Frequently Asked Questions
What is Assisted Living?
Assisted Living is designed for senior adults who value their independent lifestyle but may need some additional assistance in daily activities such as dressing, bathing, or medication management.
Assisted Living communities are designed to nurture the independent spirit while assisting with the physical activities of daily living. Services provided include bathing, grooming, dressing, and a wellness program. Some states also allow Assisted Living to offer medication assistance and/or wellness reminders.
What is Rehabilitation & Extended Stay?
A Rehabilitative & Extended Stay (Skilled Nursing) provides 24-hour nurse supervision, meals, activities, wellness programming, and health management support to post-surgery and post-hospital residents. In addition, Rehabilitative & Extended Stay Wellness Centers offers long term oversight for individuals who require 24-hour oversight and care management. Nursing staff members develop personalized care plans for each resident and work with them daily to ensure exceptional outcomes.
A Skilled Nursing Facility provides skilled nursing and rehabilitative care such as physical, occupational and speech therapies for the rehabilitation of recovering persons. Residents who are best suited for Skilled Nursing require 24-hour oversight by a licensed nurse.
When should you consider Rehabilitation & Extended Stay?
Each person’s journey is unique, as is every family. However, a good indicator to consider Skilled Nursing as an option is a recent decline in health or a recent hospitalization. If these indicators are present, discuss options with your physician. A personalized assessment will be completed by the Skilled Nursing/post-acute care facility of your choice prior to admission to ensure all needs can be met. Please feel free to call us today to schedule your personalized assessment.