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Reviews of Hansen House
Memory Care Reviews for Hansen House
October 31, 2017
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Questions about Hansen House
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Staff have both classroom and hands on training on caring for those with dementia. Training is completed when starting and throughout their employment.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Our staff to tenant ratio usually runs about 1 to 6 during the day hours. There are times when we have more and times when we have less depending on needs. Over nights there are one staff in each building.
What programs or activities does Hansen House offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
The staff offer both scheduled as well as spontaneous activities based on what the tenants enjoy doing.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
A Registered Nurse assesses each tenant prior to move in, then again within 30 days, annually or upon significant change. Nurse reviews are completed for short term issues..
How does Hansen House keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Our RN, House supervisor, and/or Line staff communicate whenever there are significant changes to services or new orders. Normally if that contact is made with the Power of Attorney.
Describe the neighborhood around Hansen House. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
We are located in a residential neighborhood right on Nash Blvd.
Is Hansen House affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Hansen House has a Nurse Practitioner that visits weekly to reduce the number of physician appointments.
Costs for Hansen House
Cost of Memory Care
Services and Amenities of Hansen House
Room and housing options
- Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites
- Housing Extra: Private Rooms
- Resident Capacity: 34
- Minimum Age: 55
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed
- State Licenses: S0330
About Hansen House
Hansen House of Council Bluffs, IA is a home specifically designed to care for those with memory loss. When it comes to care, our staff-to-resident ratio means customized care tailored to the resident’s preference. Our associates focus on what the residents can do, never what they cannot. Personal care assistants are carefully screened and have completed specialized training for residents with memory loss. All resident care plans and cares are consistently evaluated by a registered nurse.
The community is well staffed ensuring personalized care for each and every resident living at the senior care home. There are a number of stimulating activities organized for the residents to take part in that ensure the seniors are active and engaged. At Hansen house, we respect the needs and privacy of each individual ensuring that caregivers are on standby 24 hours a day but only offer assistance when requested to letting the seniors carry out their daily tasks without interference. Aid is given in carrying out a number of activities ranging from; meal preparation, medication management, mobility assistance as well as care for your lovely cats and dogs.
Some of the amenities available in the group home setting include but are not limited to;
- Pet friendly
- Secured community
- Private rooms
- Private bathrooms
- Activities onsite and offsite
- Beauty salon
- Enclosed courtyard
Hansen House offers you independence, privacy and care all while maintaining high levels of dignity and integrity.
What Makes Us Special
Hansen house is a residential care home located in the serene city of Council Bluffs, Iowa which is the county seat for Pottawattamie County. Strategically located in close proximity to the home are a number of major healthcare providers in the area, as well as churches, parks and drug stores.