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Sodalis Defuniak Springs

Assisted Living and Memory Care

A dynamic, fun and welcoming place to be!

Engaged living, a tranquil setting, and compassionate care are hallmarks of Sodalis Defuniak Springs, a community that encourages an active lifestyle and daily activities for residents, both on campus and throughout the Defuniak Springs area. With our “residents first” philosophy, our team embraces a proactive approach to the health and wellness of our residents, making our community distinctly capable of providing the highest levels of care, delivered with the warmth and hospitality of a family member.

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Defuniak Springs Amenities

Assisted Living

Whether you enjoy the freedom of personal independence or the comfort of being catered to, Sodalis Defuniak Springs is tailored to meet your personal needs and preferences. Our community offers a wide range of options and services for seniors who want to enjoy a carefree lifestyle, providing everything you expect and more.

Studio, one-bedroom, and companion apartments
Professional care team who customizes a detailed plan to meet medical, physical and social needs
Full-time concierge
Full-time Activity Director creates engaging live entertainment, off-site outings and group activities
3 nutritionally balanced meals a day served restaurant-style in our dining room
Weekly housekeeping, including linen laundering and change and beds made daily
Professional and trained clinical staff available 24-hours a day
Spacious public areas and beautifully landscaped courtyard
Spacious public areas and beautifully landscaped courtyard with walking path and garden
Covered front and back porches
Scheduled medical and shopping transportation
On-site beauty salon
Cybersenior area where residents can check Email, surf the internet, or Skype with family
TV Lounge
Pet friendly
In-house therapy room
Wireless personal emergency service
Monthly rate includes all utilities (except telephone)

Memory Care

You’re not alone during the long, stressful, and emotional journey of caring for someone with memory loss. As caregiving responsibilities become more challenging, it can be comforting to discover a setting with trained and caring staff. The Sodalis Defuniak team has specialized training in memory care and programs to optimize quality of life through everyday activities in a meaningful way.

Respite Care

Sodalis Defuniak offers respite stays, if rooms are available, for those needing extra help throughout the day or while on vacation. From single day to a full week or more, our community is here to provide your loved one with social interaction, mental stimulation, delicious meals, and entertainment.

Floor Plans

Engaged living, a tranquil setting, and compassionate care are hallmarks of Sodalis Defuniak, a community that encourages an active lifestyle and daily activities for residents, both on campus and throughout the beautiful Defuniak Springs area. With designer touches throughout, you’ll enjoy a spacious apartment home and a list of amenities, knowing that you have a full range of personalized care available.

Studio
Living Room | Kitchenette | Bath
Rates start at $2,800* / month
320 sq.ft. 

One Bedroom
Living Room | Bedroom | Kitchenette | Bath
Rates start at $3,700* / month
430 sq.ft. 

Living It Up

When care is your concern, you and your loved ones are able to live worry-free, with the confidence that our 24/7 care staff is there to help in times of need. Every effort has been made to make Sodalis Defuniaka place where you feel comfortable and secure.

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Dining – Three delicious meals each day and snacks as you wish, on your own time, are locally curated by our trained chef. Restaurant-style cuisine with a touch of traditional home cooking is provided by our courteous and friendly wait staff in the gracious Sodalis Defuniak Springs dining room.
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Activities – Choose from a variety of activities, wellness programs, technology engagement, and more each morning, afternoon, and evening. Our full-time engagement director offers daily activities designed around the interests of our residents such as bridge and bingo, live music and entertainment, dancing and walking clubs, and memory enhancement programming.
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Care – Live with vitality at Sodalis Defuniak Springs with care services tailored for your specific needs. With our “residents first” philosophy, our team embraces a proactive approach to the health and wellness of our residents, making our community distinctly capable of providing the highest levels of care, delivered with the warmth and hospitality of a family member. If issues ever arise unexpectedly, staff is available 24/7 to assist you.
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News & Events

2 senior living operators, others serving industry make Inc. list of America’s fastest-growing companies

Two senior living operators and other companies serving the industry are listed on the Inc. 5000 2022 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, released Tuesday. Trilogy Senior Living and Colonial Assisted Living are among the organizations to make the list, which ranks businesses according to percentage of revenue growth from 2018 to 2021. The two providers fall under the health services category. San Marcos, TX-based Trilogy Senior Living, also known as Sodalis Senior Living, operates assisted living and memory care communities throughout Texas. The company ranks 4,523 on the list. Inc. cites a 97% growth rate. CLICK HERE, to read full article.

May Firestarter

Name Kiyonna Pate Position Resident Aide / Medication Tech Fun fact about Fire Starter singer and write some songs How he/she got into senior living My mom worked here in 2003 and I would come up and volunteer. After I finished school, I started working here. Favorite part about working with seniors When they are having a bad day and I can do something that they like to cheer them up. Favorite part about Sodalis family laughter with staff and residents Hobbies/Interests outside work Make up artist

Sodalis Visitation Policy

SODALIS SENIOR LIVING – VISITATION POLICY  Screening PLEASE NOTE THAT VISITATION HOURS ARE UNRESTRICTED. If the doors are locked, please ring the doorbell and staff will assist you. Doors may be secured at various hours, but are typically open between the hours of 8am and 8pm. An ALF must screen all individuals who enter the facility prior to entry (except for emergency personnel), including staff at the start of their shift, any visitors, new residents, and residents returning to the facility for: Fever, defined as a temperature of 100.4 Fahrenheit and above. Signs and symptoms of COVID‐19, see attached screening log on pages 40‐42 for example of questions asked during screening process. Some communities may require different screening logs to be in use mandated by their local Health Departments. Texas no longer requires screening logs to be retained as of 4/3/22 for visitors and/or staff but still requires the screening to take place. Residents need to be screened once daily in FL/GA for COVID‐19 symptoms Texas Residents are no longer required to be screened unless exposed to COVID‐19, symptomatic, or under quarantine per CDC guidelines. If a resident meets any of the screening criteria, implement increased infection control measures including quarantine as applicable and monitor for symptoms of COVID‐19 according to State and Local guidelines. (Use CDC quarantine tool to determine if needed and length of quarantine) https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019‐ncov/if‐you‐are‐sick/quarantine.html All visitors must wear a medical mask (no cloth masks allowed), no masks are required in Texas at this time unless an outbreak occurs. If an outbreak occurs, then masks will be required until under control. The screening log might contain protected health information and must be protected in accordance with applicable state and federal law. The information should include at least: the date, the person’s name, current contact information, and the data from the screening (presence or absence of fever and symptoms). assisted living facility is not required to screen emergency services personnel entering the facility in an emergency. Post signage at all entrances of the facility reminding individuals not to enter the facility prior to being screened. Do not restrict surveyors. HHSC is constantly evaluating their surveyors to ensure they don’t pose a transmission risk when entering a facility. For example, surveyors might have been in a facility with COVID‐19 cases in the previous 10 days, but because they were wearing PPE effectively per the CDC guidelines, they pose a low risk to transmission in the next facility and must be allowed to enter. However, there are circumstances under which surveyors should not enter, such as if they have a fever or any additional signs or symptoms of illness and must still be screened at the sign in log. Visitors Persons providing critical assistance must be allowed to enter the facility provided they pass required screening. These include: Family members and loved ones of residents at the end‐of‐life; Essential caregivers; Emergency responders (do not screen in an emergency); Persons with legal authority to enter, including: Government personnel performing their official duties, including HHSC surveyors whose presence is necessary to ensure the ALF is protecting the health safety of residents and providing appropriate care; Law enforcement officers (do not screen in an emergency) and Representatives of the Long‐term Care Ombudsman’s Office and representatives of Disability Rights Texas; and Providers of essential services which include contract doctors, contract nurses, home health and hospice workers, health care professionals, contract professionals, clergy members and spiritual counselors, whose services are necessary to ensure resident health and safety. This list is not exhaustive. A facility must use its best judgment to determine which persons are “essential” to protect the health and safety of a resident. Personal Visitors ALFs must allow all residents who are COVID‐19 negative or positive to have personal visitors. COVID-19 positive residents may still have visitors, but their visitors may have to wear PPE. Visits can occur where adequate space is available as necessary to ensure physical distancing between other residents and visitors, including the resident’s room. The facility must ensure a comfortable and safe outdoor visitation area, considering outside air temperature and ventilation. Visitors and residents are no longer required to wear masks or face coverings or PPE in Texas ONLY, unless working with a COVID‐19 positive/symptomatic/COVID‐19 unknown or Local/State mandated. Florida and Georgia are still requiring masks at this time. Visits are not required to be scheduled in advance. An ALF can have scheduled visits and unscheduled visits. ALFs can schedule personal visits in advance or permit personal visits that are not scheduled in advance, or both. Scheduling in advance must not be so restrictive as to prohibit or limit visitation for residents. See Expansion of Reopening Visitation at 26 TAC §553.2003 (Texas) for all requirements. All ALFs must: offer a complete series of a one‐ or two‐dose COVID‐19 vaccine to residents and staff and document each resident’s choice to vaccinate or not vaccinate (“Offer” in this context means to administer, arrange/assist, OR educate/give information about the COVID‐19 vaccine AND document the resident’s choice to vaccinate or not vaccinate); allow visitors of any age; develop and enforce written policies and procedures related to visitation, including whether visitors and residents must wear a face mask, face covering, or appropriate PPE during visits. inform residents and visitors of the facility’s infection control policies and procedures related to visitation. limit the movement of visitors through the facility to minimize interaction with other persons. give all residents equal access to personal visitors, end‐of‐life visitors and essential caregivers. ensure comfortable and safe outside visitation areas, considering outside air temperature and ventilation. provide hand‐washing stations or hand sanitizer to visitors and residents before and after visits. facilitate visits in a way that allows cleaning and cleaning and sanitizing common visitation areas. Salon Services Visitors An ALF can allow a salon services visitor (barber, beautician, or cosmetologist providing hair care or personal grooming services to a resident) to enter the facility to provide hair care or personal grooming services to COVID‐19 negative residents. The salon requirements for salon visits. […]

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