A Banyan Residence has not had one case of COVID-19 since closing to visitors in March. We spoke with SNN regarding the executive order from Ron DeSantis.
Even as your health declines, you can stay in the same room, same building, same section, same area, just to maintain your comfort zone.
A day in the life of a typical resident starts with our caregivers at waking each resident up and helping them shower, get dressed and groomed for the day.
“What if a resident forgets to take their medication?” For A Banyan Residence, that’s not possible. We have a dedicated staff that is trained in medication management.
“What is the general timeline for a resident to move into an assisted living facility?” and our answer, it could be as quickly as one day or even as long as one or two years.
We recommend that the conversation with children about dementia is best had gradually and often rather than just one conversation.
Families typically will turn to respite care when they’re either unsure about moving into an assisted living facility or even if they have a planned absence like a vacation.
The answer is: Absolutely! We actually encourage it and we have a dedicated staff that is more than accommodating for overnight visitors
We find that as people age, they tend to be more reclusive and keep to themselves in their own homes and they miss out on that key socialization aspects that makes people happy.
Now as we talk about couples living together, it is absolutely not uncommon to have couples move in and oftentimes what we find is one of the partners
People frequently ask us, “How can you approach a loved one to talk to them about an assisted living facility?”
When choosing an assisted living facility, there are three things we want you to look for – environment, comfort and safety.
A frequently asked assisted living facility question is "What Other Services Are Available to Assisted With Activities of Daily Living?"
If you need to see a doctor, we have doctors and therapists that will come to the facility. We can also arrange for safe transportation to your doctor.
If you need assistance during the night, we have a nurse calling system next to the bed. You pull a cord and somebody will be there within three to five minutes.
Assisted living is largely self-paid. There are a couple of programs out there for veterans that have served, and in this video we discuss those options.
What separates us from other assisted living facilities is we’re more of an exterior environment, so there's many amenities that engage our residents daily.
How one decides whether or not a person or resident is ready for an assisted living facility has a lot to do with their behaviors at home.
When living in an assisted living facility, room & board, utilities, cable, and phone, as well as housekeeping, laundry, and enrichment activities.
The difference between a nursing home and an assisted living facility is that a nursing home provides skilled nursing whereas an assisted living facility provides assistance with activities of daily living.