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Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, the only inpatient skilled rehabilitation center in Orange, provides Rehabilitative and Skilled Nursing services with highly trained professionals committed to ensuring the highest standards of care.

Our physician-driven programs are desiged to attend to the individual needs of each client through a customized treatment plan, ensuring maximum recovery for the return home ... [ more ]

Great News!

We care greatly about your safety, as well as the safety of our residents and staff, during these unprecedented times. Some of you may have read about the recent outbreaks in several Connecticut nursing facilities, and here at Orange Health Care we are being as diligent as possible in the interest of protecting not only our residents' and staff's safety, but also the safety of you and your family. Adhering to the core safety principles of COVID and being outdoors is the best way to do this.

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Orange "Afghan Ladies" Make Donation

Our person-centered Short-Term Rehabilitation program helps people who've experienced a hospitalization due to illness, surgery, or injury finish their recovery until they are well and strong enough to return home. It's great seeing them complete the program, and we love it when they stay in touch! [ more ]

Letter from The Administrator 9/11/2020

Dear ORANGE Strong Family,

As we enter September we cautiously report that we remain COVID free both with our beloved residents and our hardworking and dedicated staff. Staff are being COVID tested, under the Governor's Orders, every other week and our facility and its' Infection Control Practices have been inspected by CT DPH (7) times maintaining our CMS 5 Star rating; the highest possible rating obtainable by the Federal Government.

Our staff continues to work diligently toward maintaining our infection control practices both at work and at home. I would like to take a moment to thank them for their diligence and efforts during these stressful times. They continue to work tirelessly keeping in mind what they do both in our facility AND at home effect all of us. [ more ]

Update and Visitation Guidelines

Guidelines for Outdoor Visitation are now available.  Visits begin on Tuesday, June 16th [ more ]

Happy June!

he Orange Health Care Family is pleased to report a full recovery of all of its in-house COVID cases. These residents are enjoying the NEW normal; one on one outdoor time with staff, a little gardening, open room doors and a bit more freedom within the facility on the Recovery Wings. [ more ]

Great News!

We are happy to report that as of today all but 3 of our in-house residents have reached the Recovery Stage. Fingers crossed, by 5/28/2020, we expect to be able to report that all of our in-house residents have reached that Recovery Stage (please click here for Recovery Stage Info.) That's 39 residents!! Some of our residents have been receiving physical and occupational therapy during recovery while others, who were completely asymptomatic and only tested positive due to our Full House Testing Process, really only needed a "tune up" to return to baseline. Moremore ]

Celebrating our 5 Star Rating!

Please join me in congratulating the dedicated and hardworking staff of Orange Health Care Center as they once again receive the Center for Medicare Services (CMS) highest rating of 5 Stars! [ more ]

5-16-2020 Important Letter to Families

Dear Families and Friends of Orange Health Care,

All of the staff at our facility were shocked and saddened to see our facility misrepresented in an article in today's newspaper. [ more ]

Thank You for Your Patience

To our residents, their families and friends, and all friends of Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, we appreciate your patience and support during this unprecedented time. [ more ]

Letter from The Administrator

The State of CT, in conjunction with the Ombudsman office have requested that we send out the attached letter to inform you that there are plans to develop COVID positive facilities. [ more ]

Staying Active During Social Distancing

As we continue to practice social distancing here at Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, we are committed to not only providing for our residents' care needs and keeping them healthy but to also meet their psychosocial needs, and helping them stay engaged and active.... [ more ]

Words on Parade

Our residents are enjoying roving word puzzles this afternoon while maintaining social distancing. Kudos to Director of Therapeutic Recreation Melissa for creative, fun activities while helping to keep our residents safe and healthy! [ more ]

Letter From the Administrator

I am writing you today to remind you of the measures we have been putting into place since March 9th, 2020. [ more ]

Update 3-18-2020

During this time of heightened vigilance due to COVID-19 we are taking every precaution to keep your loved one safe and healthy. [ more ]

Skype Call Availability Beginning Monday March 16th

In order to assist you in staying in contact with your loved one at Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, we will be offering to assist them with Skype video calls beginning on Monday, March 16th [ more ]

To Our Residents, Families, and Staff

We know many of you are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the novel Coronavirus) and how it may impact us here at Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, and assure you that we are taking the situation very seriously. At this time we do not have any cases diagnosed in our facility. [ more ]

UPDATED: Visitors Not Allowed at This Time

At this time, per State of CT Department of Public Health restrictions due to the global COVID-19 outbreak we are unable to allow visitors to enter our facility. There are no concerns for infection or exposure at Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care Center at this time and we will comply with all guidance from the Dept of Public Health, state epidemiology, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.more ]

Visitation Policy Update 3/9/2020

In light of the global outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, we at Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care Center are working closely with the Connecticut Department of Health and following CDC recommendations to protect our residents, employees, and visitors [ more ]

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Respiratory issues such as pneumonia and COPD flare-ups are common this time of year, and Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care Center's Pulmonary Rehabilitation program is successful in helping patients on their road to recovery. [ more ]

Left Strong and Ready to Get on with Life

We are so happy to have received an outstanding rating from the newest "graduate" of our short-term rehabilitation program! This patient came to us after a medical hospitalization, worked hard with our Physical, Occupational, and Respiratory Therapists, as well as with our Nursing Staff, and was able to return home today [ more ]

Gardening at Orange Rehabilitation and Healthcare

Now that it's high summer our vegetables are thriving under the care of our residents as part of our Therapeutic Recreation program, and gardening can even become part of an indiviual's customized physical or occupational therapy regime to help them during their short-term rehabilitative stay after an illness or injury. [ more ]

"Your staff is wonderful..."

"We have recommended this facility many times to family and friends- your staff is wonderful, kind and caring. Thank you for our mother's care." [ more ]

Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care... the place to go for short-term rehabilitation

"My family knew that Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care was the place to go! From the moment he got there the warm, caring staff made him feel welcome and comfortable and provided exceptional care." [ more ]

Far Superior

We value all feedback, but love to hear from our satisfied clients! [ more ]

Celebrating National Nursing Home Week in Orange

Staff, residents, and visitors were treated to delicious Belgian waffles and all the fixings to kick off National Nursing Home Week. Staff, residents, and visitors were treated to delicious Belgian waffles and all the fixings to kick off National Nursing Home Week. [ more ]

Afternoon Wine and Cheese Pairing Held

Residents and patients were invited Monday afternoon to partake in a fancy "wine" and cheese pairing at Orange Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. [ more ]

Hawaiian Luau

June 21, 2018 - Residents and staff gathered on our garden pation to enjoy the summer weather and great food at ORHC's annual Hawaiian Luau ... [ more ]

4-10-20 Ombudsman's Letter
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14 Day Quarantine After Travel

For the safety of our vulnerable population, your loved ones and our staff, anyone returning from one of the states on Governor Lamont's Travel Advisory list (please see Governor Lamont's press release here) will not be allowed to visit either with an open window or patio visit until a full 14 days has passed since their return. [ more ]

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