical, speech and occupational therapists, dietitians, social workers and more.
Q: Can memory care residents take advantage of the larger Dodge Park Rest Home campus?
A: Of course! Residents can take full advantage of everything Dodge Park Rest Home has to offer, including the clubs and activities, transportation, day trips, walking paths and more.
Q: Are visitors welcome? Do I need to call ahead?
A: You are free to have guests 24-7. There is no need to call ahead. Visiting is entirely unrestricted.