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C SOLUTIONConsider the following when you are looking for a Long-term Care or meeting rooms?• Is the home a comfortable temperaturewith good air circulation? Is there anodor?• Are there working smoke detectors,emergency  re sprinkler system, andmonthly  re drills?• Does the home have a security system/alarms?• Does staff know what to do in the caseof an emergency or  re? (Ask staff) Isthere an emergency call system?• How are medical emergencies handled?• Does staff appear pleasant, attentive toresidents, and respectful?• Are the staff well groomed?• Which staff people provide direct care?(Talk to some care staff.)STAFFING AND TRAINING• What is the ratio of direct care staff to residents?• Does the home bring in help from home health care agencies?• What initial and ongoing training is provided for staff?• How frequently are staff evaluations conducted?• Who supervises direct care staff?• If an RN is on staff, what are his/herhours, role, and responsibilities?• Who provides additional services whenneeded?• Are staff trained in preventive oralhygiene care?• How long does the average person workfor the home?• What is being done to retain staff?QUALITY OF LIFE• Do residents appear happy, relaxed, and comfortable?• Do residents appear properly groomed and dressed?• Do residents appear healthy?• Are residents treated with dignity andrespect?• Is there a plan in place to maintain thequality of services and care for resi-dents?• Is there community involvement withthe home?• How is the home involved in the com-munity (e.g., daycare for children, block parties, meetings held at the home)?(...continued)Quality Assisted Living Services: Hospice, Respite and Memory Care Available! 948-49211821 N East St, Hastings • woodlawn@leisure-living.comAssisted LivingA senior living community in Bellevue, MI(10 minutes north of Battle Creek, just off North Ave.)that offers assisted living, alzheimer’s care, continuing care, respite care, dementia care and hospice care.Caring For Your Family Like OursPrivate Rooms24-Hour Staf ng & SecurityHealth Care Monitoring & Personal Care Assistance Three (3) Nutritious Meals Per Day (made from scratch) Weekly Housekeeping & LaundryFlat Linen Service(bed linens for a single bed, along with bath towels) All Utilities (except telephone)4825 Fruin Road | Bellevue, MI 49021 (269) 758-3388SENIOR HOUSING DIRECTORY | 2019 23T

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