Questions about Oakmont of El Dorado Hills
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
We provide monthly training on dementia care, specializing in redirection, encouragement, programming, engagement, and many more topics.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Oakmont of El Dorado Hills. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Our resident average age is about 84 years old. They enjoy many different activities including fitness, music, arts & crafts, gardening, mahjong, bridge, bingo, and many others!
What programs or activities does Oakmont of El Dorado Hills offer to enrich residents' well-being?
We have an Engagement Coordinator that serves as the residents personal Concierge as they transition into our community. They facilitate a seamless transition in our community. The Engagement Coordinator works with our Activity Director, implementing everyone's likes into our programs and activities. We offer fitness classes, music therapy, gardening, bocce ball, arts & crafts, many different games, and so much more!
What places are near Oakmont of El Dorado Hills or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
We are located close to Town Center, a place to shop, and enjoy fine to casual dining with peaceful lake views. We are close to walking trails, Folsom Lake, South Lake Tahoe, and many other places to enjoy nature!
What transportation services does Oakmont of El Dorado Hills offer to assisted living residents?
We offer scheduled transportation to and from medical appointments, shopping, and leisure!
What makes the chef or dining program at Oakmont of El Dorado Hills exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Our skilled culinary team crafts delicious entrees, garden fresh salads, and mouth watering desserts. All meals are provided.
What safety features or security measures does Oakmont of El Dorado Hills offer to assisted living residents?
Our residents receive an emergency response system. Team members respond 24 hours a day to tend our residents.
How does Oakmont of El Dorado Hills keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We have open communication, always!
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Oakmont of El Dorado Hills during daytime and nighttime hours?
We have personal care aids, medication technicians and wellness nurses to tend to the needs of our residents.
If Oakmont of El Dorado Hills accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Dogs and cats are welcome! We have a few walking paths, along with a pet park for them to enjoy.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Our staff begin their first days here with training in all aspects. Once their on-boarding training is complete, they receive continuous training every month, focusing on Dementia care, and many other topics.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
We are fully staffed, ranging from 3-5 team members at a time.
What safety features or security measures does Oakmont of El Dorado Hills provide to protect residents who wander?
Residents who wander may utilize our safety bracelet.
What programs or activities does Oakmont of El Dorado Hills offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
We help structure their time, allowing engaging activities and meaningful social connections with others. Encouraging participation in physical and brain fitness activities to maintain memory and enhance cognition. Our residents enjoy music, art, lunch outings, movies, scenic drives, and small group gatherings that stimulate conversation and wonderful memories. The Traditions program provides a soothing environment and specialized activities based on music, sensory, and tactile stimulation. Engaging activity stations are placed throughout Traditions, allowing residents to recall meaningful or familiar life experiences and hobbies of their past.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our Health Services Director assesses our residents prior to move-in, and every 6 months, or as needed per change of condition.
What techniques does Oakmont of El Dorado Hills use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We serve meals on colored tableware. There is always soft, soothing music playing in the background.
How does Oakmont of El Dorado Hills keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
We have open communication.
Describe the neighborhood around Oakmont of El Dorado Hills. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
We are located in a generally rural area, 22 miles east from Sacramento State Capital.
Is Oakmont of El Dorado Hills affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Oakmont is not affiliated with any hospital.