Arlington Place of Oelwein
Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care
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Assisted Living Reviews for Arlington Place of Oelwein
September 29, 2011
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Questions about Arlington Place of Oelwein
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Arlington Place staff attend mandatory bi-weekly training in-services in addition to routine online training courses and one-on-one delegations.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Arlington Place of Oelwein. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Arlington Place residents are kept busy with 6+ social and recreational activities each day, ranging from cards to crafts, outings and culinary experiences. Arlington Place at Oelwein is home to a wide variety of individuals, ranging in age from 65-100.
What programs or activities does Arlington Place of Oelwein offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Arlington Place at Oelwein is proud to offer speech therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy in-house five days a week with Northern Iowa Therapy. Arlington Place residents are also able to participate in Live 2 B Healthy exercise classes three days a week at no additional cost! Arlington Place's Memory Care residents benefit from weekly Music Speaks visits, engaging the residents in music therapy sessions.
What places are near Arlington Place of Oelwein or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Arlington Place is quietly placed on the west side of Oelwein near a beautiful nature trail where deer and squirrels are common visitors. Arlington Place is within minutes of the downtown area where shopping and business resources are located.
What transportation services does Arlington Place of Oelwein offer to assisted living residents?
Arlington Place at Oelwein offers free scheduled transportation to and from appointments, parties, shopping, events and more.
What makes the chef or dining program at Arlington Place of Oelwein exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Arlington Place at Oelwein boasts an experienced culinary team offering made to order breakfast matched with daily lunch and dinner specials. In addition Arlington Place residents have a salad bar and soup of the day with each meal! Residents and guests also have the option to order from the Anytime Menu containing sandwiches, soups and all the comforts of home.
What safety features or security measures does Arlington Place of Oelwein offer to assisted living residents?
Arlington Place at Oelwein residents all have an emergency call pendant to easily reach nursing staff within minutes! Entrances and exits are all alarmed with a silent alarm for residents and guests to come and go discreetly, while still notifying staff.
How does Arlington Place of Oelwein keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Arlington Place at Oelwein's Health Care Coordinator is available 24/7 for resident concerns and family questions. Family members are able to subscribe to weekly email updates about community events and information articles. Arlington Place publishes a monthly newsletter to keep residents and community members up to date on the latest happenings.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Arlington Place of Oelwein during daytime and nighttime hours?
Arlington Place at Oelwein takes great pride in quality care for residents. During day time hours, Arlington Place has 3 Resident Assistants to care for 35 residents. During those same hours, the Health Care Coordinator, is also in the building working on assessments, medications and ensuring residents are receiving the best care. During nighttime hours, we staff 2 Resident Assistants.
If Arlington Place of Oelwein accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Arlington Place at Oelwein is proud to be a pet-friendly community! With a sidewalk trail around the entire perimeter of the building, talking any furry friends for a walk is a breeze at Arlington Place!
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Staff at Arlington Place attend bi-weekly mandatory in-service training, in addition to completing online education sessions.
Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Arlington Place of Oelwein. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Arlington Place's Independent Living is ideal for individuals 45-100 who desire all the comforts and independence of living at home, while having the comforts of knowing nursing staff is close by!
What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?
Arlington Place is just a few minutes from the local golf course, a popular hang out for Independent Living residents. Residents also enjoy routine visits to the Country Cottage Cafe, American Legion and downtown restaurants.
What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Arlington Place of Oelwein has organized?
Arlington Place frequently partners with local businesses to host events ranging from an Alzheimer's Walk, to Blood Drives, Bake Sales and more!
What transportation services does Arlington Place of Oelwein offer to independent living residents?
Arlington Place offers free scheduled transportation to any resident for appointments, outings, recreation and more.
What makes the chef or dining program at Arlington Place of Oelwein exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?
Arlington Place at Oelwein's Independent Living Townhomes allow each resident the freedom to prepare the meal of their choice in their fully-furnished kitchen all without leaving home! If the residents choose, they are able to purchase meals in the main dining room with other residents for increased socialization.
What common areas are available for independent living residents?
Independent Living residents at Arlington Place are able to participate in any and all daily activities, reserve the private dining room for family gatherings and have access to the health care and therapy staff in the main building.
What safety features or security measures does Arlington Place of Oelwein offer to independent living residents?
Independent Living residents are provided an emergency call pendant at no additional cost, to provide peace of mind knowing help is just the push of a button away!
If Arlington Place of Oelwein accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Arlington Place is proud to be a pet-friendly community! With a nature trail close by and sidewalk surrounding the perimeter of the main building, walking any pet at Arlington Place is a breeze!
Does Arlington Place of Oelwein work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?
All Arlington Place residents are able to receive care by the trained staff of Arlington Place and/ or receive assistance from local Home Health agencies, Hospice and Palliative care.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Arlington Place at Oelwein staffs two Resident Assistants during daytime and evening hours with one Resident Assistant is on staff overnight. The Health Care Coordinator is on-call nights, evenings and weekends for direction and assistance.
What safety features or security measures does Arlington Place of Oelwein provide to protect residents who wander?
Arlington Place at Oelwein's silent alarm system allows all Assisted Living points of entry to be monitored by staff for visitors and residents who may be disoriented. Arlington Place has other monitoring options available for those who need increased supervision.
What programs or activities does Arlington Place of Oelwein offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Arlington Place at Oelwein's Life Enrichment Coordinator plans a variety of daily activities geared towards Memory Care residents ranging from hands-on Busy Boxes to adult coloring and Bingo, spa treatments and music therapy.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Arlington Place's Registered Nurse, the Health Care Coordinator, completes assessments on residents prior to move-in and every 90 days or when a change in condition is noted. Once an assessment is completed, the Health Care Coordinator notifies the family members to update them on a residents health.
What techniques does Arlington Place of Oelwein use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
Memory Care residents are served on red dinnerware, making food easier to see, while using picture menus to make ordering a favorite food even easier. Staff are trained in hand-over-hand techniques to aid in the feeding process for occasional assistance.
How does Arlington Place of Oelwein keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Arlington Place at Oelwein has a Health Care Coordinator on staff that is available 24/7 for resident concerns and family questions. Anytime there is a change of condition/ medication or concern, the Health Care Coordinato notifies the family to update them on their loved one.
Describe the neighborhood around Arlington Place of Oelwein. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Arlington Place at Oelwein is quietly tucked away of the west side of town near a wooded walking trail in a residential area.
Is Arlington Place of Oelwein affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Arlington Place at Oelwein works directly with all local hospitals and primary care providers to ensure proper care and treatment are provided for residents, even when they travel outside the walls of Arlington Place.
Costs for Arlington Place of Oelwein
Services and Amenities of Arlington Place of Oelwein
- Rent Plus Care Fees
- Entry Fee
- Assisted Living Starting At: $4000/month
- Independent Living Starting At: $2500/month
- Memory Care Starting At: $6400/month
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- 2-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
- Studio Apartments
- In Room Kitchenette
- Dining Room Shared Meals
- Room Service For Meals
- Beauty Barber Shop
- Computer Room
- Resident Transportation
- Party Space
- General Store
- Hiking Trails
- Tv Room
- Garden And Patio
- Resident Parking
- Features Extra: Library
- Laundry For Linens
- Private Cleaning Services
- Laundry For Clothing
Technology and entertainment
- Cable In Rooms
- Technology Extra: Emergency Call System
- Hospice Care
- Medication Management
- Nurse On Staff: Yes
- Offsite Activities
- Religious Services
- Lectures Discussions
- Book Clubs
- Wii Sports
- Fitness Room
- Arts And Crafts
- Activities Extra: Computer Class
- Va Benefits Consultation
- Financing Advice
- Guest Parking
- Guests At Mealtime
- Overnight Guests
- Minimum Age: 55
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed
- Licenses: Assisted LIving Program Certificate
About Arlington Place of Oelwein
Our desire here at Arlington Place of Oelwein is to create a warm, caring, family-type atmosphere. We are located by the City of Oelwein bike trail and Oelwein water tower. Red Gate Park is only three blocks away and surrounded by a beautiful woodsy area. Come out and visit Oelwein's best kept secret!
Arlington Place offers private, one or two bedroom apartments and studios. Each one and two bedroom apartment features a kitchenette, living room, bed room, private bath including a shower unit, ample closet space, telephone and cable hook-ups and 24-hour emergency response systems.
What Makes Us Special
We are located in a quiet area in Oelwein, IA located next to a walking trail, woods, and prairie!