Quail Summit Canandaigua, NY

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care

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5102 Parrish Street Ext., Canandaigua, NY 14424
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Questions about Quail Summit

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

In addition to 40 hours of initial training and monthly in services, staff receive training and support in "Positive Approaches" a specialized dementia care program created by Teepa Snow. Staff all work together as a team to support the changing needs of memory care residents.

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

Quail Summit residents appreciate care to support their independence in the privacy of their apartments. Residents enjoy music, art and culture among friends in their community. Don't let the average age of 92 fool you; this is an engaged, fun and well connected group of older adults. Quail Summit residents participate in the greater Ontario County area community and welcome their friends and families to visit Quail Summit often. Residents favorites things to do are bus trips to the lake, singing in the chorus, painting classes and yoga.

What programs or activities does Quail Summit offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Quail Summit residents exercise daily with group lead classes including Tai Chi, Yoga, weight training, balance training and resistance bands. Residents enjoy book clubs, Wii bowling, walking club, religious services, guest speakers and educational programs. Residents go out on bus trips to local restaurants and entertainment. Happy hour with cocktails and music every Friday afternoon is a popular favorite.

What places are near Quail Summit or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Quail Summit is located on a lovely hill overlooking nature, just up the street from UR Thompson Hospital and a variety of local medical providers. Residents enjoy on-property walking trails, outside seating areas and the local wildlife (birds and deer). Shopping and entertainment are about a mile away - just a quick bus or car ride.

What transportation services does Quail Summit offer to assisted living residents?

Quail Summit employs a full time and several part time drivers as part of our Life Enrichment team. We have a 13 passenger bus (equipped with lift) and Transit van that seats 5. Transportation is offered everyday except for Saturday.

What makes the chef or dining program at Quail Summit exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Assisted Living residents start their day with made to order eggs! Quail Summit's dining program is exceptional because it is a partnership with residents. Residents meet with Steve, Food Services Director on a regular basis to share ideas and recipes. Quail Summit's Cooks are happy to try new recipes in addition to the "always available" menu options. There are two specials for dinner every evening. Residents can expect the House Diet, No Added Salt Diet and Consistent Carbohydrate Diet which are approved by a licensed dietician.

What safety features or security measures does Quail Summit offer to assisted living residents?

Safety and care are Quail Summit's top priorities. Bathrooms have walk in showers for safety; exercise classes focus on fall prevention and all staff including housekeeping and maintenance are safety focused. Residents wear a personal emergency transmitter to notify caregiver of their needs anywhere on the property. Each apartment is equipped with pull cords for safety as well. The building is locked from 9:00pm through 7:00am; throughout the day residents and guests sign in and out.

How does Quail Summit keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Families are a big part of Quail Summit' s care team. We work closely with families on developing a care plan that is reviewed on a quarterly basis in collaboration with residents and their loved ones. When there is a health issue or other concern, families are notified as soon as possible. Families receive monthly calendars of events via e-mail or paper mail so they can join in events with residents.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Quail Summit during daytime and nighttime hours?

During daytime hours Quail Summit's 28 Assisted residents are cared for by 1 LPN and 2 Resident Care Aides in addition to our RN Wellness Director. In the overnight hours the care team includes 1 Resident Care Aide and 1 nurse team member.

If Quail Summit accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Quail Summit residents are able to enjoy pets. Friends and family members can bring pets to visit ( current immunization records are required). Residents who are able to independently care for pets are able to keep pets in their apartments.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Quail Summit staff are well trained to meet residents needs. After completing 40 hours of training before starting a position, employees attend a monthly in-service training. This ensures staff are learning the best practices and maintaining skills to care for and support residents.

Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Quail Summit. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

There is not a typical "Independent Living Resident" at Quail Summit; We are unique and varied. Residents include retired teachers, business owners and nurses, active community volunteers, a practicing physician, part time employees, people who are actively involved in all activities and people who enjoy solitude. With the average of 88, some residents drive and other use Quail Summit transportation. The list of favorite things to do includes a newly formed writers group, Tai Chi, walking, trips / outings, bird watching, shopping and restaurants, wine tasting, euchre and so much more.

What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?

Independent residents enjoy going to local businesses shopping, dining and as patrons of the arts. Quail Summit is conveniently located near UR Thompson Hospital and not too far from the historic downtown area. The beautiful Canandaigua lakefront is just down the hill.

What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Quail Summit has organized?

Some recent off site events organized by Wendy, Director of Life Enrichment include: White Deer Tour and Picnic at former Seneca Army Depot, Out to Lunch at Irish Mafia, Out to the movies, Out to dinner at Casa De Pasta, Shopping at JC Penney, Wegmans and Tops, Wood Library, Finger lakes Race Track, Shopping at Kohls and Good will and to Rite Aid.

What transportation services does Quail Summit offer to independent living residents?

Quail Summit employs a full time and several part time drivers as part of our Life Enrichment team. We have a 13-passenger bus (equipped with lift) and Transit van that seats 5. Transportation is offered every day except for Saturday. Several of the Independent Living residents drive their own vehicles as well.

What makes the chef or dining program at Quail Summit exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?

Independent Living residents start their day with Continental breakfast. Quail Summit's dining program is exceptional because it is a partnership with residents. Residents meet with Steve, Food Services Director on a regular basis to share ideas and recipes. Quail Summit's Cooks are happy to try new recipes. Dinner is served restaurant style with two entrée specials for dinner every evening and a selection of "always available" menu options. Residents select among meal options including 15 dinners or 30 dinners per month.

What common areas are available for independent living residents?

Common areas at Quail Summit include three lounges, private dining room that seats 10, creative arts room, exercise room, outdoor patios and gazebo, outdoor dining area, walking trails, private guest accommodations, library, fireplace room, card room, frisbee golf, horseshoe pits and covered parking. Residents are welcomed and encouraged to enjoy the whole of the community common areas with their loved ones and guests. Several residents host their book clubs, bridge groups and other community groups in the common areas.

What safety features or security measures does Quail Summit offer to independent living residents?

Safety is Quail Summit's top priorities. Independent resident bathrooms have walk in showers for safety. Scheduled exercise classes focus on fall prevention. All staff are safety focused. Residents can choose to wear a personal emergency transmitter to notify staff of their needs anywhere on the property. The building is locked from 9:00pm through 7:00am. Throughout the day residents and guests sign in and out.

If Quail Summit accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Quail Summit welcomes pets. Residents who can independently care for pets are able to keep pets in their apartments and on the grounds. Additionally, friends and family members can bring pets to visit (current immunization records are required).

Does Quail Summit work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?

All Quail Summit residents have the opportunity to become patients of UR Medicine Geriatrics Group for their primary care. The Geriatric Group's Dr. Fortuna and NP Elliott provide specialized geriatric primary care on site at Quail Summit. Independent Living Residents have 24 hour access to the Geriatric Group's on call provider. Quail Summit residents have been very pleased with this medical service.

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

Quail Summit's 22 Memory Care residents are supported by 1 LPN, 3 Resident Care Aides, the Village Nurse Coordinator/LPN in addition to the RN Wellness Director. In the overnight hours the team includes 2 Resident Care Aides and 1 nurse team member.

What safety features or security measures does Quail Summit provide to protect residents who wander?

Quail Summit staff account for residents whereabouts throughout the day with observation, sign in / sign out books and attendance at meals and activities. When concern about wandering arise, we increase the frequency of safety checks. Fortunately Quail Summit also offers a secure memory care program where Residents can transition as needed.

What programs or activities does Quail Summit offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Quail Summit programs an abundance of life enriching programs and activities to engage residents including morning stretches, arranging center pieces, baking, music programs singing and listening, word games, bible study, scenic rides on the bus, outings for lunch at country club, Happy Hour with live music, adult coloring, movies and visits from family pets and therapy pets. When scheduling events, we attend to the residents interest level. If we are having fun with group ring toss, we keep playing and bingo can wait. Long-term memories are engaged in a number of ways. Staff share "memory books" that were created with photos of residents home towns, photos of the great wonders of the world, jobs, gardens, vacation destinations and family photos. There are great discussions prompted by the locally created memory books.

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

Quail Summit resident’s health and cognitive functioning is assessed by their Primary Care Physician prior to admission as part of the NY Department of Health assessment process. The assessment is completed annually except where notable decline or improvement has occurred. When exceptions are observed additional assessments are obtained to support care planning.

What techniques does Quail Summit use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Meal time for Memory Residents at Quail Summit is a time to be nourished while visiting neighbors and guests. Care staff support residents by making sure the meal is appropriate for their recommended diet, cutting up food as needed, making sure condiments are available, prompting the resident to begin and continue eating as needed. Staff will join the resident meals to stimulate conversation and assist residents when appropriate.

How does Quail Summit keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Families are a big part of Quail Summit' s care team. Staff works closely with families on developing a care plan that is reviewed at a meeting on a quarterly basis with residents and their loved ones. When there is a health issue or other concern, families are notified as soon as possible. Families receive monthly calendars of events via e-mail or paper mail so they can join in events with residents.

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

Quail Summit is located on a lovely hilltop overlooking natural scenery, just up the street from UR Thompson Hospital and a variety of local medical providers. Residents appreciate on-property walking trails, outside seating areas and the local wildlife (birds and deer) in addition to the lovely gated memory garden. Memory residents enjoy regularly planned bus trip outings to take local seasonal scenery around the lake and countryside.

Is Quail Summit affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Quail Summit is a private not for profit community not affiliated with a hospital system. We are located 1/4 mile from UR Thompson Hospital where residents receive care when medical care is needed.

Costs for Quail Summit

Cost of Assisted Living

$ 1,234

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Cost of Independent Living

$ 1,234

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Cost of Memory Care

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Services and Amenities of Quail Summit

Costs

  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Fee Structure Extra: $1,000 Community Fee.
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $4378/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $2809/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $5117/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

General

  • Resident Capacity: 106
  • Minimum Age: 62
  • Pets: All Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • Licenses: Enriched Housing Program
  • State Licenses: AF0545A

About Quail Summit

QUAIL SUMMIT is a not-for-profit residential community offering a continuum of housing and care options for older adults. We offer independent living at The Estates, enriched living at The Harbor, as well as a safe and loving home for those with memory loss at The Villages. Our amenities and services — ranging from home prepared meals to trips and transportation services, free WiFi and lots of activities are why we say “Life is Rich at Quail Summit!”

Independent Luxury Living

THE ESTATES offers 58 independent living apartments for those who are independent but seeking a more rewarding and simpler lifestyle without the burdens of home ownership and maintenance. These full-sized, thoughtfully designed one- and two-bedroom apartments range from 683 to 1007 square feet with a full kitchen, washer/dryer and one or more bathrooms.

Services included in the monthly fee:

  • Continental breakfast served daily
  • Staff on duty 24 hours a day
  • Scheduled transportation to shopping, health care appointments and excursions
  • A full array of activities – cultural, social, educational, physical and spiritual — see our Events & Calendar
  • All utilities except telephone
  • Basic cable TV
  • WiFi
  • Additional storage unit
  • Property and lawn maintenance; snow removal
  • Central monitoring for smoke and fire detection

Assisted Living

THE HARBOR offers enriched assisted living for those older adults who require additional support. This neighborhood of 28 one- and two-bedroom apartments provide all of the advantages of community amenities plus caring, dignity and privacy for those who require a supportive environment.

Services Include:

  • Three meals a day service in our dining room
  • All-Day Dining Program for flexible mealtimes
  • Weekly housekeeping and laundry service
  • Staff on duty 24 hours a day
  • 24-hour emergency call system
  • Assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing and dressing
  • Assistance with medication
  • Scheduled transportation to shopping, health care appointments and excursions
  • A full array of activities — cultural, social, educational, physical and spiritual — see our Events & Calendar
  • All utilities except telephone
  • Basic cable TV
  • WiFi
  • Property and lawn maintenance; snow removal

Amenities:

  • Card and computer rooms
  • Private dining room available for private gatherings
  • Exercise/fitness room
  • Walking paths
  • Outdoor pavilion “The Covey”

Memory Care

THE VILLAGE is a safe and loving neighborhood especially for those who may need an extra helping hand. Our staff is dedicated to offering personalized care to best fit each resident’s needs and situation.

Through a more active lifestyle, our residents experience a greater quality of life. The Village Program builds on the relationships between caregivers and residents in our specialized memory care neighborhood. Small group or one-on-one activities are designed to engage residents throughout the day.

Service Include:

  • Three meals a day plus snacks served in The Village dining room
  • All-Day Dining Program for flexible mealtimes
  • Weekly housekeeping and laundry service
  • Staff on duty 24 hours a day
  • 24-hour emergency call system
  • Assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting and eating
  • Assistance with medication
  • Personalized service planning
  • Scheduled transportation
  • A full array of engaging and enriching activities
  • Basic cable TV
  • WiFi

What Makes Us Special

Our not-for-profit community is located in lovely Canandaigua, New York, in the heart of the Finger Lakes region; minutes from shopping, fine dining and medical offices. Our beautiful setting provides the ideal backdrop for a life enriching experience.


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