Tysons Woods Assisted Living is Different

  • Tysons Woods is the luxury bed and breakfast version of assisted living. It is not a “home-like environment.” It is an actual home.

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Tysons Woods Large Assisted Living Communities Home Care - Aging in Place
A small home offering quality care
Institutions for seniors
A private home with all care coordinated by the family
Staff available on-site 24/7
Staff availability may be limited on nights and weekends.
Caregivers will have to be paid extra to stay overnight.
Daily housekeeping and laundry is included.
Housekeeping and laundry may be offered less frequently and may incur additional fees.
Not all caregivers will provide housekeeping and laundry services and extra charges may apply.
Higher levels of care are available at no additional charge.
Residents may be required to move to more expensive units as their care needs increase.
Home care providers typically bill by the hour, so more care will result in higher fees.
Dementia care is included.
Residents with dementia are often moved to locked units or forced to leave the facility.
Home care for patients with dementia is typically more expensive and more hours of care are required.
Medication management is included and stringent.
Medication management may incur extra charges and mistakes are frequent.
Medication management may incur extra charges and mistakes are frequent.
Homemade meals are prepared daily from scratch.
Meals are made in an industrial-size kitchen.
Meals prepared by caregivers may be microwaved or not appealing to patients.
Residents become part of a small group including staff and other residents, much like a family.
Large facilities can be intimidating, leading seniors to remain isolated in their rooms.
Aging in place can be isolating. Seniors may only see their caregivers.
Private suites with accessible en suite bathrooms
Private suites are available for additional fees.
Private homes may need expensive modifications to accommodate changing abilities.
The owner and her son live on-site and interact with residents daily.
Families and residents rarely know the executive- level staff.
Families often only interact with their assigned caregivers.
Fenced outdoor area and spacious screened-in deck
Outdoor spaces vary.
Outdoor spaces vary.
Private gardening space
Gardening options vary.
Gardening options vary.
Emergency Call Systems
Options vary.
Families would be responsible for installing or subscribing to a system.
Private homes are near INOVA Fairfax Hospital and Virginia Hospital Center.
Locations vary.
Locations vary.
Custom home that blends into an upscale neighborhood.
Institutional facility that is isolated from outside amenities.
Family home that may need expensive repairs and become unsafe.
A Small Community
  • 8 spacious, private suites with en suite bathrooms in each of two homes.
  • Staff available onsite 24/7.
  • Residents and staff know each other well and form real connections.
  • Individualized care is provided based on the person and their wants and needs.
  • Security is tight. There is only one entrance. Staff members are aware of every person who enters the home.
Memory Care Available
  • Residents never have to move to a different room or a locked unit.
  • Staff adapts care to meet residents’ changing needs.
  • Residents are not forced to participate in activities that make them uncomfortable.
  • Residents interact with fewer people than in a large facility, leading to less confusion.
Professional & Friendly Staff
  • Our founder and owner is a veteran of the hospitality industry, having owned a restaurant and worked in the dining room at a large assisted living facility. She knows how to make people feel welcome, and she knows how to nurture older adults.
  • Staff members know each resident personally and can recognize when additional care or services are needed.
  • Caregivers have the power and the knowledge to put residents’ needs first—always.
  • Staff members help residents avoid medical emergencies by providing proactive care.
  • Caregivers are all highly trained, including LPNs, CNAs, and Med-techs. There are 3 LPNs on staff.
  • All staff members are trained in dementia care.
  • We have an extremely low staff turnover rate.
All-Inclusive Facility
  • NO hidden fees or up charges.
  • Your loved one’s care needs may change, but the price will not.
  • Traditional assisted living facilities frequently add fees for certain necessities or higher levels of care.
High Staff-to-Resident Ratio - 1:4
  • We have one staff member on duty for every four residents, significantly higher than the industry standard.
  • The Administrator of the home lives on site. She is available 24/7 and knows every resident and their needs.
  • There is an LPN Care Manager on call every day, all day.
Accepting Residents with a Variety of Care Needs
  • Tysons Woods is the solution to your crisis.
  • If your loved one is about to leave the hospital, and you are worried about finding quality care, we can help.
  • We provide a safe and supportive environment for seniors who:
    • have memory disorders, including dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
    • have fallen or are a fall risk.
    • are recovering from surgery or a long-term illness.
    • are leaving the hospital and have long-term medical conditions.
    • have depression.
    • have vision impairments.
    • have had a stroke.
Open, Honest and Frequent Communication
  • Admission decisions are made by the Administrator and caregivers—not by a sales person. They will determine if they are capable of providing the care your loved one needs.
  • Caregivers communicate directly with residents to understand changes in health, behavior or medication needs.
  • Shift managers make sure that care plans are communicated effectively, so no mistakes are made.
  • Comments and complaints are heard in person and handled promptly.
THE FOUNDER

Andrea Cocito

“I raised my family in an assisted living. I live where the residents live, and I ensure that it is like a bed and breakfast, complete with personal connections and delicious food every day.”

Andrea Cocito, founder and owner of Tysons Woods Assisted Living

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