We are pleased to receive the license and it further demonstrates the professionalism of our department.
(PRWEB) June 24, 2010
Sherwood Oaks Retirement Community has been granted a license by the Pennsylvania Department of Health as a Home Care Agency Facility. The license certifies that the care and services provided in patio homes and apartments by Sherwood Oaks companions and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) meet all State regulations for Home Care Agency Facilities.
“We’re pleased to receive the license and it further demonstrates the professionalism of our department,” says Bobbie Cleland, Sherwood Oaks Director of Residential Services. “We pride ourselves in providing residents with highly flexible scheduling options and carefully matched caregivers to assist them in their retirement residences.”
Sherwood Oaks has more than 20 caregivers who are carefully screened, trained and supervised. “Our caregivers are enthusiastic and skilled people who have a true compassion for seniors. We deliver quality, affordable and responsive care that helps residents and allows them to remain living independently,” explained Cleland.
Some of the many home care services offered by Sherwood Oaks include:
- Caring companionship
- Personal Care – bathing, dressing, grooming, hygiene
- Transportation – medical and non-medical
- Meal preparation and diet monitoring
- Medication remiders/assistance
- Record keeping, mail, correspondence
- Light housekeeping
- Errands – grocery shopping, pick-up prescriptions
- Walking assistance
- Respite care – when spouse or family is away
Sherwood Oaks residents who require home care assistance pay a fee of $17.50 per hour, and may schedule services for a short term or on a regular basis. Any residents who are holders of long-term care insurance may be able to use Sherwood Oaks home care services as part of their insurance plan.
Sherwood Oaks is a continuing care retirement community for people age 62 and over with patio homes and apartments offering secure, maintenance-free living with fine amenities, activities and programs with on-site assisted living, skilled nursing and memory support care.
The mission of Sherwood Oaks is to foster independence, health and wellness, and financial security for resident while preserving a quality and dignity of life in which residents may realize their fullest potential. Sherwood Oaks is part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) retirement communities.
The Sherwood Oaks Retirement Community is situated on an 84-acre campus 25 miles north of downtown Pittsburgh in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. Visit http://www.sherwood-oaks.com.
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