Defined Levels of Care

Level One (0-9)

Resident requires assistance for medication management only or minimal basic care services, bathing dressing and/or grooming. Assistance with personal laundry, dining, and housekeeping needs beyond the scheduled weekly visits would not be included.

Level Two (10-18)

Resident requires minimal assistance in overall care. This may include special guidance during meals or reminders for events like activities. Minimal assistance may be needed for dressing and bathing. The resident may also need occasional assistance with bladder and/or bowel management. The resident may need extra attention in order to accomplish effective communication. Housekeeping and laundry needs may be more frequent, and medication administration is usually assisted by staff. All services included in level one would be required.

Level Three (19-27)

Resident’s needs are more intense and include moderate assistance in activities of daily living as well as constant supervision and moderate assistance for dressing and bathing. Medication administration assistance may be more complex, and health monitoring may be as often as daily (e.g. blood pressure checks). Physical assistance in preparation for and during transports outside the facility may be necessary. Physical assistance and escort to the dining room and constant cueing and assistance during meal times would most likely be needed. Tray services may be used frequently. Laundry and housekeeping services may be required daily. The resident may require regular assistance in bowel and bladder management. All services included in level one and two would be required.

Level Four (above 27-not suitable for admission)

Resident requires extensive assistance for personal care, bowel and bladder management, and health care monitoring. Behavior may be unpredictable and continual orientation and cueing may be needed for all basic functioning. Housekeeping and laundry needs may be more than daily. All services in levels one, two, and three would be required.

Monthly fees are based on double occupancy rooms. An additional charge of $500 per month for a private room (if available will be assessed).

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