As people live longer, they experience more of life’s unpredictability. Unexpected illnesses and injuries require major lifestyle changes, oftentimes progressing at a gradual pace. Although many continue performing the majority of daily tasks on their own, others require additional assistance to maintain their quality of life. That’s why Petersen Health Care bridges the healthcare gap by offering a variety of care levels for life’s many stages. If you or a loved one is experiencing a life adjustment, you may have questions as to what level of care may be needed at this stage of life.
Other Services Available
Our facilities feature a dietary team that is trained to meet the needs of specific therapeutic diets and preferences. Friends and family members are always welcome to dine with our residents.
Each Petersen Health Care facility has a Medical Director on call 24-hours a day, 7 days per week. Each director has a large referral base available to meet the challenges of specific problems that may arise. In addition, 24-hour laboratory, radiology and pharmacy services are available.
Our social services staff specializes in meeting the needs of our residents and family members by assisting with financial matters, paperwork and more. Our goal is to educate residents and family members on all aspects of care and requirements of their specific stage of life.
Dementia & Behavioral
The Dementia & Behavior Services Program at Petersen Health Care are designed to address various forms of Dementia, cognitive, mood-state and behavior related disorders that impact each individuals psychosocial well-being and overall quality of life. Additionally, these deficits typically impair the residents ability to function meaningfully within the facility and community. Through implementation of an individualized treatment plan, residents focus on improving current level of functioning and symptom reduction in order to live in the least restrictive environment.
Dementia & Behavior Services Programs
- Adult Life Skills Training
- Symptom Management
- Aggression Management
- Coping Skills
- Substance Dependency
- In-House Work Program
- Smoking Program
- Depression Management
- Socialized Activity Programming
Each Petersen Health Care facility offers special services that may be including but not limited to:
- Respite care
- Recuperative stays
- Alzheimer’s/dementia care
- Beauty shop
- Laundry services
- Medical transportation
Contact us to discuss special services at each home.