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Questions About The Blake at The Grove
Assisted Living at The Blake at The Grove
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at The Blake at The Grove. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Average age is 82. They enjoy onsite entertainment, outings, volunteer groups, church service, crafts, puzzles, exercise and the watching movies in our theatre room
What programs or activities does The Blake at The Grove offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Exercise, spiritual groups and onsite activities, music and brain games
What places are near The Blake at The Grove or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Mall of Louisiana, AMC Movie theatre, Dick Sporting Goods, Woodhouse Spa
What transportation services does The Blake at The Grove offer to assisted living residents?
We offer a multi passenger van with wheelchair lift accommodations
What makes the chef or dining program at The Blake at The Grove exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Our Chef has years of experience, he has created a culinary council to discuss dining suggestions and concerns of our residents. Monthly the chef provides a special feature meal outside of the daily menu offered.
What safety features or security measures does The Blake at The Grove offer to assisted living residents?
We have onsite security daily
How does The Blake at The Grove keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We use email, posted memos/flyers and our concierge desk has posted memos as well. We send actual vides of onsite activities via email to our families.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at The Blake at The Grove during daytime and nighttime hours?
Staffing is based on our census and acuity of our residents. WE have staff in our community 24/7 both licensed Nurses and Personal Care Attendants. We provide separate staff for Assisted Living and Memory Care
If The Blake at The Grove accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Dogs are allowed in resident suites only and the exterior of our building, sidewalks and walking paths
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Our staff is routinely trained by our Relias training software along with monthly staff inservices. Our staff meet all state requirements for training and safety prior to working within our community. The training is ongoing
What safety features or security measures does The Blake at The Grove provide to protect residents who wander?
We have a secure memory care neighborhood within our Assisted Living
Memory Care at The Blake at The Grove
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
We are required to meet state regulations for dementia care training. This is ongoing and done upon hiring and routinely after they're hired for their position.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Our staffing is based on census and acuity. Our nurses and personal care attendants work 24/7. Each area has designated personal care attendants for either Assisted Living or Memory Care
What programs or activities does The Blake at The Grove offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Our memory care staff engage with residents through a walk with me through tomorrow programming format. When a resident moves into our community, we have the family complete a activity assessment of current and former interest of the resident. Our Memory Care Director takes that information and creates meaningful days by engaging the resident in things of current and former interest either in large or small groups based on what they can tolerate. This is constantly changing to match the changing needs of our residents.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our Director of Wellness does all routine wellness assessments of our residents and communicates changes with family and physician. This assessment determines their level of care.
What techniques does The Blake at The Grove use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We offer adaptive dining for residents based on their ability to feed themselves, swallowing precautions and need of cues. THis is heavily monitored by physician, nursing and Director of Dining
How does The Blake at The Grove keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Our Director of Wellness and Executive Director schedules routine family meeting to keep the family informed on the needs of the residents.
Describe the neighborhood around The Blake at The Grove. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
the Blake at the Grove sits within the Grove Development. It's mixed with high end apartments and small office spaces for lease within those apartment complexes.
Is The Blake at The Grove affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
The Blake at The Grove will send residents to the nearest hospital for emergency services. No affiliation to any local hospital
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Features of The Blake at The Grove
- Minimum Rate: $4300/month
- Minimum Memory Cost: $5900/month
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- 2-bedroom apartments
- Studio Apartments
- Resident Capacity: 213
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed.
- State Licenses: License Pending
About The Blake at The Grove
Strategically located in the new 118-acre Grove community in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, The Blake at The Grove will offer an experience unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an independent, assisted living and memory care community where you will feel right at home. Give us a call to hear more about the many customized experiences we can offer. The Blake will provide an atmosphere of social interaction and life enrichment, with just the right amount of support.
Our model features customized care for every resident, developed with the resident, family members, and medical professionals. We value transparency and welcome residents’ families and support network to visit and stay involved with the care program. With this approach, your loved one’s specific needs are attended to more effectively than at other communities or in a private home setting.
If someone in your life is struggling with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, you understand the challenges for both the sufferer and their loved ones. So do we. We provide a calming, low-stress environment for older adults with moderate to severe memory impairments. Here, residents have their own dining room, spacious living areas, a secure landscaped courtyard and, of course, unmatched attention and support.
Other Programs & Services
- Dining and Nutritional Standards – Chef-prepared menus change daily and special dietary needs can be accommodated.
- Physical and Occupational Therapy – Residents have the benefits of professional therapists and modern, senior-specific equipment.
- Salon and Massage Therapy Services.
- Activity and Social Programs – Socialization is crucial to a rewarding life. Residents have opportunities for both organized and informal interaction.
- Short-Term Stays – We offer special rates for families in need of respite care.
Expect a higher level of quality care.
Visit The Blake at The Grove Community and immediately you’ll notice a difference. Outdoors, landscaping and courtyards are lush and neatly maintained. Inside, private and semi-private rooms are spacious, cheerful and bright.
Our care philosophy puts a high priority on hospitality and personal attention – for both residents and family. That person-centric approach is intentional, and it’s part of what separates your experience at The Blake.
Thank you for your interest in The Blake at The Grove. Please give us a call to schedule a free tour.