Day spa to be added to nursing home facility

NORWICH – In an effort to help their residents feel the best that they can, the United Methodist Home, Pearl and Everette Gilmour Healthcare facility recently applied for a grant that would allow them to add services to their facility. The grant will allow the residential care facility to become one of only a handful in the country to offer resident the services of an on-site day spa.

“We are proud to announce that we are a recipient of a grant from the Greater Norwich Foundation for the initial start-up of an on-site Wellness Day Spa for the residents on campus,” said Director of Activities and Volunteers and Licensed Massage Therapist Kate Conant. The handicap accessible day spa will feature a hydraulic lift massage table, commercial spa quality pedicure stand and barbering stations that are more accessible for the disabled and the elderly. Services provided will include; manicures, pedicures, beautician and barbering services, massage therapy, aroma therapy and reflexology. More services may be added as time goes by.

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