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) and the NH Department of Health & Human Services require that Nursing Homes limit visitation to help reduce the likelihood of Coronavirus exposure to our patients and residents.

Visits are limited to outdoors following NH Department of Public Health guidelines.  Our New Visitation Guidelines are included below in the Covid Update. Compassionate visits for patients and residents, at end of life, or with a significant change in condition are permitted on an individual basis upon authorization in advance by the facility.

In all cases residents and visitors will be screened for COVID-19 Symptoms and Risk factors of exposure to COVID-19, which include:

► COVID-19 Symptoms

  • Fever (feeling feverish or a temperature of 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit or higher);
  • Respiratory symptoms such as a runny nose, nasal congestion, sore throat, cough or shortness of breath;
  • Whole body symptoms such as muscle aches, chills and severe fatigue;
  • New gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting or diarrhea;
  • Changes in your sense of taste or smell.

Risk factors of exposure to COVID-19

  • Close contact with someone who is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 in the past 14 days (Note: healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment should answer “no” to this question);
  • Having traveled in the past 14 days either:
  • Internationally (outside the U.S.);
  • By cruise ship; or
  • Domestically (within the U.S.) outside of New England (NH, VT, ME, MA, CT or RI)

If resident or visitors screen positive for any questions about COVID-19 Symptoms or Risk Factors of Exposure to COVID-19, then the visitation may not occur.

The detailed visiting guidelines are provided in the Covid Update section below.

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.

COVID Update