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Long Term Care & Skilled Nursing
Subacute Care and Rehabilitation Services

Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield

55 Scallop Shell Way

Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879

(401) 789-3006
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Long Term Care & Skilled Nursing
Subacute Care and Rehabilitaion Services

Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield

55 Scallop Shell Way

Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879

(401) 789-3006
Schedule a Tour

We're currently welcoming visitors!

We are excited to share that effective April 2nd, 2021 we will be able to welcome visitors back to our facility on a limited basis!

Visits are by appointment only, please call (401) 789-3006 to schedule a visit. Only a limited number of appointments are available each day. Visiting hours are offered between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on weekdays and between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekends and holidays. 
  • Visitors are strongly encouraged to get a COVID test within 72 hours prior to visiting. Please visit Covid.ri.gov for information on testing locations.
  • Visits are currently limited to 45 minutes in duration and to 2 visitors (1 visitor if the visit must take place in a resident room) – Visitors under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All visitors and residents must wear well-fitting face coverings throughout the visit that should completely cover both mouth and nose. Medical grade surgical masks, or higher, are recommended for best protection.
  • Visitors are required to complete a brief health screening, including temperature check, and will need to sign a visitor waiver upon arrival.
  • Visitors may bring items to gift the resident being visited however, food/drink items may not be consumed during the visit in order to comply with masking requirements.
  • Physical contact, such as hand holding, may be allowed if desired by both the resident and their visitor. Both the resident and their visitor must use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol before and after physical contact and must limit the duration of this contact. Embracing and hugging is allowed for brief periods of time as long as both people wear masks. Outside of brief physical contact periods, social distance of 6 feet must be maintained.
  • Residents in quarantine or isolation may not have visitors. This does not apply to approved compassionate care visits.
  • Other restrictions may apply and will be posted at the facility.

View Visitation FACT SHEET here.   View facility Visitation Plan here.
View Monthly Vaccination Data here

About Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield

Located in the Wakefield-Peace Dale area just a few miles west of Narragansett, RI, you’ll find Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield, a cozy community offering subacute rehab, skilled nursing and memory care. Nationally recognized for quality short-term rehabilitation services, Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield provides physical, occupational and speech therapy in a spacious therapy suite on its dedicated rehab unit. Residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood’s Seasons Memory Care program.

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Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield

Services and Programs


  • Skilled Nursing
  • Respite Care

Subacute Rehab

  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Orthopedic Rehab
  • Physical Therapy

Specialty Programs

  • Long-Term Care Therapy
  • Memory Care
  • Palliative Care

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Our priority is to provide a safe, comfortable and vibrant home for you or your loved one. For questions about our community and care options, we welcome you to contact our staff directly. To schedule a virtual tour, please click here.

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