(WFRV) – Assisted Living by Hillcrest are our local experts in assisted living and they stopped by with a checklist of questions that will help you find the right place when you need to place a loved one in a caring facility.
Recommended Checklist by Assisted Living by Hillcrest:
What is your staff-to-resident ratio?
What kind of experience and training does your staff possess?
How many caregivers are on duty overnight?
Can staff administer medications?
Do you have a nurse on staff 24/7?
Do you have any experience with (issues or diagnosis of your care recipient)?
Do you do an initial assessment prior to admission?
What types of apartments are available?
What is the monthly cost per apartment type?
If there is a wait list, how many are on it and what is the policy?
Do you have any outdoor space?
What is your discharge policy?
What additional services are available if the needs of a resident change?
You can find three facilities in the Hillcrest family: Allouez Parkside, Village 1 and 2, and Brillion West Haven.
For more information, call Amy at 920-850-5235 or Holly at 920-660-0835.
You can find them online at assistedlivingbyhillcrest.com.