Assisted living communities offer apartment style housing and social events as well as personalized assistance. The services provided often include support with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under monitoring and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer “aging in place”, hospice, or nursing. In Michigan, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,000 . Michigan has specific rules related to this kind of community. The Department of Human Services licenses certifies this type of community. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as The home must complete a service plan in cooperation with each resident and/or their representative, service plan takes into account the preferences and competency of the resident, The service plan must be updated annually and following a significant change in health status, and A comprehensive written assessment that that describes prescribed treatments and medications that must be provided to the community prior to admission. Public assistance is available through Medicaid State Plan. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include Food must be prepared in accordance with the recommended daily dietary allowances of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences National Research Council, three daily meals and snacks must be provided, and communities must provide medical nutrition therapy if prescribed by a licensed health care professional. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 21. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include guidance, assisting a resident to keep appointments, medication management, and reminding resident of important activities to be carried out. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include proper training of direct care workers to handle and administer medications, reminding a resident to maintain his/her medication schedule in accordance with the prescription, and medication supervision and administration. Staff members receive training in a number of fields. These areas include personal care, residents rights and responsibilities, staff training program based on the residents’ service plans, and first-aid.
Demographics and Values
Redford has a population density of 989 people per square mile.
An overview of Michigan
Overall, Michigan ranks 33rd out of all states in quality of life and 24th in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Michigan ranks 29th in the nation. There are 148 general hospitals and 259 health centers that provide care for 10,015,421 Michigan residents. University Of Michigan Health System, Mercy Health Muskegon, and Holland Community Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Out of a national average of 100, Michigan has a cost of living index rating of 89, a grocery index rating of 89, and a housing index rating of 75.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Michigan ranks 36th in the nation. In terms of religious values, 33% of Michigan’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 9,521 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Michigan there are 351 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 48% of Michigan residents voted Republican and 47% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 40 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 23F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 37F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -2F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Michigan is around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 85F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 44F during the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Michigan is around 2.76 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.76 inches of precipitation a month. Michigan experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of December. On average, Michigan has an air quality index rating of around 38.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. While residents of Michigan mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Michigan can include tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Michigan
The state of Michigan has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Eastern Cottonwood, Hemlock, Birch, and Beech. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Coyote, the Catfish And Bullheads, the Atlantic Salmon, or the Monarch Butterfly . The state animal of Michigan is the White-tailed Deer.