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.”
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
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.
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.
Freund, Executive Director