Excellent long-term care that feels like home.
YES! We are accepting new residents during the COVID-19 emergency. Since 1961, Fair Haven in Birmingham, Alabama has been known for the quality of our warm and friendly long-term and advanced memory care. Medical care is overseen by Dr. Lee T. Wimberly and his team with Eastern Hospital Medicine. Our dedicated caregivers, often with tenures of a decade or more, care for you like family in a true home environment. Studies of the new household model of care are showing that care-based residents empowered to make their own choices sleep and eat better, remember more, heal faster, use less medication, and live longer. It’s nice to know all levels of care are available on-site should your health needs ever change.
What Is Skilled Nursing Care
Skilled nursing care is a level of medical care that is provided by licensed health professionals, such as a registered nurse or a speech or occupational therapist. This level of care is generally offered in assisting living communities, hospitals, and nursing homes. These services can be necessary over the course of rehabilitation or they may be required over the long term for patients with a chronic medical condition.
Choosing a Skilled Nursing Facility
If you’re considering checking your loved one into a skilled nursing facility, there are some things to look for. Do ample research. Try to visit the facility, ask about their policies and routines. You can also look at reviews the family members of patients have left about these facilities online. Make sure that you are making the best decision for your loved one and your family.
Long-Term Care Services at Fair Haven
Fair Haven has long been respected for our high quality skilled nursing care and long-term care. Generations of Birmingham families have entrusted their loved ones to us and referred us with confidence. Now our tradition of excellence continues with the innovative household model of care for residents requiring 24-hour nursing assistance. In three new long-term care households and six long-term nursing care neighborhoods, residents are encouraged to personalize their living areas and maintain their sense of self by choosing their own schedules. The family-like closeness of familiar caregivers ensures daily monitoring to address subtle changes in health or happiness.
Skilled nursing staff
Our long-term nursing services are provided by committed teams of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified nursing assistants. Staff members are kind, compassionate and trained to help each resident achieve an enriching, engaged quality of life that meets them where they are both mentally and physically.
Long-term advanced memory care
Residents with advanced Alzheimer’s or dementia will also experience all the comforts of home and independence of choice—but in a neighborhood that is unobtrusively, yet carefully secured. Staff members are well versed in the latest advanced memory care therapies and programs.
Long-term care and advanced memory care services and amenities:
- Three home-style prepared meals per day
- Access to staff-prepared snacks when desired
- Assistance to join in social activities, crafts, games and more
- Restorative care, quality nursing care, hospice care
- Scheduled transportation; personal transportation for an additional fee
- Housekeeping and linen services; personal laundry available for an additional fee
- Assistance with the activities of daily living
- Medication management
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