A Touch of Home for the Elderly

(866) 653-9337

503 E Jefferson St, Americus, GA


Services

  • Micro-Community: Personal Care Home
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Assisted Living
  • Hospice
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
A Touch of Home for the Elderly
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503 E JEFFERSON ST
Americus
GA
31709-3725
USA
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Description of A Touch of Home for the Elderly in Americus, GA

Built In Sep-00 , Number of Beds : 6

A Touch Of Home For The Elderly, located in Americus, Georgia provides the following services: Micro-Community: Personal Care Home, Alzheimer's Care, Assisted Living, Hospice, and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. A Touch Of Home For The Elderly has a very good hospital, Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 81 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The A Touch Of Home For The Elderly's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (31709-3725) in Georgia, where A Touch Of Home For The Elderly is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics.

A Touch of Home for the Elderly is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, A Touch of Home for the Elderly is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Personal Care Home. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, A Touch of Home for the Elderly facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, A Touch of Home for the Elderly care provider provides hospice care. Hospice care is an infusion of home care and facility care provided to benefit terminally ill patients and support their families through their tough times.

At a touch of home we offer 24hr care,3 meals daily plus a nutrient snack. we also offer a safe environment as well as, laundry,transportation,medical needs,spiritual needs, and weekly outings.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • TV/Media Room
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Family Style
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Sodium
Security
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Hits, Kicks, or Acts Physically Aggressive
  • Yells, Curses, or Acts Verbally Aggressive
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with a Ventilator
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Incontinence
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Wound Treament
  • Adult Day Care
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty 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
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7

Demographic Profile for Americus, GA, 31709

People

Male Population
45.76%
Female Population
54.24%
Median Age
33.8 Years
Average Household Income
$36,729

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
19% Below
Cost of Food
6% Above
Utilities
13% Below
Miscellaneous
4% Below

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
72.2 / 100
Water Quality
60 / 100
Superfund Sites
85 / 100
Physicians per 100k
117.5

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
6
Property Crimes
7