Respite care is available for a short-term stay. Respite care being a temporary living arrangement designed to provide personal care during vacation time, recuperation following a hospital stay and/or respite time for those persons who usually provide care. Admission based on medical evaluation and needs assessment.
A medical evaluation signed by the resident’s physician is required before all admissions. If a resident is being transferred from a hospital or nursing home, the resident’s physician and discharge planner will assist in the referral and admission process. At the time of admission, all of the residents’ financial and service agreements are completed.
Walnut Ridge Memory Care is licensed as a Secure Dementia Unit Personal Care Home by the Department of Public Welfare. Quality care and services are provided without regard to race, color, religion, creed, handicap, ancestry, natural origin, age, or sex.