Reviews of Russ Place
Aug 21, 2014 | Reviewed by Melissa
I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident
The Russ Place was an absolute godsend! My father was having bypass surgery and needed a "respite" room for a few weeks to recover as he lives by himself out in the country and my brother and I live in a different state. Before his surgery, we met with Michelle and Angel who are phenomenal ladies where it's obvious that caring for people is their passion. * My brother and I were extremely impressed with the facility as well as by the entire staff who were all friendly and professional. The Russ Place even provided a welcome sign for my dad upon his arrival. * It was conveyed that social events are held quite often for residents to feel that they are part of a community. My dad was invited to attend the big fish fry that was coming up. * For a few days after being released from the hospital, my dad could not make it to the dining room for meals so the staff brought him his meals. Even though my brother and I did not eat in the dining room as guest, we saw the meals that were provided to my dad and it all looked delicious. * They have someone on the premises 24/7 in case of an emergency. The residents have pull strings in the rooms and can wear a pendant in order to call the person on duty. The care they showed my dad was wonderful - they had someone remove my dad's surgery stockings before he went to bed and put them back on for him in the morning. * The facility is clean and has amenities such as a salon for haircuts, computers, and a beautiful enclosed patio for those who want to soak up some sun especially after being in a hospital room for over a week. My dad mentioned that he was able to get a haircut at the hair place which made him feel better. They have a laundry room on the premises and someone who will wash/dry clothes as needed - even when it's not laundry day. :) They have someone to come in and clean the residents room on a weekly basis. * The price was reasonable and definitely well worth it. I cannot stress how much of a blessing the Russ Place was to us during our time of need and I would recommend their facility to anyone!
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Amenities at Russ Place
Emergency Services: Less than 4 Miles
Shopping: Less than 1 Mile
Recreation: Less than 3 Miles
Trips & Outings
Nurse Availability: On-Call 24/7
Help with Activities of Daily Living
Description of Russ Place
At Russ Place we encourage tenants to remain independent while having the assurance of living in a safe community. We are a pet-friendly facility (with some restrictions) and strive to achieve a balance of health and wellness for our tenants. Numerous attractions are located in Ruston, and residents are encouraged to explore the local community through the numerous events and activities hosted each month.
Enlivant is proud to be involved in the management of Russ Place. Teamwork, compassion, excellence and success are the four cornerstone principles that guide the staff and executives at Enlivant.
Our community features studio and one-bedroom apartments, each with a kitchenette that includes a sink and microwave. We offer maintenance service for all accommodations, so residents don't have to worry about repairs. For added safety, all apartments come with emergency call systems that are monitored 24 hours a day.
Residents of Russ Place enjoy restaurant-style dining with three meals served every day, an activity area for socialization or making crafts, and an extensive activity program. We also have a barber shop and beauty salon on premises for easy access, as well as a computer area with Internet access.
Daily meals are prepared fresh and enjoyed restaurant-style in our community dining room. Should a resident have a visiting family member of friend in town, we offer the added benefit of guest accommodations.
At Russ House, we have staff on site around the clock. When in need of a helping hand, caring staff members can provide assistance with mobility, medication management, personal hygiene and other daily activities. We also offer an urgent placement program for short-notice stays at our community.
Residents of Russ Place enjoy a positive living experience with friendly staff who care.
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