Choosing francois bend

Steps to Become a Resident

A trained staff member is available every step of the way to assist prospective residents and their family members in making the sometimes challenging move from a private home or apartment to a senior living campus. Offering 24 hour nursing, in-house physical therapy and an in-house medication program. Francois Bend can also be the right choice for seniors with more serious issues following hospital and/or skilled nursing care. Be sure to explore Francois Bend as an alternative to nursing home care.

  1. We encourage you to visit other facilities in your target area.  We believe you will find Francois Bend to be an excellent value in terms of both facilities and services.  
  2. Complete a reservation form to reserve your apartment. A $1,500 fee will hold your reservation for 15 days.
  3. The prospective resident's physician must complete the evaluation form included in the pre-residency package. This form must be completed within 30 days of move-in. A current TB test or chest X-ray and a negative Covid test must be supplied prior to move-in. If you do not currently have a physician, Francois Bend will assist you in locating one.
  4. Your individual service plan is developed by the Director of Nursing.
  5. You and your family can now calculate your monthly fee, which is the apartment rent plus level of care required plus any additional services selected.
  6. Complete the residency agreement and pre-residency package.
  7. Establish a move-in date. If desired, resources are available to help with downsizing, and moving services.
  8. Settle into your new home. Orientation programs are available for resident and family.
  9. Host a welcome dinner for your family members and friends.