Hotel Oakland Village Resident Survey Results – Impressive!

Hotel Oakland Village offers an abundance of health resources and activities that enable residents to live a healthy lifestyle. Our on-site Health & Wellness Director Ms. Nancy Lu customizes free individualized “Wellness Plans” for our residents. The Nurse Navigator, Ms. Chrisy Tran works with Ms. Lu, the Wellness Director, to provide nursing hours and home visits. Since the formation of The Village in 2011, our residents have benefited from our mottos “Participation = Good Health” and “Improving Lives by Rethinking Healthy Senior Living”. At the end of 2017, the Hotel Oakland Village staff conducted a survey and the results show how happy our residents are. Of the almost 400 Hotel Oakland Village residents, 300 (75%) participated in the survey.

The results of the survey are as follows:

VILLAGE QUESTIONS:

  1. HOW MANY HEALTH GROUPS ARE YOU A MEMBER OF?
    • 96 (32%) residents reported that they participated in 1-3 Health Groups.
    • 40 (13%) residents reported that they participated in 4-6 Health Groups.
    • 59 (20%) residents reported that they parlicipated in 6-8 Health Groups.
    • 70 (23%) residents reported that they participated in 8 and more Health Groups.
  2. IS YOUR FAMILY AWARE OF ALL OF THE VILLAGE ACTIVITIES?
    • 233 (77.6%) residents’ reported that their families are aware of all of the Village activities.
  3. ARE YOU SATISFIED WITH THE ENVIRONMENT THE VILLAGE HAS PROVIDED?
    • 272 (90.7%) residents reported that they are satisfied with the environment Village has provided.
  4. DO YOU FEEL YOUR HEALTH HAS IMPROVED SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE HOTEL OAKLAND VILLAGE?
    • 273 (90.7%) residents reported that they feel their health has improved since the beginning of the Hotel Oakland Village.
  5. ARE YOU LESS ISOLATED THAN BEFORE THE VILLAGE BEGAN?
    • 273 (90.7%) residents reported they feel less isolated than before Village began.
  6. DO YOU BENEFIT FROM THE HEALTH GROUP EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS?
    • 253 (84.3%) residents reported they benefit from the Health Group educational programs.

HEALTH & WELLNESS CONNECTION QUESTIONS:

  1. ARE YOU A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH & WELLNESS CONNECTION?
    • 273 (90.7%) residents reported they are a member of the Health & Wellness
      Connection and received customized health plans.
  2. HAVE YOU VISETED THE NURSE NAVIGATOR’S OFFICE FOR VITAL SIGNS OR OTHER REASONS?
    • 241 (80.3%) residents reported they have visited the Nurse Navigator’s Office.
  3. ARE YOU A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH CHALLENGE DISCUSSION GROUPS THAT MEET QUARTERLY WITH THE NURSE NAVIGATOR AND THE WELLNESS DIRECTOR?
    • 225 (75%) residents are a member of the Health Challenge Discussion Groups.
  4. HAVE YOU JOINED AN “INTERACTING WITH YOUR HEALTH PLAN” MEETING WITH THE NURSE NAVIGATOR AND WELLNESS DIRECTOR?
    • 261 (87%) residents reported they have joined an “Interacting with your Health Plan” meeting.
  5. HAVE YOU MADE ANY HEALTHY CHANGES TO YOUR LIFESTYLE BECAUSE OF YOUR CUSTOMIZED HEALTH PLAN?
    • 139 (46.3%) residents reported they made life changes to their lifestyle because of their Health Plan.
  6. IS YOUR FAMILY PARTICIPATING IN YOUR HEALTH PLAN?
    • 248 (82.66%) residents’ reported that their family members participate in their Health Plan.
  7. IS YOUR CARE GIVER PARTICIPATING IN YOUR HEALTH PLAN?
    • 203 (67.7%) residents’ reported that their care giver participated in their Health Plan.
  8. IS YOUR DOCTOR PARTICIPATING IN YOUR HEALTH PLAN?
    • 173 (57.6%) resident’s reported that their doctor participated in their Health Plan.

SOCIAL PROGRAMS:

  1. DO YOU ATTEND ANY OF THE REGULAR HOTEL OAKLAND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES?:
    • 278 (92.7%) residents reported that they participated in the bingo game.
    • 207 (69%) residents reported that they participated in birthday parties.
    • 227 (75.6%) residents reported that they participated in exercise programs.
    • 284 (94.7%) residents reported that they participated in the weekly Food Bank.
    • 60 (20%) residents reported that they participated in evening piano hour.
    • 34 (11.3%) residents reported that they participated in folk dance.
    • 170 (56.7%) residents reported that they participated in Health Center exercise equipment.
    • 52 (17.3%) residents reported that they participated in Tai Chi three times a week.
    • 10 (3.33%) residents reported that they participated in art classes.
    • 25 (8.33%) residents reported that they participated in religious study group.

Many residents have expressed that they are very thankful for Hotel Oakland Associates, Mr. Bill Langelier’s vision to enable them to age in place. A more active life for residents almost always mean a better quality of life and less isolation. Always remember our motto: Participation=Good Health!