Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home
Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care
Questions about Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
All staff will receive initial training for dementia/memory care and yearly educational updates will be provided thereafter.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Our community is designed to look and feel like home. We provide help to seniors (generally 55yrs old and up) who require assistance with activities of daily living but also want to be active and social. Our residents will enjoy spending time in our beautiful, spacious backyard, movie area, fitness studio, technology/library center, dining area, living area and beauty salon.
What programs or activities does Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Our activity director will offer our residents a variety of health/wellness programs to maintain a healthy lifestyle these include: strength/cardio training, yoga, meditation, pet therapy, art, music therapy, dancing, karaoke, table tennis, poker, gardening, book club, ipad games to enhance memory, nintendo wii interactive gaming system, social events with family and more.
What places are near Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
We are in walking distance from CVS (which is located right in front of us), neighborhood church, pizzeria, barber shop, dry cleaning store, mexican eatery and a newly built HEB.
What transportation services does Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home offer to assisted living residents?
We are happy to help coordinate transportation services for any or residents who needs help in moving around. We work with an independent transportation company to provide these services to our residents.
What makes the chef or dining program at Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Our chef will interview each of our resident's to ensure we incorporate meals that are pleasing to them in a way that is both healthy and delicious. Menu's will be not only be health conscious/dietician approved, but we will also continually keep things exciting by trying new and different recipes.
What safety features or security measures does Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home offer to assisted living residents?
We have innovative emergency response system software including: fall detection and prevention notifications, health tracking, physician/family/friends notifications enabled devices, GPS tracking for wandering and Dementia and help emergency help button. All access points, entrances and exits are secured and monitored only accessible by authorized individuals.
How does Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We routinely monitor and immediately update all authorized family members and care providers of any change in status of our residents level of care and any concerns we may have. We work with the families to provide feedback as often as they would like in the method that is most convenient to them.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home during daytime and nighttime hours?
Our day care staff-to-resident ratio is 1:6-7 and night is 1:10-12.
If Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
We do not currently accept live-in pets, but we highly recommend pet visitation and are huge fans of pet therapy ! We have a spacious backyard that is perfect for pet visitations and activities.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
All care staff are required to have appropriate licensure to provide care such as RN, CNA, HHA, Medication Aide Certification etc including specialized training for memory care. In addition to licensure there will be initial staff training and development provided by facility manager. We also provide yearly continuing education opportunities.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
This depends on the number of residents being cared for. Our day care staff-to-resident ratio is 1:6-7 and night is 1:10-12.
What safety features or security measures does Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home provide to protect residents who wander?
We have GPS enabled tracking for wandering and dementia. All access points are secured and monitored. Only authorized staff are able to get into home or let approved visitors in or out.
What programs or activities does Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Our residents will enjoy a variety of health/wellness programs to maintain a healthy lifestyle these include: strength/cardio training, yoga, meditation, pet therapy, art, music therapy, dancing, karaoke, table tennis, poker, gardening, book club, social events with family and more. We have have a number of activities specifically designed to enhance memory. Such as nintendo Wii interactive activity games, memory games on ipad devices, also a number of live activities such as learning new languages in addition to physical exercises to help promote memory and brain activity.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Initially there will be an in house assessment performed by an RN in addition to a medical evaluation performed by a doctor before admission. Residents will be assessed 3 months after admission and then every 6 months thereafter. Re-assessments will also occur anytime there is a significant change in residents level of care and family members/healthcare providers will be updated.
What techniques does Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We will assess each resident to determine type of interventions needed this may include show how instructions, cutting food into smaller pieces or serving softer food if necessary, serving food with dining aids to make eating easier, sip assists, observing of sign of dehydration and offering fluids through the day.
How does Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
We routinely monitor and immediately update all authorized family members and care providers of any change in status in our residents level of care and any concerns we may have. We work with the families to provide feedback as often as they would like in the method that is most convenient to them.
Describe the neighborhood around Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
We are in walking distance from CVS pharmacy and we are surrounding mostly by residential communities.
Is Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
We do not have any special affiliation with any particular hospital but we will have doctors and nurses on-call when needed.
Costs for Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home
Services and Amenities of Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home
- Rent Plus Care Fees
- Assisted Living Starting At: $4300/month
- Memory Care Starting At: $4800/month
Room and housing options
- Companion Suites: We Do Offer Companion Suites.
- Housing Extra: Private Bedrooms With Private Baths.
- Resident Capacity: 40
- Pets: No Pets Allowed.
- State Licenses: Pending
About Affectionate Care Assisted Living Home
We know life is full of amazing events that need to be celebrated and embraced (birthdays, holidays and family accomplishments). At affectionate care, we take pride in assisting you with all of your activities of daily living so that you can focus on enjoying all of life’s precious moments with your loved ones. We are here to meet the desire for a better quality of life in a “home-style” environment. We provide a residential home living environment with a community of peers that is often more desirable, safer, comfortable, and even affordable than many “big box” facilities.
At Affectionate Care Residential Assisted Living Home, residents enjoy 24-hour caregiver support, private bedrooms with private baths, dietician-approved home-cooked meals, housekeeping and laundry services, social activities, physical and mental exercise opportunities, and low resident to staff ratio. This unique setting provides for a vibrant, happy community, and a desirable alternative to the larger, institutional style facilities.
Why Choose Us?
We provide an environment full of love, laughter, joy and happiness that feels like the comfort of your own home. Our residents have full independence and control over choosing activities and celebrating events that matter most to them. We are excited to offer a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. We understand the importance of maintaining privacy, independence and peace of mind. We provide private bedrooms with private baths. Beautiful backyard with walking trails, a gazebo, flower/vegetable garden, golfing and more.
We are your extended family, where you can meet fun people and do fun things. We believe everyone has his/her own unique purpose and passion. We embrace those differences and want to learn and grow from the knowledge and wisdom each resident/caregiver brings to us. "Our mission is to help you live your best life on your own terms."
Our residents host their own event planning/recreation committees, giving them full independence and control over choosing activities and celebrating events that matter most to them. We are excited to offer a variety of indoor and outdoor activities available at your convenience that can also be shared with your loved ones.
With this in mind, we provide private bedrooms with private baths. Residents also enjoy full use of our beautiful backyard with its walking trails, gazebo, flower/vegetable garden, golfing and more. We are your extended family, where you can meet fun people and do fun things. We believe everyone has his/her own unique purpose and passion. We embrace those differences and want to learn and grow from the knowledge and wisdom each resident/caregiver brings to us. Our mission is to help you live your best life on your own terms.
At Affectionate Care, our focus will always be keenly aimed at ensuring happiness through comfort, care, and security. With a dedicated staff of health and wellness professionals working alongside caring and attentive staff members our assisted living facility is designed to be your loved one’s new home away from home.
We strive to provide top-quality, first-class daily living accommodations so that your loved one can celebrate personal milestones. Every day at Affectionate Care is enhanced by an unwavering respect for independence, dignity, and health.
We offer exceptional facility amenities and residential care services, including:
- Private residences with bedrooms and bathrooms
- On-site pharmacist personalized medication therapy management
- Certified memory care/Alzheimer’s care unit
- Implementation of advanced adaptive senior software program allowing caregivers to regularly evaluate residents care needs , perform routine assessments, track vital signs/ respiration/oxygen and provide consistent quality care
- Innovative emergency response system software includes: fall detection and prevention notifications, health tracking, physician/family/friends notification enabled, GPS tracking for wandering and Dementia and help emergency help button
- Fitness center and wellness studio
- Health & Wellness programs to help maintain a healthy lifestyle and navigate any medical challenges that lie ahead
- Game and activity area (air hockey, pool, table tennis, poker)
- Movie area
- Technology center/library (equipped with iPads and Wii gaming systems for computerized interactive activities)
- Hair salon to keep you looking and feel great
- Assistance with scheduled transportation to outings, events, and medical appointments
- Beautifully landscaped outdoor areas with patio, gardens, and gazebo
- ION indoor air purification system
- Discreet and respectful grooming assistance
- Weekly housekeeping and linen services
- Chef-prepared, dietician-approved meals
- Round-the-clock staff
- Scheduled social/recreational/educational opportunities
- Pet visitation encouraged/Pet therapy provided
- Incontinence support and maintenance help
- On-call physicians and RNs
- Custom respite care
- Hospice care
What Makes Us Special
What sets us apart from other assisted living homes is our Advanced Comprehensive Medication Management program (more than just supervised drug administration). We have our own on-site board certified pharmacist dedicated solely to our residents to conduct in-depth detailed clinical reviews of each resident's medications.Get Costs