Non Profit Continuing Care Retirement Community Essay

1115 Words Sep 15th, 2016 5 Pages
EdenHill Communities is a non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located in New Braunfels, Texas. EdenHill began as a charitable home for older adults in 1910, and by the 1980’s EdenHill evolved to include a large skilled nursing unit, a rehabilitation center, assisted living apartments, and cottages for independent living (2016). Today, EdenHill Communities has a large campus with a number of buildings for independent living, and one large building with separate areas for assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, and physical rehabilitation. EdenHill provides these various levels of care for hundreds of residents annually with the help of volunteers, maintenance operators, housekeepers, cooks, caregivers, nurses, physical therapists, activity coordinators, social workers, administrative team members, and other employees and community members.
The EdenHill campus is located on the Northeastern edge of New Braunfels on a 20 acre wooded lot. There are resident and visitor parking spaces available, and EdenHill also offers transportation to and from the facility at a fee for nonresidents. They provide transportation services for residents as a part of their continuum of care. In order to accommodate those with different abilities, EdenHill Communities abides by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) in providing transportation that allows access and opportunity for differently abled persons (FTA, 2016). The EdenHill vehicles allow room…

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