Questions about Charter Senior Living of Buford
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Monthly training from the Dementia Specialist, as well as internal classes
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Charter Senior Living of Buford. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
The average age of our residents are between the ages of 75-82 yrs. of age. Definitely BINGO, Exercise class, Wal-Mart & Dollar Tree trips, FOOD, Gardening, Crafts, Singing and Church services are some of our residents favorites activities.
What programs or activities does Charter Senior Living of Buford offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Optimum Life Programming, residents provide input to create a program to enrich the lives of our residents.
What places are near Charter Senior Living of Buford or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
What transportation services does Charter Senior Living of Buford offer to assisted living residents?
Handicap Accessible van for resident programs, transportation to doctor appointments on Wednesday morning within a 15-mile radius.
What makes the chef or dining program at Charter Senior Living of Buford exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Excellent dining program, residents have weekly meetings with Chef to
discuss the menu for the upcoming week.
What safety features or security measures does Charter Senior Living of Buford offer to assisted living residents?
24 hour care staff
How does Charter Senior Living of Buford keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Quarterly Care plan meetings and Nurse on call 24/7.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Charter Senior Living of Buford during daytime and nighttime hours?
We Operate at and above State Guidelines.
If Charter Senior Living of Buford accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
We are Pet-Friendly and have a lot of outdoor living space for dogs to enjoy on their leash.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Monthly trainings and in-services to grow and learn.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Charter Daily Path Programming, full-time activities coordinator
What safety features or security measures does Charter Senior Living of Buford provide to protect residents who wander?
We lock doors at 7:30PM. Care Staff will get an alert when a door opens and staff is required to go to that door to check on residents.
What programs or activities does Charter Senior Living of Buford offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Charter offers many tailored programs and activities to keep our residents engaged. We incorporate the expertise of our professional healthcare workers as well as our residents suggestions to help our residents thrive.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our Health and Wellness Director is a Nurse and will assess at time of moving in – will assess as required by State of Georgia or at the families request.
What techniques does Charter Senior Living of Buford use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We provide structured and scientifically proven techniques to support our memory care residents during mealtimes.
How does Charter Senior Living of Buford keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Regularly scheduled Care Plan meetings with the family and the family is welcome to call our nurse/Staff 24/7.
Describe the neighborhood around Charter Senior Living of Buford. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
We are nestled in a neighborhood setting, nestled in the woods in a very private area of Buford.
Is Charter Senior Living of Buford affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Dr. Randy Cronic’s office visits here each Monday to see residents upon request. We are also very close to North East Georgia Braselton Hospital and Gwinnett Medical.