Commonly Asked Questions
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Annual Training and updates through the year
Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Advent Square. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
68 – 101 years of age
Bingo, Happy Hour & Bible Study
What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?
Beach, Shopping and Restaurants
What makes the chef or dining program at Advent Square exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?
- Our Chefs cook with love
- Annual food survey to customize the menu based on resident input.
- Home Cooked Meals*
*Special attention to request/special diets
What common areas are available for independent living residents?
Pavilion, Activities Room, Memorial Garden, Side Walk Walking, Church
What safety features or security measures does Advent Square offer to independent living residents?
Enclosed with Gates
If Advent Square accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
- Yes – Must be able to care for the pet independently and respect cleanliness of common areas
- Must have a current veterinarian health assessment and vaccine record
Does Advent Square work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?
What programs or activities does Advent Square offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Art, Social Events, Church Events, Memory boxes, Sensory stimulation activities
Who assesses assisted living residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Monthly and Annually – Nurse & Attending Physician
How does Advent Square keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Family are welcome in the building and we are available at any time for impromptu or scheduled discussions;
Describe the neighborhood around Advent Square. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Corner of North Dixie Hwy and Yamato Road on the south end of Advent Lutheran Church’s campus
Is Advent Square affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
No – Residents are typically taken to Boca Raton Regional Hospital or Delray Medical Center.