Providing Premier Short Term Rehabilitation | 5 Star Medicare Rating
31 Staples Street
Danbury, Connecticut
(203) 794-9466
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Mon - Fri 8:30am - 6:30pm
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Welcome To Hancock Hall

Your Safest Choice for Rehabilitative Services In A Home-Like Setting

Short Term Rehab in Fairfield County

Welcome To Hancock Hall

Your Safest Choice for Rehabilitative Services In A Home-Like Setting

Short Term Rehab

Why Hancock Hall is Your Next Step to Recovery

Our short term rehabilitation staff is ready to welcome you and get you back to living a normal, engaging life. If you had an accident or are recovering from a medical illness and need physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech therapy, our fully trained professionals will create a custom plan tailored to your needs. At Hancock Hall, our short term rehab program focuses on the individual needs of each patient.Read More »

Long Term Care

Providing Peace of Mind & Comfort For Your Loved One’s Long Term Care

Choosing the best nursing home can be a tough task. The decision you make now will be all the difference as a loved one transitions from home to a skilled nursing facility. You can have confidence that our highly trained professional staff will work to ensure a comfortable, caring experience for every long term resident.Read More »

Respite Care

Getting Respite Care is Critical to Surviving as a Caregiver

Caring for your loved one can be stressful and isolating. Hancock Hall offers respite care so you can take time for yourself to relax and recharge knowing your loved one is in a safe and caring facility. You can rest assured that we’ll provide the highest level of care in a home-like environment.

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Senior Rehab Services & Nursing Home Near You| Fairfield County

Hancock Hall is a nursing home near you that specializes in Short-Term Rehab, Long-Term Care, and Respite Care.

Hancock Hall provides a broad range of assistive and rehabilitative services, 24 hours a day, specifically tailored to each patient’s individual care needs while promoting maximum personal independence. Hancock Hall has spacious private rooms, large and sunny lounges, and secure gardens designed to accommodate the needs of our residents.

Our staff members strive to provide patients with a strong sense of community and a family-like atmosphere that enhances both quality of life and therapeutic outcomes. We are a top-rated nursing home in Connecticut.

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Best Nursing Home In Danbury | Fairfield County

Hancock Hall has been serving the Greater Danbury area since 1984. Our skilled nursing staff is ready to provide the best senior care services for every resident and patient.

Hancock Hall offers long and short term residents a complete and comprehensive range of nursing, social and rehabilitative services. We are very proud to offer a full continuum of care that meets the varied needs of our short and long term patients.

Dr. Daniel E. Wollman, MD, Ph.D

Dr. Daniel E. Wollman, MD, Ph.D

We are supervised by  Dr. Daniel E. Wollman, MD, Ph.D.  He works closely with our health services division to ensure the highest quality of medical care is provided to all of our Hancock Hall residents. Dr. Wollman is also a faculty member and lecturer for the Frank M. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. He completed his undergraduate, graduate, and medical training at the University of Pennsylvania and is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Hospice and Palliative Care.

Our History

March - 1984

Filosa Care Center, d.b.a. HANCOCK HALL licensed as an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF). At this time, Hancock Hall was the only free-standing ICF in Fairfield County, CT. Intermediate Care Facilities were the precursors to Assisted Living Facilities.

March - 1984

First resident admitted to Hancock Hall.

May - 1997

Hancock Hall begins to transition from an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) to a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

February - 2001

Hancock Hall expands with new construction to accommodate up to 96 residents; adding on additional large, private rooms, common areas, and outdoor gardens.

October - 2008

Short-term Rehabilitation program developed; identifying a separate, distinct nursing 19-bed unit for sub-acute patients.

December - 2008

Medicare Five-Star Rating system initiated nationwide for Skilled Nursing Facilities. Since its inception in 2008, Hancock Hall has been continually rated the highest Five (5) Stars for Overall Quality.

January - 2014

Hancock Hall named a preferred provider of the Western Connecticut Health Network (now Nuvance Health).

Careers at Hancock Hall

At Hancock Hall, our employees are our most valuable resources. Our goal is to have the best skilled nursing staff in the Greater Danbury area. If you’ve recently completed your CNA course, are a seasoned CNA or are an RN or LPN looking for a new career opportunity, Hancock Hall may be the perfect choice for you.

We offer competitive pay and benefits as well as a culture centered around teamwork and family.

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Why Choose Hancock Hall As A Nursing Home?


Our Philosophy

Our guiding philosophy focuses on the patient, ensuring that their needs are continually met in a skilled, efficient and exceedingly comfortable manner.  This goal is met by a keen attention to our facilities, our staff, and our compassionate culture. 

We staff our facilities with the most highly trained, experienced and supportive medical and care-giving professionals working in exceptionally clean and comfortable, home-like surroundings.   Our management team, led by the original founding Filosa- Malone family, brings a sense of personal commitment, sensitivity, and dedication to quality of life which is unparalleled in the health care industry.

Our staff is comprised of highly trained and experienced skilled nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists, social workers and administrative personnel.  Additionally, our staff is proud to provide an exceptionally supportive, compassionate and family-like atmosphere for our patients.  They are attentive to the needs of the entire extended family and are committed to excellence in patient care.  The exceptional atmosphere of caring, compassion and a family-oriented culture combined with the highest quality health care available is what makes the Hancock Hall experience unique.

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Nursing Home FAQ

Does Hancock Hall Assist With Dementia Care?

Our staff is highly trained and experienced when it comes to helping residents with dementia and memory care.

Is Hancock Hall An Assisted Living Facility?

In short, no. Hancock Hall offers a premium nursing home experience for older adults. Unlike assisted living communities and retirement communities, we offer comprehensive skilled nursing care 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Our staff offers a wide range of medical care and basic help with normal day-to-day tasks.

We develop a holistic plan of care in collaboration with the resident and her family for the best nursing home experience in Connecticut.

Does Hancock Hall Offer Home Care Services?

At this time, Hancock Hall only offers senior care services in our physical location. However, we do offer respite care for family caregivers that need extra support.

What Are The Signs That My Loved One Needs To Be Placed In A Nursing Home?

The signs vary but often include an increase in falls or physical injuries, an increase in medication, declines in personal care and hygiene, a difference in eating habits, and more. For a more detailed analysis, read our article on the signs that it’s time for a nursing home.

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