St. Clare-Newport’s team of experienced healthcare professionals offer traditional and therapeutic medical services for our elders and support for their caregivers. Each person entering our home receives an individualized care plan to ensure that they receive the very best treatment and care from our staff. St. Clare-Newport is staffed to treat the resident as a whole person and to address medical, psychological and spiritual needs.
Our professional staff includes registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, medical technicians, a social worker, chaplain and food safety-certified chefs. Licensed clinical social workers, registered dietitians and other consultants, including pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and psychiatric support staff are available to help residents maintain optimum health.
At St. Clare-Newport, we are able to care for a wide variety of individuals. St. Clare residents come from home, from hospitals and from other nursing facilities. Although we can care for all age groups 18 years and over, the majority of our residents are 70-plus years. St. Clare-Newport programs are designed to serve the needs of individuals with varied health issues and diagnosises. Diagnostic categories may include:
The services we provide are many. St. Clare-Newport provides around the clock nursing care, so there is always a professional, medical person available. Also available are physical, occupational and speech therapy. These services are provided upon a doctor’s order and can be covered through Medicare. We also provide all meals that have been prepared in our own kitchen under the guidance of a Registered Dietitian. Meals are prepared with the elders’ particular needs and preferences in mind. We also have medical social services available. These services help with the adjustment to our home and monitor any mood and behavioral issue that may arise. St. Clare-Newport also has many wonderful activities from card games to intergenerational activities, current events and socials.
St. Clare-Newport is nestled in the heart of Newport, offering tremendous options for dining, walking, sightseeing and waterfront activities. Our amenities are extensive and include a beautiful chapel with historic stained glass windows and a full time chaplain to meet the spiritual needs of elders.
These services and amenities help make our home able to meet the needs of a variety of elders. Coupled with our welcoming environment where elders enjoy the companionship of our cats, Clare, Francis and Pepper, St. Clare-Newport truly is a cheerful place to live. St. Clare-Newport does maintain a waiting list for residency. In order to obtain placement, simply complete the application found here. For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact Mary Beth Daigneault, Administrator.