The Landing of Winder
Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care
Questions about The Landing of Winder
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
All staff will receive monthly training which includes specific, state required dementia training. Additional training will be hosted by the Director of Healthcare, Executive Director, and the Director of Life Enrichment throughout the year, including role play scenarios.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at The Landing of Winder. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Our average residents love to spend time enjoying the outdoors, scheduled activities programming, and experiencing the delicious food that comes from our dinning room. The average age is around 75 and we have a mix of female and male residents.
What programs or activities does The Landing of Winder offer to enrich residents' well-being?
The Landing offers a wide variety of activities to ensure that residents have the opportunity to decide how they would like to participate. The calendar offers activities and outings such as happy hour, ice cream socials, BINGO, trivia, and movie night in our theatre, just to name a few.
What places are near The Landing of Winder or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Apalachee High School is located directly across the street and offers a variety of sporting events and entertainment.
What transportation services does The Landing of Winder offer to assisted living residents?
Transportation services are available at The Landing. A passenger van with wheelchair capabilities will be used during all transports. This form of transportation will be used by the Life Enrichment Department for trips and outings, but can also be used by residents for transportation to and from personal appointments. Depending on the distance from the community, a fee may be associated with personal transports.
What makes the chef or dining program at The Landing of Winder exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Chef Mike found his passion for food and herbs at a young age while cooking and gardening with his Italian grandparents. His grandmother’s advice was to “cook with love” which has been Mike’s motto ever since. Mike believes we should all love and be passionate about what we do every day. When you meet Mike you’ll see he loves people and is passionate about food. Originally from New York, Mike spent many years cooking in Italian restaurants. Menus provide a good variety of foods and flavors. There are always alternative meals offered for those who would like to enjoy a meal other than the highlighted meal of the day.
What safety features or security measures does The Landing of Winder offer to assisted living residents?
The Landing utilizes a wireless nurse call system to ensure the safety of its residents. This system is comprised of resident pendants, pull stations in resident apartments, and nurse call stations in resident apartments. Pendants will be worn by residents and when engaged, caregivers will be alerted immediately. Pull stations and nurse call stations will operate in the same manner, alerting caregivers immediately upon engagement. The AccuShield system will be utilized to screen all third party vendors for background checks and vaccination records prior to giving them access to the community. Visitors will also sign in upon entering the community, thus creating a record of which visitors are visiting which residents. After normal business hours, there will be a video doorbell that will allow visitors to ring the nurses station. Upon ringing the doorbell, a caregiver will utilize the video to communicate with the visitor and allow entry into the community.
How does The Landing of Winder keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
The Landing will utilize a variety of methods to keep in close contact with residents' families. Care Plan Meetings will be held between the resident, the family, and The Landing staff every 3-6 months. These detailed meetings will cover all aspects of life at The Landing, including dietary, activities, and clinical care. This one on one time is a valuable way to communicate changes and create new plans as needed. In addition to Care Plan Meetings, The Landing will utilize quarterly newsletters, monthly family nights, and weekly Facebook updates to communicate with families.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at The Landing of Winder during daytime and nighttime hours?
The Landing will operate on a care staff-to-resident ratio greater than the ratio required by state regulations. The state of Georgia requires a ratio of 1:15 in Assisted Living and 1:10 in Memory Care during waking hours and 1:25 in Assisted Living and 1:1 6 in Memory Care during non-waking hours. The Landing will operate at 1:10 in Assisted Living and 1:6 in Memory Care during waking hours and 1:16 Assisted Living and 1:8 Memory Care during non-waking hours.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
All staff will receive monthly training which includes specific, state required dementia training. Additional trainings will be hosted by the Director of Healthcare, Executive Director, and the Director of Life Enrichment throughout the year, including role play scenarios.
What safety features or security measures does The Landing of Winder provide to protect residents who wander?
The Odyssey Memory Care is a secured neighborhood for residents with cognitive impairment. This neighborhood is only accessible through the use of key-cards. Each staff member will have access and will assist guests and visitors into and out of the neighborhood. This neighborhood is purposefully built into a large oval, which gives residents with tendencies to wander the ability to do so all while allow care staff to provide supervision at all times.
What programs or activities does The Landing of Winder offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
With a very intelligent computer system known as iN2L, our staff is able to interact with our residents and engage them cognitively by selecting activities that relate directly to the resident's interests or memories.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Chad Blackman, RN is the Director of Healthcare for The Landing Senior Living Chad has a patient centered nursing background with vast experience in hospitals, long term acute care, home health and hospice settings. He is passionate about being a health advocate for those who cannot speak for themselves and he believes in promoting a holistic approach to health issues. Chad's leadership exhibits compassion, empathy, and a strong desire to serve. Chad is a PCCN (Progressive Care Certified Nurse) and a member of the Georgia Nurses Association and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Chad will provide all assessments for residents to maintain the proper level of care and individualize care plans.
What techniques does The Landing of Winder use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
The Landing promotes independence, sometimes by changing diets as needed. Finger foods, scoop plate, weighted silverware, etc. Hand over hand technique is used. When total feeding assist is necessary, it will be done 1:1 to preserve dignity.
How does The Landing of Winder keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Any change of condition will be communicated to families via the Med Tech on Duty or Director of Healthcare. Family members are encouraged to communicate questions and concerns with the Director of Healthcare through email or phone. Meetings with care staff can be scheduled upon request of the family.
Describe the neighborhood around The Landing of Winder. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
The Landing of Winder is located in Barrow County with close access to shopping and dining.
Is The Landing of Winder affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
The Landing of Winder is not affiliated exclusively with any hospital, however will utilize hospital in and around Barrow County.
Costs for The Landing of Winder
Services and Amenities of The Landing of Winder
- Rent Plus Care Fees
- Assisted Living Starting At: $2995/month
- Memory Care Starting At: $5650/month
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- 2-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites
- Studio Apartments
- Resident Capacity: 48
- Minimum Age: 65
- Pets: No Pets Allowed
About The Landing of Winder
Our mission at The Landings of Winder is to "Create Home and Enhance the Lives of All Entrusted to Us."
Our team is what makes this community special. The Landing Senior Living invests in C.A.R.I.N.G. staff members, healthcare providers, and vendors who uphold our core values.
Our C.A.R.I.N.G. Core Values are:
- G-Golden Rule
Our All-Inclusive Amenities Include:
- Phone, Internet, & Cable TV
- Housekeeping/Laundry Service
- Emergency Response System
- Digital Visitor Check In
- Fitness Room & Classes
- Activity Room & Events
- Garden, Theater, & Chapel
- Resident Operated Store
- Private Dining Room for Events
- iN2L Cognitive Engagement Technology
- Daily Schedule of Events to Enhance Social, Spiritual, Physical, Emotional, & Intellectual Wellbeing
With resort-style amenities, all-inclusive pricing and the newest technology we deliver quality care to our residents following a person-centered care philosophy. We offer Assisted Living, Memory Care and Respite.
With over 200 years of combined experience in healthcare, real estate, construction, business operations, philanthropy & community support, a collaborative vision was formed to create a safe, relaxed, and fun place for seniors to begin their next journey. Our vision is clear, this is not a dreary, institutional place, but instead, a vibrant community that gives you a reason to get up and going every day. We want to celebrate you, your life, and where you’ve been while creating new memories together as you join this wonderful community. The Landing Senior Living is locally owned and operated, allowing our management team and investors to be involved with every aspect of this wonderful community.
What Makes Us Special
The Landing Senior Living is proud to offer state of the art technology for cognitive therapy, healthcare monitoring, and enhanced safety and security through our valued partners like iN2L technology,My Charlie by All Health Choice and Accushield.Get Costs