Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Long Term Care

Our reputation rests on the care we provide, whether it is nursing, therapy, or end-of-life care. Long-term care offers services 24 hours a day for those who require moderate or advanced home-01-smassistance. Your loved one's care is provided by an interdisciplinary team of licensed and certified medical professionals. We celebrate the warmth, charm, and vitality of life and are dedicated to preserving its most precious moments. Our staff is dedicated to helping each resident maintain dignity and an optimal quality of living. When End of Life Care is needed, staff work closely with physicians to provide pain control and comfort and family members are encouraged to spend time with their loved one in our family room.

Personal Enrichment Center- Dementia Unit

The Personal Enrichment Center provides a home-like environment for nursing level residents with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. This wing has 7 semi-private rooms, a kitchenette that can be used for baking and preparing snacks and a large common room for activities and dining. There is an outside porch and courtyard with tables and chairs, swings, and a gazebo. Activities are designed for various phases of dementia.

Social Services

This position is occupied by a licensed social worker (LSW). The Social Service Director coordinates admissions and discharge planning. The Social Service Director is available to residents and families to answer questions, listen to and address concerns, assure compliance with resident's rights, and to be an advocate for residents.

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Other professional services offered on site for all residents by visiting practitioners include podiatry (foot) care, psychiatric services, speech therapy, dental cleanings, and eye care. Our facility is on the same campus as The Aroostook Medical Center and many outpatient services can be accessed by a short walk or wheelchair ride. Wheelchair van transports are provided for other medical appointments. Professional hair services are available weekly in our on-site salon.