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What is Assisted Living? in Bellevue, WA - Aegis of Bellevue

What is Assisted Living? in Bellevue, WA


A Unique Community to Enrich Lives

Aegis of Bellevue’s short-term stays, also known as respite care, are available for easy transition from a hospital or skilled nursing facility to long-term assisted living or for further recovery before going home. Respite care is a great way to experience all the amenities and activities that Aegis has to offer and to give family caregivers a much-needed

Short-term stays are beneficial for those individuals:

  • Who are transitioning from a hospital or nursing home but need further recovery before going home.
  • Who need a place to stay when their primary caregiver has to go on a business trip or vacation.
  • Who want a trial stay at our community. A trial stay allows the resident to meet our staff, taste our food and try our activities.

Our Short-Term Stay program provides:

  • Private, furnished apartments that are easy to navigate.
  • Elevated security and safety measures for our residents.
  • 24-hour trained caregiving staff.
  • Beautifully prepared, nutritious meals, plus snacks and hydration throughout the day.
  • Cognitive and physical stimulation to help soothe and relieve the effects of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

 

What to know when considering a respite stay at Aegis Living of Las Vegas

  1. Include your parent or spouse. When planning for time off or away from caregiving for a family member be sure to include them in the decisions as much as possible. No matter what current health care needs they currently live with it is important to share your plans and discuss the respite care options. Explain where you are going or what you are doing so they know why this change is occurring. Discuss the benefits of having their own adventure at the assisted living community, new activities, delicious food, and making new friends that are their peers.
  2. Review specific needs.Gather any medical or personal notes you have about your family member’s needs. Research what assisted care communities in Bellevue provide with their respite care. Learn your options, tour the community and ensure all of your questions are answered ahead of time. Share any special care needs with the community adviser so you can be sure they are able to make the experience a positive one.
  3. Plan for a positive experience.Share with your loved one the good experience you had while touring the community you chose for the respite stay.  Share pictures of the community and the people that you met.  Tell them stories about the residents they will meet at the community so they can be more comfortable meeting new people. Decide together what small personal items they will bring with them for their respite stay. Day of, make it a special day with the food, music and other hobbies that they enjoy. Make the move to the community part of the special day. If possible send photos, emails and call during your time away to find out all of the wonderful experiences they are having.

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Call: (206) 203-6348

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