News Release: Fairview Is Grateful To Chelsea Groton Foundation For $5,000 Grant

Fairview Is Grateful To Chelsea Groton Foundation For $5,000 Grant
Fairview will use the $5,000 grant to purchase new main entrance doors for the Health Center.

GROTON, September 2, 2022 – Fairview, a non-profit Life Plan community is grateful to Chelsea Groton Foundation for awarding the community a $5,000 grant. This grant will go towards purchasing new main entrance doors for Fairview’s Health Center.
Executive Director, Billy Nelson shares, “Our main entrance into the health center is of vital importance to our organization for several reasons including infection control and security. As a result of the pandemic and with approximately 500 visitors each month, we must exercise greater control upon entrance, including the adequate screening for COVID-19.”
Fairview is highly regarded as a Five-Star rated health center by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Recently they earned a perfect score with a Five-Star rating in health inspection, staffing levels, and quality measures.  “Only four other health centers in the state of Connecticut and approximately 210 health centers in the nation have achieved this status. This puts Fairview in the top 2.4% and 1.5% of health centers in Connecticut and across the nation respectively. Our exceptional team deserves the credit for this accomplishment,” Mr. Nelson shares proudly.  Fairview’s Health Center was constructed in 1976 and has 110 licensed beds. They provide long-term medical care, short-term and outpatient rehabilitation services, memory and hospice care.
About Fairview: Fairview was founded in 1892 by the Connecticut Independent Order of Odd Fellows Grand Lodge as a non-profit provider of senior housing and healthcare, organized for the purpose of giving aid to those in need and pursuing projects for the benefit of all mankind. Today, Fairview serves the community as a Life Plan Community (commonly known and formerly designated as a Continuing Care Retirement Community) through its long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and independent living options. Fairview’s mission is to inspire individuals to live their best lives by embracing their culture of independence, compassion, and community. Fairview is located on 70 acres with riverfront views, and is the only non-profit Life Plan Community in Southeastern, CT.

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