Brookdale Dr. Phillips Orlando, FL
Offers Memory Care
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Memory Care Reviews for Brookdale Dr. Phillips
October 20, 2016
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October 11, 2013
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June 22, 2012
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Questions about Brookdale Dr. Phillips
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Our staff are trained on our Claire Bridge Program covering topics like hand under hand support, physical queuing and approach, refresh program for meals, problem solving, positive physical approach,
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
In addition to a nurse on duty we have caregivers 1-9 ratio all shifts.
What programs or activities does Brookdale Dr. Phillips offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Daily Path of planned activities geared towards health, memory and socialization. We use In-touch program for cognitive skills, our private outdoor court yard used for safe outdoor activities as well as our indoor court yard for gardening therapy. We have pet therapy along with weekly church services. We use our In-touch system to stimulate the brain through word games, puzzles and interactions.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
The resident’s health and cognitive functions are focused on daily through programming and interaction with all staff. The Health and Wellness Coordinator along with the team assess on going changes and needs of residents.
What techniques does Brookdale Dr. Phillips use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We us a Refresh Program where we take warm wash clothes with essential oils to stimulate the residents awakening them to be ready for meal time. ( Using citrus oils during day and lavender at evening time to promote the senses.) All staff are involved at meal time to provide support with queuing, we use contrast with place settings and food, have low playing music for calm environment avoiding distractions.
How does Brookdale Dr. Phillips keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
We communicate with families through letters from Executive Director regarding community and encouraging open dialogue with resident’s families. Health and Wellness Director along with clinical team do direct communication with doctors and families’ one on one over phone and in clinical care conference. We have monthly family nights to encourage interaction with residents, families and staff.
Describe the neighborhood around Brookdale Dr. Phillips. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Is Brookdale Dr. Phillips affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Dr. Phillips Hospital
Services and Amenities of Brookdale Dr. Phillips
Room and housing options
- Studio Apartments
- Garden And Patio
- Nurse On Staff: Available During Business Hours; Some Availability Outside Of Business Hours
- Guests At Mealtime
- Resident Capacity: 40
- Minimum Age: 65
About Brookdale Dr. Phillips
At Brookdale Dr. Phillips we know that memory losses due to Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are progressive and residents' needs are continually changing. That's why we provide balance in our residents' capabilities, personalities, and preferences to create daily routines that enhance their spirits and increase their sense of purpose. We believe the amount of satisfaction our Alzheimer's and dementia care residents receive from the tasks that fill their days goes a long way to maintaining their sense of purpose and overall satisfaction with life. An integral part of this is our promise to encourage each resident to find Daily Moments of Success. To help our residents achieve these moments, our associates receive the tools and training needed in such key areas as specialized dining and the ongoing monitoring of healthcare and behavioral needs, to name a few.
We provide Alzheimer's and dementia care residents with the lifestyle, housing, and services they need in comfortable surroundings combined with the amenities, programs, and care to help stimulate recognition, recall, and wellness in a safe environment. Through years of caring for individuals with dementia, our professional care staff has learned to create optimal surroundings and approaches to care. Familiar environments that our residents have enjoyed throughout their lives are recreated to help them feel reassured and comfortable. The Alzheimer's and dementia care programs at Brookdale Dr. Phillips are built to embrace, not restrict our residents' desire to wander and to provide a sense of belonging.Get Costs