Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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115 Retirement Dr, Hardy, VA 24101
Call (800) 385-2527
Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake (800) 385-2527

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Questions about Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Our staff members receive ongoing training for aggressive behavior response, communication, and stages of dementia.

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake is a vibrant and lively community of residents ages 80-85 on average. They enjoy numerous weekly activities including bingo, pet therapy, exercise classes, music programs, and general socializing.

What programs or activities does Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake offer to enrich residents' well-being?

We believe that hosting activities of all kinds is vital to emotional wellbeing and healthy active aging. Our attentive staff plans activities every month that target all aspects of health and wellness. We offer events such as bingo, educational programs, church services, wellness center memberships, pet therapy, musical performances, and boating trips.

What places are near Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Our community is located adjacent to the Westlake Towne Center, a local shopping area that includes Kroger, several restaurants, a movie theater, and a plethora of small businesses. Also adjacent our property, the Carilion Wellness Center partners with Runk & Pratt to provide residents with easy access to exercise equipment and an indoor pool to promote a healthy lifestyle.

What transportation services does Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake offer to assisted living residents?

While we provide transportation to and from certain special off-campus activities, we do not offer daily or regular transportation services.

What makes the chef or dining program at Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

At Runk & Pratt, our menu was created with consultation from a professional dietician to ensure all options are healthy and nutritious. Special diets are available to suit individual residents' needs upon request.

What safety features or security measures does Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake offer to assisted living residents?

Resident safety in our community is a high priority for our staff. We implement a secure memory support unit with remotely triggered doors so that residents do not wander outside the building. We also implement door alarms and a call bell pendant system so that residents have round-the-clock access to our staff, especially in the case of a fall or other emergency.

How does Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Our staff keeps families in the loop about activities, events, and the health of their loved ones primarily via email. Should a family member visit our campus, we have flyers and posters that announce event information. Additionally, our administrators are always more than happy to meet in person with families of residents.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake during daytime and nighttime hours?

Day: 1 staff per 10 residents Night: 1 staff per 12 residents

If Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake does not allow pets.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Our staff members receive annual training for dementia, Alzheimer's, residents' rights, OSHA, HIPPA, and MSDS.

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

Day: 7 staff members Night: 6 staff members

What safety features or security measures does Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake provide to protect residents who wander?

We implement a secure memory support unit with remotely triggered doors so that residents do not wander outside their designated unit or the building.

What programs or activities does Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

We are proud to offer our residents monthly and varied community events featuring fun activities and social interactions. We make a point to engage residents' long-term memories by talking about their lives, showing them photos of loved ones or their lives from the past, and including family member interaction in their routines.

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

Our Director of Nursing and nursing staff members perform cognitive assessments annually or as-needed, depending on symptoms and behavior.

What techniques does Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Our dining rooms for Memory Support residents are small and intimate, allowing for direct staff assistance and constant supervision. Our kitchen works closely with professional dietitians to ensure residents are receiving personal meal modifications as necessary based on dietary restrictions.

How does Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Our staff keeps families in the loop about activities, events, and the health of their loved ones primarily via email. Should a family member visit our campus, we have flyers and posters that announce event information. Additionally, our administrators are always more than happy to meet in person with families of residents.

Describe the neighborhood around Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake is located adjacent to Westlake Towne Center in a small business district. Westlake Corner is a small area featuring a number of businesses, but it is not so developed that there is an absence of natural surroundings. Our property features private roads and sidewalks, as well as an abundance of grass and forest.

Is Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Yes; Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Franklin Memorial Hospital, and LewisGale Hospital.

Costs for Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake

Cost of Assisted Living

$ 1,234

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Cost of Memory Care

$ 1,234

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Services and Amenities of Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Do Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments
  • Housing Extra: Shared Living

General

  • Resident Capacity: 80
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Costs

  • Assisted Living Starting At: $3695/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $4395/month

  • About Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake

    Resting on 25 acres, Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake includes a spacious, resort style facility for assisted living and memory support, and customizable individual cottages for independent living. With personalized care options and services, our retirement village includes all medical necessities & social amenities to care for your body and to provide stimulation for your mind – all in a picturesque community right by the lake. Assisted Living

    At Runk & Pratt our Assisted Living communities focus on promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for seniors who need an additional level of care. Smith Mt Lake staff provides a safe and secure environment for seniors who need some support with performing daily tasks. Our activities directors engage the residents with a rotating calendar of exciting events and activities.

    Memory Support

    Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake is also home to one of our innovative Memory Support communities. Memory Support is specifically designed to serve individuals who struggle with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Industry-leading facilities, such as a fully equipped, state-of-the-art Snoezelen Room, mean that Smith Mountain Lake can continue to be home for our seniors as their memory fades. This means that Smith Mountain Lake residents can continue to experience the best care, no matter what stage of life they enter.

    Living

    Our Smith Mt Lake community provides residents with a comfortable private or semi-private room, or with apartment style suites with kitchenette options. All rooms are spacious and airy, where each has their own individual heating and cooling units, and cable television and telephone services are included in the cost of care. Because we strongly encourage friendship and a sense of community, our common areas are large and inviting and our private dining rooms provide the perfect atmosphere for residents to connect with each other.

    Activities

    Runk & Pratt constantly enriches the lives of our residents by keeping a calendar full of events that engage our seniors mentally, physically, and spiritually. Full-time activities directors work with healthcare professionals to ensure that the events bring true health and happiness to our residents. Past events include cooking lessons, drawing and painting classes, service projects, seasonal festivals, shopping trips, fashion shows, birthday parties, live music, exercise classes, bingo, pet visits, and much more!

    Community Overview

    • Physician appointments
    • Medical oversight
    • Medication management
    • Wellness and prevention
    • On-site therapy
    • Private and semi-private rooms
    • Spacious Common Areas
    • Outdoor patio with gardens
    • Beauty Parlor/Barber Shop
    • Private dining rooms
    • Qualified staff available 24/7
    • Activities & Social Events
    • Dietician Meal plans
    • Housekeeping & Linen Service
    • High-speed internet & cable

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