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Walnut Grove AFC

7555 Knox Rd
Portland, MI 48875-9788
(517) 647-6931
Fax: (517) 647-6739
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Home like atmosphere with a beautiful country setting and all private rooms. Our goal is to care for our residents just like family, we enjoy family style meals, visiting with residents & their families, campfires in the backyard, and sharing our residents wealth of knowledge with our 3 children who live in the home with our residents and us. Walnut Grove is licensed by the state of Michigan and owned and operated by 2 Registered Nurses with a combined 36 years of medical experience and leadership. Community involvement, visits and performances are always encouraged as well as transportation for our residents to local activities like musical performances, parades, and festivals.
    All genders welcome
    Age 65 and over
    Care Options
    No licensed nursing care provided
    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
    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
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    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
    Staff certifications and training:
    CPR certification every 2 years for all staff. Owners are both Reistered Nurses who also do CPR every 2 years, license renewal every 2 years with mandatory continuing education of at least 25 hours every 2 years.
    Memory Care
    No care is offered for Alzheimer's or Dementia
    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
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Wandering, unable to sleep through the night (awake staff not available at night), inability to ambulate, inappropriate behavior to other residents and or staff.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    No pets allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 6
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    On-Site Services
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Wednesday Bible Study, Sunday Bible Study & communion. Guest performances by local musicians, groups, and children. Transportation to scheduled outings to local plays, musicials and band performances as well as parades and festivals. Bingo with prizes played as per resident interest. Library does home visit and brings new materials on monthly basis.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    MI Adult Foster Care Family Homes
    License No. AF340274470
    Issued by Michigan Department of Human Services
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