Top Points to Consider When Selecting the Best Senior Living Facility :
Still wondering what to ask and what to look for when you visit an assisted living facility where you might want to live? Consider the following points:
How is the atmosphere in the facility? Do the residents and staff seem happy? Do the halls and public rooms exude a cheerful vibe? Does it feel like home?
- Staffing Patterns:
How are staff scheduled? Are there more staff members working during busy times, such as during the middle of the day?
- Staff Members:
Do you have an opportunity to talk with a couple of staff members? Are they pleasant and competent
- Other Residents:
What do the residents have to say about the facility? Do they seem like people you’d enjoy living with?
Do you have a chance to eat in the dining room? How was the food? How many meals and snacks are available during the day?
- Handling Health Problems:
Is there a doctor in-house or on-call? Where is the nearest acute care facility? How are health problems handled at the facility?
- The Best Quality Commitment:
How does the facility commit to top quality of care?
- Understanding and Helping:
What services are available at the facility?
- Are there mind and body activities?
Does the facility offer a diverse array of activities? Do they have activities and events that you think you’d be interested in?
- Does it feel like home?
Would I, or my loved one, feel like this facility can be their home?