OUR ADMISSION PROCESS:
Please contact Courtney Aversa, Lead CNA at 906-341-0371, or Marcia TeVelde at 906-450-5723 for further information and to schedule a tour of Northern Comfort Specialized Care.
*Due to the coronavirus the State of Michigan has implemented restrictions for licensed assisted living facilities. Please call Courtney Aversa (906) 341-0371 for updated information.
An Informed Decision Is The Best Decision.
The first step in the admission process is a brief initial interview with the applicant, family members, or the designated representative, which assists admissions and the care staff in determining a person’s current status, and the necessary level of care. Use this time to become comfortable with the beautiful surroundings, obtain additional information, and meet the care staff.
The Right Place At The Right Time
When a mutual decision has been reached between the applicant, family members, or the designated representative, additional paperwork and medical information will be necessary prior to admission to the facility. The required medical records should be easily accessible and obtained through the applicant’s physician. Upon receiving and reviewing the requested records, a formal admissions process will commence.
Additional Paperwork and Medical Information
Prior to the time of admission, the resident, family, or designated representative, will provide or release authorization to Northern Comfort Specialized Care, to obtain the following updated (within 30 days)medical information:
- Physical Examination Report with diagnosis and special needs defined
- Health Care Appraisal
- Chest X-Ray/Urinalysis
- Physician certification indicating the applicant does not possess communicable diseases
- Medications list
At the time of admission, the resident, family, or designated representative will review and sign the following documents:
- Admission Agreement
- Resident Care Agreement
- Financial Contract
- Resident Trust Fund Agreement
- Resident Personal Inventory Record
At the time of admission, all provisions for the resident will be reviewed with the resident, family, or designated representative. These will include, but are not exclusive to the following:
- Physician and Dental Appointments
- Therapeutic Services
- Planned and Non-planned Outings
- Open visitation
- Release to home for non-extended visits
Northern Comfort Specialized Care accepts private pay residents, long-term care insurance, Michigan (auto) No-Fault Insurance, and Worker’s Compensation.