Tapp Family Home

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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8106 Rural Point Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Call (804) 299-1708
Tapp Family Home (804) 299-1708

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What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

We provide online classes in various pertinent topics for our staff that they can access at any time

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

Our residents' ages range from 70 to 98 currently. They enjoy watching TV, going out on the deck, listening to music, talking with each other, walking around the property, etc.

What programs or activities does Tapp Family Home offer to enrich residents' well-being?

We have an activity calendar for residents who choose to participate. Our usual programs from outside the home have been suspended during the COVID pandemic, but they included pet therapy dogs, various live musical groups, kids groups, etc. and we hope to resume those programs soon.

What makes the chef or dining program at Tapp Family Home exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Fresh foods prepared on-site by our staff: hearty breakfast, main meal at noon and a light supper in the evening, plus snacks.

What safety features or security measures does Tapp Family Home offer to assisted living residents?

We adhere to all recommended COVID precautions recommended by the CDC, Health Department and DSS. Doors are locked from outside entry and have alarms. Monitors are utilized at night as some residents may not be able to ring for help, call bells at bedsides. There are grab bars and railings in hallways and bathrooms, walk-in shower for bathing, nightlights throughout, fire alarm system throughout the home, first aid kit kept stocked, medications kept locked, fire drills monthly

How does Tapp Family Home keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

We utilize the telephone with frequent updates, and also via email, this year we did a lot of Duo and/or facetime to facilitate communication between our residents and their families

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Tapp Family Home during daytime and nighttime hours?

2 aides for a maximum of 10 residents during the day and 1 aide at night

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

We provide online classes in various pertinent topics for our staff that they can access at any time

What safety features or security measures does Tapp Family Home provide to protect residents who wander?

We are not a locked facility, but we have alarms on all egress doors

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

We have an activities calendar, part of which addresses memory games where their old memories are stimulated and they are encouraged to reminisce about their lives in the past.

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

We assess resident's vital signs weekly, assess them daily (physically and mentally) as we perform our cares.

What techniques does Tapp Family Home use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

We create a calm environment during meals by turning off the TV and encouraging them to engage in conversation

How does Tapp Family Home keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Phone and email

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

Mostly rural neighborhood in Hanover, but it is becoming more suburban over time.

Is Tapp Family Home affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

No affiliation, but we are located near Memorial Regional Medical Center, and are within a mile of the local rescue squad and the Henry Fire Station.

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Services and Amenities of Tapp Family Home

Costs

  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $3500/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $3500/month

Room and housing options

  • Housing Extra: Private And Semi Private

Features

  • Party Space
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Spa

Cleaning services

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

Technology and entertainment

  • Wifi

Activities

  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Arts And Crafts

Guest services

  • Guest Parking

General

  • Resident Capacity: 10
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: No Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • State Licenses: ALF190105
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About Tapp Family Home

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Tapp Family Home, Inc. is a licensed Assisted Living Facility where care is provided for elders who need some supervision and/or assistance with activities of daily living. On 16 acres in rural Mechanicsville just off US 301 in the Rural Point - Pearson's Corner area. Our serene location offers a large deck off the sunroom which allows residents to enjoy the trees, wildlife and fresh air of the country.

We are a private home, not an institution, where our residents are cared for as family members. Our residents are loved here and consider this their home. Our priorities are to keep them safe, healthy and happy and to give each one the best life possible.

We provide whatever assistance is needed for daily tasks of living such as dressing, bathing, shaving, hair care, oral and denture care, toileting, incontinence care, etc. as well as three home-cooked meals a day with snacks, laundry, housekeeping, medication administration, and daily resident activities. Hospice care is provided by local hospices and we work with home health agencies providing physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Our staff members are dedicated, caring and trained to take the best care of elders whose capacities may be declining. This ensures your loved one always has the best care possible. We are blessed to have a stable group of aides who have been with us for years and love our residents.

The difference is in the small-home family setting we provide our residents. Our licensed caregivers are hand-picked and are very experienced. They are loving, caring and provide a level of assistance, supervision and friendship that is loving and respectful.

Our setting is peaceful, serene and designed to feel just like home. We know how difficult it is to select a facility for your loved one(s).

We offer private and companion rooms as well as a month-to-month agreement.

We provide home-cooked meals, individual attention, assistance with hygiene and dressing, medication administration, laundry, and housekeeping, as well as daily scheduled activities, snacks between meals, transportation to the physician, Bible studies and a weekly non-denominational worship service.

What Makes Us Special

If you are looking for professional care in a country home setting, we are the right place! Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating. Our vibrant programs are fulfilling and encourage residents to celebrate the joys of life. Our number one goal is to help residents live longer, healthier and happy lives.

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