Most families are in a dilemma when it comes to whether or not they should take their elderly loved ones to a retirement home. There is a lot of guilt and dilemma that is involved in the decision making process. This is mainly because of the stereotypes that are associated with retirement homes. Most people have the assumption that taking their elderly loved ones to a retirement home is equivalent to abandoning them. This assumption culminates from the poor facilities that were previously at retirement homes and the isolation that elderly people in some retirement homes have faced.
The Manse on Marsh has for the fifteen years that it has been in existence managed to dispel with this assumption. It has managed to counter this assumption of retirement homes through providing a safe, homely and happy environment for the residents. The facility seeks to provide a home away from home. The family members are at ease knowing that their elderly loved ones are well taken care of. Most of the community members opt to bring their elderly loved ones to Manse on Marsh because there they are able to get the special care that they require at their advanced age and in some case for their medical conditions. The care provided at Manse on Marsh is more expert based and there is also the emphasis to provide a homely environment.
The staff at Manse on Marsh are qualified enough to provide, medical and psychosocial support for the residents. They care for and ensure the safety and comfort of the residents. The staff members are trained in such a way so as to meet the needs of each resident. Manse on Marsh is also keen on collaborating with the community. The facility conducts surveys that seek to find out the needs of the community.
SeniorHousingNet points out that in as much as Manse on Marsh seeks to ensure the safety of the residents, it also ensures that their privacy is protected.