Questions about Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Ongoing, monthly training is provided to all staff.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Pacifica Oxnard is full of thriving seniors who are ready to live in a resort like atmosphere and enjoy socializing with others in a comfortable home setting.
What programs or activities does Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Our activity program is full of exciting outings to movies, museums,plays and restaurants. We also offer our residents who enjoy gardening many raised garden bed, discussions on current events and trips to local stores.
What places are near Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
We have local stores and restaurants in walking distance. Kaiser Permanente in across the street and St. John Regional Hospital is a block away. Our location is SO convenient!
What transportation services does Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard offer to assisted living residents?
There is a van that can transport our residents to physician appointments within the Ventura County area. We also have a bus so groups can travel together to our amazing outings.
What makes the chef or dining program at Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Our top notch Executive Chief creates culinary cuisine for ever meal! The menu is constantly changing and is regulated by a Dietician. If there are any diet restrictions our staff will monitor and regulate meals.
What safety features or security measures does Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard offer to assisted living residents?
Delayed egress doors for our Memory Care area are provide for every entry. The two separate garden areas (one in our Assisted Living and separate area in Memory Care) creates a secure environment with lock gates and fountains in the center for a serene, safe setting.
How does Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Communication is key! Our staff is in constant contact with family members and loved ones. We find out the best way for communication and verify important information is translated immediately when appropriate. Pacifica believes in an "open door" policy.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard during daytime and nighttime hours?
We make sure every resident's care requirements are met with care and kindness. There is "awake" staff for the nighttime hours for all necessary care and we also offer snacks when desired.
If Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
All small dogs and cats with up-to-date vaccination records are welcome. There are two wonderful walking paths for use in caring for our furry friends.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
There is weekly in-services performed by various instructors specialized in cutting edge therapies along with meeting standard health and safety codes under Title 22 Regulations. All state regulated training is provided on site.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Staff is on duty 24 hours a day. In addition to care staff and medication technicians, we have our activities director and nurse are on duty during day hours.
What safety features or security measures does Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard provide to protect residents who wander?
The safety measures Pacifica provides to those residents who wander are necessary monitoring, redirecting and cueing along with secure egress doors.
What programs or activities does Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Our community creates a customized service and assistance plan for each resident with a wide spectrum of care and life enrichment activities, including Music & Memory program and our Creative Arts program.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our Resident Care Director or LVN will evaluate the needs of each resident prior to move-in and repeat when there is a change of condition or every 6 months.
What techniques does Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We offer family style dining for our residents. Some residents require assistance with feeding or one to one encouragement. We also offer special diets.
How does Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Our Resident Care Director, lead care staff or Executive Director will notify by phone whenever there is a concern or change of condition noted in a resident’s health.
Describe the neighborhood around Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Pacifica Oxnard is in a business and medical district. We also have shopping within walking distance.
Is Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
We coordinate services with many home health and hospice agencies in and around Ventura County. Our closest hospital is St, John's Medical Center.