Respite Care with ADL Assistance at Southern Harbor House

Southern Harbor House is pleased to offer respite care to people in need of ADL assistance when space permits. Participants will have the benefit of fully licensed services delivered by trained staff in Southern Harbor House’s state-of-the-art handicapped accessible private suites and the use of all Southern Harbor House’s lovely living areas, including the Sunroom overlooking Southern Harbor.

Private suites may be shared by couples, relatives, or friends when occupancy levels permit. The services required to meet the need of the participant will be identified through one or more of the following;

  • Functional Assessment by an RN (SHH Consultant or North Haven Medical Clinic Provider)

  • Functional Assessment completed by participants Primary Care Provider (with Southern Harbor House form).

  • Family/Caregiver report

  • Administrator Observation

Eligible participants have a demonstrated need in at least one of the following categories;

  • Bathing

  • Dressing

  • Toileting

  • Transfer and ambulation assistance

  • Medication management and monitoring

  • Nutrition

During their stay, participants will enjoy a furnished private suite (bedroom and 1/2 bath) with emergency call bell, linens, twin bed (queen or second twin bed provided for couple or second person), bedside table, lamp, easy chair, wardrobe, bookcase, refrigerator, and TV (cable subscription is $7.50/month). In addition, participants’ fees include:

  • Heat, air conditioning, and electric

  • Use of all common areas (sunroom overlooking Southern Harbor, living room, game/TV room, dining room, open kitchen, and front porch.)

  • Home cooked breakfast, lunch, and dinner served family style or, upon request, in your room

  • Housekeeping and laundry services

  • 24-hour staff availability for companionship, security, and emergency response

  • Arrange or provide on-island transportation for medical needs

  • Arrange or provide off-island transportation for medical needs

  • Coordination of third-party services (medical or personal)

If a respite participant seeks to become a permanent resident, a full reassessment will be conducted, and admission offered depending on care needs and room availability.

Daily Rate: $195

Household Income Adjusted Rates available based on demonstrated need.