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Cascades of Grass Valley

415 Sierra College Dr
Grass Valley, CA 95945-5764
(530) 272-8002
Fax: (530) 272-0251
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Highate Senior Living offers a convenient and beautiful location near downtown Grass Valley. We specialize in memory care and offer a uniquely focused plan for care for persons living with dementia. Our activity department includes two full-time and one part-time dedicated activity staff to provide activities seven days a week. We use aromatherapy, validation techniques, music, daily exercise, pets, reminiscence, and other techniques to keep residents pleasantly engaged and reduce challenging behaviors. We have an excellent relationship with Hospice and with their help have been successful keeping residents at home throughout the last stages of their lives.
    All genders welcome
    Age 55 and over
    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
    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
    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
    Traumatic brain injury
    Staff certifications and training:
    RCFE with licensed RN and CPR and First Aide certified care attendants. Ongoing inservice training on care, health and safety, and dementia specific issues. Trained medication aides. Special on-line training program for all staff.
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    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:
    Medical conditions that are specifically identified as not appropriate under our license. Behavior that is dangerous to other residents.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Our whole home is devoted to promoting the well being of residents living with dementia. We offer an assisted-living style residence for persons in earlier stages, and a secure wing for those who are in later stages of dementia. We offer a dedicated bath specialist trained in use of aromatherapy, and many environmental features including safe wander paths and lots of natural light. Our staff members receive special dementia care training and we have an extensive on-line training program for convenient ongoing training in special topics. Music therapy, pet therapy, reminiscence and daily baking club are among the activities provided by our Life Enhancement Specialty team.
    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
    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 telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 65
    Dietary Options
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Kosher meals available
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    On-site catholic communion & on-site bible study. Transportation to religous services. Adult education classes on-site.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Pet deposit required
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    CA Residential Care Fac. for the Elderly
    License No. 297005395
    Issued by California Department of Social Services
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