Frequently Asked Questions

At Auburn Ravine Terrace we offer residential living, assisted living, rehabilitation, and skilled nursing. We have answered some frequently asked questions for residential living and each of our levels of care on this page.

Residential Living

Office Hours

Our front office is open every day from 8 am to 8 pm.

What is residential living?

Residential living, also known as independent living, is a community designed for those 62 and older that desire a care-free lifestyle and social engagement.

What are the prices?

Pricing options and availability can be found in our marketing office. Click here to contact us today to learn more!

What languages do you speak at Auburn Ravine Terrace?

At Auburn Ravine Terrace at least one member of our staff speaks Spanish, Tagalog, Ukraine, Russian, Thai, and Jordanian.

Is there any private space available to use?

Residents may reserve the activities lounge for special events with notice. Please contact the front office if you would like to reserve this space.

What appliances come with the apartment?

Each residential living apartment home has a full kitchen and is equipped with full-size kitchen appliances, such as a refrigerator and stove.

Is the community pet friendly?

Yes, Auburn Ravine Terrace is a pet friendly community. At Auburn Ravine Terrace we understand that pets are family too. If you would like a pet friendly apartment, please contact the marketing office for options and to review our pet policy.

Pets are also permitted to visit, as long as vaccination records are up to date and pets are kept on a leash and under the control of their owner.

Do I get an assigned parking spot?

All resident parking spots are assigned. Guests may park in spaces designated for visitor parking only.

Do you have a beauty salon or barbershop?

At Auburn Ravine Terrace we have a beauty and barber shop. Hours, services, and appointments can be made through the front desk. To learn more about our beauty and barber shop click here.

Is internet access available?

Wi-Fi Internet is provided in public areas for residents and their guests. Please inquire with the front desk for internet installation for individual apartments.

Is there a telephone in each apartment?

Each apartment is equipped with telephone hookups. If you would like telephone service we can help you set it up through the phone company. Residents are welcome to bring their own mobile device.

Is there access to satellite television?

We offer access to basic satellite television for all residents in their apartment homes. Residential apartment homes do not come furnished with televisions.

Are activities provided?

We believe events and activities enrich our residents’ lives and have a powerful impact on one’s overall health and wellbeing. We create a fun, uplifting environment where our residents can be social, get involved, and enjoy their favorite hobbies and activities.

We deliver a monthly calendar to each resident to inform them of upcoming activities, and copies of this calendar can be obtained at the front desk. Click here to view our online activities calendar.

Is smoking permitted?

For the safety and health of our residents and staff, Auburn Ravine Terrace is a smoke-free community. We do, however, have a designated smoking area outdoors. Please ask the front desk for the location of the designated outdoor smoking area.

Who do I talk to about questions in regard to financials, billing, and/or application paperwork?

At Auburn Ravine Terrace we have a full-time business office manager. Our business office manager will answer any questions you may have regarding financial or billing concerns. To make an appointment with our business office manager, please contact the front desk.

Assisted Living

Office Hours

Our front office is open every day from 8 am to 8 pm.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is housing for those 62 years and over that provides assistance with activities of daily living. We offer housekeeping, laundry, and various other services to help each resident attain their highest level of independence.

Do you offer housekeeping?

Our friendly and professional staff cleans each apartment once a week. If alternative measures must be taken, please contact our front office.

What are the prices?

Pricing options and availability can be found in our front Office. Click here to contact us to learn more.

What languages do you speak at Auburn Ravine Terrace?

At Auburn Ravine Terrace at least one member of our staff speaks Spanish, Tagalog, Ukraine, Russian, Thai, and Jordanian.

Can family or friends bring pets when visiting?

While our community does not allow pets to live in the assisted living apartments, pets are always welcome to visit. We ask that each pet have their vaccination records up to date and be kept on a leash and under the control of their owner when in public areas.

Is there any private space available to use?

Yes, residents may reserve the activities lounge for a special event with notice. Contact the front office if you would like to reserve this space.

Is there a beauty or barbershop on site?

At Auburn Ravine Terrace we have a beauty and barber shop. Hours, services, and appointments can be made through the front desk. To learn more about our beauty and barber shop click here.

Is internet access available?

Wi-Fi Internet is provided in public areas for residents and their guests. Please inquire with the front desk for internet installation for individual apartments.

Is there a telephone in each apartment?

Each apartment is equipped with telephone hookups. If you would like telephone service we can help you set it up through the phone company. Residents are welcome to bring their own mobile device.

Is there access to cable television?

We offer access to cable television for all residents in their rooms. Assisted living apartments do not come furnished with televisions.

Do the apartments come with full kitchens?

Assisted living apartments do not come with full kitchens. At Auburn Ravine Terrace we provide our residents with meals and snacks.

Is there a dining option?

At Auburn Ravine Terrace we provide 3 well-balanced meals and snacks for our assisted living residents in a restaurant style atmosphere. Our chef works to create flavorful and nutritious food, and we also accommodate special dietary needs for residents with a physician’s order.

Are activities provided?

We believe events and activities enrich our residents’ lives and have a powerful impact on an individual’s health and well-being. We create a fun, uplifting environment where our residents can be social, get involved, and enjoy their favorite hobbies and activities.

We deliver a monthly calendar to inform each resident of upcoming activities, and copies of this calendar can be obtained at the front desk. Click here to view our online activities calendar.

Is smoking permitted?

For the safety and health of our residents and staff, Auburn Ravine Terrace is a smoke-free community. We do, however, have designated smoking areas outdoors. Please ask the front desk for the location of the designated outdoor smoking area.

Who do I talk to about questions in regard to financials, billing, and/or application paperwork?

At Auburn Ravine Terrace we have a full-time business office manager. Our business office manager will answer any questions you may have regarding financial or billing concerns. To make an appointment with our business office manager, please contact the front desk.

Skilled Nursing

Visiting Hours

Auburn Ravine Terrace has open visiting hours, based on the well-being of our residents. If you would like to visit before 8am or after 8pm please call in advance to ensure access.

Will Medicare cover my stay in the community?

If your Medicare card says “Hospital Insurance,” and you have had a qualifying hospital stay in the last 30 days, Medicare will generally pay 100% of your first 20 days in a skilled nursing community.

How often will a physician or health professional visit?

Generally, each resident sees a physician when they are admitted and every thirty days thereafter. However, our nursing staff is in constant communication with each our physicians.

What articles of clothing should we bring?

We recommend bringing at least five changes of clothes and a pair of comfortable rubber-soled shoes. All items should be washed, clearly labeled with the resident’s name, and entered into the resident’s inventory log.

How is the laundry done? Can family members take laundry home?

If you would like us to do your laundry please notify us upon admission. Family members can, of course, take care of their loved one’s laundry. If your family member will be washing your laundry please provide a hamper with a lid and ensure it is picked up at least twice a week.

Each item of clothing is washed in an industrial machine at high temperatures. Please make sure the clothing that is brought is appropriate for washing and drying in these high temperatures. Each personal item must be labeled with the resident’s first and last name.

Is there someone who provides haircuts?
At Auburn Ravine Terrace we have a beauty and barber shop. Hours, services, and appointments can be made through the front desk. To learn more about our beauty and barber shop click here.

Can my loved one receive mail?
Mail is delivered to each resident daily, except on weekends and holidays.

Auburn Ravine Terrace
Attn: ____________ Room #_____
750 Auburn Ravine Road
Auburn, CA 95603

You may also use our “Send a Greeting” feature where you can type out a note, and we will hand deliver it to your loved one for free. Our “Send a Greeting” feature also offers the option of paying a small fee for a postcard that is mailed to your loved one.

Can children visit?

We encourage children to visit, but we ask that you notify the charge nurse if anyone under the age of 12 will be in the community.

Can we bring a family pet to the community?

Your family pet is invited to visit as long as they are kept on a leash and under the control of their owner, cleaned up after, and up to date on vaccinations.

Is there any private space available to use?

Yes, residents may reserve the activities lounge for a special event with notice.

Can I take my loved one home for a visit?

Residents may take a “leave of absence” with a physician’s authorization. This authorization can be arranged through our nursing staff. When leaving and returning the resident, or responsible party, must sign the “Leave of Absence” book in the nursing station.

How do I find out about activities provided for the resident?

We believe events and activities enrich our resident’s lives and have a powerful impact on the healing process. We create a fun, uplifting environment where our residents can be social, get involved, and enjoy their favorite hobbies and activities.

We pass out a monthly calendar to inform each resident of upcoming activities, and copies of this calendar can be obtained at the front desk. Click here to view our online activities calendar.

Is smoking permitted in the community?

For the safety and health of our residents and staff, Auburn Ravine Terrace is a smoke-free community. We do, however, have designated smoking areas outdoors. Please ask the front desk for the location of the designated outdoor smoking areas.

Can I bring in my loved one’s favorite food?

Always consult with the nursing staff before bringing food to residents. Many of our residents have physician-ordered specific diets with limitations. Any food kept in the resident’s room must be dated and stored in properly sealed containers.

Who do I talk to about food preferences? Are there alternate options to each day’s menu?

After admission our on-site dietitian interviews all of our residents. Our registered dietitian keeps these meetings in mind when designing our dietary program.

We follow physician orders to meet the needs of each resident, while making sure the meals are enjoyable and full of flavor. We also administer oral supplements, as prescribed by physicians, and provide regular nutritional assessments by our dietitian.

Should you wish for an alternative food item in place of what is on the daily menu, we ask that you inform the CNA. This information will then be passed on to the Food Service Director, and every effort will be made to accommodate needs.

Will my loved one have telephone access?

Residents are more than welcome to bring their cell phones, and all of our rooms are equipped with a telephone hookup. Please inquire about service activation. There are also cordless telephones at each of the nurses’ stations that are available for resident use.

Will my loved one have Internet access?

Wi-Fi Internet is provided on-site for all residents and their guests.

Will my loved one’s room have a television?

Televisions are not provided. If you would like to bring your own television from home please check with our maintenance director to ensure fire codes are followed.

Who do I talk to about questions in regard to financials, billing, and/or admission paperwork?

At Auburn Ravine Terrace we have a full-time business office manager. Our business office manager will answer any questions you may have regarding financial or billing concerns. To make an appointment with our business office manager, please contact the front desk.

Rehabilitation

How often will the Rehabilitation staff work with my loved one?

When you arrive at Auburn Ravine Terrace you will be assessed and assigned a customized treatment plan. Each plan varies based on the needs of the resident.

How often will a physician or health professional visit?

Generally, each resident sees a physician when they are admitted and every thirty days thereafter. However, our nursing staff is in constant communication with each our physicians.

Can I take my loved one home for a visit?

Residents may take a “leave of absence” with a physician’s authorization. This authorization can be arranged through our nursing staff. When leaving and returning the resident, or responsible party, must sign the “Leave of Absence” book in the nursing station.

Will my loved one have telephone access?

Residents are more than welcome to bring their cell phones, and all of our rooms are equipped with a telephone hookup. Please inquire about service activation. There are also cordless telephones at each of the nurses stations that are available for resident use.

Will my loved one have Internet access?

Wi-Fi Internet is provided on-site for all residents and their guests.

Will my loved one’s room have a television?

Televisions are not provided. If you would like to bring your own television from home please check with our maintenance director to ensure fire codes are followed.

Who do I talk to about questions in regard to financials, billing, and/or admission paperwork?

At Auburn Ravine Terrace we have a full-time business office manager. Our business office manager will answer any questions you may have regarding financial or billing concerns. To make an appointment with our business office manager, please contact the front desk.