Homestead Living

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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1040 Quinn Drive, Waunakee, WI 53597
Call (800) 385-2527
Homestead Living (800) 385-2527

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Questions about Homestead Living

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Our staff receives ongoing training on Memory Care and Geriatric Care.

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

We are home to 16 adults living with Alzheimer's and other Dementias.

What programs or activities does Homestead Living offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Our approach towards Memory Care is person-centered, focusing on each of our residents as individuals, determining their needs, likes, and dislikes, and tailoring our engagement program accordingly. We make use of Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Pet Therapy, modified yoga and other exercise, devotional programming, intergenerational programming, gardening, cooking, and other activities as determined by our residents' interests.

What places are near Homestead Living or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Homestead Living is set on a park-like lot on a quiet street with an old growth tree line. Our beautiful backyard is an ideal setting for gardening, barbecuing, and birdwatching. We are located next to a beautiful residential area with walking paths and bike paths.

What makes the chef or dining program at Homestead Living exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

All of our meals are home made by our Full Time Nutrition Program Director. We develop our menu with our residents' likes and dislikes in mind and are able to accommodate special diet requests.

What safety features or security measures does Homestead Living offer to assisted living residents?

We are an alarmed facility and appropriate for residents who may wander.

How does Homestead Living keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Families are always welcome! Join us for a meal, a concert, fun in the backyard at anytime. Our house is your house too.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Homestead Living during daytime and nighttime hours?

Homestead prides ourself on a very high staff to resident ratio. During daylight hours we have 1 staff members per 3 residents. We are staffed 24 hours with awake staff and we always have at least two awake staff members at Homestead Living, which means we can accommodate two-person transfers.

If Homestead Living accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We do not accept pets. But have a Pet Therapy program for our residents to enjoy.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Our staff receives ongoing training on Memory Care and Geriatric Care.

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

Homestead prides ourself on a very high staff to resident ratio. During daylight hours we have 1 staff members per 3 residents. We are staffed 24 hours with awake staff and we always have at least two awake staff members at Homestead Living, which means we can accommodate two-person transfers.

What safety features or security measures does Homestead Living provide to protect residents who wander?

We are an alarmed facility and appropriate for residents who may wander.

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

Our approach towards Memory Care is person-centered, focusing on each of our residents as individuals, determining their needs, likes, and dislikes, and tailoring our engagement program accordingly. We make use of Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Pet Therapy, modified yoga and other exercise, devotional programming, intergenerational programming, gardening, cooking, and other activities as determined by our residents' interests.

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

We have a Nurse on-call 24 hours and working in our building regularly. Along with our Administrator, caregivers, Nurse and support staff regularly assess our residents and change their Individual Service Plan as needed.

What techniques does Homestead Living use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

We eat lunch and dinner together as a family. We always have staff on hand to assist residents with meals as needed. Our Nutrition Program Director can accommodate special diet requests.

How does Homestead Living keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Families are always welcome! Join us for a meal, a concert, fun in the backyard at anytime. Our house is your house too.

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

Homestead Living is set on a park-like lot on a quiet street with an old growth tree line. Our beautiful backyard is an ideal setting for gardening, barbecuing, and birdwatching. We are located next to a beautiful residential area with walking paths and bike paths.

Is Homestead Living affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Each of our residents is free to choose their health care providers. We have exemplary relationships with many providers in the area.

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Services and Amenities of Homestead Living

Room and housing options

  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Housing Extra: We Offer Private And Shared Rooms.

General

  • Resident Capacity: 16
  • Minimum Age: 60
  • Pets: No Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • State Licenses: 0012266

Costs

  • Assisted Living Starting At: $4100/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $4100/month

  • About Homestead Living

    Homestead Living is a 16 bedroom Residential Facility that has been serving our community’s Memory Care needs for the last 25 years. We are family owned and operated and pride ourselves on offering the same quality of care to our residents that we would choose for our own family. With industry-leading staffing ratios, we provide each of Homestead Living's residents with personally-tailored care and attention.

    Our park-like setting in Waunakee enables our residents to enjoy our outdoor patio and backyard, walks in the neighborhood, gardening, and bird watching. Our building has large great room areas and smaller parlor settings that provide maximum social engagement and/or quiet time depending on a resident’s individual desires. We serve home made meals, home baked pastries, and garden grown produce. Living at Homestead is very much like living in a family.

    Our purpose is to provide a Home for people living with Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias. We strive to create a caring place which fosters a genuine sense of security, understanding, and joy. Through Person-Centered Memory Care and an exceptionally high staff-to-resident Ratio, we meet the changing physical, emotional, and social needs of our individual residents.

    What Makes Us Special

    Homestead Living continues to be a family owned and operated business that strives to maintain the standards of care that we would choose for our own family.


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