Laurel Senior Living Communities offers three facilities, Laurel Heights which is a Long Term Care residence and includes Shepherd's Cove an alzheimers unit. Village Heights and Laurel Village which offer beautiful assisted living facilities.
Laurel Senior Living Communities FAQ
Q: What is Assisted Living?
A: Assisted Living is a special combination of housing and personalized supportive services designed to respond to the individual needs of those who require help with activities of daily living. Assisted living care promotes maximum independence and dignity for each resident and encourages the involvement of a resident's family, neighbors and friends. Staff is available 24 hours to meet both scheduled and unscheduled needs.
Q: Who Lives in Assisted Living Residences?
A: Assisted living residents can be young or old, affluent or low income, frail or disabled. A typical resident is a woman in her eighties, and is either widowed or single. Assisted living is appropriate for someone who is too frail to live at home or who wants extra support.
Q: How is Assisted Living Regulated?
A: Assisted Living regulations are consumer-oriented; balancing the safety concerns everyone shares with consumers' desires to retain their independence and freedom of choice. Most providers and their staff have special training as a result of assisted living residence policies. In addition, some states require special training and staff certification. Residences also must comply with local building codes and fire safety regulations.
Q: What types of Services Are Offered in Assisted Living Residences?
A: Three meals a day 24-hour security and staff availability