Our Enhanced Assisted Living (EALR)

Our Enhanced Assisted License EALR is staffed appropriately to meet the needs of its residents with a ratio of one staff person for every ten residents. Staff is trained in specialized medication management, resident safety, and evacuation procedures.

Birchwood Suites’ Enhanced License is provided to residents who desire to continue to age in place and who:

• Are chronically chair-fast, require the assistance of another person to transfer, walk, and/or climb stairs; and/or
• Are dependent on medical equipment and require more than intermittent or occasional assistance from medical personnel; and/or
• Desire us to provide (directly or through a contract with a licensed home care services agency) one or more of the following services:

  • Dressing changes and wound care
  • Assistance with eating
  • Taking vital signs
  • Routine skin care, applying creams and lotions
  • Skin integrity
  • Urine and stool collection
  • Urinary catheter insertion, removal, cleaning the insertion site, emptying drainage bag
  • Blood glucose testing
  • Assistance with oxygen enrichment equipment
  • Assistance with nebulizer
  • Medication administration including eye drops/ointments, ear drops, intramuscular injectable medications
  • Suppositories/enema
  • Assistance in securing outside licensed vendors

Contact Us

Please reach out using the form or phone number below with any questions you may have or to schedule a tour.