San Diego County’s Choose Well program helps families find high quality assisted living care services. The website is free and allows families seeking senior care to find and compare over 600 assisted living communities in San Diego. Fairwinds – Ivey Ranch is a featured community on Choose Well, receiving their highest overall score of 100.
Choose Well San Diego’s 11 Quality Measures
Using 11 quality measures Choose Well San Diego gives each participating community a comprehensive score, allowing potential residents and their families to gain unique insight into the operations of each community.
The 11 quality measures Choose Well uses are:
1. Activities and socialization
Do residents have access to pre-planned activities that are interesting and appropriate to their abilities?
2. Emergency disaster planning
Does the community have a written and available plan for an emergency or natural disaster? Is the staff knowledgeable and able to execute the plan?
3. Facility maintenance and safety
Is the community clean, safe, and sanitary? Is it in good repair? Are all safety guidelines followed at all times?
4. Food and nutrition
Are the residents served meals that meet their physical and nutritional needs? Does the community follow food storage guidelines and do they maintain enough food for residents?
5. Non-Compliance Conference Summary Status
Is the community under review by Community Care Licensing (CCL) for deficiencies?
6. Resident rights
Are residents treated with respect and dignity? Are they fully educated on their rights?
Is there an appropriate ratio of staff to residents? Have staff members had a background check and are they readily available to meet the needs of residents?
8. Civil penalties
Does the community protect the health, safety, and personal rights of residents? Is the community able to maintain compliance with CCL laws and regulations?
9. Specialty care
Does the community provide safe and responsible specialty care (for example, memory care, hospice care, bedridden resident care)?
10. Basic resident care and supervision
Are the basic needs and preferences of the residents being met? Are they being documented and addressed as needed?
11. Medical needs and responsiveness
Does the community provide adequate and prompt medical attention?
Fairwinds – Ivey Ranch Exceeds Expectations
Choose Well is a great tool and indicator for families search for assisted living. Using data from the community, as well as data from the county on inspections and violations, the website allows families to understand the quality of care their loved one will receive at that particular community.
Because Fairwinds – Ivey Ranch meets and exceeds these quality measures, they have been awarded a 100 from Choose Well San Diego. We are proud to be a part of quality assisted living in California and San Diego County, making the senior living and care experience better for our residents.
We invite you to stop by Fairwinds – Ivey Ranch today and see firsthand how we earned a 100 from Choose Well San Diego! Call for a tour or drop in for lunch on us!
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