Seniors are admitted to our Senior Home on the basis of a completed application for admission to the Marconi Senior Home. Based on the information presented in the application and health evaluation scale, the eligibility of a resident is determined and an appropriate resident category assigned. Resident categorization is based on the Bartel, Doreen Norton, and the Mini-Mental scales (for more information on classification see questions 5-7).
When applying for a place at our institution, an application for admission to the Marconi Senior Home must be filled by a GP, public health nurse or nurse-in-chief of our facility. You can download the application HERE.
The documents to be completed and presented before being admitted to the Marconi Senior Home are:
- medical records;
- a list of administered medications;
- court decision on legal incapacitation, if applicable;
- certificate of disability if applicable;
- national identity card or other identity document of the applicant and senior.
Senior’s ZUS identity card, or other document confirming the right to use medical services under the NFZ (National Health Fund)
The fee for residency at the Marconi Senior Home is determined during the initial interview and is based on information provided by the senior’s family members. The highly qualified Marconi Senior Home personnel assesses the health of the senior (see what WE OFFER during your stay). The amount of the basic fee depends on the category which our future resident is assigned.
Barthel scale is used to assess the level of independence of a resident. Assessment questions can be found on page 6 of the application for admission to the Marconi Senior Home. The scale is as follows:
|Category I||basic care||86-100 points|
|Category II||moderate care||31-85 points|
|Category III||increased care||20-30 points|
|Category IV||intensive care||0-19 points|
Doreen Norton scale is used to assess the risk of developing pressure ulcers. The scale questionnaire is available with the application for admission to the Marconi Senior Home on page 5. The scale is as follows:
|Category I||basic care||16-20 points|
|Category II||moderate care||11-15 points|
|Category III||increased care||6-10 points|
|Category IV||intensive care||0-5 points|
In brief, the Mini-Mental State Examination scale, MMSE, is useful for evaluating mental state of a resident. The task sheet can be found on pages 7-9 in the application for admission to the Marconi Senior Home.
|Category I||basic care||27-30 points|
|Category II||moderate care||24-26 points|
|Category III||increased care||19-13 points|
|Category IV||intensive care||0-18 points|
The list of items needed by residents while staying at the Marconi Senior Home:
- daily use clothes;
- pajamas, nightgown;
- sports clothes, tracksuit-type clothing.
- slippers (should be stable);
- 2 bath towels and 2 small towels.
NOTE: All resident’s belongings should be permanently marked with the owner’s name and surname
Marconi Senior Home will not allow pets. Bringing food for the residents is not allowed. We do not take responsibility for any valuable items and equipment, cash, jewelry, cell phones.
If necessary, it is possible to organize private medical transportation for additional fee. For information on transportation fees please contact the Head Nurse
Visitors are allowed at the Marconi Senior Home every day from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm. Residents may be visited by family members and persons authorized in the application form.
Holidays at the Marconi Senior Home are celebrated in a friendly, home-like atmosphere. Coverage of current events held in our facility can be seen on our Facebook profile.
Residents may be taken home for the holidays, but it is dependent on the health status.
Daily schedule at the Marconi Senior Home:
8.00 – toilette (getting dressed, preparing for breakfast);
9.00 – first breakfast;
10.30 – coffee;
11.00 – therapeutic activities and second breakfast;
14.00 – lunch;
15.00 – meetings with families, walk in the garden if the weather is nice
16.00 – afternoon tea and free time;
18.00 – dinner.
During the day, our residents take baths and have individual rehabilitation activities (find out more about our REHABILITATION OFFER ).
Our facility offers double and triple rooms with access to the bathroom. There is also a clubroom available to the residents, where they can spend their time, have meals and participate in animation activities.
We have alarm-paging system, elevator, and car parking for visitors. The entire building is adapted for the disabled.
Yes, our facility features a garden, which is available for the residents, both for leisure and animation and rehabilitation.
At the Marconi Senior Home, the following are available:
- chess tournaments, a game of checkers, Scrabble, charades, crossword puzzles, bingo;
- film and music evenings with karaoke;
- classes with a therapist, arts, handicrafts, joint reading and listening to audio books;
- Going out to cultural events and meetings with guests;
- special events: name days, holidays.
To find out more, please visit our FACEBOOK profile.
The residents are cared for by qualified nurses and medical practitioners with access to basic diagnostic tests, medical specialists a clinical psychologist, nutritionist, massage therapists and physiotherapists (find out more about our REHABILITATION OFFER). Hairdresser services are available on site. We also provide pastoral care.
The menu is set by a dietitian, who assures proper nutrition for our residents.
It is also possible to customize the menu to suit the needs of any given resident for an additional fee.