Following are some of the questions that I have been asked over the years. Please feel free to contact me with any questions that you may have that have not been addressed. Do you shower our parent? Yes, we provide a shower every day to all residents unless other arrangements have been made. Can we take our parent out for vacation? Yes, it is still your parent and you by no means give up any rights to any decision making (assuming her health allows for safe travel). Do you have hospice care? Hospice is paid for by Medicare and it is available to you in all settings. Generally, state licensing allows for two hospice clients per six bed home unless other arrangements have been made. Yes, Beach Homes uses hospice services. Does insurance pay for the care? No at this time in Orange County, CA all assisted living care is private pay. Do you provide physical therapy? We provide daily exercise in the form of an excellent arm chair video and two walks a day for every resident. Additionally some residents need specific exercises for rehabilitation which we partner with home health services. Many health insurances provide for visiting mds, nurses, physical and occupational therapies and lab works. Can you provide insulin injections? State licensing only allows this service by skilled medical personnel (nurses or md). Can you provide special diets? Yes Do you allow smoking? No, but it is allowed by licensing. Do you provide dementia care? Yes. However, dementia is a very general term and I have experienced that no two persons with dementia are the same so more information is needed. Do you allow pets or pet visits? I am open. We allow and enjoy pet visits. Can we bring in our own furniture? I encourage you to bring your own belongings to make your room comfortable to your liking. Can family sleepover? I am sorry no unless in situations of end of life hospice. Can we continue to use our own doctors? Yes.