Oak Pointe of Kearney

Offers Assisted Living

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200 Meadowbrook Dr., Kearney, MO 64060
Call (800) 385-2527
Oak Pointe of Kearney (800) 385-2527

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What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Our state guidelines require that we provide an ongoing program of dementia care skills training for all staff, both in our Memory Care and in our Assisted Living. We have invested in virtual tour training and certification provided by Second Wind Dreams. Staff is required to attend and complete analysis before and after training to give them a better understanding of "life with dementia"

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Oak Pointe of Kearney. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Our community is comprised of residents from many walks of life, farmers, executive , business owners but all know the importance of friendship and fellowship, ages ranging from 63 -101. Each welcomes new friends to the community they call home.

What programs or activities does Oak Pointe of Kearney offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Oak Pointe of Kearney's goal is to adjust and adapt our life enrichment programing to include additional activities as our population evolves. Our life enrichment philosophy includes lots of outings in the community , local shopping, services based project within Kearney, and cultural opportunities such as trips to the Nelson Atkins Art Museum.

What places are near Oak Pointe of Kearney or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Oak Pointe of Kearney is located on the south end of town close to our beautiful paved walking trail. The residents have the opportunity to stroll through picturesque neighborhoods that surround our community.

What transportation services does Oak Pointe of Kearney offer to assisted living residents?

Oak Pointe of Kearney provides complimentary transportation via our wheelchair lift van to and from medical appointment within a 25 mile round trip free of charge. We also use our van to take our residents on outings to local attractions, shopping, restaurants, and entainments venues.

What makes the chef or dining program at Oak Pointe of Kearney exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Our Dining Manager prepares good home cooked meals that remind our residents of their own home cooking. We asked for their input as well when doing our menus and even utilize their very own family recipes during our food preparation.

What safety features or security measures does Oak Pointe of Kearney offer to assisted living residents?

Oak Pointe of Kearney is designed to the latest in fire safety standards and life safety codes with a fully integrated alarm system that includes smoke detectors in all resident apartments and throughout the community and a remote connection to a central dispatching system. Our community is a fully-sprinklered ensuring even greater safety for residents. Residents are provided with an emergency call system that is monitored in a central location and alerts staff when a resident needs assistance. All entry and exit doors are alarmed and provide a greater measure of security. Our front entrance is locked after 7 p.m. nightly and requires a code and staff assistance to enter the community after hours. Oak Pointe is also monitored 24/7 via security video cameras to ensure the safest possible setting for each of our residents.

How does Oak Pointe of Kearney keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Along with quartly family meetings, individually care plan meetings and day to day conversations we take a hands-on approach to keeping all our families informed of any changes.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Oak Pointe of Kearney during daytime and nighttime hours?

We staff above state requirements/regulations and based on the acuity of our resident population.

If Oak Pointe of Kearney accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Oak Pointe of Kearney understands how important pets are to our senior population so during the assessment process on an individual basis pet care is offered at a monthly charge based on residents ability to care for the pet. Oak Pointe also had a dog area equipped with clean up products.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Oak Pointe of Kearney is committed to ensuring that our caregivers are provided with ongoing education and training. Each staff member is provided with an extensive orientation process that includes both State required training and additional training required by our community. All staff completes continuing education programs including topics related to Dementia, Fire Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Resident Safety, Confidentiality and Safeguarding of resident information, Safe Medication Administration Techniques, and Customer Service. Training is provided for staff through in-person in-services and on-line continuing education.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

We staff above state requirements/regulations and based on the acuity of our resident population.

What safety features or security measures does Oak Pointe of Kearney provide to protect residents who wander?

Resident safety and security are a priority for the Oak Pointe of Kearney team. Safety measures include Sign-in and Sign-out logs at the front entry. All entry and exit doors are alarmed and those alarms are linked to staff pagers. Video security cameras are placed throughout the community and monitored for activity. The front entry doors are locked from 7 p.m.- 7 a.m. daily to provide an additional measure of safety and security. All other doors always remain locked from the outside and require a key code or staff assistance to gain entrance. Residents with a known history of wandering are referred to the care of our Memory Care Neighborhood.

What programs or activities does Oak Pointe of Kearney offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Oak Pointe of Kearney's Memory Care Neighborhood is designed to engage residents and encourage interaction between residents and caregivers. The neighborhood is intentionally designed to provide “activity” stations that appeal to residents who may wander or have repetitive behaviors. The neighborhood offers different activities such as puzzles, memory games, adult coloring, painting, and memory care activity boxes that residents have access to around the clock.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

The Executive director and Director of Nursing assess residents with staff input at minimum on a quarterly basis or with any change of condition.

What techniques does Oak Pointe of Kearney use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Our Dining Manager offers finger foods as well as our daily special to allow for as much independence and enjoyment as possible during meal times.

How does Oak Pointe of Kearney keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Along with quartly family meetings, individually care plan meetings and day to day conversations we take a hands-on approach to keeping all our families informed of any changes.

Describe the neighborhood around Oak Pointe of Kearney. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

Oak Pointe of Kearney is located off 33 Hwy on the end of a beautiful neighborhood.

Is Oak Pointe of Kearney affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Oak Pointe supports residents choice of hospital should that be needed for an emergency.

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Services and Amenities of Oak Pointe of Kearney

Costs

  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Entry Fee
  • Fee Structure Extra: We Offer A Month To Month Rental
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $4000/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • Dining Room Shared Meals

Features

  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Spa
  • Features Extra: Library

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Private Cleaning Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Internet Enabled Rooms
  • Wifi
  • Technology Extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharma

Activities

  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Wii Sports
  • Fitness Room
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Activities Extra: Computer Class

Guest services

  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests

General

  • Resident Capacity: 50
  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy

Licenses

  • State Licenses: 043443

About Oak Pointe of Kearney

Our community creates an environment where our residents can thrive in their physical, mental, spiritual and social well being. Our vibrant recreation programs, supportive services, proactive therapy, fitness, socialization and memory care solutions combine to form a wellness-focused experience for residents.


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