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Description of Wake Robin in Shelburne, VT
Number of Beds : 33
Wake Robin, located in Shelburne, Vermont provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, Alzheimer's Care, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Wake Robin has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Wake Robin has a very good hospital, Fletcher Allen Hospital Of Vermont, located nearby, which scored a 95 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Wake Robin's nearest hospital is 7 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Wake Robin can be found here.
Wake Robin 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, Wake Robin 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, Wake Robin is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.
Also, Wake Robin facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.
"Wake Robin is an active, safe, supportive community of adults. We value communication and fellowship, joy and humor. We welcome a diverse population and believe in everyone’s lifelong dignity and worth. Wake Robin, a locally-based non-profit, is committed to responsible stewardship of resources, to the beauty and accessibility of our facilities and surroundings, and to nurturing the environment for a sustainable future.
Wake Robin embodies “resident-powered” community life. It is led by an administration and staff that honors residents’ desire to organize and manage their activities and follow their interests. Residents remain as independent and engaged in community life — both within and outside Wake Robin — as they choose to be. As a Life Care Community*, Wake Robin’s first priority is the care and well-being of every resident.
* We are also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community, or CCRC—a community where all levels—independent living, residential care, and skilled nursing—are available."
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