Brookdale Deer Creek Sarasota

Offers Memory Care

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8450 McIntosh Road, Sarasota, FL 34238
Call (800) 385-2527
Brookdale Deer Creek Sarasota (800) 385-2527
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May 31, 2013

By Caring1551

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We went here and I like them a great deal. I would give it a high rating from just going on the front door. The architecture was fabulous. There was also an overabundance of very attentive staff on hand and that means a great deal to us. When I have decided that we need to get help for my husband, this is the place I would be looking at.
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Questions about Brookdale Deer Creek Sarasota

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Alzheimer’s training level 1 & 2. An 8 hour class taught upon hire and annually for all staff. We also do a State approved specialized Clare Bridge in-service training monthly for all staff regarding our specialized programing.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

1 Nurse for 12 hours daily, 2 RA’s each shift and Nurse available on call 24 hours.

What programs or activities does Brookdale Deer Creek Sarasota offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Daily Path- Person Centered Care based on residents routines, habits, likes and dislikes, Be Fit- focus on keeping active everyday based on highest physical and cognitive ability, Cluster Groups and Individual Activities based on interests and ability of resident as well individualized programs through, music therapy, art therapy, Daily Chronical, Trivia and Games on our In Touch interactive computer system.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Health and Wellness Director. The assessment is conducted upon Move in, again at 30 days and then quarterly or change in condition. Multi-disciplinary approach- Memory Care Specialist, District Clinical Specialist and National Dementia support.

What techniques does Brookdale Deer Creek Sarasota use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Refresh Program- utilizing essential oils to awaken senses to enhance appetite, promote good , Hand over hand assistance to allow greater independence, physical help with feeding as needed for o residents needing more assistance. Special diets as directed.

How does Brookdale Deer Creek Sarasota keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Open Door Policy- Family Connection Line, Phone calls, emails and MD notifications upon any change.

Describe the neighborhood around Brookdale Deer Creek Sarasota. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

We are located, set back on a quiet street surrounded by Residential and some medical buildings. Our community is set back from the road in a beautiful Large Oak tree lined property complete with flowers, residents ducks, birds and squirrels. It is very serene and calming and looks like a large one story ranch house.

Is Brookdale Deer Creek Sarasota affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

While we are not affiliated with a specific hospital, we have several Physicians that come in to our community to see our residents.

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Services and Amenities of Brookdale Deer Creek Sarasota


  • Garden And Patio

Health services

  • Nurse On Staff: Available During Business Hours; Some Availability Outside Of Business Hours

Guest services

  • Guests At Mealtime


  • English


  • Resident Capacity: 38
  • Minimum Age: 65
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About Brookdale Deer Creek Sarasota

At Brookdale Deer Creek 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 Deer Creek are built to embrace, not restrict our residents' desire to wander and to provide a sense of belonging.

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