Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
What Non-Medical Services Do You Offer?
Our team of expert caregivers are trained at administering activities of daily living, such as medication management, assisting with bathing and toileting, meal prep, etc. Here is a link to our activities of daily living page.
Do You Provide Medical Services?
All of our residents receive home health, hospice, and therapy treatment when required. Our mission is to keep residents as safe, active, and independent as possible.
What Medical Staff Do You Have on Hand?
We have Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Registered Nurses (RN’s), and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN’s) on staff for daily Medpass, wellness checks and daily assessments. If you are looking to work for a family owned company please see our careers page.
What Type of Training Does the Staff Have?
Our medical team is trained in dementia, Alzheimer’s, memory care, Parkinson’s, and other age-related conditions.
How Do You Handle Violent or Aggressive Outbursts By Memory Care Patients?
Intense and impulsive behavior is common among individuals with memory loss. When such an outburst happens, it is vital to create a safe environment and understand what may have triggered it. We take a proactive approach to work with families to reduce such triggers and outbursts. It is also essential to monitor the safety of other residents and our caregivers. Here is our memory care page more information.
How Do You Communicate To Families About a Resident's Well Being?
The wellness Coordinator and House Manager maintain constant communication with the families of our residents. We also encourage families to engage with our team to create the best experience possible for their elderly loved ones.
Do You Use Holistic Therapies?
We are firm believers in alternative medicine and non-traditional forms of treatment. We implement music therapy and pet therapy on a consistent basis. We are also open to any suggestions you might have.
How much does it cost?
Like all communities in the state of Louisiana, we are 100% private pay. Our monthly rates are all-inclusive and do not increase based on level-of-care or length of stay!
Are There Any Hidden Fees?
There are no hidden fees. All levels of care are included. Forever Pricing is available upon request. Please contact us to learn more.
Will my insurance help cover the cost of care?
We do accept long-term care insurance and veteran Aid and Attendance benefits. Louisiana Medicaid and Medicare do not currently aid individuals to help with the cost of assisted living.
What Are The Staffing Ratios For Each Shift?
We have a 1:4 or 1:5 caregiver to resident ratio daily.
Are The Rooms Private or Semi-Private
Our homes have primarily private rooms. A few of our homes have several companion suites.
Are Your Bathrooms Safe?
All bathrooms at Peristyle Residences are outfitted with the latest safety features. Not only do we follow ADA compliant guidelines, but go above and beyond to keep our resident safe in the restroom.