Questions about Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
they receive 8 hours of Alzheimer’s and Dementia training annually.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Our residents ages range from 54-100. Our smaller 'cottage' setting allows us to place residents with similar interests, age and abilities in the same cottage to increase the social interaction for all of our residents.
What programs or activities does Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley offer to enrich residents' well-being?
We offer daily activities to pique the interest of all our residents. We have daily exercise, walking club, community outings, live entertainment, socials and happy hour every week.
What places are near Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Our community is nestled in a safe and quiet residential area. There is a wide variety of shopping within a couple of miles of our community and we can offer transportation for our residents to those areas.
What transportation services does Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley offer to assisted living residents?
We have transportation to doctor appointments, shopping and other outings.
What makes the chef or dining program at Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Our chef has over 35 years experience as an Executive Chef. Chef Robert gets to know all our residents likes and dislikes and tailors the menus to our residents. All of our menus are also reviewed by 2 separate nutritionists to ensure they are of the highest quality and nutritional value.
What safety features or security measures does Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley offer to assisted living residents?
Our community is completely secure. We also have lifeline pendants that all of our residents wear and we do 2 hour checks on all residents. The smaller, intimate cottage setting also allows for a safe, secure environment for all our residents.
How does Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We have quarterly family meetings in each of our cottages. This allows the families to interact and get to know each other as well as all the staff that their loved one interacts with. The resident care director, memory care director and executive director also keep in close contact with all our families whenever there are changes or questions that arise.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley during daytime and nighttime hours?
Our assisted living cottages have a 12:1 resident to staff ratio at all times and our memory care and transitional memory care have a maximum of 6:1 resident to staff ratio during the day and 12:1 overnight.
If Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Our community has a very large outdoor courtyard space, there is a beautiful walking path that residents and their pets can enjoy while still being in the safety of our community.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
All staff members have annual Alzheimer's training and we ensure all state required trainings are current. We also offer a monthly in-service presented by one of our community partners that all care staff must attend.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
During the daytime there is 1 caregiver to every 6 resident. During sleeping hours there is 1 caregiver to every 12 residents. There are always 2 med techs on duty.
What safety features or security measures does Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley provide to protect residents who wander?
We offer secured cottages with beautiful outdoor courtyards so our residents have the ability to still go outside while still being in a secure environment.
What programs or activities does Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Our legacies program is a Montessori based program. Every day we strive to include a physical activity, a reminiscent activity, a social engagement, a Cognitive/visual/spatial activity, an art/music activity, a life skill activity and an outdoor activity.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our resident services director assesses all resident care levels every 6 months.
What techniques does Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
Through encouragement and keeping favorites on hand just in case!
How does Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Through communication as conditions change and during semi-annual assessment updates
Describe the neighborhood around Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
We are in a residential area close to doctors, shopping, dining, and religious services.
Is Pacifica Senior Living Green Valley affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
No but we are familiar with all hospitals in the area