What is Assisted Living?

Assisted living is a special combination of housing and personalized support services designed to meet the needs-both scheduled and unscheduled-of those who need help with activities of daily living. Activities of daily living can include tasks related to personal hygiene, laundry, eating, and other similar personal care needs.

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What is Assisted Living?

Assisted Living is Different

How is Assisted Living different than traditional care? One of assisted living’s defining features is the individualized personal care provided to residents who need assistance with activities of daily living or for example help with medications.

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Assisted Living is Different

Who Is NHARCH?

The New Hampshire Association of Residential Care Homes (NHARCH) is a non-profit association dedicated to promoting health, safety, ethical standards and practical efficiency in licensed assisted living facilities throughout New Hampshire.

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Who Is NHARCH?

Proposed CMS Medicaid Rule

By clicking on the link below, you will be taken to the full text of proposed federal rule changes regarding Medicaid eligibility. If enacted as written, the changes would have serious implications for NHARCH members who participate in NH's HC-BC/CFI waiver program and for residents served by the program. Among our key concerns are proposed changes to eligibility requirements including a defined model of AL accommodations which do not exist here in NH (nor in many other states across the country). While the official public comment period has expired, NHARCH has engaged the services of outside counsel and is already moving ahead with efforts to meet with our national elected officials to work in tandem with other states and similarly minded organizations to fight enactment of the proposed rules. Anyone with specific questions may contact our offices at 800-544-0906.

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Proposed CMS Medicaid Rule

About Our Organization

The New Hampshire Association of Residential Care Homes (NHARCH) is a dynamic and professional association of assisted living communities within the state providing residents with assistance in daily living and activities. The Association and its members work closely with regulators and facility owners/administrators to assure the quality of life and care for residents in various members’ homes. It is the statewide affiliate of Argentum and represents more residential care/assisted living providers than any other group in the state.

We provide referral services to member facilities for those seeking to find needed care for a loved one, patient or client. NHARCH is the primary provider of educational forums and programs for those working in residential/assisted living care. Our popular fall annual convention and membership meetings throughout the year also provide an excellent opportunity for learning and networking.


Congratulations to our 2019 Award Winners!

2019 Employee of the Year

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Kathleen Turcotte with colleagues from
Granite Ledges of Concord

2019 Frank Case Government Service Award

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L-R: Jeanne Donohoe, RN, Marilee Curran and Eldon
Munson, NHARCH President

2019 Legislator of the Year
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L-R: Sen. Cindy Rosenwald 
and Gary Cahoon, NHARCH 
Vice President and Legislative
Committee Chairman



 
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events with NHARCH

December 12th, 2019 | Leading with Confidence a 4-Week Training Program (Part 4)

Various Locations (see brochure or online link) See event details

January 14th, 2020 | NHARCH Board of Directors Meeting

NHARCH Offices See event details

January 16th, 2020 | Resident Assessment Tool Training Program

Birch Hill See event details

March 17th, 2020 | Resident Assessment Tool Training Program

Taylor Community See event details

May 20th, 2020 | Resident Assessment Tool Training Program

Riverwoods (The Boulders) See event details

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Assisted Living News

August 14th, 2019 | NHARCH 2019 Fall Convention & Expo

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August 14th, 2019 | 2019 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

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November 29th, 2018 | 2018 NHARCH Salary & Benefits Survey Results Released

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August 7th, 2018 | DHHS Proposes Changes to He-P 805.18(a) Personnel Rule on Criminal Record Checks, Public Hearing Set for August 27

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May 22nd, 2018 | Current He-P804 Rules

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Protection Plus Insurance Program

facility-insuranceYou face challenges everyday, from choosing the right insurance to employee benefits and state and federal compliance issues. Protection Plus is a unique insurance and risk management program exclusively for members of NHARCH, with features including:

  • Specialized Insurance for Residential Care Homes
  • Compliance & Risk Management Services
  • Dedicated Member Portal

Learn more about this program now!

Select NH Locations
Coos County Grafton County Carroll County Sullivan County Cheshire County Merrimack County Belknap County Strafford County Hillsborough County Rockingham County

Belknap

  • Laconia
  • Meredith
  • Sanbornton

Carroll

  • Center Ossipee
  • Freedom
  • North Conway
  • Ossipee
  • Sanbornville
  • West Ossipee
  • Wolfeboro

Cheshire

  • Keene
  • Swanzey
  • Westmoreland

Coos

  • Colebrook
  • Whitefield

Grafton

  • Bristol
  • Lebanon
  • Littleton

Hillsborough

  • Bedford
  • Goffstown
  • Hudson
  • Manchester
  • Merrimack
  • Milford
  • Nashua
  • New Boston
  • New Ipswich
  • Peterborough
  • Temple

Merrimack

  • Allenstown
  • Concord
  • Franklin
  • New London
  • Pittsfield
  • Warner
  • Webster

Rockingham

  • Brentwood
  • Deerfield
  • Exeter
  • Fremont
  • Newmarket
  • Portsmouth
  • Raymond
  • Salem
  • Sandown
  • Windham

Strafford

  • Dover
  • Durham
  • Farmington
  • Lee
  • Rochester

Sullivan

  • Charlestown
  • Claremont
  • Goshen
  • Newport
Select Payment Preferences and Levels of Care

Payment Options

  • HCBC
  • Private

Levels of Care

  • Alzheimer
  • Assisted Living
  • Brain Injury
  • Dementia Care
  • Independent
  • Skilled Nursing
Select Facility Features

Services Available

  • Activities
  • Exercise Program
  • Group Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Linens Laundered
  • Medication Administration
  • Medication Monitoring
  • Nurses on Staff
  • Personal Laundry
  • Personal Transportation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Residence Security
  • Respite Care
  • Snacks
  • Three Meals a Day
  • Visiting Physicians
  • Wellness Program

Amenities

  • Air Condition
  • Bathtub
  • Cable/Satellite TV Outlet
  • Cellphone Services
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Microwave
  • Pets Allowed
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Smoking in Room
  • Stove
  • Telephone Jack

Common Areas

  • Activity Room
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Community Room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining_Room
  • Exercise Room
  • Family/Private Dining Room
  • Garage/Parking
  • Garden Area
  • Gift Shop
  • Library
  • Living Room
  • Music Room
  • Resident Kitchen
  • Smoking Area
  • Storage Room
  • Walking Trails
  • Whirlpool/Spa

Other Options

  • Chapel
  • Guest Suite
  • Religious Services
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