Continuum of Care
Dominican Sisters in all levels of the Dominican Life Center are encouraged
to live fully and participate in the life and mission of the Congregation.
Services available in all levels of care include: activities and transportation;
pastoral care; mental health; rehabilitation; companion services; and
24-hour emergency response. Click
here for our mission statement.
sisters who are able to:
be self-supporting in terms of personal needs, including bathing and grooming,
laundry and housekeeping, and care of personal affairs;
get to meals/activities without assistance;
follow physician directions regarding medication and treatment.
by the sharing of common spaces, including kitchen and living room; bathroom
and laundry; meals in main dining room or local community.
For sisters who are:
physically limited in ability to care for their
living spaces, clothing, meal preparation;
able to routinely meet personal care needs;
able to follow physician directions regarding medication/treatment.
in this non-nursing community include basic housekeeping and appropriate
adaptive devices in rooms.
For sisters who require:
assistance with clothing/living space.
in this community include nursing monitoring on a 24-hour basis;
support in the maintenance of activities of daily living according to
individual need; and administration of medications.
For sisters who require 24-hour nursing staff to monitor and evaluate
needs. Care is based upon the sister's condition as well as the complexity
of medical services required on a daily basis.
An environment that supports changes in memory by offering structured
programs that support social, spiritual, and physical and mental health
needs of the sister.