Questions about Villas at Killearn Lakes
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
They initially have 8 hours of training prior to working with our Elders with dementia. They have education provided by our nurse or social worker
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Villas at Killearn Lakes. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
The average age is 78 The Villas provides an environment that fosters an opportunity for Elders to express their creative talent, pursue exercise, relaxation, and fulfill basic social and spiritual needs by both organized activities scheduled on a regular basis and self-directed engagement. They love sitting on the porches and walking around the enclosed secured perimeters as well.
What programs or activities does Villas at Killearn Lakes offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Walking groups, chair exercise, music therapy, stretching, balance, trivia, working on our new iN2L tablets,
What places are near Villas at Killearn Lakes or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
We have walking paths around the 6 villas that are secured - no steps in the neighborhood. We are tucked away behind 2 churches. Very quiet
What makes the chef or dining program at Villas at Killearn Lakes exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
The residents have access to the entire Villa - it is their home. They have access to the kitchen and their is a pantry to store their own food. Some enjoy setting the table or participating in the assembling of the meals.
What safety features or security measures does Villas at Killearn Lakes offer to assisted living residents?
Pendants and wander management 1:6. Our ratio is much smaller compared to a larger community with 30 on a wing.
How does Villas at Killearn Lakes keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We email with photos or utilize facebook. Phone calls daily. Families are allowed to schedule window visits with the Elders. We can also assist with Facetime
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Villas at Killearn Lakes during daytime and nighttime hours?
If Villas at Killearn Lakes accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Small pets are welcome and can enjoy our walking paths and secured and surrounding gated neighborhood.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Minimum 2 Care Partners in each Villa as well as the nurse, Administrator and local owner is available during the day. Overnight there is one Care Partner in each Villa and nurse is on call and manager on duty.
What safety features or security measures does Villas at Killearn Lakes provide to protect residents who wander?
We will assess the residents prior to move in and upon move in to see if they are a wander risk. Elder will be provided a wander guard if an elopement risk and all staff will be notified. The gate will lock automatically if Elder is near gate and another resident or visitor is trying to leave.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
The nurse will assess health and cognitive functioning.
What techniques does Villas at Killearn Lakes use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
How does Villas at Killearn Lakes keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
We have care plan meetings and if there is any change in condition family is notified immediately.
Describe the neighborhood around Villas at Killearn Lakes. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
The campus is tucked away in Killearn Lakes between 2 churches. It is very safe. No steps throughout the campus. It is gated with a code.
Is Villas at Killearn Lakes affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
We will assist the family in this process if a higher level of care is needed. We are affiliated with FSU Senior Health if an Elder wishes to be seen by one of the geriatricians within the community.