Beauty / Barber Shop Services
Qualified beauticians and barbers visit the facility regularly. Contact the Charge Nurse or Activities Director if you wish to set up an appointment.
Beauty / Barber Services are billed directly to the Resident by the beautician or barber.
Mail, Magazines, Newspapers, Packages
Delivery of mail is a routine daily service. Packages, magazines, and periodicals are delivered as received by the facility. A subscription for the daily newspaper can be arranged through the office. The newspaper distributor will bill the responsible person directly.
Residents are free to send and receive mail. Should a Resident require stamps, envelopes, or stationery, please do not hesitate to contact the Activities Director or the Business Office.
A Podiatrist visits Brentwood regularly. The Podiatrist will perform services such as nail trimming. The podiatrist will bill Medicare or the responsible party, whichever is applicable.
Resident Council Meetings
The Resident Council offers recommendations which affect daily living. Everyone is encouraged to participate and all ideas / comments are reviewed at frequent meetings. In this way, all our Residents have a say in the issues which are of concern to them.
Upon admission each Resident or responsible person will be given a questionnaire relating to the life experiences of the Resident. Information concerning marital status, number of children, occupation, hobbies, interests, etc. will be sought. Please return the questionnaire to the Social Services Designee as soon as possible. Shortly thereafter, the Social Service Designee will interview the Resident to discuss the questionnaire and any other concerns the Resident may have.
The social service Designee works under the direction of the Director Of Nursing Services in conjunction with support from a Social Work Consultant with a Masters Degree in the field. Should you have any questions regarding Social Services, please contact the Social Service Designee, the Director of Nursing Services, or the Social Work Consultant. They will be happy to assist you.
When needed continuously and exclusively for a Resident, special equipment and appliances such as wheelchairs, crutches, walkers, braces, etc. may be rented or purchased.
Our Business Office is open from 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. The Business Office telephone number is (401) 884-8020. Many rooms are pre-wired for private telephone service. Should you wish to provide a private phone please contact the Business Office during business hours. The telephone company will bill directly for the service.
Public telephones are located on each floor for the convenience of our Residents and visitors.