To address frequently asked questions about Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach, we invite you to read our FAQ page.
What are the steps to becoming a resident at Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach?
- Take a tour of the community.
- We require a one-time reservation fee for each apartment. This fee holds an apartment for up to 30 days and is non-refundable.
- A primary care physician will conduct a required health assessment. If the prospective resident does not have a primary care physician, he or she may have their health assessment completed through our Visiting Physicians service.
- Next, a Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach employee will schedule an appointment with one of our nursing professionals to determine a specified level of care. If additional care is needed, the cost will be added to the base apartment rate.
- An appointment is then made to complete the necessary residency agreement paperwork prior to an actual move-in date.
- The residency agreement is set up using an ACH automatic debit system.
Yes, the Memory Care rate is all inclusive.
Yes, absolutely. We encourage residents to be as independent as possible at Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach. Independent residents frequently leave our community to spend quality time with friends and family, and then return at their leisure. This includes outings, day trips and extended vacations.
All Grand Oaks assisted living communities are pet-friendly; some residents even move in with their own pre-approved cat or dog. Some restrictions may apply. For additional information, please contact the Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach administrator, Randy Kelly at 1-888-333-2323.
No, we do not accept Medicare or Medicaid. Medicare will not cover assisted living costs at any assisted living facility. However, Grand Oaks of Okeechobee does accept Medicaid on a limited basis. For more information on Grand Oaks of Okeechobee, click here.
Our residents are billed on a month-to-month basis.
We offer year-long leases. Residents may terminate their lease at any time, provided they first give the Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach administer a 30-day written notice.
No, the assisted living apartment price is considered a base rate. Levels of care rates are an additional cost and are added to the base apartment rate. Level of care rates are subject to change in accordance with a resident’s state of health. If a resident experiences a mental or physical decline in health, the monthly price may increase due to the need for more intensive care.
Yes, we require a one-time, non-refundable apartment reservation fee. This fee will hold an apartment for up to 30 days.
All prospective residents undergo a medical assessment to determine their specific needs prior to moving to Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach. This helps ensure residents and their families understand the level of care that will be required, as well as any costs that may be incurred. The assessment will be done by our nursing staff for free. Once a resident comes to live with us, their health will be monitored. A level of care cost re-assessment may be needed if our staff notices a decline in a resident’s condition.
We are proudly owned and operated by the Visiting Nurse Association of Florida, an agency that has provided award-winning healthcare in Florida for over 40 years. The VNA’s medical staff have the experience and training needed to care for patients that require varying levels of medical care. All VNA medical staff members have the skills and knowledge needed to manage and maintain successful assisted living communities.
Paying out-of-pocket. This majority of residents pay entirely or partly out-of-pocket for their assisted living costs.
Long term care insurance. Some residents use long term care insurance to help cover the costs associated with assisted living. Oftentimes, the resident or responsible party makes a monthly payment out-of-pocket and then receives reimbursement from their long-term care insurance provider later in the month. Some long-term care insurance plans only cover nursing home costs, while others cover both nursing home and assisted living costs.
Veteran’s benefits. Veterans and their surviving spouses aged 65 and older may be eligible for the Aid and Attendance benefit. The Aid and Attendance benefit is for veterans who need financial help for in–home care or to pay for an assisted living facility or nursing home. The benefit is designed to assist veterans unable to perform daily activities such as eating, bathing, dressing, driving, etc.
To see if you qualify for Aid and Attendance, contact Tony Reese with the Martin County Veterans Service.
Tony Reese, Veterans Service Office Supervisor
435 SE Flagler Ave Stuart, FL 34994
For more information on Aid and Attendance, visit http://www.americanveteransaid.com/landing/lp_2/aid_and_attendance_2.html
Residents must pay via ACH. ACH is an automatic debit system. Payments are set up and automatically debited from a resident’s account when they begin their stay at Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach.