Fall prevention can be as simple as creating a safe living environment. Here at Spring Hills our caregivers and staff work to ensure that all preventative measures are taken so falls are less likely to occur.
While there is still a lot to learn about how the virus behaves, we have a much better understanding of it now than we did when it first spread. With that knowledge, we are going to be better equipped and prepared for a potential second wave, if it should arrive.
As we all know, COVID-19 has placed those in senior living, such as assisted living, memory care, or post-acute care into quarantine for their safety. Our communities are proud to have been adapting and acting decisively to ensure that all the people in our care are remaining active and steadfast on their fitness journey to remain in optimal health.
Keeping COVID-19 out of senior living communities, assisted living facilities, memory care communities, and post-acute care locations has become a full time job on top of the everyday care and services healthcare heroes are continuing to perform. It is absolutely paramount that there is a steady and universal strategy in place to ensure the safety of the residents, patients and healthcare providers.
If you are the loved one of someone in senior living, whether it’s assisted living, memory care, or post-acute care, you know how hard these past few months have been. As such, we had to act decisively and swiftly to implement new policies and procedures with our number one priority being to keep the people entrusted in our care safe from the virus.
Even during the pandemic, our Signature Dining program is providing a variety of delicious options. As our senior living communities have had to update their dining programs to keep everyone safe, it remains important to still provide the older population with various selections of freshly cooked, tasty and nutritious food options to keep them healthy.
We understand that mental health is extremely important as we have always placed intriguing the mind first on our approach to caring for this population. Here are some of the ways that our communities are inspiring motivation for the seniors and their family members.
One fact remains clear about this pandemic. COVID-19 has the highest mortality rate for senior citizens and those with underlying health conditions. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that people who have had to be hospitalized feel confident when they are discharged to the next phase of their road to recovery.
Healthcare, across the continuum has been forced to make decisive actions to adapt their care and operations to keep everyone as safe as possible. Senior living, in relation to assisted living, memory care, post-acute care or even home care services, are creating a “new normal.”