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July 13, 2016
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Questions About Legend Memory Care at Rivendell
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Associates receive training through a thorough onboarding program and ongoing, annual training as required by the state regulations. Department heads are required to participate in bi-annual training in their designated field of expertise.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Staff-to-resident ratio will fluctuate depending on the number of residents.
What programs or activities does Legend Memory Care at Rivendell offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Programs and activities for Memory Care Residents are customized based on personal interest, cognitive and physical abilities using the resident’s life story.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Each resident’s health and cognitive functioning are assessed by the health care coordinator when they move into the community. Each resident is assessed again 30 days after move-in and every 120 days after that by the Healthcare Coordinator.
What techniques does Legend Memory Care at Rivendell use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
A half hour before mealtimes, aroma therapy is used to stimulate synapses in the brain to recognize that it is time to eat, residents are escorted to the dining room and accompanied at the table by an associate who demonstrates mirroring techniques to enhance memories of proper eating techniques.
How does Legend Memory Care at Rivendell keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Anytime there is a change in the health or behavior of a resident, the family is notified with a phone call.
Describe the neighborhood around Legend Memory Care at Rivendell. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Legend Memory Care at Rivendell is located in close proximity to residential neighborhoods with easy access to various hospitals and clinics for the convenience of the residents.
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Features of Legend Memory Care at Rivendell
Room and housing options
- Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
- Studio Apartments
- Minimum Age: 55
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed
- State Licenses: AL1413-1413