Our Home Senior Care
Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care
Reviews of Our Home Senior Care
Assisted Living Reviews for Our Home Senior Care
October 09, 2020
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Questions about Our Home Senior Care
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
All staff are required to complete training courses with the Alzheimer's Association at the start of employment and quarterly. Each staff member must provide the training certificated provided by the agency. Staff in-services are provided by licensed facilitators on Alzheimer's and Dementia care.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Our Home Senior Care. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Our home is designed for elders of 55 and up age. Since we our a small home plus assisted living and memory care home, our residents enjoy the privacy and more intimate environment that allows for customized and personal daily activities. Our residents enjoy sitting on the private patio, using the walking trail, our daily activities based on their preferences and wants. Some of those activities include the puzzle area, Bingo, gardening, the movie night in the movie theatre and baking.
What programs or activities does Our Home Senior Care offer to enrich residents' well-being?
We offer a wide variety of social, cognitive and motor skill activities as well as lots of encouraging physical and mental health stimulating activities. Those can include chair yoga, paint therapy, board and memory games, trivia, gardening, baking, music and aromatherapy, and educational and current event social table talk.
What places are near Our Home Senior Care or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Our Home Senior Care is located in a residential neighborhood, that happens to not be close to any highly trafficked areas, however we encourage our residents to enjoy the indoor and outdoor amenities that Our Home Senior Care provides such as the private patio, gazebo, walking trail, gardening area and other home amenities.
What transportation services does Our Home Senior Care offer to assisted living residents?
In house transportation is not provided at this time. We do offer transportation assistance and arrangement for the resident with a 3rd party servicer.
What makes the chef or dining program at Our Home Senior Care exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Since we are so much smaller and private, we are able to personalize and customize our residents needs and wants. Our Chefs prepare all meals and snacks based on the residents preference and suggestions. We encourage all of our residents to continue to enjoy eating the foods that bring them comfort. We also can accommodate special diets and restrictions.
What safety features or security measures does Our Home Senior Care offer to assisted living residents?
Our Home is a locked, and secured home. We also provide audio and visual security system monitoring in all common areas and all exterior areas of the home. We have a door control panel alert system and we also provide emergency alert necklaces for all residents. Our home is a 1 level home with no stairs anywhere. We provide 24 hour awake nursing care by licensed professionals.
How does Our Home Senior Care keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We strive to make the families a part of every step and process involved with their loved ones in our home. We encourage families to attend the home as much as possible with our convenient visiting hours, and also attend all of our events and special moments with their loved ones. We require families members to be a part of the care planning process and every time their is an unusual occurrence.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Our Home Senior Care during daytime and nighttime hours?
We offer a 1 or 2 to 6 caregiver to resident ratio. With a home maximum occupancy of 12 we believe that this will provide the direct personal supervision and quality time and care each resident needs and deserves to live a comfortable life.
If Our Home Senior Care accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Our Home currently does not accept pets of any kind at this time.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
All of our staff is trained at the start of employment, quarterly and annually on many topics related to the success of providing quality care. Some of those trainings include Alzheimer's and Dementia , Resident Rights, Infection Control, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation, Workplace Safety and Conduct, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster and required continuing education courses relevant to the license of each employee.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
During the day 4-6 staff members between the hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm and 1-3 staff members between 5:00pm-7:00am
What safety features or security measures does Our Home Senior Care provide to protect residents who wander?
We are a gated home, locked and secured, security camera system with audio and visual, door alarms, and staff required monitoring on residents who are elopement or wandering risks.
What programs or activities does Our Home Senior Care offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
We offer daily activities that promote healthy living and engagement. We take recommendations and preferences from the resident and their families of activities they enjoyed or still enjoy doing and incorporate those into our activities program. We offer social, cognitive and motor skill development activities such as trivia games, board games, memory games, gardening, music therapy, chair yoga, daily exercise, religious activities, educational games and family table talk of topics they want to discuss.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Only the RN, LPN and Operator are licensed to conduct assessments. Assessment are completed before admission, annually or if there is a significant change in the residents care. The families and the residents are involved in this process.
What techniques does Our Home Senior Care use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We try to make familiar meals, keep conversation to a minimal during dinner if possible, place utensils in familiar places, make eye contact and eat with the residents, verbal cues with food praises, keep meals easily eatable.
How does Our Home Senior Care keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
We keep a very close relationship with our residents and families keeping them involved in as many updates as possible. We center all our residents care with approval from the resident and families. We send out cards, and make telephone calls and encourage visits to the home anytime.
Describe the neighborhood around Our Home Senior Care. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Our Home is located in the north western part of Johnson County in the City of Shawnee. We are remotely in a all residential quiet neighborhood. We are not too far from the 2 major highway systems of Kansas City, and we are just minutes from shopping areas, groceries areas and other more highly trafficked areas if needed.
Is Our Home Senior Care affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
We recommend residents choose their hospital and Physician of their choice. We do work close with other skilled nursing and long term care facilities, assisted livings, home health's, hospice and social workers.
Costs for Our Home Senior Care
Services and Amenities of Our Home Senior Care
- Rent Plus Care Fees
- Assisted Living Starting At: $6000/month
- Memory Care Starting At: $6000/month
Room and housing options
- Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites
- Housing Extra: Spacious Private Bedrooms With Private Bathrooms
- Resident Capacity: 12
- Minimum Age: 55
- Pets: No Pets Allowed
About Our Home Senior Care
Our Home Senior Care provides a wide range of assisted living and memory care services in a comfortable and welcoming environment. Our community is actually a home with a maximum of just 12 beds. Because our community is small and close-knit, we are able to provide our residents with highly individualized and personalized care.
Our friendly and caring team ensures that your older loved ones have a pleasant experience. We host activities for them where they can have fun and socialize. In addition, we serve our residents delicious gourmet meals prepared by a chef. We offer many other great perks. Reach out to us to learn more!
We are dedicated to the happiness and comfort of our residents, and we take pride in providing exceptional customer service. You can be confident in choosing us to care for your older loved ones. If you have any inquiries, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. Our staff will be more than happy to answer your questions about our services or home. We look forward to hearing from you!
Our goal is simply to care for our residents as if they are our own family members. We provide a place that gives a HOME like setting where they can interact with other people, have the privacy of being in their own rooms and receive constant personal assistance and care for all of their daily needs.
Our residents dine together, do activities together, watch television together, and even garden together. With our large walking trail, our residents are even able to exercise and stay active together. We believe at Our Home Senior Care that a body in motion, stays in motion. OUR HOME SENIOR CARE provides a home that offers a level of care that is above and beyond what other assisted living facilities offer; You can rest easy that your loved ones has 24 hour care at our home. We pride ourselves on giving the upmost care and attention. At Our Home Senior Care, your care… is our pleasure.
What Makes Us Special
We understand that for many seniors, leaving their home is a difficult decision. We help ease the transition to assisted living by providing quality care in a home-like environment. We are very accommodating and provide excellent, personalized care.