Mom’s assisted living home should have highly trained staff

| May 28, 2017

Staff training is a big deal at assisted living homes We cannot speak for others, but at our assisted living home, the staff is highly trained. Most are cross trained. The State of California imposes mandates for staff training. All assisted living homes must meet those mandates and keep the paperwork on site to prove […]

Lakewood Villa passes the innate quality control litmus test

| May 27, 2017

Does your mom’s assisted living home pass your innate quality control litmus test? Lakewood Villa will. When you’re looking for an assisted care facility where mom will feel safe, comfortable and loved, you will find a wide variety of options. While touring them, ask if they meet your innate quality control litmus test. Everybody has […]

Mom’s assisted living home should have a highly trained staff

| May 24, 2017

The assisted living home you choose for mom should have a highly trained staff Staff training is very important in the assisted living field. The staff at Lakewood Villa is highly trained. Most are cross trained. The State of California imposes mandates for staff training. All assisted living homes must meet those mandates and keep […]

Lakewood Villa creates the happiest day in her life

| May 23, 2017

Lakewood Villa staff enables video conferencing. Mom can be there remotely A Lakewood Villa resident recently attended a family reunion in Chicago via the Internet. Family members told us they were organizing a family reunion in Chicago and wanted their mother to attend via a video conference. Staff set up and tested Skype on a […]

Lakewood Villa is close to the fire station

| May 22, 2017

The fire station is 42 seconds from Lakewood Villa The closest fire station is 42 seconds away from Lakewood Villa. Mom will feel safe, warm and loved at our assisted living facility. Your mom’s home should be close to a fire station. Lakewood Villa is close to the local fire station. They have fire fighters […]

Does your home smell good? Lakewood Villa’s does

| May 21, 2017

Does it smell good? It does at Lakewood Villa When you enter a building, your sense of smell becomes very active. The building will smell good, or it won’t. You will know within 10 seconds. Lakewood Villa consistently smells good. The licensee wants our home to look and smell clean. That’s not automatic in a […]

Lakewood Villa letter of thanks #2

| May 17, 2017

We have several success stories at Lakewood Villa because of the care that we provide. They come to Lakewood Villa with a variety of needs and we see them pretty much in a better and happier state than when they walked in. That is success. Success would be getting all those letters from families thanking […]

Assisted living licensee asks: Where is your mom spending the night?

| May 16, 2017

Where is your mom spending the night, asks an assisted living home licensee If your mom lives in an assisted living home, you will know this answer. If not, you should ask. Will your mom spend the night in a place where she can feel safe and secure? Are there locks and alarms? Is a […]

What are the care and services Lakewood Villa provides?

| May 16, 2017

Lakewood Villa has personalized care At Lakewood Villa, we work in partnership with family members, advocates and health care providers. We do face-to-face interviews. We see each resident every day. We know what it takes to make your loved one feel safe, warm and comfortable. This helps us understand each of our resident’s individual and […]

Should an assisted living home monitor mom’s medications?

| May 15, 2017

YES! An assisted living home should monitor medications One of the services mom’s assisted living home should provide is medication management. We cannot speak for others. We can, however, speak for how we manage meds at Lakewood Villa. We forecast when our residents’ meds will run out. From the minute mom moves in, we take […]