Stafford Suites in Sumner
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Questions about Stafford Suites in Sumner
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Stafford Suites in Sumner. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Residents at Stafford Suites in Sumner are a wonderful group of seniors with varying interests. Our Program Director creates a monthly calendar of events and activities based on the likes and interests expressed by our residents. The average age in our community is 87 years and ranges from late 60's to early 100's!
What programs or activities does Stafford Suites in Sumner offer to enrich residents' well-being?
At Stafford Suites residents enjoy a varied and full activities schedule. We offer outings to local attractions, restaurants and events. On our calendar you will wind exercise programs, games, musical entertainment, special themed weeks including Hawaiian Days, Octoberfest, Western Weeks and more. During these special weeks we have activities, entertainment, décor and menus to go along with the theme. There are group activities as well as individual options so our residents can be as busy as they would like to be. We are also located across the street from the Sumner Senior Activity Center which offers many fun activities and outings as well.
What places are near Stafford Suites in Sumner or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Sumner is a beautiful small town offering an active main street area with restaurants and shops to enjoy. We are located close to shopping opportunities, restaurants, The Windmill Garden Nursery, Gordon Family YMCA, Sumner Senior Center and local parks. Our neighborhood is perfect for taking a stroll down the sidewalks and enjoying the lovely gardens and landscaping of the surrounding homes. Because we are in the valley there are no hills to navigate!
What transportation services does Stafford Suites in Sumner offer to assisted living residents?
Our bus and driver are available on a scheduled basis for trips to local shopping, restaurants, scenic drives, attractions and medical appointments. Seasonally we have outings for picnics in the park, pumpkin patches, The Washington State Fair and many others.
What makes the chef or dining program at Stafford Suites in Sumner exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
At Stafford Suites we are known for our food! We offer all day dining with a menu including deli sandwiches, salads, soups, and several hot entrees. There are also specials for breakfast lunch and dinner. Some of our resident's favorites include Prime Rib of beef, clam chowder, salmon, steamed clams, Reuben sandwiches our amazing desserts and much more.
What safety features or security measures does Stafford Suites in Sumner offer to assisted living residents?
The safety and security of our residents is high on our priorities list and is one of the things our families tell us they appreciate most about having their loved one reside with us. All apartments have a state of the art fire system including sprinklers as well as an alert call system both in the apartments as well as a pendant residents may wear while out and about in the building. We are staffed 24 hours a day with licensed and trained caregivers. All entry/exit doors have a monitoring system including cameras.
How does Stafford Suites in Sumner keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We have an open door policy with our residents and family members. Our nurse Wellness Director is in contact with resident's medical providers as well as family members routinely. We send out family letters via email keeping everyone abreast of the happenings at our community. We also email out our newsletter and activities calendar to family members who would like to receive it.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Stafford Suites in Sumner during daytime and nighttime hours?
We staff our building 24 hours a day with licensed, trained caregivers. The number of staff in the building depends on the time of day and the care needs of our residents. There are always a minimum of two caregivers on shift over night and more during the day and evening including medication techs.
If Stafford Suites in Sumner accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Pets are welcome at Stafford Suites! We have several cats and dogs who live here with their pet parents. Cats remain in their apartments and are not out in the common areas. Dogs are walked outside and, of course, must be picked up after. Dogs are able to visit the lobby but must be on a leash at all times. Pets are not allowed in food service areas.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Our staff receives ongoing training required to maintain their license as well as special trainings to help them address the changing needs of our residents.
What safety features or security measures does Stafford Suites in Sumner provide to protect residents who wander?
Our community is not a memory care community. We do have personal care services available that are very helpful to residents who may have mild short term memory impairments. Our doors have a silent alarm and outdoor cameras for security purposes, however, residents who are cognitively impaired and begin exhibiting wandering/exit seeking behaviors would move to a more suitably secured setting such as a local memory care community.
Services and Amenities of Stafford Suites in Sumner
- Entry Fee
- Fee Structure Extra: Entry Fee Cost : $850
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: No
- Studio Apartments
- Medication Management
- Offsite Activities
- Religious Services
- Wii Sports
- Arts And Crafts
- Activities Extra: Exercise Classes
- Low Salt
- Diet Extra: None
- Languages Extra: English
- Resident Capacity: 77
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed Only
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