We are proud of our person-centered care, our activities that lead to a purposeful life, and our high ratings from the Rhode Island Health Department and the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS). We use an interdisciplinary team approach to care. This involves residents, families, physician, nursing staff, rehabilitative staff, social services, dietary, and activities who develop an individualized plan of care in order that each resident can meet their goals. Our compassionate and highly experienced nursing staff provides 24/7 personal care, which includes:
- Semi-Private and Private accommodations
- Three meals daily and snacks utilizing a selective menu
- Cultural and Social Activities
- Individualized Primary Care
- Beauty/Hair Salon
- Housekeeping and laundry services
- Transportation to doctor appointments, clinics, and medical appointments
- Volunteer Services
- 24-hour Nursing Care
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech Therapy
- Social Services
- Psychiatric Services
- Hospice Services
- Pharmacy Services
- X-ray Services
- Laboratory Services
- Case Management
- Pastoral Services & Chapel
Frequently Asked Questions About Our Skilled Nursing Services
What should I bring as a new resident?
We encourage you to visit Ballou ahead of time to see what items would be most appropriate. Ballou provides basic furniture and toiletries. However, items that can help provide comfort during your stay would be welcome.
Can I bring my personal medications?
Is a skilled nursing facility like a hospital?
Nursing facilities do not have restrictive visiting hours like hospitals. Family members and friends are encouraged to visit. Whenever possible, the residents will eat in a dining room rather than in their rooms. Various activities and outings are offered each day to stimulate and entertain residents.
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