Consumers receive assistance with daily activities of
self-care, hygiene, and grooming as needed (bathing, dressing, hair
styling, shaving, toileting, etc.). Personal hygiene supplies are
provided by GLRH.
Home cleanliness is maintained daily. Bedding and
towels are provided by GLRH. Laundry services are provided as needed.
In addition to taste and cultural preference, GLRH
realizes the importance of proper nutrition on long-term health,
specifically in areas such as diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension,
obesity, bowel disorders, sleep patterns, mood, and energy. Via proper
nutrition and exercise GLRH, together with consumers’
try to decrease/eliminate the need for medications to treat the above
Our ultimate goal is for our consumers
to develop the necessary skills (behavioral, cognitive, physical) to
lead a normal life that is as independent and self-sufficient as
Activities and Entertainment
Activities are scheduled in and out of
the home on a regular basis, and are guided by consumers’ choices. In
view of GLRH’s commitment to long-term health, activites involving
physical exertion are encouraged. There are many nearby opportunities
for a variety of indoor and outdoor activities; transportation is
provided as necessary. Family members are welcome to participate.
For residents requiring medical or
dental care, scheduling and transportation to appointments is provided.
In home visits can be also be arranged as needed.
Our staff is trained in first aid and emergency
response. GLRH emergency plan includes monthly home safety and
preparedness checks. A licensed Physician Associate is on call 24 hours
Our staff dispenses daily medication
per doctors' instructions. All medication is kept locked. A licensed
Physician Associate is on call 24 hours a day to monitor medication
efficacy and for adverse side-effects.