Sunrise Palos Verdes
Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care
Reviews of Sunrise Palos Verdes
Assisted Living Reviews for Sunrise Palos Verdes
January 31, 2019
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Questions about Sunrise Palos Verdes
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Team members receive on-going quarterly trainings for dementia care.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Sunrise Palos Verdes. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Our population has been termed high functioning and active, per the families & residents who tour our community and others in the local market.
What programs or activities does Sunrise Palos Verdes offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Purposeful meaning activities, personalized to our residents needs when we conduct our individualized service plan.
What places are near Sunrise Palos Verdes or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
We have great local beaches and scenic routes.
What transportation services does Sunrise Palos Verdes offer to assisted living residents?
Personal Transportation is provided Tuesdays & Wednesdays, along with outings and activities throughout the week.
What makes the chef or dining program at Sunrise Palos Verdes exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Our chef brings over 30 years of culinary experience from fine dining and excellence in the senior care industry. We have an exciting monthly brunch we feature for all residents & families we often have 100-150 RSVPs Our culinary team is capable of accommodating a variety of different special diets to meet the individualized needs of our residents.
What safety features or security measures does Sunrise Palos Verdes offer to assisted living residents?
Being the our community was recently built in 2016, it is up to date with the most sophisticated design elements to meet the needs of our residents from spacious restrooms, grab bars, support rails, automatic lighting & much more. Please schedule a tour to see for yourself.
How does Sunrise Palos Verdes keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We schedule a monthly wellness visit with all of our residents and meet with families to review if their care needs on a routine basis or when there is a change in condition.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Sunrise Palos Verdes during daytime and nighttime hours?
We have variable staffing, another element that makes our philosophy of care unique compared to others.
If Sunrise Palos Verdes accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Residents are responsible for the care & well being of their residents. We are pet friendly!
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Sunrise University ongoing trainings that far exceed the states expectations.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
We tend to have one caregiver for every 4-6 residents. This is based on our residents needs.
What safety features or security measures does Sunrise Palos Verdes provide to protect residents who wander?
We offer secured neighborhoods and our doors are secure during the night hours.
What programs or activities does Sunrise Palos Verdes offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Sunrise participates in Live with Purpose programming. This engages our residents in meaningful activities throughout the day.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
The Registered Nurse, who is our Resident Care Director assess each resident prior to move-in, monthly during Wellness Visits and every six months for a comprehensive assessment, as well as if there is a change in condition.
What techniques does Sunrise Palos Verdes use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
Sunrise offers a variety of techniques and strategies to help our residents be as successful as possible during meal times. We offer fiesta ware that provides a stark contrast of colors to stimulate the brain. Finger foods are provided for our residents who prefer to eat "on the go". Each meal has a formal place setting with fresh flowers often arranged by our residents. Choice and individual preferences are very important and respected at Sunrise. We help your loved one by providing simple choices for each meal. Families are also welcome to join their loved ones during meal times.
How does Sunrise Palos Verdes keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Our Coordinators are accessible via email, cell phone or in person. They practice sending regular updates to families regarding their loved ones care and respect how each family member prefers to be contacted or kept informed.
Describe the neighborhood around Sunrise Palos Verdes. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Sunrise is located in Torrance at the gateway to the Palos Verdes Peninsula. We are surrounded by a residential neighborhood that allows many family members to be able to walk over to visit their loved one!
Is Sunrise Palos Verdes affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Sunrise Palos Verdes has created important professional relationships with hospitals and doctors. However, we are not affiliated with any one hospital or medical group. We work with you and your loved one for care to be provided from your hospital of choice.
Services and Amenities of Sunrise Palos Verdes
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- 2-bedroom apartments
- 3-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: Yes
- Studio Apartments
- In Room Kitchenette
- Dining Room Shared Meals
- Resident Parking
- Laundry For Linens
- Laundry For Clothing
- Skilled Nursing
- Medication Management
- Nurse On Staff: Yes
- Offsite Activities
- Religious Services
- Respite Care
- Minimum Age: None
- Pets: All Pets Allowed
- Licenses: RCFE
- State Licenses: 198602237
About Sunrise Palos Verdes
Sunrise at Palos Verdes in Torrance, CA, offers residents the comfort and freedom of a maintenance-free lifestyle—all while surrounded by the vibrancy of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Residents and family alike will enjoy our beautifully landscaped outdoor spaces nestled into the area’s natural surroundings, just minutes from the Pacific Ocean. Within the community, Designated Care Managers provide personalized support—facilitated by Sunrise CareConnect, our electronic health records system—in a warm and loving, yet safe and secure environment. Our community offers assisted living and memory care programs. And as with any Sunrise community, our mission to champion quality of life for all seniors is embodied in the full Sunrise Signature Experience, helping our residents experience the joy of every day—on their own terms.
What Makes Us Special
Sunrise is ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Senior Living Communities" in J.D. Power's first ever Senior Living Customer Satisfaction Study. In addition to earning the highest overall customer satisfaction in J.D. Power's study, Sunrise achieved the highest score in five out of the six study factors. Sunrise ranked highest among its peers for caregiver/staff, which examined customer experiences with responsiveness, concern for needs, professional skill and appearance. Sunrise also ranked highest overall in senior services/activities; resident setup/orientation; rooms, building, and grounds; and food and beverage.