Services at Givens
Highland Farms

Living at Givens Highland Farms frees you up to enjoy more of your life. With the benefit of maintenance-free living, you can fill your appointment calendar with the things that interest you the most. Replace your to-do list of mundane chores with a want-to-do list of new experiences.

More than 26 different resident-led interest groups allow for abundant opportunities. Our campus’s common areas, dog park, and 16 measured walking trails provide opportunities to enjoy nature’s sights and gentle sounds throughout the seasons.

For indoor pursuits, residents have access to an extensive library open around the clock, an arts and crafts studio, a well-equipped woodworking shop, fitness programs, off-campus trips, and other group activities.

Most importantly, you’ll experience valuable peace of mind from knowing you can access quality health services right on campus, should your needs ever change.

Community Services

Maintenance/Grounds/Housekeeping

The convenient services and amenities at Givens Highland Farms prioritize independence, active living, and security. Our services make life better and enhance your overall well-being. We consider our friendly, casual atmosphere and beautiful, walkable campus among our very best amenities. Others include:



Amenities

  • Winter greenhouse and expansive community garden
  • Dog park
  • Extensive library
  • Well-equipped woodworking shop
  • Arts and craft studio
  • Beauty salon and barbershop
  • * McCall College classes offered on campus (Montreat College)
  • Exercise equipment room
  • Exercise studio
  • Walk-in medical clinic
  • Multiple walking trails

Services

  • * Access to quality onsite health care
  • Flexible monthly dining dollars to use in the deli or dining room
  • Maintenance of all residences’ interiors and exteriors
  • Pharmacy delivery service available
  • Scheduled transportation for medical visits, shopping, and local points of interest
  • Included utilities, expanded basic cable television, landline phone, and private, secure, wireless internet
  • Water, electric, sewer service, recycling, and garbage pick-up
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Emergency call system
  • * Extensive home care, if needed

Additional fees may apply*

Home Care Services

Our licensed Home Care program offers services designed to help you maintain your independent lifestyle. From medical support to household assistance, you can tailor this cost-effective program to meet your needs, whether it’s help caring for your pet or managing your medications.

The main goal of our Home Care services is to provide the right amount of support to enable independent living in your home for as long as possible. With household help, including ironing, laundry, shopping, meal prep, and many other non-medical services, to companionship support, we prioritize your comfort and safety. If you have a more complex need, we have nurses on staff to meet those needs.

Our Home Care services are available through private pay, and long-term care insurance policies can be applied. We have provided a list with a sample of our offered services, but we encourage our residents to reach out if they have additional needs.

Services

  • Home Care Physician's clinic with several disciplines available onsite
  • Emergency call follow-up by a licensed nurse
  • Post hospitalization visit by a licensed nurse
  • Hearing device and pendant battery change

  • Blood pressure check
  • Specimen collection
  • Ear exam/cleaning
  • Injection/suture removal
  • Glucose check
  • Coagulation check
  • Venipuncture
  • Pacemaker check
  • Nail care
  • Dressing change

*For an additional fee

  • Pet care/companion/sitter/bathing
  • Light housekeeping
  • Emergency call
  • Vital signs
  • Daily weight
  • Transportation arrangements
  • Family conference calls
  • Counseling/teaching
  • Special treatment for procedures
  • Laundry
  • Local shopping
  • Closet organization
  • Holiday/seasonal decorating
  • Assist with paperwork for medical procedures
  • Other services as requested and agreed upon

** Billed at an hourly rate

Enhanced Independent Living

at Prentice Lodge.

A distinct feeling of family, belonging, and security fills every part of Prentice Lodge This unique living option is well-suited for those who are ready to give up or have challenges with daily tasks. Residents develop friendships with their neighbors and closeness with designated staff who provide a minimum of four touchpoints each day. This distinct approach to living and care helps residents thrive and maintain their independence, particularly those who might benefit from long-term support or additional help with daily living.

Visit Prentice Lodge to learn more about this unique living option.

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Health Services

Givens Highland Farms provides both short- and long-term onsite inpatient nursing care, granting our residents security and peace of mind knowing that they have options and a plan for whatever the future holds. Quality, person-centered care prioritizes personal dignity, individuality, and maintenance of the highest level of achievable independence. We empower our residents to make informed choices and decisions regarding their living environment, services, and care. We support their preferences with respect and sensitivity.

Several fee-for-service programs allow our residents and their physicians to establish holistic and multidisciplinary treatment plans. Being part of a CARF accredited Life Plan Community with highly rated health care services equips our residents with peace of mind.

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Therapy Services

Outpatient services with our onsite therapists to help ease your journey back to optimal health following a surgery or illness. Medicare parts A and B, private and long-term care insurance are accepted.

  • Physical therapy (transfer training, fall prevention and balance, therapeutic and strengthening exercise, wheelchair clinic)
  • Occupational therapy (adaptive techniques for activities, stroke rehabilitation, use of adaptive equipment)
  • Speech therapy (swallowing treatment, speech/voice communication, cognitive rehabilitation)

Givens Highland Farms’ Short-Term Rehabilitation program supports your recovery goals. This high-quality, personalized, caring approach allows you to focus more on your health and less on the potential distractions that could get in the way. Our focus is on helping you transition home safely, even if your inpatient stay is just for a few days. We also offer pre-registration for scheduled procedures and pre-habilitation programs to get you in shape to have the best outcome.

With 24-hour care available, residents can live in confidence that their more extensive care needs can be met on the same campus as their friends, spouse, or others who are part of their support network. The campus-focused facility is managed with your quality of life in mind.
Residents can enjoy private or semi-private suites with a person-center focus of care. Our compassionate staff works as an interdisciplinary team with one another, our medical director, the resident, and their family to ensure each resident receives the appropriate care and can take advantage of our rehabilitation and many therapies as needed.

  • Discharge planning services by a Licensed Social Worker
  • Physician visits and services with Medical Director oversight
  • Short-term rehabilitation care, including pre-registration
  • Scheduling and transportation for medical appointments
  • Onsite spiritual and pastoral care
  • Personal laundry services
  • Ongoing resident wellness and health education
  • Integrated and emergency pharmacy services

Campus-wide, Givens Highland Farms is committed to removing the stigma of memory care issues. Our philosophy is to provide an environment where those living with cognitive impairment can maintain their highest level of independence through a thoughtful environment that keeps those challenges in mind. Our team assesses individual needs and the degree of cognitive challenges to determine the appropriate levels of assistance and care needed. You will always control your choices based on our recommendations unless the challenge creates a safety concern. We are committed to ongoing learning, meeting residents where they are, and creating a functional campus to enhance independence for as long as possible.