Providing services to older adults who need assistance with activities of daily living
Residents who need assistance appreciate a private apartment with:
- a living room, bedroom, and private bath with shower.
- a kitchenette that includes a refrigerator, microwave and sink.
- a variety of common gathering places for all residents to enjoy.
Services for residents who need assistance include:
- dining services, housekeeping and select transportation for medical appointments.
- help with bathing, showering, dressing, and grooming.
- social, recreational and spiritual activities as well as special events.
- help with mobility, medication management, continence care, memory support, and more.
Each resident has a specially designed plan of care that staff uses as its guide for providing care.
If you know an individual who needs assistance with daily activities, The Ridgewood’s comprehensive personal care can help.
As a more detailed listing, the following services/benefits are included in monthly fees:
- Personal Care Services (in addition to all independent living services)
- Assistance with dressing and undressing
- Assistance with showering and whirlpool baths once or twice per week
- Assistance with grooming, shaving, and hair care
- Assistance of one staff member for mobility and transferring needs
- Encouragement and assistance with participating in social and leisure activities
- Assistance with medications including ordering and/or reordering prescriptions and consulting with the pharmacy on medications
- Securing health care services: i.e. consulting with physicians for medications, treatment, and appointments
- Bathroom assistance as needed; additional incontinence program available
- Monthly vitals and weights as ordered by the attending physician
- LPN services
- Assistance with caring for personal possessions
- Oxygen monitoring - as ordered by physician
- Inhalation treatments - as ordered by physician
- Securing health care services
- Making appointments and reminding residents of appointments
- Assistance with making and receiving phone calls
- Assistance with receiving and sending mail