What is Assisted Living?

When looking for an assisted living facility in Twin Falls, it is important to understand what assisted living is.  An assisted living facility is a housing facility for people with disabilities and the elderly.  Assisted living facilities provide assistance or supervision with activities of daily living, assist with the coordination of services by outside health care providers, and by monitoring the residents’ activities to ensure their well being, health, and safety.  Assistance can be the supervision or administration of medication and/or personal care services provided by an assisted living facility staff person.

Simply put, assisted living provides long-term senior care and assists with personal care support such as bathing, meals, transportation, medication management, and dressing.  Assisted living the size of Chardonnay Assisted Living in Twin Falls provides up and awake staff 24 hours a day.

Assisted living facilities, as they exist today, began in the 1990’s for people who independent living is not appropriate, but who do not require the continual medical care provided by a nursing home.  Additionally, these people are too young to live in a retirement home.  Modern assisted living facilities adhere to a philosophy of services and care that promote dignity and independence.

At Chardonnay Assisted Living in Twin Falls, we built our dream home for you to live in.  If you would like to discuss or see the type of care we provide, please give us a call.