What services are typically offered at Shepherds View Assisted Living?
At Shepherds View we offer safe comfortable living spaces, excellent meals and snacks, individual laundry service, diabetic nail care, assistance with bathing, dressing and activities of daily living. Our capable staff encourage residents to perform individual measures of self care and staff assist where it is needed. We provide activities, crafts, exercise and encourage active mobility. In the event a resident is confined to the hospital they may return here if they have potential to be able to make a pathway to safety within 45 days.
What is the difference between assisted living and a nursing home?
Assisted living communities are wonderful options for those who need assist with activities of daily living such as meals, medication management, mild memory deficits, showering, social activities and basic oversight. They may need diabetic monitoring and nail care services. Assisted living is approximately half the cost of Skilled Nursing Care so it is a good idea to weigh all options.
What is the difference between assisted living and independent living?
Seniors living in independent living communities typically enjoy full property maintenance and have no personal,care services. They enjoy living in housing that is stress free from building and grounds upkeep. They live their life taking care of the far majority of their daily tasks including cooking, bathing, cleaning, getting around, taking their medications, etc. Those in assisted living need minimal basic tasks provided such as meals, medication management and may need assistance with showers and dressing etc