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Description of Sunset Home in Waterville, ME
Built In Business opened 1924. New Building in 1998. , Number of Beds : 20
Sunset Home, located in Waterville, Maine provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility, and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicaid. Sunset Home has a very good hospital, Inland Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 91 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Sunset Home's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (04901-5695) in Maine, where Sunset Home is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics.
Sunset Home is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.
Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.
Also, Sunset Home 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, Sunset Home is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.
Sunset Home has provided the highest quality of residential care in Waterville to women age 65 and older since 1924. The home continues its tradition of a warm and friendly environment, that many ladies have called "home". Sunset Home provides: 24 hour staffing, medication administration, housekeeping, laundry, three homemade meals plus snakcs daily, transportation for physician appoinments, daily activities program, and personal care assistance. Sunset Home also offers the opportunity for residents to keep their own physicians, occupancy for twenty residents with sixteen private rooms with private bathrooms and two semi-private rooms with an attached bathroom and shower, whirlpool bath, cable-ready rooms, furnished rooms (per resident's request room may be unfurnished to allow for personal belongings), all residents have the option to have their own phone in their room, modern in-floor heating, hair salon on premises, easy access storage, covered entryway, maintenance services, gardens, patios, spacious grounds and walking paths.
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