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Whispering Pines ALF

200 Whispering Pines St
Norton, KS 67654-1260
(785) 874-5500
Fax: (785) 874-5501
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Whispering Pines Retirement & Assisted Living is one of it's kind in N.W. Kansas. You are admitted as independent and when you start failing, your evaluated and pass the state requirements you can stay in the same apt. pay extra for sq. ft. No confusion of moving! Impress Independence even when you are Assisted Living resident. Home like atmosphere with home made food. Residents may help bake or prepare items of food for meals. Birthdays are celebrated and SPECIAL! Great reputation for good food and cleaniness! We provide the highest quality of life for """"Aging Adults""""
    All genders welcome
    Age 55 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided for eight (8) or less hours per day
    Contract for on-call physician care
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Developmental disabilities
    Memory loss
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Staff certifications and training:
    Continuing education required by state for licenced nurses. State requirements for inservice classes yearly for all employees.
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    The major one at our facility is wandering outside and not relizing the danger they have put themselves in.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Pet Types Allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Controlled access garage
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 30
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    Other recreational activities:
    ADL'S done at home are provided at facility Communion given once a month,plus hymn sings, Bible study done weekly Bingo once a month Chair exercising done 3 times a week
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $500
    Damage or security deposit required
    KS Assisted Living Facility
    License No. N069010
    Issued by Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
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