Potters Country Home Menomonie, WI
Offers Assisted Living
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January 06, 2012
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Questions about Potters Country Home
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Potters Country Home. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Potters Country Home cares for 15 residents ranging in age from 40's to 90's, currently including 9 men and 6 ladies. Many residents are very active here, engaging in walks, activities, and gardening as well as leisure activities of their choosing. We do not provide care for high end memory loss or behaviors so the overall atmosphere of Potters is very similar to a senior apartment setting. You can expect a peaceful and leisurely country pace of life with other folks who do not need nursing home care yet are unable to live independently in their own homes. Our fully trained and caring staff are there to provide all the household cares and personal needs to make each day smooth and enjoyable.
What programs or activities does Potters Country Home offer to enrich residents' well-being?
There are a variety of games and activities offered at Potters as well as an on-site beauty shop, weekly spiritual gatherings, and special outings offered on a regular basis into the community. Some of our recent favorites have included fishing, a Corvette show, garden tour, go-cart races, shopping trips, and a local museum tour.
What places are near Potters Country Home or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Potters Country Home is located 3.5 miles south of Menomonie, WI on State Road 25.
What transportation services does Potters Country Home offer to assisted living residents?
For a small fee, staff and owners are available for medical transportation when family is unable to assist. Community outings and shopping trips are offered free to all residents who wish to participate.
What makes the chef or dining program at Potters Country Home exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Residents can expect 3 homecooked meals each day plus nutritious snacks and treats. Our experienced group of cooks bring in favorite recipes from home or tasty ideas from a variety of sources. When we serve mashed potatoes we start with a 10-pound bag of potatoes and a peeler, not a box of flakes!
What safety features or security measures does Potters Country Home offer to assisted living residents?
A fully trained 24-hour staff is available to provide assistance with all emergencies, injuries, or falls. There are a variety of grab bars, bath seats, and other assistive devices throughout the facility that can be adapted to each resident's specific needs. An emergency call system in the building allows residents to alert staff to unexpected needs or concerns.
How does Potters Country Home keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
On-site owners ensure that each resident receives the highest level of care and attention each day as well as maintaining a high level of family communication. We can be reached 7 days a week with questions or concerns and we personally keep families up-to-date on their loved ones needs or status via whatever form of communication the family requests upon admission.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Potters Country Home during daytime and nighttime hours?
Our highest ratio is 4 staff to 15 residents during daytime hours and our lowest ratio is 1 staff to 15 residents during the overnight hours.
If Potters Country Home accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
No pets welcome at this time. Our outdoor human spaces are second to none however with patios, porches, walking paths, flower beds, bird feeders, garden space and many resting benches both in the sun and shade. There are 15 beautifully landscaped and wooded acres for our residents to explore at their leisure, with or without staff assistance.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
All staff receive a rigorous initial training program, both on- and off-site. This is followed up by a yearly Continuing Education program based upon the specific needs of current residents as well as daily updates to allow us to assimilate new residents into our care as smoothly as possible.
What safety features or security measures does Potters Country Home provide to protect residents who wander?
Potters Country Home is not equipped to accept residents that have a history of wandering.
Services and Amenities of Potters Country Home
- All Inclusive Rent
Room and housing options
- Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
- Housing Extra: Private And Semi Private Rooms
- Resident Capacity: 15
- Pets: No Pets Allowed
- State Licenses: 0010954
About Potters Country Home
Serving the area since 1984, Potters Country Home is a family owned and operated CBRF, Community Based Residential Facility. We are licensed and inspected by the State of Wisconsin.
Potters Country Home is designed to provide care, treatment and other services for those who cannot or do not wish to live independently, and yet do not need the service of a nursing home.
Potters Country Home strives to provide quality care in a family-like setting with all the comforts of home
Our country home has been designed with the senior in mind. You will find our comfortable furniture, good lighting and warm atmosphere blending with your own personal items to create a home you'll enjoy. Large windows provide beautiful views and the spacious living room and dining area foster a family environment.
The staff at Potters Country Home is dedicated to the care and service of our residents. Each member is required to complete both initial training and continuing education in order to guarantee the best care available. You can expect daily interaction and personalized service from our family of employees.
What Makes Us Special
Located on 15 wooded acres, Potters Country Home provides many wonderful outdoor opportunities in a natural setting including gardening, bird watching, walking or just sitting back and relaxing. The on-site owners provide an exceptional level of attention to detail and individualized residents focus that is second to none.Get Costs