Nursing Services

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In the spirit of partnership with our patients and residents we design care plans that embrace individual preferences, desires and wishes to the best of our ability.

Nursing services include:

  • Onsite Medical Director coordinates and improves medical services
  • Director of Nursing oversees all aspects of healthcare within the facility
  • IV therapy
  • Dementia care
  • Wound care
  • Respite stays
  • Enteral feeding program
  • Catheter care
  • Colostomy care
  • Ileostomy care
  • Nutrition & hydration programs
  • Medication management & education
  • Pain management
  • Bowel & bladder programs
  • Model environment for nurse training
  • In-house, on-going continued learning courses and LNA training programs
  • Psychologist
  • On-staff registered dietitian
  • Laboratory testing and X-rays
  • Transportation services
  • Off-site dialysis
  • Hospice program
  • Diabetic management & education
  • Restorative nursing
  • Foot care program

Alzheimer’s Care

Our nurses work with the client’s family to create a comfortable environment including simple routines and visual cues as a positive substitute for diminishing mental processes.

Diabetes Management

Our experienced nurses provide help with all aspects of managing diabetes including: blood glucose monitoring, insulin administration and tracking, exercise plan, menu planning, education and more.

Restorative Nursing Program

At Aurora Senior Living of Derry we seek to maximize the quality of life for our long-term care population, who require a specialized restorative program. Of course, this service is included in the room and board fee. The therapy team and nursing staff develop individualized treatment plans for resident care in the areas of:

  • Ambulation
  • Range of motion
  • Activities of daily living
  • Positioning and alignment
  • Skin integrity and wound management
  • Contracture management
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Rehabilitative and social dining
  • Strengthening and restraint reduction
  • Weekly and monthly height and weight monitoring

Dietary Program

  • Provide meals to meet specific dietary and therapeutic needs, according to physician orders
  • Oral supplemental diets are available
  • Regular nutritional assessments from our registered dietitian