For Immediate Release
April 8, 2016
Director of Public Relations
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Devon Oaks Assisted Living Earns Deficiency-Free Ohio Department of Health Survey
(Cleveland, Ohio) – Eliza Jennings announced that Devon Oaks Assisted Living Community in Westlake received a deficiency-free rating at the conclusion of its recent survey from the Ohio Department of Health, signifying full compliance with all standards of care and services required for assisted living communities.
“This achievement is the result of the entire staff’s diligence, dedication, and outstanding teamwork,” said Richard M. Boyson Jr., Eliza Jennings President and CEO. “A deficiency-free survey demonstrates Eliza Jennings’ commitment to providing exceptional care and services that promote the highest quality of life for the older adults we serve.”
The annual survey measures compliance with an extensive list of state and federal regulations to ensure that residents receive quality care that addresses individual needs and preferences. Medical records and documentation, resident care, clinical services, dining, maintenance, housekeeping and laundry services, safety, observance of resident rights, and resident/family satisfaction are among the areas evaluated by surveyors.
Devon Oaks promotes independence and choice by providing a full range of comprehensive services, including 24-hour access to nursing care, private accommodations in a secure environment, and memory support. SAIDO Learning™, the breakthrough, non-pharmacological treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, is available to all residents.
About Eliza Jennings
Eliza Jennings, a not-for-profit organization providing excellent care and services to older adults on Cleveland’s West Side for more than 127 years, is a nationally recognized expert committed to helping people make the most of the aging experience. Eliza Jennings offers SAIDO Learning, a non-pharmacological treatment that is proven to improve the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias among older adults. Eliza Jennings’ comprises the Eliza Jennings Health Campus in Cleveland; the Renaissance Retirement Campus in Olmsted Township, and Devon Oaks Assisted Living in Westlake. Eliza Jennings offers a full range of home and community-based services including an adult day program, in-home therapy, skilled home health care, and clinic services. For more information about Eliza Jennings or any of its programs and services, visit elizajennings.org or call 216.226.5000.
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“Programs like SAIDO Learning, which was developed in Japan to address working memory in the prefrontal cortex through handwriting, math and reading out loud, offer other benefits and may help slow memory loss and other normal symptoms of aging.” Read more in this New York Times article.
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