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Guardian Angels Homes I

18021 E Santa Clara Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705-2065
(714) 269-7307
Fax: (714) 508-5736
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Transportation, Hospice
  • Assisted Living
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  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    Sonia P. Garcia-Francia Licensee/and her Daughter Kelly Francia, are a team of professionals dedicated to their four homes in the North Tustin Area, Orange County. Sonia presently has the honor of being on the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer's Association. She is also the Chairman of the Education Committee with the same Organization, and is a member of the Patient and Family Services Committee with them. Sonia holds a Master's degree in Psychology/Sociology and a Master's Degree in Gerontology. Her daughter Kelly has worked as a Nurse Assistant, bachelor in Business, finishing her Master's Degree in Health Administration. Both are dedicated to enhance the life of their residents. We have excellent letters of reference by health care professionals but most important by our own families. We manage our four homes with ethics, compassion and knowledge. Attention to details physical, emotional and spiritual. Most Christian religions are welcome and we are open to other faiths too. Centrally located and closed to major freeways but in a quiet upscale residential neighborhood. Close to Saint Joseph, Chapman and Western Med Hospital.
    All genders welcome
    Eligibility requirements:
    Upscale area for ambulatory male or female memory impaired older adults who are looking for a private bedroom, who require one to one attention in a safe environment. No contracts, no buy in fee, only month to month agreement.
    Care Options
    Contract for on-call nursing care
    Physician care by routine visit
    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
    Physical therapy
    Speech therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    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
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Staff certifications and training:
    Guardian Angels Homes Inc in North Tustin California sends their caregivers to the Alzheimer's Association for training. Sonia P Garcia Owner/Administrator is currently in the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer's Assoc. Orange County Chapter and has the privilege of being the present Chairman of the Education Committee. Member of the Patient and Family Services Committee and her daughter Kelly Francia Licensed Administrator Participates in the Memory Walk with our Pet Therapy Program.
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    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:
    Only if the resident becomes a threat to himself or others.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Our four homes have been developed and programmed specifically for people with memory impairment. After a professional assessment of the functional abilities, social and psychological characteristics of the resident, the Licensee, Administrator, family and caregivers will determine the individualized program for the individual focusing on the abilities of the person. A detailed program will be developed according to this assessment.
    Living Space Options
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $3500
    Maximum cost: $4000
    Billed per month
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Service animals allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    Controlled access garage
    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
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 6
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    Choice of the family, two pharmacies deliver to the homes but not mandatory.
    On-Site Services
    Beautician and/or barber
    Designated family visiting area
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Besides the daily group activities, the facility pays a recreational therapist/activity director to have group activities. Regular Pet therapy by administrator, regular activities by Saddleback Church, crafts, sing a long, games, etc.
    This facility caters to:
    We cater to male and female older adults who have memory impairment due to Alzheimer's of any other type of dementia. Veterans, Retired Teachers, Golfers, visually impaired, deaf hard of hearing are welcome.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    CA Residential Care Fac. for the Elderly
    License No. 306003529
    Issued by California Department of Social Services
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