Mom’s assisted living home should have highly trained staff

| February 27, 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 […]

Can your mom’s assisted living home pass your innate quality control litmus test?

| February 17, 2017

Visit your mom’s assisted living home and run an innate quality control litmus test When you’re looking for an assisted living home 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 an innate […]

Lakewood Villa staff know their residents well

| February 2, 2017

Lakewood Villa staff and residents know each other well Some assisted care facilities are too small and some are too large. Some are just right. When you visit Lakewood Villa, you will find the facility has the right size. It is not too large and it is not too small. Since Lakewood Villa is the […]

How does a good assisted living home monitor medications?

| December 27, 2016

Mom’s assisted living home should monitor medications Mom’s assisted living home will monitor her medications. That is something you should expect. One of the services Lakewood Villa provides is medication management. We forecast when our residents’ meds will run out. From the minute mom moves in, we take over this task. We manage her meds. […]

Lakewood Villa advises: The holidays are here!

| December 24, 2016

The holidays are here, at Lakewood Villa Thanksgiving and the December holidays have occurred. New Year’s Day 2013 has arrived. This is the time of year when we enjoy spending time with loved ones. If your loved ones are too busy or too far away, they could feel isolated. The weather is bad. People stay […]