My mother-in-law has been placed in this nursing home. She’s been there for about 3 months now, and we’re happy with this facility. The staff is very cordial and very friendly. The employees have been there for 20 or 30 years. The place was very clean, but is an older building. It’s relatively close to our home.
Their motto over there is “Our family taking care of your family”. And it’s really true to that because they’re also outgoing and friendly; that’s the reason why we chose that place over the others. We also went in unannounced, so they weren’t as prepared to show us around. We just kind of went in impromptu. We wanted to get a better feel of their attitude and the way they are. The first time we went, it was a Saturday. Someone was gracious enough to give us a tour. The second time, it was a change of shift again. No one was available to walk us around. However, the administrator went out of his way and personally gave us a tour. We had company and they wanted to see where she was going, so we went in the third time. And they were always very accommodating. Their doors were always open, they weren’t hiding anything. We got to see how clean it was; there was no odor when we came in.
She has a semi-private room. She enjoys it. It’s very clean, and it’s spacious. They have a bathroom in each room, and it came with a dresser and a table across the bed, and there’s a flat screen TV. The furniture is nice. She’s very comfortable; she has no complaints. They have a full calendar that they mount on each patient’s wall. They have several, 4 or 5, activities daily that she can select whether she can participate or not. They have bingo twice a week that she participates in. They have other activities, like simple cooking classes, they play cards in the afternoon, they have a hair salon she takes part in, they have outdoor picnics, arts and crafts, glamour hour on Saturday afternoon so she can have her hair done, physical therapy, and singing with the choir. However, they could probably have more variety in meals. My mother-in-law enjoys the food, but I guess they could have more of a gourmet type of food.