Does Shearwater Residence provide staff onsite 24/7? Yes, including 2 awake staff every night.
Does staff manage medications? Yes, we have staff specially trained in medication management, We request and manage all resident medication refills, so you don’t have to worry about ordering medications. We also offer the services of a local long-term care pharmacy that assists us with our prescription needs and provides same day delivery if needed.
Is there an in-house physician? We offer the services of several concierge physician groups and are happy to share their information with you.
What if my loved one needs physical therapy or another specialty type of care? We coordinate any special on-site nurse or therapy visits with the resident’s primary care physician.
What about transportation to appointments? Upon request we will arrange for transport for appointments or family outings.
What is Shearwater Residence’s billing policy? Payment is due the first of each month. Our monthly fee is all inclusive, so you know what to expect each month and we can easily set-up automatic payments with your bank. If you have Long-Term Care Insurance or Veterans Benefits, we will submit all initial paperwork and monthly invoices.
Are there added fees for services or activities? No, our monthly fee is inclusive of all Shearwater services, such as assistance with all ADL’s (activities of daily living), medication management, bathing, laundry, housekeeping, meals, snacks and activities.
Does Shearwater Residence provide 3 meals a day? Yes, we use fresh ingredients and prepare made-to-order breakfast. Lunch and dinner are served family style, snacks are included every afternoon and on request. Dessert is served every evening!
Is there an activity calendar? Yes, we post an activity calendar monthly, and often have a surprise entertainer or activity just to spice things up!
Do you offer comfort care? Yes, should your loved one need end of life care, we partner closely with the hospice company of your choice to provide hospice services and allow them to remain in their home at Shearwater Residence.
Do you allow pets? Although Shearwater isn't able to be a home for your favorite pet, we'd love to have them visit!