ARI's medical department provides confidential, comprehensive, individualized and up-to-date medical services to people with varying disabilities residing in ARI-managed CLAs or apartments. ARI believes in preventative medicine and follows all aspects of the DMR (Connecticut Department of Mental Retardation) regulations for all persons served.
Each person served has a primary care physician for routine visits. In addition, individuals see highly trained specialists as the need arises. Emergencies are handled by utilizing local emergency facilities.
ARI's Medical supports consist of a full-time Nurse Manager and transportation assistance. Numerous direct service workers trained in basic first aid, medication administration, emergency medical procedures, communicable diseases and infection control, and personal hygiene. These services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you would like more information about our Medical services, please contact Kathryn Prete, Nursing Supervisor, at (203) 324-9258 ext. 3054 or e-mail her at PreteK@arict.org .