Campuses Of Care Residences

By Barbara Risto


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Campuses of Care residences combine all three levels of care - independent living, assisted living and continuing care - in a single setting. Often this is referred to as "aging in place" since the structure allows an individual to move from one care option to the next as their health needs change. Under one roof, they can be assured the independence of retirement home living and the security of long term care.

As we age and our care needs change, some of us may need all three of these housing options. Moving to a new home in a new community can be stressful, so campuses of care offer different care options where seniors can move from one part of the development to another depending on the level of care required.

If a bed is not immediately available in the residential care area, an alternative temporary care plan can usually be created in assisted living until the bed becomes available, thus making the transition as smooth as possible

This option is of great benefit to couples whose care needs are different. The campus of care option allows the couple to live on the same site where they can visit one another and have meals together.

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How does a person find these in Nanaimo and if they qualify for this moving from out of province?

Posted by lisa | April 11, 2010 Report Violation

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