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Residential/Respite Care Program
(License #380504099)

The residential program has the capacity to house up to 19 ambulatory seniors in either single or shared rooms. Residents are under 24-hour supervised, non-medical care. Staff provides assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) such as bathing, dressing, and taking medications.

The respite care program is temporary, short term, 24-hour supervised care for seniors. This service is available for families in need of backup care for an elderly member, especially during periods of caregiver burnout and stress or during family vacations which necessitate leaving a senior behind. The program is also an option for seniors who are being discharged from the hospital or who have recently been ill and need a temporary place to stay until they feel healthy enough to return home. Both programs feature the following services:

24 hours supervision in a secured building
Three nutritious Japanese style meals
Adult Social Day Care activities
Transportation and escorts to medical appointments
Monitoring of general health and development of appropriate care plans
Housekeeping services including laundry
Regular assessment to monitor care level

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
1. Individual must be 60 years of age or older.
2. Ambulatory (able to walk independently with little or no assistance. Canes are O.K.)
3. Able to get along with others in a group setting.
4. Able to cooperate with staff.
5. Successfully complete the program application and assessment process.

DONATION/FEE FOR SERVICE
Each senior is assessed by staff. Based upon the level of care required, corresponding monthly board and care fees are requested. Current fees range from $2,730-$4,335 per month. Respite care is $155 per day. Supplemental Security Income (S.S.I.) beds are also available on a limited basis.

PROGRAM LOCATION
Kimochi Home
1531 Sutter Street (at Octavia)
San Francisco, CA 94109

CONTACT PERSON
Linda Ishii, Kimochi Home Coordinator
(415) 922-9972 • Fax (415) 922-6821
lishii@kimochi-inc.org

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