Questions about Garrett Woods Senior Living Community
What transportation services does Garrett Woods Senior Living Community offer to assisted living residents?
Assisted Living Residents receive help with managing doctor visits. We have a W/C accessible bus for those residents who have difficulty with stairs.
What makes the chef or dining program at Garrett Woods Senior Living Community exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
We pride ourselves in offering home-cooked meals. Our menus are prepared by a Registered Dietician, but our cooks are trained to prepare meals that provide comfort AND nutrition. We offer an Alternative Menu for residents who want something different from the menu.
What safety features or security measures does Garrett Woods Senior Living Community offer to assisted living residents?
All residents are issued a pendant upon admission that can be pushed for emergency services 24 hours a day. Our bathrooms are equipped with an additional emergency pull cord system. These go to a pager system carried by the nursing staff and monitored by the administrator 24 hours a day.
How does Garrett Woods Senior Living Community keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Our nursing staff are all well trained in contacting families about any changes in our residents condition. We call our families at any time there is a concern. We also can email those families that do not live here, if they prefer updates in email.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Garrett Woods Senior Living Community during daytime and nighttime hours?
There are 5 employees on day shift available at all times to see to the care of our residents. Second/Evening Shift have 4 employees and Third Shift (Overnight) is managed by 2 Certified Nurse's Aides.
If Garrett Woods Senior Living Community accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
We are proud to tell prospective residents about our Dog Park which is a closed in area for dogs to run. Residents can take their dogs out, sit in a garden area and let their pet out without worry.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
All of our nurses attend regular training through the local nursing programs and also through the state health care association.
Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Garrett Woods Senior Living Community. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Our Independent Living Residents range from late 70's to mid 80's. Many of these residents still travel, volunteer at local hospitals and charity organizations. We have a large population of card players!
What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?
Garrett Woods is minutes away from Oaklawn Racing and Gaming. We also are very close to the Hot Springs Mall, popular restaurants, movie theater and Exercise Clubs.
What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Garrett Woods Senior Living Community has organized?
Fishing trips, picnics, Day Trips to Arkansas Parks, Day trips to Oaklawn Racing, Movie Outings
What transportation services does Garrett Woods Senior Living Community offer to independent living residents?
Our bus and van provides transportation 5 days a week.