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Frequently Asked Questions
  • What are the qualifications to becoming a resident?

Perspective residents must be ambulatory (walkers and wheelchairs are okay) and able to exit the building in case of an emergency. They must be able to feed and dress themselves. Because each home is independently owned, various qualifiers will apply. Please call the facility directly to get more information.

 

  • What are the the medication policies?

Some residents are able to take their medications with staff supervision. Some homes have Med. certified Staff that charts and orders all medications. All medications are kept locked in the home. Because each home is independently owned, please call the homes directly to get more information.

 

  • Are the facilities licensed?

Yes  The Department of Public Health inspects and licenses all Residential Care Homes.

 

  • Are Specialized Diets Available?

Yes.  Most all homes meals are prepared with low cholesterol, sodium and fat in mind. Diabetic diets are also available. Call the facility directly to get more information.

 

  • Are the Facilities Protected for Emergencies?

Most homes are fully protected with smoke and heat detectors, along with emergency pull stations at all exits. Systems are monitored by a professional monitoring company and are inspected semi-annually. Homes also have emergency generators to restore electricity during power outages. Because each home is independently owned, please call the facility directly to get more information.