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LEVELS OF CARE

Individualized service plans are developed from an initial assessment of the individual’s needs. From this initial assessment, a thorough package of services is developed. Periodic reviews of these plans are conducted to ensure their accuracy and thoroughness. The following services and amenities are included in the monthly rent:

  • ON-SITE DIETICIAN

  • WEEKLY IN-HOUSE PHLEBATOMIST (BILLED BY INSURANCE)

  • WEEKLY IN- HOUSE PHYSICIAN (BILLED BY INSURANCE)

  • THREE MEALS A DAY

  • NUTRITIONAL SNACKS AVAILABLE DAILY

  • WEEKLY HOUSEKEEPING

  • WEEKLY LINEN & TOWEL SERVICE

  • PLANNED SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

  • MONTHLY HEALTH STATUS REVIEWS

  • COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

  • ONE PERSONAL NIGHT-CHECK

  • SUPERVISED MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION

  • ACCESS TO NURSING STAFF 24-HOURS PER DAY

LEVEL 1 & LEVEL 2

Brighter Living’s levels of care build upon the one before it. For instance, Level 1 care includes all of the services of the Basic Level, plus Level 1 services. Level 2 includes all of the services included at both the Basic and Level 1, plus additional Level 2 services.

LEVEL 1 SERVICES:

Includes all of the services in the Basic Service Package, plus:

  • SUPERVISED MEDICATION MANAGEMENT FOR REGULAR MEDICATIONS AND RESIDENTS WITH INSULIN-DEPENDENT DIABETES

  • SUPERVISION WITH PERSONAL CARE

  • TWO PERSONAL “NIGHT-CHECKS”

  • ROUTINE REMINDERS FOR BASIC ACTIVITIES

LEVEL 2 SERVICES:

Includes all of the services in the Basic and Level 1 Service Packages, plus:

  • MEDICATION MANAGEMENT

  • EXTENSIVE REMINDERS FOR BASIC ACTIVITIES

  • ESCORT SERVICE TO MEALS AND ACTIVITIES

  • PERSONAL CARE SUPPORT
    (I.E., PHYSICAL ASSISTANCE WITH BATHING, DRESSING, TOILETING)

  • MANAGEABLE INCONTINENCE SUPPORT

  • DAILY HOUSEKEEPING, AS NEEDED

TRANSITIONAL & RESPITE SERVICES

Brighter Living’s Transitions Program meets the needs of individuals who require additional temporary support after leaving a hospital or nursing home. Brighter Living offers respite care to families or individuals needing the opportunity for relief from the daily stress of being a caregiver.

TRANSITIONAL SERVICES*
Brighter Living’s Transitions Program meets the needs of individuals who require additional temporary support after leaving a hospital or nursing home.

RESPITE SERVICES
Brighter Living offers respite care to families or individuals needing the opportunity for relief from the daily stress of being a caregiver. As part of the Transitional and Respite Programs, Brighter Living offers the following services:

SHORT-TERM PLACEMENTS

HOME-LIKE STUDIO LIVING ENVIRONMENT WITH REFRIGERATOR AND MICROWAVE

24-HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICES

PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANCE

ELEGANT MEALS IN OUR DINING ROOM

NIGHTLY SAFETY CHECKS

DAILY ACTIVITIES

IN-HOUSE REHABILITATION SERVICES

SUPERVISED MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION

HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES

*TRANSITIONAL PROGRAM RATES ARE THE SAME AS LONG-TERM PLACEMENT RATES. FURNITURE RENTAL IS AVAILABLE FOR STAYS OVER 30 DAYS DEPENDING ON FURNITURE AVAILABILITY

ADDITIONAL SERVICES NOT INCLUDED IN BASIC, LEVEL 1, OR LEVEL 2 CARE PLANS

GUEST MEALS ($7.00/MEAL)

MEDICAL CARE SUPPLIES (COST BASED ON USE; COST ADDED TO MONTHLY BILL)

COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH TRIPS/EXCURSIONS (COST CAN BE ADDED TO BILL)

ALL PERSONAL MEDICATIONS (ARRANGED THROUGH PHARMACY)

BEAUTY SALON SERVICES (CAN BE ADDED TO MONTHLY BILL)

PERSONAL TELEPHONE SERVICE (RESIDENT ARRANGES THROUGH TELEPHONE COMPANY)

CABLE TELEVISION ($28.00/MONTH THROUGH BRIGHTER LIVING $14.00 FOR SEMI PRIVATE)

PERSONAL LOCAL TRANSPORTATION ($35.00 ROUND TRIP; BASED ON AVAILABILITY; 48-HOUR NOTICE REQUIRED)

PERSONAL LAUNDRY SERVICES ($64.00/MONTH; COST ADDED TO MONTHLY BILL)