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Mobile Vision Professionals see our residents in-house. They provide a long range of services such as vision screening, pressure checks, and prescribing eyeglasses.
Care Dental is a mobile clinic that comes to see our residents in-house. They provide services, such as cleanings, extractions, dental impressions, and more.
Jefferson Park at Dandridge provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for a variety of foot and ankle injuries and disorders. Common issues treated by our podiatrists include ankle and foot trauma, nail care for diabetics, and infections of the feet.
Social Services are available to assist with the social needs of each elder and as a resource person for the elder’s family. Our social services staff helps to identify psychological, mental, and emotional needs along with developing aides to have those needs met.
Registered Dietitian Consultant
Nourishing meals are at the heart of comfort, and our on-staff registered dietitian provides comprehensive nutrition care to all residents living at the nursing facility. Menus at Jefferson Park at Dandridge are rotated on a five-week cycle. Favorite foods include a variety of meats, cornbread, potatoes, pinto beans, green beans, salads, and breakfast food. Nourishments are provided between meals and snacks at bedtime. The Dietary and Activities Department work together to provide themed meals.
Mental Health Services
Our mental health providers offer a range of mental health services for our residents. They provide counseling to residents, and psychiatric services are available when necessary.
More than just a nursing home, our skilled nursing facility has the ability to order EKG, Laboratory tests, X-Rays, Ultrasounds, Echocardiography, and Holter Monitors.
For monitoring of a resident’s cardiac status, Jefferson Park at Dandridge has the capability of placing your loved one on telemetry using an electrocardiogram or other life sign-measuring device. Our staff is experienced with monitoring vital signs and provides quality care for elders with gastrointestinal disorders, cardiac failure, diabetes, and other acute diagnoses.
Beauty Care Services
Professional beauty care is available to all residents. Our beautician is available one day per week but is also around more often on special occasions. Each resident is offered one haircut, shampoo, and hair set per month at no cost to them. Additional services such as perming, and coloring are available for a nominal fee.
Mountain Memories is a program offered at Jefferson Park at Dandridge that provides memory care for residents with memory problems.