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854 Lettuce Ln
Las Cruces, NM 88001-8808
(575) 525-9215
Fax: (575) 527-1729
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Adult Day Care
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    The Heritage is a small, homey, family environment where seniors are welcome to live and celebrate their life. We have a great stable staff, who take a real interest in the lives of our resident family. Our staff has been known to bring their children in to visit to offset the missed grandchildren or great -grandchild. We are focused on the joys of life not the losses. We will get Therapies in to ensure our folks can go for that all important walk or do their gardening in our wonderful flower filled garden. Baking of cookies and cakes for ourselves or others is routine. We are close to New Mexico State University, yet located in a small community of homes in our rock walled neighborhood. If laughter, smiles, happy hearts are important to you please contact us.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    Contract for on-call physician care
    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
    Dental care
    Eye care
    Massage therapy
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Staff certifications and training:
    All staff are required to meet employment standards required by the state of New Mexico in regards to criminal background history. Within the facility we do extensive background checks and interview for personality and skills that are necessary for the care of a more frail population. Ongoing training is provided monthly and as necessary to meet the individual needs of our resident family.
    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
    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:
    Hitting of others, exit seeking that goes beyond our safety measures. Verbal outbursts that upset the other residents.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Our day is designed to meet the needs of our residents and the day is driven by the desires of the resident population. Such as if it is a nice day we might spend most of the day involved in outdoor things such as picnic or B-B-Q, gardening. If the day is overcast we most likely be baking, reading or watching a movie. Our facility is much more of a home that a facility.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Service animals 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
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 24
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Buffet style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    We have a number of local churches that participate with us to meet the needs of the resident population. We take residents to several local beauty shops, several local organizations meet and encourage residents to participate.
    This facility caters to:
    We are open to all and no one is turned away. Everyone is someone in our community. Everyone is welcome to be part of our family. If you want to be part of something small, personal and home like we are the ticket.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Pet deposit required
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Nursing care fee required
    NM Adult Day Care
    License No. 2053
    Issued by New Mexico Department of Health
    NM Adult Residential Care
    License No. 2033
    Issued by New Mexico Department of Health
    NM Assisted Living Facility
    License No. 2033
    Issued by New Mexico Department of Health
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