The Bickford Friends of the Family (BFF) Club is a collection of characters we created as an expression of the different personalities we encounter in our residents. They are gems, everyone of them, and they add color and spice to life. How we meet each resident’s Core Needs should reflect their unique differences and individuality.
Although he’s tough on the outside, deep down he really loves people, well, certain people anyway! He only talks to shout out the occasional tough guy remark. Slightly balding with slicked-back white hair, this guy’s a bulldog!
Healthcare professional available for family consultations, care recommendations and resident evaluations
External Care Provider Coordination
Communicates and coordinates care with physicians, pharmacies, home health agencies, therapists, hospices and medical equipment providers
Caregivers are overseen to ensure specific needs are met
Individualized Service Plans
Nurse reviews plan every 90 days to ensure specific needs and desires are met
Reviews medications, dosages and administration times in order to reduce potential issues and optimize effectiveness
Health Monitoring & Wellness
Routine observations for changes in health and actively engaging residents in a healthy lifestyle