Questions about Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
We are trained by Teepa Snow and have our own dementia team who trains our staff all the time
What places are near Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
WE have doctor's office, banks, restaurants and grocery store within walking distance. The library is across the street with a beautiful County park.
What transportation services does Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill offer to assisted living residents?
We offer a bus and a private car that transports residents to the doctor's, retail and grocery stores.
What safety features or security measures does Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill offer to assisted living residents?
What sets us apart is we will always have more than the state requirements for caregivers. There are pull cords in each of the rooms.
How does Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We are constantly communicating with families. Once a month we offer family a zoom call with all the directors. All our directors are in touch with family's at least weekly if not more.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill during daytime and nighttime hours?
Our staff-to-resident ratio can range from 5/1 to 7/1 it all depends on the acuity levels of the current residents.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
We have on going training weekly. We are taught hand-over-hand skills with our memory care residents, hand washing, care, bathing, first aid, CPR and so much more.
Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Our average age is 82yrs. The residents love to play cards, listen to live entertainment, attend plays in our local community theaters and Happy Hours a few times a week.
What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?
We have a great walking park at Mulberry Park about 2 miles away. Several restaurants, theaters, and a local movie theatre.
What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill has organized?
We went to Brenau University and attended a musical. Another place we visited was the Botanical Gardens in Athens.
What transportation services does Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill offer to independent living residents?
Mondays - grocery stores and Friday's retail stores. Then we also have a car and a bus that takes residents to doctor's offices and local banks.
What makes the chef or dining program at Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?
We have options for Gluten Free, diabetic safe food and heart healthy foods. Then we offer about 15 items on an everyday menu with an option for menu items that change daily.
What common areas are available for independent living residents?
We have a theater, lifestyles room, Bistro, cafe, dining room, private dining room, court yard with putting green, shuffle board, fire pit and general sitting area around waterfalls, indoor saltwater, heated pool, workout area, pool table and beauty salon.
What safety features or security measures does Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill offer to independent living residents?
We have a 24 hour concierge and a check in system in each apartment
If Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Yes we accept animals and have a dog park in the back of our property.
Does Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?
We have an onsite home care company and physical therapy department.
What safety features or security measures does Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill provide to protect residents who wander?
We have a secure door on our Bridges and Evergreen neighborhoods. The family has the code to get in and out. Our front doors are locked at 8pm in our Assisted living building and Independent living building. Our independent living community has a concierge on staff 24/7.
What programs or activities does Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
We have two separate memory care neighborhoods. One neighborhood call Bridges is for residents who have been diagnosed with Dementia and only need slight cuing. Then we have Evergreen for our more advanced dementia residents. Each neighborhood as a designated engagement staff specifically trained for that specific neighborhood.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our Resident Care Director who is an RN assesses our residents prior to moving in and then after 30 days, 6 months and 1 year. Of course if there is a decline the resident will be assessed.
What techniques does Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We use hand-over-hand to help residents feed themselves if they need assistance.
How does Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Our Resident Care Director and Evergreen Director coordinate care plans to stay in touch with families on a regular basis.
Describe the neighborhood around Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
We are in a great location tucked away behind a main road with wooded area around us for a quiet and peaceful, serene feel.
Is Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
We are affiliated with Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Braselton and Northside Gwinnett.