NEW LOGO: We’re thankful to Sally Dunn for her work in designing a new logo for us. We love how she brought in our vision to provide homes that offer opportunities for our residents to SHINE!
CATCH UP: Why is the lodge temporarily closed to residents? What has prompted the renovations? See the previous update below this one.
As our architect works with the town building officials we’re finding that:
In order to reopen the lodge as a home where adults can live with friends, we need to have our usage changed to a Group Home. We have to have a fire sprinkler system and two ADA compliant bathrooms in the lodge. We’re building two studio apartments for caregivers that would stay the night or for the use of live-in staff. And we’re changing a large bedroom into three bedrooms. The amount of research and the planning work that is behind those few short sentences is staggering. And the order in which we have the projects done is complicated – some have to be done while still operating under our current usage and some after we are classified as a Group Home.
NEW INTEREST: We are conducting interviews for Care Givers and a Director and talking regularly with parents interested in having their adult children be residents at the lodge.