Sunrise of Wilton
Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care
Questions about Sunrise of Wilton
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Sunrise’s onboarding program includes comprehensive classroom training on a range of topics, from dementia care to the fundamentals of assisted living and resident care. Additionally, team members receive hands-on training and continuing education throughout their careers. This training includes areas such as memory care, activities of daily living, infection control, falls, privacy, and resident rights.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Sunrise of Wilton. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
While our residents’ ages vary, they particularly enjoy our Sunrise Live With Purpose™ programming, which includes activities like art, music, learning, community involvement, physical activity, and more. We have adjusted some of our regular programming to further promote the health and safety of our residents and team members throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We have done so in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and health authorities.
What programs or activities does Sunrise of Wilton offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Our dedicated activities team engages residents based on their individual preferences. Activities can include art, music, learning, community involvement, and physical activity.
What places are near Sunrise of Wilton or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Outside of our community, local landmarks include Horseshoe Park and Leonard J. Bradley Park, the Norwalk River and nearby shopping plazas.
What transportation services does Sunrise of Wilton offer to assisted living residents?
We provide scheduled transportation services for residents. Please contact us to learn more.
What makes the chef or dining program at Sunrise of Wilton exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
We believe that quality food is an essential part of our residents’ overall well-being. Our dining program features well-balanced, homemade meals using fresh ingredients. Our highly trained, in-house chefs speak regularly with our residents to learn what menu items they would like featured in the community. From BBQ to tacos to seafood, you can expect a diverse menu with an exciting variety of cuisine.
What safety features or security measures does Sunrise of Wilton offer to assisted living residents?
Our residents enjoy senior-friendly living spaces designed for comfort and safety, including an emergency call response system. We assess residents every month during wellness visits to determine if they will require additional safety with an individual emergency pendant.
How does Sunrise of Wilton keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We provide regular updates via mail, phone, and email. Our team members also help our residents video chat with their loved ones on Skype and FaceTime. Through our electronic health record system, our team members can easily see and document information such as residents’ care delivery, medications, diagnoses, and activities of daily living, among others. As a result, when authorized family members contact our care team with questions, we are able to provide timely updates.
If Sunrise of Wilton accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
At Sunrise, we love animals and appreciate the importance of pets in people’s lives. You are welcome to bring your own pet that you care for yourself, and many Sunrise communities have a resident cat or dog. Our pets live at the community full-time and are truly part of our Sunrise family. In fact, many of our communities are home to senior pets, who we've adopted from local animal shelters.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Sunrise’s onboarding program includes comprehensive classroom training on a range of topics, from the fundamentals of assisted living and resident care to dining and activities. Additionally, team members receive hands-on training and continuing education throughout their careers. This training includes areas such as memory care, activities of daily living, infection control, falls, privacy, and resident rights.
What programs or activities does Sunrise of Wilton offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Our Life Enrichment Managers get to know each resident’s unique preferences, hobbies, and life experiences to help them experience meaning and purpose each day. Residents engage by participating in a variety of programming, such as art projects, crafts, puzzles, and other creative and cognitive activities. By combining current research on social engagement and brain health, and building upon our Sunrise Live With Purpose™ programming, we offer memory support programs that focus on strengthening and maintaining our residents’ cognitive abilities. These programs leverage things like physical fitness, occupation-based activities, and daily journals to help residents find meaning and purpose every day.
What techniques does Sunrise of Wilton use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We are committed to creating a familiar, pleasant, and dignified dining experience for our memory care residents. Our dining rooms are warm and inviting with fresh flowers, linens, and soft music. Fiestaware china, finger foods, and contrasting table linens are among the tools that promote independence. Residents are presented choices visually, allowed time to make their selection, and given their chosen item quickly after the selection has been made.
How does Sunrise of Wilton keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
We provide regular updates via mail, phone, and email. Our team members also help our residents video chat with their loved ones on Skype and FaceTime. Through our electronic health record system, our team members can easily see and document information such as residents’ care delivery, medications, diagnoses, and activities of daily living, among others. As a result, when authorized family
Describe the neighborhood around Sunrise of Wilton. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Our community is nestled in the Norwalk River Valley, close to a multitude of dining, shopping, and theater options.
Services and Amenities of Sunrise of Wilton
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- 2-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
- Studio Apartments
- Resident Capacity: 109
- Respite Care
- Minimum Age: 55
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed
- State Licenses: Pending
About Sunrise of Wilton
Focusing on your unique needs and preferences, Sunrise Senior Living takes a holistic approach to senior care. With us, you can expect consistent yet individualized care rooted in evidence based research and theories of aging. From personalized programming to quality dining, we concentrate on your individual wellness and well-being so you can live life exactly how you please.We remain firmly focused on promoting the safety of our residents, and are taking rigorous measures to help maintain their health during this time. Sunrise CareConnect, our electronic health record system, allows physicians to track residents' care, medication protocol, and progress notes remotely. In addition, we are facilitating telehealth visits with health care providers, minimizing the need for external office visits.
At Sunrise, championing quality of life for all seniors is our mission and is carried out by every Sunrise team member. Based on resident surveys, consumer insights, and industry metrics, national programs have recognized Sunrise's efforts and our commitment to quality care.Sunrise communities have earned more than 280 National Quality Awards - more than any other assisted living provider. To learn more about our award winning communities, a full listing of the company's recipients can be found on Sunrise's National Quality Award page.Get Costs