FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is your facility licensed?
Yes, we are licensed by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission as a Small Type B Assisted Living Facility for a maximum of 15 clients. Our license number is 149793.
What is the difference between “Small Type A” and “Small Type B” homes?
What is your staff-to-resident ratio?
Our maximum resident capacity is 15. We have one direct caregiver for every 7.5 residents. In other words, when our resident census is over 7, we have 2 direct caregivers working around the clock.
How do I know if Southern Hospitality Home is right for my family member or friend?
All persons suffering from the many varied frustrations and pain associated with chronic illness or simply advanced age will find a warm, accepting family environment with many supportive outlets. Perhaps the best way to determine this for yourself would be to visit us.
Under what circumstances will a resident no longer be appropriate for Southern Hospitality Home?
When a physician recommends 24 hour skilled nursing care
When unplanned behaviors -verbal or physical- compromising the quality of life for others cannot be successfully managed by medications
What types of activities do your residents enjoy?
Please see the activities page, here.
May a resident choose her/his own primary care physician?
Do you accept Medicare or Long Term Care insurance as payment?
How much do you charge?
All residents are provided the following: housing, meals, assistance with activities of daily living (ADL), laundry service, housekeeping, variety of activities, medication ordering and supervision, and a weekly 30 minute massage.
Beyond the basics, residents fall into the following three categories with pricing changes dependent upon the level of care:
Lowest care level: These residents are capable of getting up and down from a chair without caregiver assistance, but may require an ambulatory device such as a walker or cane. These residents are continent and need minimal assistance with bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene.
Moderate care level: These residents may be partially continent or incontinent. A caregiver is required for assistance with transferring, ambulation, bathing, personal hygiene, and dressing.
Highest care level: These residents are incontinent, require feeding assistance, may be unable to communicate their needs, and require total assistance with ADLs.
For more information on pricing, please contact us.