Frequently Asked Questions

Our commitment is providing the highest quality of care and level of safety for our residents. While exact ratios may vary depending on the level of care, St. Francis Rehabilitation & Nursing Center delivers you the most responsive, safe and attentive support.

Your care team will vary depending on the program. Both short-term rehab and long-term care offer a team of physicians, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, dietitians, social workers, nursing assistants and other support staff.Independent living does not provide any direct health care or personal care services.

We accept many forms of payment options and insurance plans for our different levels of care. If you have Medicare coverage, you may qualify for the Medicare Skilled Nursing benefit. If you have commercial health insurance through an employer, you may also be eligible for skilled nursing services. Click here to learn more. We encourage you to verify coverage with your insurance provider prior to your stay.

Program costs vary based on the program and your individual needs. Cost is variable and treated on a case-by-case basis, but our team will work with you to best understand your own options and available payment sources. Click here to learn more.

Cost varies based on the specific program and your insurance coverage. Room/board, meals and all activities are generally included in the cost, with the exception of independent living. Click here to learn more or feel free to contact us

St. Francis Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is a tobacco-free community. Smoking and smokeless tobacco products are strictly prohibited on our property.

We want St. Francis to feel like your home, and for you to be as comfortable as possible within familiar surroundings. Residents may bring photos or décor items, your favorite quilt or blanket, furniture, electronics or personal care items.

You may bring personal valuables or sums of money, but we highly recommend you keep them in either the lockbox we provide or within a dedicated secure location within our facility. We also discourage the use of space heaters.

Any electrical equipment, such as electric blankets, fans or mini-refrigerators, needs to be checked by the facility’s manager upon moving in. Medications from home are not allowed, but our nursing staff will provide more information to ensure you receive proper medication.

Your level of care at St. Francis Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is based on a variety of factors, including your physical condition, mobility, level of independence, insurance coverage and own goals and expectations. While you can click here to learn more, we encourage you to reach out to us so we can discuss the best option to meet your personal needs.

St. Francis Rehabilitation & Nursing Center offers a full range of services and amenities. Click here to learn more.

No – St. Francis proudly serves individuals and families of all religions, beliefs, races and ethnicities.

Yes, you are welcome to contact us and coordinate your stay prior to your arrival. Our staff will also work closely with hospital case managers, discharge planners and providers throughout the transition to make the process as easy on you as possible.

We always welcome – and encourage – visitors to St. Francis Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. While we don’t have any formal visiting hours, we do ask you to be respectful and avoid nighttime and overnight hours, if possible. Our doors are locked after dark, but visitors can be buzzed in after that time.

St Francis Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is a pet-friendly community. We value the importance they can have for our residents. As long as they are up to date on shots, pets are welcomed. Dogs must be leashed or contained at all times. Please see administration for further guidelines.

St. Francis upholds the highest standard of care for our residents, patients and families. All staff undergoes continuing education on a regular basis to stay up to date on regulatory standards and best practices in critical care.

St. Francis has 51 resident beds. We pride ourselves on being a close-knit community, where you’ll receive the personal attention and support you require.

Yes, nearly 90 percent of our spacious rooms are private, more than you’ll typically find in most skilled nursing facilities.

St. Francis Rehabilitation & Nursing Center provides short-term skilled nursing rehabilitation, long-term care, palliative care and respite care programs. Click here to learn more about our various levels of care.

Our address is 406 Court St, Laconia, NH 03246. Click here for directions.

We would love to take you on a personal tour of St. Francis! Please click here or call us at (603) 524-0466 to schedule a time to come in.

St. Francis offers a wide range of social activities to enrich the lives of our residents, introduce new hobbies and build meaningful connections with others. They include arts and crafts, movie nights, “Happy Hours,” seasonal-themed parties, special culinary events, gardening, live entertainment, shopping trips and so much more.

St. Francis offers 24-hour nursing care and support as part of our long-term care, skilled nursing rehabilitation, respite care and palliative care.

St. Francis has an on-site chapel for residents, accessible at any time of day. We also have a weekly Mass and daily communion. 

Yes, we offer comfortable common and lounge areas to gather with family and friends, as well as private gathering spaces and use of our large community center as needed. 

St. Francis offers a variety of flexible meal choices, with fresh and seasonal ingredients, to meet your dietary preferences and lifestyle needs. Click here to learn more.