Does Your Senior Care Facility Meet Your Community’s Needs?

December 20, 2020

Group of senior friends playing cards in the nursing home and having fun

Throughout our history, we have worked with many senior care facilities to help maximize their quality and potential. Here are a few key questions to ask of your senior care facility to make sure it is hitting the mark.

Safety and Security

  • What is the staff-to-resident ratio?
  • Is there an RN or medical professional on-site 24/7?
  • What is the protocol in case of an emergency?
  • Are there grab bars or pull cords in the bathroom for emergencies?
  • Are all the hallways, rooms, and apartments wheelchair accessible?

Staff and Management

  • Are background checks performed on all staff?
  • How is medication management overseen?
  • Does the staff actively listen to residents?
  • Does the community offer training and continuing education?
  • Is the Executive Director available to meet with families?

Food and Nutrition

  • Is there a large variety of food offered?
  • Do you have a Nutritionist on staff?
  • Are there flexible dining times?
  • Are dietary restrictions met?
  • Can residents have meals brought to their room?


  • Is there an Activities Director on staff?
  • Are there faith-based outing opportunities?
  • Is there a library on-site?
  • Are pets allowed or can pets visit?
  • Are there outdoor patios and places for socialization?

Cleanliness and Maintenance

  • Are the buildings clean and tidy?
  • Is the facility free of strong odors?
  • Are the grounds well kept?
  • Are there decorations or welcoming additions?
  • Does the community appear happy and attended to?

To start setting up your custom Senior Care plan, Contact Us today.

*Information for this article was gathered from Daily Caring.