Griffin House


GRIFFIN HOUSE offers a non-institutional long term care alternative in a single family home much like your own.

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6760 SW Griffin Dr Portland, Oregon, United States 97223

phone: view phone503-577-4292



GRIFFIN HOUSE offers a non-institutional long term care alternative in a single family home much like your own. Our friendly professional caregivers are dedicated to meeting each resident’s individual needs and providing a clean, safe, positive family environment.

A serene setting with manicured gardens and raised beds on half of an acre, GRIFFIN HOUSE is located in Raleigh Hills/Garden Home area in a quiet neighborhood. GRIFFIN HOUSE provides a warm and loving home for senior adults needing daily living assistance.

Mediterranean in style with lots of character and lovely finishes, it is a very spacious ADA approved home. It is wheelchair and walker accessible with walk-in showers, a huge kitchen with a wheelchair-friendly island for the chef at heart
All our rooms are private, light-filled and VERY spacious -- with full baths. There is a nurse’s station/emergency call system in each room. Large covered rear patio/open deck for barbecues and fresh air.

Joana Olaru has owned Alpine and Griffin House, Inc. since 1996. She closely manages the care of all residents according to their wishes … with their family & under their doctor’s orders. She provides direct care on a regular basis. Joana holds an Advanced Nursing Degree from Romania, followed by years of experience, & a Masters Degree in Geriatrics & Nursing Homes Administration from the University of Charleroi, Belgium. Her formal training, 20 years of experience, and her strong belief in a smaller facility that offers continuity in care and stresses deep respect for individual’s worth and dignity no matter how cognitively or physically challenged that person is, makes out of her a uniquely skilled caregiver.
All Griffin House caregivers have at least three years of hands-on direct care experience as Nursing Assistants in other long-term care facilities or community care settings, current CPR & First Aid, annual continuing education training &, above all things, genuine compassion for the elderly.

We strive to provide the best in quality of care and living conditions for residents and peace of mind for their families. We believe everyone deserves love, respect, support and encouragement throughout life and we are committed to provide each resident with the most personalized attention and support in order to maintain optimum levels of mental, physical and emotional abilities.
MEDICATION MANAGEMENT and Health Monitoring on an on-going basis.
24 HRS LIVE-IN CAREGIVER: Our staff is ready 24-hours daily to provide assistance with dressing, grooming, bathing, eating, and other activities of daily living. Full Incontinence Support.
MEALS: Three first-class, healthy, home-cooked family-style meals served daily … and healthy snacks in between. We can accommodate ANY diet – as recommended by your doctor, speech therapist or dietitian.
We invite on our premises:
- A foot care professional
(RN, Dr of Podiatry)
- Home Health RNs
- A dental hygienist
- A traveling hair dresser
- A music therapist
- A reflexologist
- A massage therapist
We arrange transportation to appointments.
The Finest Specialized care for:
- Dementia (of any type) - Parkinson’s - Alzheimer’s
- Stroke -
- ALS; - MS
- Depression, Bi-Polar and Personality Disorders
- Traumatic/ Acquired Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
- Diabetes Management- Brittle diabetes-Insulin shots
- Cancer
- Congestive Heart Failure – Cardiac Patients
- COPD-oxygen use
- Amputations – Hoyer Lift – Mobility Impairments
- Arthritis – Chronic Pain Management

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