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Woodhaven Center of Care:
Assisted Living Facility

Woodhaven Center of Care Assisted Living Facility is the first Medicaid funded New York State Licensed Assisted Living Program in Suffolk County. We have been serving the needs of adults for over three decades.  

Staff includes Case Managers, RNs, LPNs, PCAs, HHAs, Nurse Practitioners and a Staff Physician. 

We provide an array of medical services, consisting of, but not limited to primary medical care with experienced medical supervision. These services are provided twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.

In addition, Woodhaven ALP offers a Suffolk County Office of the aging approved respite Program.

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Services

  • Personal Care and Home Health Aide Services
  • Incontinence Care
  • Home Exercise Program
  • Skilled Nursing Services such as Insulin
  • Eye-Drop Administration.
  • Supplying of Briefs and Incontinent Care
  • Products
  • Housekeeping,
  • Case management,
  • Laundry/linen service
  • Social activities and outings,
  • Supervision with medications
  • 24-hour supervision
  • Dietician consults
  • Meals

 

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Amenities

  • Housekeeping,
  • Case management,
  • Laundry/linen service
  • Social activities and outings,
  • Supervision with medications
  • 24-hour supervision
  • Dietician consults
  • Meals

 

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Admission Process

Prospective ALP participants can be screened in the community, hospital or nursing facility. Many prospective participants are admitted to Adult Home prior to ALP acceptance. Adult Home admission requirements include:

• Our medical evaluation form completed by Primary Physician
• Mental Health Evaluation & Attachments A&B (If History of Mental Illness)
• Prescriptions for all medications including supplements and OTC
• Prescriptions for Physical Therapy and Print-out of Home Exercise Programs
• Recent PPD Results
• Copies of relevant Lab Work and Consults
• Prescriptions for equipment, including concentrators, nebulizers, walkers, commodes,  wheel chairs and electric beds, if needed.

For Medicaid covered ALP:
The ALP’s designated registered nurse advises our contracted CHHA in the completion of the screening instruments for ALP. These include a PRI and a Nursing/Functional/Social Assessment. The admission materials are sent to the DSS. The DSS representative comes in and evaluates each resident before deciding eligibility.

Admission criteria:
The Assisted Living Program candidate should be someone who requires more assistance than an Nursing Home. Residents who meet one or more of the following criteria may be candidates for ALP. Needs assistance with:

• Toileting or incontinence
• Transferring or is a one-person-transfer
• Insulin and blood sugar testing (Nursing Care must be paid by Medicaid --versus Medicare --to be seen as an eligibility criteria)
• Medicated Eye-Drop administration
• Direction with ADL’s due to Dementia

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Respite Care Program

Respite Care is care provided as temporary replacement of a live-in caregiver. Our Respite Care program can give you peace of mind to travel, while we care for your family member.

The Suffolk County Office for the Aging has a program that provides payment for short-term respite at Woodhaven Adult Home.  Eligible participants may receive up to 7 days of respite care per calendar year paid for by Suffolk County Office of the Aging. 
Days of care can be broken up or used for one stay. 

Care must be arranged first through the Office for the Aging (631) 853-8200. 
They will set up an intake with a caseworker.  The caseworker will determine eligibility.

Eligible participants should tour the facility and find out if the days they want are available.  Admission requirements for the adult home include:

• Our medical evaluation form completed by Primary Physician
• Prescriptions for all medications including supplements and OTC for chart
• Mental Health Evaluation & Attachments A&B (If History of Mental Illness)
• Recent PPD results

Private respite and additional days of care are available for a fee.

Respite participants should bring:

• Clothing marked with care receiver’s name
• Medications and supplements listed on physical
• Toiletries
• If desired - television, photos, sealed snacks, pillow

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I have limited income.
How can I afford Assisted Living Care?

Residents with limited income and limited resources (the things you own) may be eligible for SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and/or NY State Medicaid. The SSI benefit helps residents’ afford their Room and Board. Whereas, Medicaid pays for Assisted Living Program services.

Please speak with our Admissions and Case Management department to find out which programs you may benefit from.

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Supplemental Security Income Program

SSI or Supplemental Security Income is a program that makes payments to people with low income who are age 65 or older or are blind or have a disability. The Social Security Administration manages the SSI program.

The SSI program helps many of our low-income resident’s afford their Monthly Room and Board. Eligibility for SSI depends on your income and resources (the things you own). Please speak with our Admissions and Case Management department to find out if this program can benefit you.

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What is Medicaid?

Medicaid is a program for New Yorkers who can't afford to pay for medical care. Eligibility for Medicaid depends on your income and resources (the things you own). The Department of Social Services manages the Medicaid program on a County level.

NY State’s Medicaid program helps many of our residents with their Medical Expenses, as well as, the care and services provided by our Assisted Living Program. Please speak with our Admissions and Case Management department to find out if this program can benefit you.

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I am not yet eligible for Medicaid.
How can I afford Assisted Living Care?

Woodhaven Adult Home has a private monthly rate for residents who are not yet eligible for Medicaid or Assisted Living Services. Some residents may need to spend down their private resources by paying the private monthly rate until they become eligible for public sources of payment through NY Medicaid.

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Are the rooms private or shared?

The Medicaid funded Assisted Living Program does not cover single occupancy rooms. Most of our rooms are double occupancy with an attached bathroom. We try to take into consideration the level of care required, personal preferences, and individual personalities when choosing a room for new residents.

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Are the rooms furnished?

Bedrooms are furnished and bed linens and towels are provided by the facility. However, residents are allowed to bring in some furnishings from home. Some items residents have brought include easy chairs, desks, and dressers.

Residents are also able to bring in a TV, air conditioner, and/or refrigerator; however, there are electricity fees for these items.

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Can I have my own TV?

Residents are able to bring in their own television sets. There is a small monthly electricity fee for the television. Residents are able to connect to a facility provided satellite service. Some residents have opted to purchase outside satellite service for a wider selection of stations.

Residents have use of two communal television lounges. In addition, we show movie videos on a large screen television in our recreation room.

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Can I have my own telephone?

Residents can have a phone installed in their rooms by an outside provider. Residents must provide their own telephone.

There are also pay phones available for the residents’ use

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