Criteria for admission are as follows:
Resident must be at least 18 years of age.
Residents must be ambulatory – An ambulatory resident is one who
can: Move from place to place independently or with the aid of
a prosthesis, brace, cane, crutches, walker, or hand rails, or by
propelling a wheelchair and respond to an emergency condition and
escape with minimal human assistance, such as cueing, verbal
encouragement or minimal physical assistance.
Residents must not require the use of physical or chemical restraints, isolation, or confinement for behavior control.
Residents must not be confined to bed and must not require continuous medical or nursing care and/or treatment.
Residents must not require care beyond which the facility is permitted to provide. Applicants requiring continuous medical or nursing services cannot be admitted or retained. Medical, nursing, health, or supportive services required on a periodic basis or for short-term illnesses cannot be provided as services of the home. When such services are required, the resident must purchase them from licensed providers of such services (i.e. home health agencies, etc.).
All applicants will be interviewed by the administrator or manager to ascertain that the home can meet the applicant’s needs. All applicants must provide the home with a licensed physician’s report of a physical examination dated within 30 days prior to the date of admission. The required forms are available from our office.
The criteria for admission listed above are set by Georgia state law, and are not under the control of Kimberly The Personal Care Home.
Residents receiving or eligible for VA Benefits or private long term care insurance, call us at 770-505-7600. We can help you file for and receive maximum benefits.