"Where Caring and Dignity Matter"
"Where Caring and Dignity Matter"
It is a private residential assisted living care home.
Yes, you can go outdoors. Ambrosial Living is not a locked unit and has your enjoyment of nature in mind with a beautiful covered screened-in porch and shaded sitting area.
Located in Tarrant County of the DFW Area, we are within a few miles of the nearest hospital while being nestled in a quiet suburban location away from the hustle and noise of the city.
Small Type-B Facility = a facility licensed for 16 or fewer residents. In a Type-B facility, a resident may:
Dementia: Dementia is not a specific disease. It's an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person's ability to perform everyday activities. The most common dementia is Alzheimer's accounting for approximately 40—70% of all dementias. Vascular dementia, which occurs after a stroke, is the 2nd most common dementia type (15 — 25%). But there are many other dementias such as Parkinson's, Lewy Body, Fronto Temporal, brain traumas, Huntington's, and alcohol-related diseases. Thyroid problems and vitamin deficiencies are conditions that can cause symptoms of dementia but are usually reversible. Dementia is often incorrectly referred to as •senility' or 'senile dementia', which reflects the formerly widespread but incorrect belief that serious mental decline is a normal part of aging.
People With dementia may have problems With confusion, short-term memory loss, keeping track Of personal belongings, planning, and preparing meals. remembering appointments, taking medications, etc. Core mental functions significantly impaired by dementia include memory, communication, and language, ability to focus and pay attention, reasoning and judgment, visual perception. Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells interfering with their ability to communicate with each other.
Yes most of our residents experience some level of cognitive impairment and many of our caregivers have additional training and skills in handling memory care issues. Ambrosial Living, however, is not a lock-down full memory care facility. Residents who live here and have cognitive impairment must be manageable and able to respond to direction.
Those who experience extreme cognitive issues and manifest symptoms of difficult behaviors are not a good fit for Ambrosial Living Residential Assisted Living. Residential care homes are a small environment and uncontrollable behaviors cannot be isolated and dealt with properly.
Three behavioral characteristics would prevent admission into Ambrosial Living: *Combative- where the senior tries to hit Or attack others
*Wandering or elopement - where the senior tries to escape his / her surroundings
*Prone to verbal outbursts— where a senior has disturbing verbal outbursts; abusive language
According to the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS), the following are general characteristics of someone who may qualify to live in an assisted living residential care home:
Ambrosial Living Residental Assisted Care is a private pay entity. Payment can be made by: Automatic Bank Draft, Personal Check, Cashier's Check, or Cash. Ambrosial Living does not accept credit cards.
The one-time non-refundable Community Fee, an administrative fee, is common to all assisted living communities and is payable at the time of contract signing. Ambrosial Living's fee is substantially lower than most other communities.
Monthly pricing is calculated by adding the base rate + level of care fees. Ambrosial Living is not an all-inclusive fee-based community. We have 5 levels of care fees:
At Ambrosial Living, room dimensions vary along with bathroom configuration and closet size. Base rate pricing is determined by room.
A minimum of a four-month commitment is required for move-in with a month-to-month thereafter unless prevented by expiration of life or level of care exceeds Ambrosial Living's ability to accommodate resident.
The following is the process for admission into one of our communities: