A wide range of options
Ruissalo Foundation offers a wide range of options for serviced apartments for seniors looking for assisted living or full-service retirement homesThe resident may choose either a convenient studio apartment or a larger two- or three-bedroom apartment that they can individually decorate according to their personal taste and liking. The sizes of the apartments vary between 400 ft² (37 m²) and 900 ft² (87 m²) and they also include a spacious balcony or terrace, some comfortably covered with sliding windows to create extra living space for reading or relaxing.
Ruissalo Foundation’s Senior Residences offer independent or assisted living coupled with high-quality communal services, modern facilities and scheduled activities. The Residences have their own restaurants, cafés, indoor and outdoor gardens, library, gym and recreational spaces, as well as sauna, spa and pool facilities. Services are readily available and individually planned to suit the needs and preferences of each resident. Among others, residents have the choice of eating their daily meals or enjoying a coffee in one of the lovely restaurants or cafés, having the meals delivered from the restaurant or preparing their own meals at home.
The communal areas have all been beautifully designed and decorated, with lush gardens, serene relaxation areas, seating groups for socializing and chatting with other residents, refreshing water features and lots of daylight to create a comfortable and cozy residential environment. Residents have the option to live an active life and be involved in a lively social community or they may enjoy peaceful, quiet days in a beautiful, cozy and safe residential environment.
Ruissalo Foundation’s Senior Serviced Residences offer a wide range of assisted living and nursing services, as well as healthcare and medical services that facilitate everyday life and ensure a safe and comfortable living environment. The friendly and service-minded staff working in the Senior Residences are available around the clock and are all healthcare and medical professionals. Residents can choose to use the services and assistance they prefer and require, such as:
Emergency telephone and alarm bracelet
All apartments have an emergency telephone ensuring help is never far away when needed. The emergency telephone is a direct line to the Residence’s on-call staff and may be used whenever the resident feels unwell or in case of an emergency. The emergency telephone also comes with an alarm bracelet that the resident wares on the arm or in a necklace. The triggered emergency alarm goes directly to the on-call medical staff and help is available immediately. The alarm bracelet also comes with a location service and thus the resident receives help both inside and outside the Serviced Residence.
Homecare and nurse services
The homecare and nurse staff can assist the residents with daily activities in their private apartment such as eating, taking care of the personal hygiene or getting dressed. They can help with getting in and out of bed, or moving around in the apartment. They also provide help with evening shores or in case the resident needs to get up in the middle of the night; the homecare staff is there to provide assistance and support. Help is never more than a phone call away. Residents also have the opportunity to get assistance or simply some company to go outside for a walk, have someone help them with running errands like visiting the bank or post office, or joining them for the theater or an art exhibition.
Housekeeping and cleaning services
The Services Residences offer complete or partial housekeeping and cleaning services, depending on the resident’s needs and preferences. All housekeeping staff are trained professionals that clean the premises and apartments with efficiently, precision and flexibility towards the resident’s wishes. Housekeeping services include a variety of tasks and household chores:
- weekly housekeeping and cleaning
- washing windows
- airing carpets
- changing and airing bed linen
- watering potted plants
- laundry and pressing
Food and restaurant services
The restaurants at the Serviced Residences serve up an extensive and delicious breakfast and lunch buffet every day. Residents may dine in the restaurant, have the meal delivered to the apartment or sit down and enjoy a freshly baked cake or pastry over a cup of tea or coffee at the café. The restaurants also cater to special occasions, and the restaurants offer venues suitable for birthdays, anniversaries, special celebrations, meetings and other functions. Catering of food and beverages are done according to the requirements and requests of the resident or client.
The extensive recreational and cultural activities offered at the Service Residence provide residents with opportunities to stay socially and physically active, learn new crafts or rediscover old skills, make new friends and enjoy a fulfilling and meaningful life everyday.
The residents’ personal interests, skills and preferences provide some guidelines for the recreational activities offered at the Residences, but the imagination and ingenuity is the limit and the weekly gathering clubs and groups are engaged in everything from literature, music and theater excursions to fitness, exercise, outdoor activities and a variety of handicrafts.
Various holiday markets and bazaars, garage sales, dances and parties, barbeque nights and open house events bring a vibrant and lively atmosphere to the Residences and are easy for everyone to participate in. Open house events also give a natural opportunity for new and potential residents to visit and get acquainted with the premises and services.