Choosing an assisted living facility for your aging loved one is a hard task – the emotional burden is made even heavier by the multitude of practical problems that need to be tackled, one of these issues being the assessment of available facilities and the selection of the home to move your relative to. Here is a short checklist with the most relevant aspects to find out about to make your job finding reputable assisted living Denver options a bit easier:
- The staff – find out about the staff-to-residents ratio, the availability of round-the-clock medical assistance and the qualification of the medical staff;
- The apartments – the types of apartments available, the number of residents living in the same apartment and the costs related to each type of apartments is essential as well;
- The services included in the monthly fee – you need to find out exactly what types of services are included in the monthly fee and what services are available for extra fees. Find out as much as you can about the events and programs organized at the facility;
- The food – if your elderly relative is on a special diet, find out whether the facility can provide that special diet. Visit the facility during lunchtime and try the meals served at the cafeteria to check the quality of the food.