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Looking for a community to call home? We’re waiting for you! At Rolling Fields we will customize a solution for the life you want for yourself or your loved one by listening to your needs and desires.
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A. We encourage you to take therapeutic leaves of absence. A responsible person must sign you out of the facility. With your best interest in mind, the physician reserves the right to refuse a leave. Kindly provide 24 hour notice prior to therapeutic leaves to give us the opportunity to prepare medications and special requests.
A: A personal bank account is established upon admission. Deposits and with draws can be made in the business office during regular business hours and a cash box is available for evenings and weekends.
A: Our Medical Director and attending physicians visit the home regularly. A full time nurse practitioner is on staff. You will be encouraged to choose an attending physician that will agree to visit you every 30-60 days and be available on call for you 24-hours a day.
A: We work closely with Crawford Area Transportation Authority (CATA) and will help schedule and take you to routine appointments. Meadville Area Ambulance service provides emergency and special needs transportation for you when needed. We request that a family member or friend escort Elders to appointments.
A: Rolling Fields has a contract arrangement with Heritage Ministries to provide pharmaceutical services to you. The pharmacy meets the rigid standards required by our Licensing Agencies & provides quality services. All medications must be ordered by the attending physician. No medications are to be given by family members. Medications purchased from another pharmacy prior to admission cannot be used. Our Director Of Nursing, is available to discuss any medication changes or recommendations. Arrangements for alternative pharmaceutical vendors can be made, however, these vendors must also adhere to our strict standards.
A: We carry subscriptions to the Community News, the Erie Times News, and the Meadville Tribune. These are available to share in the activity center, the family room and the lobby. If you wish to have private delivery, please contact that newspaper’s circulation department to make arrangements.
A: We encourage friends and families to visit often. There are many areas comfortable for children and families such as the Activity Center and the Family Room. Guests may visit during meal time and can purchase gift cards for meals at the front desk during regular business hours or the culinary department after hours.
A: We encourage you to bring comfort items such as quilts, family photos, a radio, a clock, a comfortable chair or other items that will personalize your room. Your room will be furnished with a bed and linens, wall lamps, a dresser and a night stand. A checklist for suggested clothing items is on the final page of your admission packet. All items brought in will need to be inventoried and labeled. You are advised not to keep large sums of money, check books, credit cards, valuable jewelry or expensive items in your room. Rolling Fields cannot be held responsible for lost or stolen items. (All clothing and personal property must be inventoried and labeled with your name.) We will provide and apply iron-on labels to your clothing upon admission. For the safety of all, furniture not supplied by Rolling Fields, (i.e. recliners, tables, chairs, stands), must meet health and safety requirements. Our maintenance team is required to approve all items before they are placed in your room. We reserve the right to refuse or dispose of unsuitable furnishings.
A: Personal hygiene items such as: facial tissues, lotion, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, denture supplies, soap, etc. are supplied to you. If you wish, you may bring other items at your discretion. However, prescriptions and over-the-counter medications must be ordered by your physician.
A: Your social worker typically needs notified seven business days prior to discharge to arrange complete community supportive services as necessary.
A: If you wish to smoke you can do so only in the designated smoking area as our home is a smoke-free environment. The designated smoking area is located off Birch Street in an enclosed building. Matches, lighters, and cigarettes may not be left with Elders without the knowledge of the licensed care partner on the street. We ask that visitors retire outdoors away from our home to smoke.
A: Yes. There is a $25 installation, then a $20/month fee for an in-room phone. Long distance service is an additional charge.