FAQS

(Residential Care)

When does Harmony Orenco Living projected to open?

The building is projected to finish October 2019 and we hope to get licensed and open 60-90 days after that.

What care options are available?

Harmony Orenco will offer variety of care and services to individuals that are independent, who need some help with activities of daily living and those with memory loss as well as coordination of hospice and other care services.

How do I know if my loved one is ready to move to a Residential Care Facility?

We offer a wide variety of resources to help you decide if you or your loved one is ready for RCP. Here are some checklist that may answer this delicate time of transition.

  1. Are they isolated or lonely?
  2. Do they need to be reminded to eat or need help preparing meals?
  3. Do they drink regularly or need to be reminded to drink enough water?
  4. Do they have mobility issues that put them at greater risk for a fall?
  5. Do they need help dressing or bathing?
  6. Are you noticing any unexplained bruises or injuries indicating recent falls?
  7. Do they remember to take their prescribed medication or vitamins?

These are just a few questions to ask. Our staff is happy to meet with you to discuss your care options.

How is my level of care determined?

Our nurses and care team will assess your current health and review your medical history to figure out how we can best meet your needs. They will also discuss your normal routine and your preferences to develop a care plan that’s designed for you.

What is your staff to resident ratio?

Our staffing ratio is variable and adjusted constantly based on the needs of our residents at each department.

Can you help to provide a doctor?

We believe in a family’s right to choose – from a primary care doctor to any care provider. Residents may keep their current doctors or our team can help them find physicians close to the facility. We have doctors that make regular visits to our facility, but a resident is not obligated to use them.

What training do Harmony Orenco Living’s team members receive?

We provide continued education and training, clinical care protocols and quality assurance measures to reinforce our strong standards of care and service. Harmony Orenco Living’s extensive training programs have been developed throughout our more than 40-year history of caring for seniors. It  include hands-on training, classroom, online, and employee shadowing and mentoring.

As their needs change, can residents transition between different levels of care?

Yes! Once a resident has settled in, we do our very best to make your loved one’s stay as stress-free as possible. We maintain communication with each resident’s family members.

How do I determine which level of care is right for me or my senior loved one?

Our senior care professionals can work with you to determine which level of care is the best fit for you or your loved one. We can put together a personalized care plans for each resident regardless of level of care taking into consideration the senior’s need, preferences, and desired level of independence or supervision.

Are there restrictions on visiting hours?

As this is our residents’ home, we welcome visitors and work with our family and friends to visit their loved ones at a time that works best for them.

How much does senior living cost?

The cost to live at Harmony is based on each resident’s care plan and room.

What is included in the costs?

Our base rate in our residential care facility and memory care includes three meals a day, snacks, housekeeping, laundry, all of our in-house activities.

What financial options are available to make senior care more affordable?

There are some federal and state programs that may offer financial assistance for certain senior living expenses. For instance, veterans and their spouses may be eligible to receive to assist with senior care home fees. Some Long-Term Insurance Policies may also cover part or all of the costs for assisted living care. We also encourage you to speak with your financial advisor to learn more about options to help afford living in a senior care facility.

How do I arrange a visit?

The first step is to arrange a visit to our residential care facility. During your visit, we’ll talk to you about your personal circumstances and how we can meet your individual needs. To set up a tour, simply call contact us.

Can I bring my own furniture?

Yes, you are welcome to bring your own furniture with you as this is your home! We encourage you to arrange your room to be as familiar and comfortable as possible.

Can we move in as a couple?

Yes! Couples can live together in their own room with their familiar belongings. Alternatively, rooms can be shared by friends or companions who simply enjoy each other’s company with the added benefit that it’s our most affordable option.

How quickly can you help?

Our facility doesn’t open till around January 2019 but once we’re open we work and support our prospects needs as best we can including urgent move-ins if possible. Residents will receive a full care assessment prior to moving in, which helps our care team develop his or her care plan. In some cases, a move-in can happen in as little as a few hours.

Can Harmony Orenco Living provide me with furniture?

Yes, we have furnishings available should you choose not to bring your own furniture us for more details.

For any other questions, please contact us.





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