Best of Europe - Adult Care Home

Offers Assisted Living

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1632 EAST COCONINO STREET, Cottonwood, AZ 86326
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May 08, 2012

By Ms. Advocate

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Sadly, I moved my mother to this Assisted Living home in early December of 2011. The owners and the caregivers ask me to stay away and not come around to visit with her for a few weeks. (Red Flags). I was always very much a part of my mother's life- especially during her last three years as she was healing from a serious illness and wasn't well. So, with hesitation (sigh), I took their advise and did not come to visit her so that she could bond with the other residents and caregivers- on THEIR advise. I only went there a few times to take her to see her doctor, etc. Also, with my experiences and interaction with the male owner, he left me with the impression that he is very 'hot headed' and very angry. I wasn't comfortable with him whenever I had to speak with him on the phone. He seemed very impatient as well. One month later, SHE DIED!!! I am absolutely devastated! Not only was she my mother, but she was my best friend! Now, I continue to live with the guilt that my mother may have felt that I had adbandoned her! I only live a few miles from that care center. At this point, I cannot find it in my heart to forgive the owners and their two caregivers (who, by the way are a married couple who live their 24/7). In my personal opinion, I don't think they are very professional- especially the two caregivers. They shouldn't tell the families of their residents that they should stay away & not visit!!! If anyone is told this, they need to run as fast as they can! Elderly people most definitely need their family during these difficult times. I absolutely would NEVER recommend this assisted living home to anyone! I would not trust these people with my dog and again, this is my opinion! If it is at all possible, from our own experience, I would never put a loved one in any assisted living home that contracts out with the State! I believe that if one has the funding for private pay, they will have much better care than anyone who has to depend on the State for assistance. I would recommend a family member to help them & care for them BEFORE I would put them somewhere. My mother suffered from an over dose of her blood thinner medication when she was at a previous assisted living home in this same town! The owner was filling her monthly pill container from two different bottles of the medication. One bottle stated Warfarin & the other bottle had Coumidin printed on the label. Obviously, she wasn't paying attention! Mom nearly died as a result and needed several blood transfusions. She had suffered a G.I. bleed and was bleeding out. The doctors told us that it was a miracle that she survived! I stress again, that it is so important for family to be involved daily with their elderly loved ones if at all possible! Ask questions, talk to them and be nosey! It could save their life. Again, this did not occur when she was living at the Best Of Europe. Frankly, I would not recommend moving a loved one there or anyone else!
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Services and Amenities of Best of Europe - Adult Care Home

Room and housing options

  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • Dining Room Shared Meals

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Health services

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes

Languages

  • English

General

  • Resident Capacity: 10

Types of care

  • Meal Preparation
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Best of Europe - Adult Care Home is a senior living provider in Cottonwood, Arizona that offers residents Assisted Living. Contact Best of Europe - Adult Care Home for more details on services and rates.

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