Characteristics of Excellence for Senior Communities
Life Communities is the Management Arm of Solden Development
Company. VLC and Solden Development has shown itself
to be a leader in Senior Housing. One of the ways
we do this is by having what we call our Core Characteristics
of Excellence, which help define our Senior communities,
and our development and management strategies.
world of Senior Care has changed and will be continuously
changing. Outstanding customer Service is the norm.
Treating people as clients instead of patients
is the new standard. Solden Development moves the
industry beyond that. We believe the following characteristics
are crucial in giving residents the chance to live
vibrant, fulfilling lives, despite physical and cognitive
Core Characteristics of Excellence in Management
Providing assistance in the mind and spirit
of individuals as well as caring for
Allowing residents a do what you want,
when you want mentality
Following a living with assistance
philosophy, rather than an assisted living
This focuses attention on the individual living as
full, independent, and
lives as they can, rather than letting the AL community
an institution by focusing exclusively on the care
Having exceptional care as the norm. This is
dependent upon exceptional
Always going the extra milefor the staff
and families, as well as the resident.
Providing educational opportunities for staff
so that the caregiver position among
is a stepping stone to higher career opportunities
in the health care field.
Re-educating family, residents, staff, and
the community that the living
is a vibrant community, with the outside community
flowing in and
of the building, and our residents flowing in and
out of the outside
Having state-of-the-art technology, utilizing
current computerized and paperless
management, and marketing systems, high speed internet
and each living quarters and videoconferencing to
and the outside world
Having senior friendly fitness centers.
Having exceptional food service, with a focus
on nutrition and great tasting food.
Use of personalized concierge services, i.e.
key to having a successful community, is having outstanding
staff. The key to an outstanding staff is two-foldfirst,
great training, and second, providing staff a deep
and truthful sense of respect and admiration."
Dean Solden, President, Solden Development
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