This the true independence level. The resident simplly needs a place to live, laundry and room cleaning with meal service. There is very little we need to provide for the Resident other than these 3 services.
This level is for Residents who are ambulatory, continent and oriented to date and place, they simply need a minimal level of assistance. These are individuals who are fairly independent and have no significant medical problems. They may need some assistance with medication reminders, nutrition, hygiene and activities of daily living.
Services include the basic services plus medication management oversight, monitoring for general health and well being, monthly blood pressure monitoring, weight and nutritional assessment. Occasional light lifting or personal assistance may be needed.
Residents with moderate medical problems who are able to perform someself care but may require reminding and general assistance. This clientmay have some memory and / or orientation loss and require assistance with dressing and grooming tasks. Services include bi-weekly assistance with bathing, supervision of hygiene and grooming, nutritional intake and some occasional incontinence management. This person might need a two person assist on occasion or occasional redirecting the Resident.
Residents who are facing a life treating illness without a cure are included in this category. Hospice provides for the special needs of the dying with emphasis on pain management to allow the Resident to live each day to the fullest. The Hospice program follows the Doctor's orders by skilled, compassionate Nurses utilizing pain control and comfort. Hospice works with the family, friends, relatives, responsible parties and professional caregivers in the Adult Family Home.
Services include feeding, positioning every two hours, changing Depends, bed baths, etc. as needed for the Residents well being and comfort till the end.