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Reviews of Parker Place | Assisted Living
November 01, 2016
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Questions About Parker Place
Assisted Living at Parker Place
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Parker Place. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Overall population of residents living at Parker Place is around 80 and older. They thrive in daily activities and outings!
What programs or activities does Parker Place offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Live to Be Healthy- every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 9am Music Therapy twice a week in our Memory Care unit 6 Daily activities Monthly socials
What places are near Parker Place or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
A beautiful downtown with small shops only blocks away 20 miles from a thriving community Cedar Falls
What transportation services does Parker Place offer to assisted living residents?
All transportation to and from appointments Outings transportation provided by our activities director.
What makes the chef or dining program at Parker Place exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Variety is key! Our residents enjoy a breakfast of their choice and a lunch and supper option If the option that day is not something they may enjoy, they are able to order off our anytime menu with a variety of choices. We have snacks and beverages and a salad bar open 24/7
What safety features or security measures does Parker Place offer to assisted living residents?
Pendants worn around the neck, pushing if needing assistance. Checks by staff Wonder Guard system in our memory care unit Locked doors at night for resident safety.
How does Parker Place keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Parker Place has a SMILE app that keeps families updated with daily activities, and events that their loved one attends. Our nurse is also great about calling families as soon as something happens with their loved one, family is first!
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Parker Place during daytime and nighttime hours?
First shift there are 1 per 15 in Memory Care and 1 per 21 in Assisted Living. Some days we do have a "float" which is an extra set of hands for both Memory Care and Assisted Living.
If Parker Place accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Parker Place does except pets! We have a wonderful outdoor courtyard centered in the middle of the building. Memory Care also has an secured outdoor area for their furry companions!
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Monthly in-services' along with training provided by the RN they are delegated underneath.
What safety features or security measures does Parker Place provide to protect residents who wander?
On Assisted Living, if wandering is an issue or concern for family members, we will provide a wander guard which alerts staff when they are getting close to the outside. In Memory Care, this is a secured unit, so unless wandering is an issue or concern again, we will implement a wander guard.
Memory Care at Parker Place
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Monthly In-Services, Yearly Dementia Training and off-site training's that vary in months.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
1 with a float.
What programs or activities does Parker Place offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Our activity director sets up 6 activities a day that engage all our residents. We also provide Shadow boxes that we encourage family members to sit down with their loved one and make their box something that will bring back some memories of their life!
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Parker Place has a registered nurse that assesses them every 90 days
What techniques does Parker Place use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
Repetitive, having meals at the same time everyday, and providing an activity while they eat to keep them engaged.
How does Parker Place keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
SMILE program and our nurse will call them with any questions of concerns.
Describe the neighborhood around Parker Place. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Very rural, Parkersburg is growing, but for now still a small enough town with a population of 2000.
Is Parker Place affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Grundy Center Memorial Hospital is the closest, but we also work with Allen Hospital in Waterloo or Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo and Sartori Hospital in Cedar Falls.
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Features of Parker Place
- Minimum Rate: $3375/month
- Minimum Memory Cost: $5500/month
- Rent Plus Care Fees
- Fee Structure Extra: We Offer A Month To Month Rental
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- 2-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
- Studio Apartments
- In Room Kitchenette
- In Room Kitchens
- Dining Room Shared Meals
- Beauty Barber Shop
- Computer Room
- Resident Transportation
- Party Space
- General Store
- Tv Room
- Garden And Patio
- Resident Parking
- Features Extra: Library, Fitness Room/Gym
- Laundry For Linens
- Private Cleaning Services
- Laundry For Clothing
Technology and entertainment
- Cable In Rooms
- Technology Extra: Emergency Call System
- Medication Management
- Physical Therapy
- Offsite Activities
- Religious Services
- Lectures Discussions
- Wii Sports
- Fitness Room
- Arts And Crafts
- Activities Extra: Live 2 B Healthy Certified Exercise Classes, Music Speaks Music Therapy For Memory Care, Dare To Dream Program We Help Residents Complete Life Long Dreams.
- Va Benefits Consultation
- Financing Advice
- Guest Parking
- Guests At Mealtime
- Overnight Guests
- Respite Care
- Minimum Age: 55
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed
Range of services
- Physical Therapy
- Licenses: Assisted Living Certificate
- State Licenses: s0300
About Parker Place
Changing the way you live can sometimes be a difficult decision. Parker Place makes that decision a lot easier. At Parker Place you are free from home maintenance, free from safety concerns, free from personal care worries and free from loneliness. Now you have the time to renew old hobbies or learn new ones - At Parker Place you are free.
Your experience at Parker Place will be tailored to the life you are accustomed to living. Your apartment is furnished with your belongings and decorated with your cherished mementos. One and two bedroom apartments are available complete with kitchens or kitchenettes, refrigerators, stove, and a private bathroom. You are able to choose from a variety of apartment styles and floor plans. You are welcome to make yourself at home at Parker Place.
At Parker Place Retirement Community, your care is customized for your unique situation. Our staff can assist you so you can still be part of an active community without any of the hassles or worry that comes with living alone. We create a senior living service plan to ensure that your needs and wishes are met. At Parker Place, your independence is encouraged to make your assisted living experience unlike anywhere else.
What Makes Us Special
The chef customizes special occasion meals, such as birthdays and anniversary's to each resident's taste. Residents take great pride in their raised flower and vegetable gardens. Coffee chats create laughter and fun. Everyone gets involved with something at Parker Place!