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Dear Family and Friends,
We understand the huge toll that separation has taken on our residents and families. We are excited to announce that our Genesis-affiliated Centers will now allow indoor visitation at all times and for all residents (regardless of vaccination status), with the exception of the three scenarios listed below. CMS, the federal agency that regulates nursing centers, has updated its visitation guidance due to high resident vaccination rates and a drop in COVID-19 cases around the country. read more
Proudly celebrating 25 years! Nestled on a beautiful quiet campus, you will find Langdon Place of Keene, a 73- apartment Assisted Living community for seniors. Our community is affiliated with Genesis Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest post-acute care providers with more than 400 skilled nursing facilities and assisted/senior living communities in 29 states nationwide.
Langdon Place of Keene offers residents not only the lifestyle choice of peace and tranquility in a country setting, but also the proximity to downtown Keene for shopping, dining out and shows! We are fortunate to be able to offer a variety of sizes and styles of apartments to fit the unique social and financial needs of the prospective resident. Not all residents require care, but should they have health concerns, Langdon Place is able to provide assistance with some activities of daily living. Our in-house Genesis Rehab therapists are available for all of our residents to maintain their independence and facilitate our Rehab Respite program. We strive to meet the social needs of the residents through diverse and exciting recreational programs that include field trips and transportation to local businesses and events.
Langdon Place of Keene also offers a 5 star CMS rated rehabilitation unit that provides comprehensive inpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy. A driving factor in many Residents choosing to move to Langdon is the peace of mind knowing they can recover from illness or injury with the convenience of staying under the same roof! Compassionate care from the people who know YOU best! In addition to our assisted living apartments and skilled rehabilitation unit, Langdon Place of Keene offers a cozy, secure memory care community with 24 private studios and provides specialized programming and activities. There is a beautiful enclosed courtyard with gorgeous flowers and raised garden beds. The dining room is on the end of the building with large windows that offer a view of the woods. We look forward to meeting you and touring you through our community. Please call to schedule an in person or virtual tour of our community soon.
Dementia Care Education by Genesis HealthCare is recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association® for incorporating the evidenced-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas: Alzheimer’s and dementia, person-centered care, assessment and care planning, activities of daily living, and behaviors and communication.
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- ShortStay care
- Memory Support
- Assisted / Senior Living
- Respite care
- Palliative care
- Rehabilitation therapy
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation - including joint replacement, injuries and amputation
- On-site Medical Director
- Attending Physicians
- Registered Nurses
- IV Therapy
- Audiology care
- Colostomy care
- Dementia care
- Personal care
- Podiatry care
- Psychiatric services
- Vision care
- Wound care
- Hospice care
- Pain management
- Case management
- Dietary and nutrition needs management
- Discharge planning
- Individual treatment plans
- Medication management
- 24-hour emergency alert and response system
- Coordinated transportation
- Cultural, educational, religious and social activities
- Recreation activities
- Vitality to You
- Private and Semi-Private Apartments
- Private and Semi-Private Rooms
- Spacious rooms
- Fully air conditioned
- Activity room
- Beautiful Garden(s) / Courtyard(s)
- Conveniently Located
- Private balcony/ porch / patio
- Scenic views
- Beauty Salon / Barber Services
- Cable Television
- Comfortable common and lounge areas to gather with friends and family
- Dining Room
- In-room dining options
- Private dining rooms for family gatherings
- Restaurant-Style Dining
- Alarm system to aid in the security of residents with cognitive deficits
- Computer with internet access
- Laundry facility on-site
- Mail and Newspaper Service
- Pets Permitted
- Pharmaceutical delivery service
- Wireless Internet
- Fireplace in living room
- Heated Therapeutic Swimming Pool
Kathleen NicolsCenter Executive Director
Kathy has been a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator since completion of her MBA at Boston University in 1987. She has been at LPK for just a couple of years, but was familiar with the Center as her mother lived here for 6 years. Kathy has a clinical background as a Medical Technologist. "I am blessed to have the opportunity to work in a profession I love with such a talented group of people." Kathy lives in Dublin with her husband, Mark, and two elderly Shelter cats.
Michael Kasschau, MDMedical Director Rehabilitation Unit
Practice: Keene Family Medicine Court Street Team B
Medical School: MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, 1999
Residency: Family Practice, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX, 2002
Board Certification: Family Medicine, 2002 Family Medicine, 2009
Languages: English and Spanish
Melanie LuciusCenter Nurse Executive
Melanie has been with Genesis Langdon Place Keene for close to 10 years as a floor nurse, the Assisted Living Unit Manager and more recently as the the Director of Nursing. She is a graduate of Saint Joseph School of Nursing and holds a Bachelors Degree in Health Care Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. She has a passion for nursing and delivering the highest quality of care to all patients and residents. She looks forward to continuing her nursing career at Langdon Place of Keene!
Jenny WironenDirector of Admissions
Jenny is the new Director of Admissions and Marketing for the Skilled Nursing Care Center. She is excited to return to a company that is near and dear to her as it was one of her earliest jobs in senior living. Jenny has been a senior living industry professional for over 17 years, 12 years specifically in sales and marketing for skilled nursing care and assisted living. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband Tom and her three children!
Kathy Lavallee, M.S. CCC-SLPDirector of Rehabilitation
Kathy graduated from University of Rhode Island in 1991 with a Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Kathy worked with school age population; acute rehab and outpatient therapy and home health setting before coming to Genesis Rehab. She has worked for Genesis Rehab for 25 years. She has extensive clinical skills in Dysphagia, Speech and Language Treatment, Cognitive Therapy, as well as Voice Therapy. She has additional certifications in VitalStim (e-stim for treatment of swallowing); and Lee Silverman Voice Treatment.
Everyone at Langdon has been just great, I had very good care and CARING as well. I give high praise to the rehab team, if not for them I wouldn't be WALKING out!
A Recent Rehabilitation Patient Testimonial
"I had a very pleasant experience at Langdon. Staff was attentive; facility was clean and neat! "- Joanne M
Joanne was kind to write down all of the staff members names who cared for her that she loved dearly, we appreciate that Joanne! Best wishes for continued recovery!
The care at Langdon has been very good! The LNA's have all been good, extremely caring in making sure I was comfortable and clean!
Everything was fantastic!
I thought everything was fantastic! Everyone did everything they could to try to help. I would recommend to anybody. I was against this from the start (I wanted home) but I'm glad I came.
Dedicated, caring staff
My parents retired to their home region of Northern New England, and have been happy to be at Langdon Place in their later years. The excellent care they receive from its dedicated staff has seen them through a number of medical crises. That is all to the good for them, and is equally important for me and my siblings. Our family is close in heart but each of us children live far away in other regions of the country. And while we take turns visiting the folks throughout the year , it is a great comfort for us to know that they are receiving high quality, friendly care while we are back at our own homes. I've come to personally know many among the Langdon staff and enjoy the close working relationship I have with them regarding my parents' care, especially since I hold their medical powers of attorney. The staff does a wonderful job keeping me informed about their needs and care decisions in a way that shows they truly care for my parents as people, not just patients.
Best wishes for continued wellness!
My therapists all worked with me and made me use all available needs and energy to improve my ability to walk. The nurses were all attentive and helpful!"
- Norman L
I had a bad fall and have spent two and a half months at Langdon. They have been very good to me here. I certainly have never gone hungry!! I got help when I needed it. I recommend this place for anyone who wants to rest and get healed up!
Everyone was very nice here, care was good!
We are so grateful!
We are so grateful for the responsive and compassionate care here! Thank you for getting Mom back on her feet again.
- Lynn S
"Physical Therapy is Fabulous!"
10 out of 10!
If I had to rate Langdon Place on a scale of 1-10, I would have to say 10. The staff are considerate and kind. The furnishings are homelike. The grass and scrubs are manicured and beautiful. The care is very similar to hospital care. Medication is professionally dispensed. The main care is occupational and physical therapy. The therapists are very knowledgeable of their trade and can get the patients back on their feet even better than they were before.
Recent assisted living respite testimonial:
"It is with mixed emotions that I am departing Langdon Place to go home to my own apartment in Bellows Falls, VT. The staff was always very kind, thoughtful, willing to listen and anticipate my needs and those of other residents. It has been a pleasure to spend the last several weeks with both the residents and staff who were happy to be here and a pleasure to be around. I was impressed with the activity staff and the amenities such as the shopping trips and the lunch bunch. If and when the time comes I will be happy to say, I am back." - Hazel G
I had a positive stay at Langdon Place.
I had a positive stay at Langdon Place. I felt the PT and OT helped a lot. I would positively come back again if needed. Nursing excellent!"
- Edward S
Patience and professionalism
My stay at Langdon Place was a positive experience! The professional staff conducted themselves in a kind empathetic manner. When I was discouraged that my progress wasn't fast enough their patience and expertise helped me to continue with my rehab. I now can use a cane to get around along with my walker thanks to their knowledge and skill!
"FIVE stars for Langdon Place of Keene-attentive and friendly staff, great facility; they helped me meet my rehab objectives!"
Nice facility, quiet with pretty landscaping and plenty of parking. The staff is caring and readily available 24 hours a day. The medical and training staff are top notch when working through your needs during your stay. Food is good and plenty of options for many dietary desires and requirements. Rooms are large with nice furniture. TV, phone, lighting along with bedding provide a comfortable environment. Daily environmental training and therapy provide medical recovery and training recovery.
Kind, patient and professional
"My nursing care stay at Langdon Place was made most satisfactory by the kind, patient and professional care of the nursing and aide staff. Their upbeat spirit and encouragement urged me on to a speedy rehabilitation. I cannot say enough about the compassion of the occupational and physical therapists. Their work is outstanding. I have a new found respect for the men and women who devote themselves to the care of the elderly."
Professional and clean
Excellent PT staff, friendly nurses assistants, very professional nursing staff, cleanliness of the facility and like the food."-Barb J.
All of the staff, and the girls that help made my stay so positive! Everyone has been so nice! I always like hearing the sing a long too!
Everything was good
The staff is good! The food is good! The therapy was good, no complaints! If I ever needed rehab again I would come back!
"Everybody was super attentive, (nurse name redacted for privacy) was great! I was hesitant to come as I am sure everyone is, but now I feel more secure going home!!"
This has been an excellent experience. The staff was excellent and I never felt pushed beyond my ability.
- Art F. (2020)
Attentive staff and good food
"Pleasant staff, very attentive. Good food and it was quiet!"
Respectful and compassionate
As a hairdresser working at Langdon Place of Keene I spend a lot of time with the residents and hear from them first hand how happy they are in their new home. I get to see for myself how respectful and compassionate all the employees are with the people that call Langdon Place of Keene home. I’ve been very impressed with Langdon Place.
- Roxanne H.
"Smiles in their eyes"
I was so happy to be home. It would not have been possible without the wonderful care of Langdon. Everyone I came into contact with had, "smiles in their eyes". Thank for providing access to my vaccine!
"Everyone I saw was very friendly and very helpful. Pros all the way. Someone was always here when I needed some help! A+"
Our father was a resident at Langdon Place for four months with several health issues. Langdon Places’ staff was incredibly caring and knowledgeable, helping our family navigate uncertain times during the pandemic and keeping us informed while he was transported back and forth to the hospital. There are scheduled weekly calls, emails and personal phone calls with any changes to the facility. While we weren’t able to see him in person, the staff would place him in front of a window so we could see him and talk on the phone and on his birthday, a staff member came out and met us in the parking lot to bring his gifts to him. The care he received from nursing to rehab was exceptional, and we’ll be forever grateful for his time at Langdon Place."
- Paula S.
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