The direct patient care staff at Uptown Senior consist of two Registered Nurses, two Certified Nursing Aides, Food Coordinator and an Activity Director, all CPR/First Aide Certified. Our team serves as a family resource to help families identify other healthcare needs that may be needed for their loved ones attending our program.
Our Program Assistants are from a variety of backgrounds and are trained in caring for the elderly. They are trained monthly in in-services on assisting with activities in daily living, such as, eating, ambulating, toileting, and personal care. Participants’ dignity and right for privacy are of up most importance at Uptown Senior. All of our care team members are CPR/First Aide certified to assure quality care in case of an emergency.
Uptown Senior will provide daily activities for our participants to maintain mental, physical and emotional well being. Our Activity Director will furnish and implement a monthly schedule full of daily enriching and mentally challenging activities. Our facility is equipped with a gym consisting of motor enriching equipment and weights. Daily exercise and physical mobility will be encouraged, maintaining each Uptown Senior participants’ safety as a first.
FOOD & SNACKS
Uptown Senior will serve a light morning snack and a catered warm afternoon lunch. Our lunch and snacks are catered through Senior Catering, Child and Adult Food Program. Senior Catering, Child and Adult Food Program complies with the South Carolina Adult Day Care Standard in reference to nutritional meals. Special diets are available, if ordered by the participants physician.
Uptown Senior has a salon for our daily participants, equipped with a wash and styling station. Optional services are available for an additional fee by a licensed beautician. We anticipate providing contracted service within the second quarter of 2015.
Transportation to and from Uptown Senior is an optional service. Way Transit Services, LLC., a local licensed transportation company will provide contracted transportation for all participants within 15 miles of the center.
Uptown Senior is excited to welcome The Weston Group. The Weston Group provides Physical and Occupational Therapy in house. We have a large work area and feel very fortunate to add this service and professional team to Uptown Senior.