'Small House' Nursing Home Model Awaits Legislature's Approval

By Turmelle, Luther | New Haven Register (New Haven, CT), April 25, 2014 | Go to article overview

'Small House' Nursing Home Model Awaits Legislature's Approval


Turmelle, Luther, New Haven Register (New Haven, CT)


WALLINGFORD » A legislative proposal that could spur a $30 million investment in Masonicare's Wallingford campus needs is still awaiting approval by both chambers of the General Assembly.

The proposal by 103rd District State Representative Al Adinolfi, R-Cheshire, would expand the "small house" nursing home model to include Masonicare, said Stephen McPherson, the president and chief executive officer of the Wallingford-based nonprofit, which specializes in health care for senior citizens.

Currently, the pilot program only covers the Jewish Home in Fairfield, McPherson said Thursday.Adinolfi's proposal needs legislative and gubernatorial approval because under current state Medicaid provisions disallow funding of capital projects, he said.

"We're looking to change the model for skilled level nursing care from the large building we have now to a group of small houses," McPherson said. "The idea of this kind of care is making conditions resemble a home in every way."

The "small house" nursing home model at Masonicare would create a system of small, self-contained residences, with room for 14 nursing home tenants in each.

The plan, which wouldn't begin until the end of the current decade if it gets the necessary legislative approval, would include small residences with private rooms and bathrooms, as well as increased roles for support staff and a new level of skilled care.The plan could result in a cost to the Connecticut Department of Social Services during the 2019 fiscal year of up to $2. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

'Small House' Nursing Home Model Awaits Legislature's Approval
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.