Hillsborough County Nursing Home (HCNH) is located on a scenic hilltop in Goffstown, New Hampshire. The facility is a 300 bed Skilled and Intermediate Care facility which includes a 19 bed Behavioral Unit and a 50 bed special needs Alzheimer's Unit.

HCNH, a non­profit organization, is owned and managed by Hillsborough County dedicated to meeting the Skilled and Intermediate short and long term nursing needs of Hillsborough County Residents. HCNH offers a wide variety of care options utilizing a variety of resources enabling HCNH to better meet Resident/Patient's needs.

We strive to meet higher standards of customer satisfaction and quality of life by providing a wide range of therapies and activities tailored to the diverse needs of our Residents. Our 24 bed Skilled unit brings an added dimension of skilled and sub­acute services to the Hillsborough County community.

David J. Ross
Nursing Home Administrator

HCNH also offers a Hospice program under contract provides specialized services to the terminally ill. Three of our six nursing units exit directly to ground level which add to our warm setting.

HCNH ­ A reputation of quality offering unsurpassed diversity.

Visiting Limitations

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has recommended that Nursing Homes limit visitation to help reduce the likelihood of Coronavirus exposure to our patients and residents.

We are asking that visits not be scheduled at this time.  Patients and residents on Hospice, at end of life, or with a significant change in condition are permitted to have visitors on a limited basis.  In these cases, all visitors are screened following CMS guidelines.

In all cases visitors meeting any of the following criteria would be restricted from visiting:

  • International Travel in the last 14 days
  • Any Travel on a cruise ship in the last 14 days
  • Any Domestic Travel to a State with Community Transmission in the last 14 days.  As of March 13, 2020 these states include: California, New York, and Washington.   The updated list is found at:
  • Any signs or symptoms of a respiratory infection, including:
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Shortness of Breath
  • Contact, in the last 14 days, with anyone:
    • Diagnosed with COVID-19 illness
    • Under investigation for COVID-19 illness
    • Who has been ill with a respiratory illness
  • Anyone residing in a community where community-based spread of COVID-19 is occurring

If you have questions or concerns regarding visiting or current visiting restrictions, please contact the Nursing Home at (603) 627-5540


SKYPE ® Access

We are happy to assist with coordinating access to video chatting with patients and residents through Skype.  This requires the caller to have both a computer with video capability and internet access.   Skype calls are coordinated and scheduled through our Recreation Department.  Please call (603) 627-5540 ext 7336 or ask to speak with a member of our Activities Department.

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