Brookdale North Glendale
Offers Memory Care
Reviews of Brookdale North Glendale
Memory Care Reviews for Brookdale North Glendale
March 07, 2019
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January 17, 2014
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April 11, 2013
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May 02, 2012
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December 13, 2011
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Questions about Brookdale North Glendale
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Providing excellent dementia care is a complex task that requires ongoing guidance and teaching for Clare Bridge associates. All associates receive initial and on-going training in proper techniques, approach and care of persons with dementia. All executive directors also attend Brookdale’s Clare Bridge Leadership Competency Training.
What programs or activities does Brookdale North Glendale offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
The Clare Bridge Daily Path offers a gentle daily structure (seven days per week) choreographed with a minimum of six programs per day. All are designed to maintain the resident’s abilities and to encourage the use of their current skills. The Daily Path gives each resident a sense of security that they are “right where they need to be.” Daily Path activities include the following: • Morning Mental Workout with discussions, brain-stimulating games and reminiscing • Daily Physical Activity with exercise opportunities including Brookdale Fitness B-Fit group exercises, walking programs and dancing • Daily Life Skills provide a sense of purpose, meaning and belonging individually or as group activities. • Person-Centered Programming includes activities designed to use the resident’s social history as a foundation, by honoring past interests and involvements, programs tap into current skills and support successful experiences.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
A licensed nurse assesses the residents prior to move-in, 14 days following move-in and every 90 days. In addition, if there is a change of condition an assessment will be completed.
What techniques does Brookdale North Glendale use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
Designed by a team of culinary associates, experts specializing in dementia care and registered dieticians, the unique Clare Bridge Dining program sustains the resident’s opportunity to enjoy and master the dining experience. The program offers such specialized aspects as: • Dementia-Friendly Menus providing diverse offerings that help prevent weight-loss; selections are easy to manage, familiar and appealing to the senses. • Individualized Dining Assistance includes evaluating each resident to determine the level of prompting assistance needed to preserve their use of utensils as long as possible. • The Supportive Dining Environment, which incorporates small dining rooms with consistent seating to support the challenges of those with dementia, encourages familiarity and socialization while supporting the needs of the residents through the assignment of resident care assistants. Music, centerpieces, warm, scented wash towels and fresh linens enhance the dining experience.
How does Brookdale North Glendale keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
We hold regularly scheduled care conferences to verify that the resident is receiving the care and services they want and need. Our community leadership team coordinates individualized wellness needs in collaboration with the residents additional care providers.
Describe the neighborhood around Brookdale North Glendale. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
We are located in a residential neighborhood adjacent to a shopping center with grocery stores, Walgreens and restaurants of various types.
Is Brookdale North Glendale affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Brookdale North Glendale is located just 2 miles north of Abrazo Arrowhead Hospital.
Services and Amenities of Brookdale North Glendale
- Minimum Age: 65
- State Licenses: AL7863
About Brookdale North Glendale
We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.
Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a wonderful living environment everyday. Our genuine caring staff, home style meals, daily activities add to our residents' experience.
Through special events, activities, clubs and ongoing cultural enrichment programs, we offer unlimited opportunities for you to get to know other residents and us. Call to set up an appointment for a tour because we delight in showing you our home.
Amenities and Services
- Daily assistance with bathing and dressing
- Medication management
- Dining assistance and special diets
- Assistance with reminders and redirection
- Escorts and assistance with walking
- Emergency response call system
- Laundry and linen service
*Rates subject to change at any time. Level of care not included.Get Costs