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Van Buren House Assisted Living

1500 E Van Buren Ave
Mcalester, OK 74501-4274
(918) 426-5600
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
  • Assisted Living
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  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Contract for on-call physician care
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Speech therapy
    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
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Staff certifications and training:
    Licensed nursing staff, all staff is certified in CPR & First Aide. Annual skills training in pain management, fall prevention, infection control, & MRSA.
    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 participate in care plan
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    If a resident becomes a threat to themselves, or a threat to others.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Sittercise (chair exercise program), Wii Game sessions, Armchair Travels, One on one stimulations.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Rehabilitation care
    Pet Types Allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    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
    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:
    Number of residents: 49
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    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
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Wellness Center with walking track, exercise machines, warm water pool, lap pool, & free weights, personal trainer available to develop program. We have Chapel services, Men's and Women's Bible studies, Bingo sessions, and Cooking Clubs'.
    This facility caters to:
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Pet deposit required
    OK Residential Care Home
    License No. RC6101
    Issued by Oklahoma State Department of Health
    OK Assisted Living Center
    License No. AL6101
    Issued by Oklahoma State Department of Health
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