Respite Care

at 290 South Street

Affordable Daily Rates

Exceptional, Individual Care in a Homelike Setting

  • Take a short-term stay in a fully furnished room with full-service at Berkshire Place.
  • Ideal for those who need care because of increased safety needs, personal assistance, or a short-term illness.
  • Can provide stress relief for a primary caregiver or assistance when the primary caregiver goes away.
  • An opportunity for a trial period for those considering a long-term stay.
  • Provides an individualized approach to support physical, mental and/or emotional well-being.

10 Reasons To Choose Berkshire Place

Extraordinary Care and Services

Expect the best for you and your loved ones. Berkshire Place is consistently ranked at the top of all senior care facilities in the Berkshires.

Compassion and Trust

Our caring staff builds close relationships based upon an understanding of each person’s life history and interests.

Gorgeous New Facilities

Over 125 years of experience went into the creation of our new facilities with the latest in senior care and modern conveniences.

100% Private Bedrooms

Feel safe and comfortable. Keep your dignity. Every room is a private room with a private full-bath.

We Will Spend Time With You

U.S. News reports that our nursing staff has about 33% more time available than the Massachusetts average. That means more time for you and less waiting for care.

Continuum of Care Retirement Community (CCRC)

We’ll be there for you when your needs change. Keep your relationships with friends and caregivers as you get older.

Local Management

No need to wait for a decision from a faceless corporate executive. Our team is empowered. Every decision is made right here by people who know you.

Great Food

We buy locally and bring in top-quality ingredients. Meals are what you would find at a fine restaurant and can be customized for your preferences.

Affordable Rates

We offer more and charge less than others providing an excellent all-inclusive value. We’re a non-profit We don’t send money to out-of-town investors, but instead reinvest locally into our resident programming, staff, and facilities.

Berkshire Based Since 1888

We love the Berkshires and are active in the community. Our Board of Directors members are well-known local people who care about what happens here.


The highest ranking every year from 2009-2023.

Highest Ratings In The Berkshires

Extraordinary Care and Services With
Personalized Attention
At Affordable Non-Profit Rates
Five Stars

By Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS)

“Berkshire Place lets me take the time to give every resident personal attention. That’s what I like about it here. Management is local and they really care.”
– Connie Caregiver

Schedule a tour today.

Call 413-445-4056 or email us.