We will Support to the Adult Family Home Provider while making a Positive Difference in the Care of the Elderly
This is a Free service for the family.
We offer free expert assistance to help you consider everything possible before choosing right Adult Family Home for your loved one.
Kent, Washington 98031, United States
North King, South King, Snohomish, and Pierce County
We will help Navigate Seniors and their Families through the complexity of searching for the right Adult Family Home in their area. Considering the cost, location, level of care needed determined by a comprehensive Nursing Assessment, a referral can be made for an appropriate placement for a loved one.
A full health assessment is completed by a Licensed Nurse which contain accurate information about prospective resident’s medical history, care needs, and preferences before admission into the Adult Family Home.
The adult family home will use the resident’s Assessment & Preliminary Care Plan to develop a written Negotiated Care Plan after 30 days from admission. The resident's negotiated care plan will include the list of care and services to be provided, identifying when and how it will be provided, and identify who will provide the tasks. It will include preferences and choices with food, daily routine, grooming, and home accommodations.
The Nurse Delegation Program under Washington State law, allows nursing assistants to perform certain tasks normally performed by the licensed nurse such as administration of prescription medications or blood glucose testing in the Adult Family Home. A Registered Nurse must teach and supervise the nursing assistant, as well as provide nursing assessments of the patient's condition.
Nurses play a critically role in promoting patient safety and optimal well-being by monitoring patient health and providing education to their caregivers as well as recommendations of care..
Washington State's Adult Family Homes (AFH) are regulated by the implementation of the state's AFH laws and rules. Compliance will include understanding and adherence to these laws as well as following policies and guidelines for the Adult Family Home.
Chart ordered organization for administration and resident files, essential care forms, and required policies will be a Key Component in operating a well established Adult Family Home.
Elder Village partners will provide the necessary start up or upgraded systems for the Adult Family Home to stay organized, stay in compliance, and improve continuity of care.
The essential part of Caring for the Resident is Alerting Emergency Personnel during an Emergency. Caregivers are educated on how to initially care for the resident, activate emergency response, and notifying family, and other care providers.
Coaching on what makes a home marketable, ideas on website development and marketing material, creating leads, and preparing the homes for tours for prospective residents.
Essential policies and procedures are written to ensure guidelines are provided in the adult family home. Examples would include: Medical Emergency policy, Fall prevention policy, Infection Control, documentation policy, and among many others.