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Autumn Leaves of Overland Park Receives Deficiency-Free State Survey
Overland Park, KS
10/24/2017 12:54 PM

Overland Park, KS, October 24, 2017 – Autumn Leaves of Overland Park, Johnson County’s newest free-standing senior living community serving seniors who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, received a Deficiency Free Annual Survey from the Kansas Department on Aging and Disability Services. (KDADS).

Autumn Leaves is a family-owned company that has more than 17 years of experience in caring for those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. They have 47 communities in 10 states, with several more under construction.  Communities are designed and built to provide the best possible environment to those with memory loss. Buildings feature wide hallways, abundant natural light as well as secure courtyards and walking paths to provide ease of movement, minimize confusion, and encourage social interaction. In addition, specifically trained caregivers and staff understand the unique needs of those with Alzheimer’s.

“We are so proud to receive a deficiency-free survey, stated Executive Director Luanne Freund. This shows that we are doing an exceptional job of giving great care to our residents.”

KDADS is responsible for ensuring that senior living communities in Kansas comply with mandatory state regulations through inspections. These inspections, known as surveys, are conducted on a no-notice basis and consist of a checklist of categories to examine, including: resident care, medication management, policies and procedures, staff competencies, medical records, kitchen sanitation, dietary needs and others.

The goals of KDADS are to continue to deliver quality Older Americans Act services by keeping the safe by ensuring that those who provide their care are qualified.

Autumn Leaves survey results are available for prospective families to view and compare to other communities in the area. The goal of the survey to ensure that the community is operating according to KDADS highest standards, and can be an important tool in understanding how communities are evaluated and rated.

For more information, contact:

Luanne Freund, Executive Director

Carrie Homstad
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