The Residents at North Ridge

Long-term care

The Long-Term Care program serves those needing 24-hour nursing care for an extended period of time, while also providing a range of physical, speech, and occupational therapies as appropriate. We also provide palliative, respite, and compassionate care.

palliative care

The Palliative Care program at The Healthcare Resort of Wichita serves those needing 24-hour nursing care for an extended period of time. We also provide respite, restorative, and hospice care to meet efficiently meet every individual patient’s needs. Our services provide patients with an opportunity to live as safely, yet independently as possible when they are no longer able to perform daily activities on their own.

 

Features of palliative care include:

  • Engaging group and 1-on-1 activities
  • Extensive 24-hour nursing care
  • Assistance with daily living activities
  • Exceptional dining services and assistance
  • Medication management
  • Fully furnishes private rooms with private baths for all guests

RESPITE AND COMPASSIONATE CARE

We understand that caring for a family member or friend is a heartfelt commitment, but it can also be demanding. Sometimes you just need to rest and rejuvenate. Our respite care program can help. And for end-of-life comfort, we offer hospice care.

Respite: Give Yourself A Break.

We provide a safe, comfortable environment for your loved one—one that is staffed by our compassionate health care professionals 24 hours a day, seven days a week. And because we offer extended visiting hours, everyone will enjoy the benefits of greater flexibility and more time when it comes to scheduling your visits together.

Signs of Caregiver Burnout:

We’re only human—no one can do it all. If you’re caring for someone you love and have experienced any of these symptoms, our respite care program can provide you with a well-deserved break.

  • powerlessness
  • change in eating/sleeping patterns
  • emotional exhaustion
  • overreacting to criticism
  • irritability
  • frustration
  • isolation
  • feeling tired all the time

  • feeling trapped
  • resentment
  • anxiety/panic attacks

Hospice: Letting Go With Dignity And Compassion.

When someone we love is approaching the end of life, our main concern is for his or her comfort. In our Community, we believe that everyone has the right to die in peace and with dignity, and according to his or her wishes. We provide palliative and end-of-life hospice care through local hospice providers. Our goal is to make this precious time as comfortable and peaceful as possible for your family. Your hospice team may include nurses, a social worker, home health aides, clergy, and volunteers. Spiritual and grief counseling is available, along with extended visiting hours for families.

BENEFITS OF COMPASSIONATE CARE INCLUDE:

  • Offers a more peaceful environment apart from hospital care
  • Provides a comprehensive plan that involves a team of healthcare and medical professionals who create a personalized healthcare plan for every individual patient
  • Lessens financial burdens and overwhelming hospital bills with our various payment plan options
  • 24-hour availability and care, including on weekends and holidays
  • Supports the wishes on the patient and the family by avoiding unwanted medical treatments and procedures sometimes seen with hospital care

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