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 (effective May 2021)

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the NH Department of Health & Human Services require that Nursing Homes have visiting protocols that help reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 exposure to our patients and residents.

Visits are available to all of our residents but may require advanced scheduling and following specific guidelines regarding the length of visit, the number of visitors, where the visit occurs and personal protective equipment required during the visit.  

Detailed Visiting guidance is updated in the most recent COVID Update below.  Note:  Updates are posted chronologically with the most recent listed at the end.

Visitors are 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°F or higher)

Respirator 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 is who suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 in the past 14 days (Note: healthcare workings caring for COVID-19 patients while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment are not considered to be “close contacts”)

Having traveled by Cruise Ship or internationally in the past 14 days

Domestic travel outside of New England in the past 14 days for individuals who are either

   ¤     Not fully vaccinated (at least 14 days since 2nd dose in a 2-dose vaccination series or since 1st dose of a 1-dose vaccination), or

   ¤     Greater than 90 days since a confirmed positive test for COVID-19.        


Video Calls

We are happy to assist with coordinating access to video calls with patients and residents.  We can support a wide variety of video calling platforms.   Video calls are coordinated and scheduled through our Activities Department.  Please call (603) 627-5540 ext 7336 or ask to speak with a member of our Activities team.


COVID Update