Move To Senior Living in Three Easy Steps

You’ve toured several senior living communities and decided Sonata Senior Living offered the best mix of services, amenities and support. Now it’s our turn to help make your move to Sonata Senior Living both easy and enjoyable.

The sooner you begin making preparations, the smoother the move will be for you and your loved ones. Here are the three basic steps you can take for an easier transition to an assisted living or memory care community:

Step 1: Reserve Your Apartment

After your tour, a community relations director at Sonata Senior Living will ask you to choose an apartment. The community fee at Sonata reserves the apartment of your choice, including style, size, floor plan and location. This one-time fee also includes our time to coordinate your move with other care providers to ensure a seamless move with no interruption in care.

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Step 2: Wellness Assessment

A wellness assessment is also required to move to an assisted living or memory care apartment at Sonata Senior Living. This assessment helps Sonata make the most informed recommendations for your unique situation and personal care needs.

The wellness assessment may be conducted during a home visit or at a location of your choice. Once completed, Sonata Senior Living will provide a comprehensive services and care plan that families can use to make decisions about the type of care their loved one needs.

Watch our video on Assisted Living: Six Strategies To Get A Parent To Consider a Change.

Step 3: Move-In Documents

To move to Sonata, you will need to complete an application process that consists of authorization forms and agreements. Completing these forms in advance can greatly reduce the stress commonly associated with moving.

In addition to Sonata’s Residential Agreement, the state of Florida requires medical evaluation forms in order to qualify for assisted living, including Form 1823. This form must be completed by a physician and helps assisted living communities in Florida determine the level of care best suited for you or your loved one.

Florida state law also requires Form SCHS-4-2006, which documents advance directives. Advance directives are designed to provide guidance to caregivers on medical decisions and treatments.

All required forms will be included in your move-in packet. You may request a move-in packet from Sonata Senior Living by calling or visiting a community near you.

If you have any questions about the move-in process or
would like to request a wellness assessment or home visit,
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