Southworth Elder Care
Offers Assisted Living
Questions about Southworth Elder Care
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Southworth Elder Care. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Residents of Southworth Elder Care are individuals who are ambulatory. The average age of our residents is 77 years old. Some of the individuals that we care for experience various forms of dementia. The resident's interests vary from bingo, to reading, to watching movies.
What programs or activities does Southworth Elder Care offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Daily activities include music therapy, outdoors (enclosed yard), arts and crafts and exercise. Our residents with dementia will be offered similar activities. Music therapy will focused on because it’s one of the most powerful activities in Alzheimer’s/Dementia care. Matching games, etc. for memory will be utilized until those games become too frustrating for a particular resident. At that point it will be explored as to what games/activity offer the most enjoyment for that resident. We will encourage all residents to help fold their own laundry, help with household necessities like setting the table for meals, etc.
What transportation services does Southworth Elder Care offer to assisted living residents?
Southworth Elder Care does not offer transportation services however we will assist in finding and scheduling transportation services.
What makes the chef or dining program at Southworth Elder Care exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
We prepare small batch, home cooked meals for our residents’ at Southworth Elder Care. We try to incorporate each resident’s favorite food/meal into the monthly rotating menu. We can do this because there are no more than 6 residents.
What safety features or security measures does Southworth Elder Care offer to assisted living residents?
Southworth Elder Care is a one story, ranch style house, where there are no stairs to navigate indoors. The open floor plan allows for ease of movement for our residents. We offer a large, main, bathroom with a low threshold shower. Of course, we offer assistance with the residents’ daily activities if needed. We do use door ‘alarms’ to notify the Caregivers if one of the doors is opened.
How does Southworth Elder Care keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Southworth Elder Care communicates with families via the families’ preferred method of communication. That is a phone call, email or text message. Communication is the responsibility of the Administrator and House Manager.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Southworth Elder Care during daytime and nighttime hours?
Southworth Elder Care has no more than 6 residents at one time and there is one Caregiver at the home at all times. The ratio is 6 Residents to 1 Caregiver.
If Southworth Elder Care accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Southworth Elder Care does not accept dogs or cats however pets can certainly visit!
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Our Staff receive training throughout the year. This training covers the State of Michigan required areas of training – from medication administration to proper food handling techniques. The Staff also receives extra training in the area of working with the elderly and those affected by dementia.
What safety features or security measures does Southworth Elder Care provide to protect residents who wander?
Southworth Elder Care does not accept those individuals that wander.
Costs for Southworth Elder Care
Cost of Assisted Living
Services and Amenities of Southworth Elder Care
- All Inclusive Rent
- Rent Plus Care Fees
- Assisted Living Starting At: $4000/month
Room and housing options
- Studio Apartments
- Housing Extra: Shared Living
- Resident Capacity: 6
- Minimum Age: 50
- Pets: No Pets Allowed
- State Licenses: AS820362904
About Southworth Elder Care
Residential Care Home for the Elderly.
Southworth and Lenmoore are assisted living facilities that offer supervised care, meals, activities and health management. While assisted living communities may offer extensive activities, such as senior aerobics and field trips, Southworth and Lenmoore are a better fit for someone who needs more individual, home-setting care. Conversely, Southworth and Lenmoore are considered non-medical facilities so if individuals require ongoing medical care then an actual nursing home is a better choice.
It is important at this stage of life that plenty of companionships is available. Southworth and Lenmoore were developed for people of a similar age. In our more intimate settings, it is easier for residents to socialize with their peers and with staff. Both Southworth and Lenmoore offer common areas where social activities can be undertaken by the residents. These kinds of activities are encouraged by the staff because they contribute to the physical and mental health of the residents. Activities also allow staff to observe signs of health issues while they interact with the residents. This proactive approach to ongoing health is a great way of ensuring that residents live a satisfied and happy life.
Both facilities offer furnished clean rooms; Home Cooked, small-batch, meals; snacks throughout the day; housekeeping; linen service; personal care such as assistance with dressing, toileting, and bathing if needed; assistance with basic urinary incontinence; management of medication; recreation and arrangement of transportation.
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