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trisinger July 09, 2016
I am a friend or relative of resident
My dad did not want to go into a nursing home, but he was discharged from the hospital not yet ready to take care of himself. We found Serene Setting, and were thrilled. So many nursing homes are sterile, cheerless places devoid of any character whatsoever, and that's exactly what we did NOT want, and what my dad would not have accepted. He'd already been in perfect and sterile, and hated it.
My dad was at Serene Setting for three months or so, until he got his strength back. He was very happy there. So many older people are unable to communicate, which puts them at risk for being abused. My dad was very alert and knew exactly what was going on, and he told us that the residents were all treated very well. The food was good (and he is picky about his food!), and they were sweet about catering to his desires. They would make him a sandwich any time he asked, and always made sure he got food if he missed a meal while at dialysis. Although he wanted to be in his own home, he was happier here than at any of the other nursing homes he had been at. And never once was he allowed to go too low on his blood sugar, like the other places that ignored watching out for him. Praises for Serene Setting! Thank you.
Caring91589750 August 31, 2014
I visited this facility
I visited Serene Setting. It was like a home, with pretty trees -- also with walking trails outside and a nice patio area, and that's what was good about it, but when you walked in the house, it was an older house, it was dated, you had multiple people in most of the rooms, and we only had a couple of rooms. I was not impressed. All the ladies were sitting outside having their dinner. I watched what the people were eating, and what I saw on their plates didn't even look appealing. It looked like slop to me, and most of the people left it behind. So, I could say that they didn't like it very well. We went into the bedroom, the doors in the closet were flimsy and not even set in there straight. However, the people seemed to be caring and the people who were working there had worked there for many years with these people. Their attitude was good. It was just not visually appealing to me.
There was a little garden area outside where they could do a little box gardening, and there was a trail all the way around the house that they could go walking on. There was flat screen TV on the wall with several Lay-Z-Boy chairs, but they were worn and the carpet needed to be replaced in the central area. The central area should be very appealing and nice. To me, it was not. I couldn't say it was dirty, but it was old and used. Beyond that, I didn't see anything. It was just not a place that I would put my mom.
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