Whether you’re ready to fully enjoy your retirement years or need a little extra help with daily tasks, you want to find the best long-term care option available in your area. SeniorAdvisor.com wants to help you pick the best facilities so they have created the Best of Senior Living Awards and base them off the reviews current residents and their families. If you want to look at all of the criteria for the awards you can check here, and if you want to learn about the best facility in Philadelphia, keep reading.
Philadelphia has one facility that has earned the Best of Senior Living Award in 2016 and that is Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley. While they are the only facility in the area to win, they have earned the award for multiple categories including assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, independent living, and nursing homes.
Assisted Living at Wesley Enhanced Living allows seniors to get individualized personal care based on their daily needs. Residents can get help with daily activities like housekeeping, grooming, eating, and getting dressed or other personal care needs. There are also medication reminders as well as three nutritious meals provided every day. The staff will also make sure that the residents have access to engaging activities so seniors can socialize and enjoy their time.
Alzheimer’s Care is also offered at Wesley Enhanced Living as well as dedicated dementia care units. Their program is called Bridges and it is for all memory loss residents to help them use their strengths, work on their weaknesses, and still enjoy a high quality of life. The dementia care unit is large and spacious and includes lots of visual cues to help residents feel secure and know where they are in the facility. There is also highly trained staff and extra security to minimize wandering.
Independent Living is one more type of senior living that Wesley Enhanced Living offers. This part of the facility has private apartments that feature full kitchens and baths, private balconies, carpeting, weekly housekeeping, 24-hour emergency call system, and 24/7 security. All utilities are included in the monthly fee as well as interior and exterior maintenance and cable TV service. Apartments come in studio, one, and two-bedroom layouts.
Skilled Nursing Home is the final service that is offered at Wesley Enhanced Living. If you are recovering from an illness or surgery you can stay in the skilled nursing facility as well as if you have a chronic medical condition that requires supervision. Staff can assist with things like medication administration, wound care, intravenous therapy, and feeding tubes if necessary. There are also dietitians, therapists, social workers, psychiatrists, and clergy on staff to assist in whatever way you need.
You can also get rehabilitative therapy at Wesley Enhanced Living and that includes physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Therapists can work with residents in their rooms or their apartments depending on their living situation and mobility.
If you want to look at more award-winning facilities in Pennsylvania or see the whole list of the Best of Senior Living Award 2016 winners, you can check here.
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