Admissions

Petersburg Home for Ladies since 1925

General Admission Information

The Petersburg Home for Ladies accepts, for admission, older women who can function in either a residential or assisted living facility. Increased levels of assisted living care services are available at an additional fee. The Petersburg Home for Ladies is a private, non-profit organization and does not accept Medicare or Medicaid reimbursements.

Level I
Level I offers our residents a caring environment that encourages healthy, residential living. Amenities include well- appointed, climate controlled rooms for comfortable living, a full schedule of planned activities, three nutritious meals a day served in our dining room, weekly housekeeping services including laundry services and social events.
Level II
Level II is designed for those who need medication management assistance. It includes all service provided in Level I plus nursing assistance in the administration of medication on a regular basis.
Level III
Level III includes the amenities in Level I and the medication assistance provided in Level II. In addition, licensed caregiving staff provides assistance with the daily dressing and routine bathing needs of our ladies.
Level IV
Level IV offers the services and assistance provided in Level I-III. Licensed caregiving staff also provides assistance with a broad range of activities of daily living including dressing, bathing, grooming, transferring, eating/feeding, and using the toilet.

Prospective residents must have a physical examination within a 30 day period prior to admission in order to ensure the Ladies Home can provide care appropriate to their needs. The Ladies Home is not licensed as a nursing home and cannot admit or keep residents who have medical conditions beyond its scope of care as described in 22 VAC 40-73-310.[Virginia Standards and Regulations for Assisted Living Facilities]

For additional information on our admission process please see our Checklist for Admissions.

Checklist for Admissions

For additional information on our admission process please see our Checklist for Admissions.

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