Offers Memory Care
Reviews of Brookdale Macon
Memory Care Reviews for Brookdale Macon
August 30, 2018
I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident
January 21, 2015
I visited this facility
February 23, 2012
I visited this facility
Questions about Brookdale Macon
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
-Here at Brookdale Macon, we have trainings monthly.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
-Brookdale Macon keeps a 2:15 ratio during the day and 1:15 during the night
What programs or activities does Brookdale Macon offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
-Here at Brookdale Macon, we have a variety of exercises and programs that we offer to our residents with dementia/Alzheimer’s. We personalize our programs based on the needs of the resident and their past likings, such as sharing recipes, holiday traditions, outside activities, etc. A few of the programs include: mind joggers, fun trivia, traveling on the in touch, we bake/cook to bring back sensory memories.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
-Nurse assesses the Resident’s health and cognitive functioning. Assessment repeated every 90 days.
What techniques does Brookdale Macon use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We use hand over hand cuing, which is where the care giver will guide the residents hand to help encourage self-feeding. We also use soft music during mealtime.
How does Brookdale Macon keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
-Our nurse and Executive Director are very communicative with our families. They will call you immediately if something seems to changing.
Describe the neighborhood around Brookdale Macon. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
-Brookdale Macon is closely located to a hospital (0.3 miles), businesses, shopping centers and restaurants.
Is Brookdale Macon affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Yes, we are affiliated with Northside Coliseum Hospital and Navicent Health, which is the 2nd largest hospital in the state of GA.
About Brookdale Macon
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.