Long Term Care
Comprehensive Long Term Care
We are extremely proud of our Skilled Nursing Facility, we also strive to provide the best in Spiritual Programs and Recreational Activities for our residents, not only for those who are long term residents, but for those who may only maintain residence for a short time.
Not just arts and crafts, but a skilled discipline designed to keep residents at their highest possible functioning level. A wide variety of individual and group activities and bedside programming.
- Music and Art Programs
- Live Entertainment
- Outings, at Least Quarterly
- Remotivation Therapy
- Reality Orientation
- Pet Visits
- Sensory Stimulation Program
Monthly newsletter with activity calendar, birthdays and Resident of the Month Features.
Room to room shopping car weekly.
Daily mail delivery, reading and writing assistance available.
ON-SITE BEAUTY AND BARBER SERVICES
AVAILABLE AT A REASONABLE RATE
NOTARY SERVICES AVAILABLE
We at Willow Gardens Care Center are respectful of all beliefs. Sunday religious services are provided for both Catholics and Protestants. Rotating ministers from the community provide mid-week services during non-summer months. Scheduled religious music and hymn songs are offered as well as any Chaplin services, upon request.
Long-term residents, as well as those utilizing our Skilled Nursing Program can benefit from the following services:
Willow Gardens is fortunate to have an actively involved, caring Medical Director. Daily calls to each nurse's station provide support and guidance to the staff. Frequent visits with residents facilitate close monitoring of their health status. In addition, the Medical Director oversees all medical policies and procedures. Appointments are available upon request.
May be requested on site to avoid difficult or costly transportation of resident.
Monitors each resident and offers appropriate suggestions and alternatives. Visits facility monthly.
Visits facility monthly and maintains close contact with facility staff. Available for consultation and appointments.
Willow Gardens enjoys a mutually supportive relationship with local Hospice organizations in serving terminal residents.
*available upon request
Comprehensive nutritional assessments by consultant licensed dietician and food service director.
Home-like meals using seasonal produce.
Food preference list.
Alternative menus, variety of foods.
Special diets available.
House protein supplement, when needed.
Adaptive eating services.
Room service during illness.
Family-style traditional holiday meals planned with resident input.
Meals for family and guests while visiting.
Monthly resident planned meals.
Full-time professional Social Worker (BSW)
Member Iowa Nursing Home Social Worker Association.
Enhances resident's psychosocial functioning through assessment of each resident and care plan involvement.
Serves as advocate for residents.
Comprehensive discharge planning with working knowledge of services available in the community.
Available for counseling or family consults.
Safety & Security Laundry & Housekeeping
Open to all residents
Scheduled monthly meetings
Resident presiding officers
Plan residents´ choice meal
Residents´ comments are encouraged and acted upon. Staff attends upon invitation to answer questions or address concerns.
SAFETY AND SECURITY
Access to 24 Hour Physician Coverage
Emergency Medical Care
Ambulance service as needed
A restraint-free environment
Fall protection program
Emergency power generator
Use of facility wheelchairs and walkers, if needed.
Daily housekeeping and laundry service
In-house laundry facilities, not sent out
Laundry labels sewn in