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Emerson House at River Pointe

8250 W Marigold St
Garden City, ID 83714-1354
(208) 377-3177
Fax: (208) 377-1224
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing
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    When someone we love suffers from Alzheimer’s or other memory impairment, we want to take care of them. But at some point, their needs become greater than we can manage by ourselves and we begin to look for professional assistance. We search for the right place with the right people to care for our loved one. Emerson House is such a place. Emerson House provides a comfortable and caring residential setting for those with memory impairments. Their special needs have been considered at every step, from the design of the building to the day-to-day care. The primary mission of Emerson House is to provide a place where residents may live fully with dignity. Before a new resident arrives at Emerson House, every effort is made to create a gentle and welcoming transition. This begins with a comprehensive assessment, which includes the prospective resident, their family and physician. Our next step is to develop a customized plan of care taking into consideration the resident's social history and medical needs along with recreational interests, spiritual dimensions and other personal issues to ensure their well-being and comfort. Personal needs are given top priority at Emerson House. Our building design allows the professional staff to provide comprehensive twenty-four hour care. The compassionate and specially-trained staff is ready to respond to emergencies, manage medicines and monitor the health of each resident according to their customized plan of care. In addition to long-term residential care, Emerson House offers respite and adult day care services. Emerson House offers all of it's residents services that include: > Specially selected and highly skilled team to supervise all activities 24 hours each day > Menus that are designed by a registered dietician to meet all nutritional needs including special diets > On-site nursing care and medication management > Full-time indoor and outdoor activities program which provides opportunity for companionship > Family support groups and meetings > Assistance with personal hygiene, including bathing, grooming, dressing, and incontinence management > A highly trained housekeeping staff providing linens and personal laundry services > Electronically secured perimeter monitored from nursing stations > Secured and inviting outdoor garden and verandas where families can gather > Fully monitored fire protection Optional services include: Beauty and barber salon, professional foot care clinic and massage therapy
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided for eight (8) or less hours per day
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Adult day care
    Massage therapy
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Hit, kick, or act physically aggressive
    Yell, curse, or act verbally aggressive
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Staff certifications and training:
    All caregivers go through a special training process to ready them for caring for residents with memory loss and through a special mentorship program where they follow and learn hands on techniques from our most experienced caregivers and our nurse. All medications are distributed by certified medication assistants. All staff must complete regularly scheduled in-services to discuss new techniques, successful techniques, and health care treatments.
    Memory Care
    The entire facility is dedicated to the care of Alzheimer's and Dementia sufferers.
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    If the resident is in need of a skilled nursing need such as a feeding tube, IV, or certain wounds to name a few. Also, if a resident becomes uncontrollably violent towards others or themselves.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Emerson House specializes in the care of those affected by memory loss. Our entire building is designed around the needs of those with memory loss to continue to thrive to the best of their ability.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Pet Types Allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 37
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Designated family visiting area
    Guest dining
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Sunday Non-denominational Church Service, Green Belt Walks
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Buy-in fee required
    Buy-in fee amount: $1000
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $400
    ID Residential Care, Asst. Living Home
    Issued by Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
    ID Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. RCA-1568
    Issued by Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
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