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Description of Southminster Retirement Community in Charlotte, NC
Built In 1987 , Number of Beds : 60
Southminster Retirement Community, located in Charlotte, North Carolina provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Hospice, and Continued Care Community. Southminster Retirement Community has an average user review rating of 5 stars. Southminster Retirement Community has a very good hospital, Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Southminster Retirement Community's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (28202) in North Carolina, where Southminster Retirement Community is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Southminster Retirement Community can be found here.
Southminster Retirement Community 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, Southminster Retirement Community 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, Southminster Retirement Community facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.
Also, Southminster Retirement Community 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.
Founded with pride by two local churches, Southminster is a not-for-profit active adult community with continuing care benefits committed to helping people maintain their lifestyle with dignity, privacy and peace of mind while ministering to their spiritual needs. That is our mission. We hire only dedicated employees who give full attention to residents and their families. In 2008, a major expansion will open 89 new, larger apartments. Also opening is an aquatic center, bistro grill, larger & new amenities areas, and a complete refurbishment of the original campus. Located in south Charlotte, Southminster is a small, 25-acre, lovely community, close to numerous shopping and medical support advantages. We frequent the many museums and performing arts nearby and are minutes from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. We offer guest rooms and meals for visitors interested in residency. Great reputation for quality care.
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