Santa Anita Convalescent Hospital’s Glossary Activities of Daily Living (ADL) – Physical functions that an independent person performs each day, including bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, walking or wheeling, and transferring into and out of bed.Acute – A sudden and sometimes severe condition.Adaptive/Assistive Equipment – An appliance or gadget which assists a user in the operation of self-care, work
Partners in Caring A Door Opens Phases of life often begin with change. At Santa Anita Convalescent Hospital we know that life changes – one door opening as another door closes – can occur at the most unexpected times, in the most unexpected ways. And our doors are open to help you deal with the
Visiting a Skilled Nursing Facility Make the Most of your Next Visit Visiting someone in a long-term care facility isn’t always easy. But, with a little work, you can: Spend “Quality Time” with your friend or relative. It isn’t how much time you spend that’s important – it’s how well you use the time you have.
Welcoming Our Residents The Move When discussing the move to a convalescent center, we suggest that you discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the move with the client (patient) and with other concerned persons. It is important that the client is involved in as many of these decisions as possible. If it can be arranged,