Willowbrook of Effingham
Offers Memory Care
Questions about Willowbrook of Effingham
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Our staff members continually receive education in dementia care and other related topics like safety, medication management, behavior concerns, and overall care of the individual with dementia within our communities on a monthly basis.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
We currently hold one of the smallest staff to resident ratios in the area. We run a 4:1 staffing ratio.
What programs or activities does Willowbrook of Effingham offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
We LOVE Activities at Willowbrook! At each community, we have an Activities Director who implements daily activities that help keep our resident's engaged and to promote mental and social stimulation. Our activities are resident based and will include both staff members and resident family members alike.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Each of our communities has a Wellness Coordinator to assesses resident's health and cognitive functioning. Each resident receives a yearly care plan and monthly services plans to ensure each resident is receiving quality care at all time based on their ability and disease. These are updated on a routine basis as changes in care needs take place.
What techniques does Willowbrook of Effingham use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
At Willowbrook, we encourage our staff to eat with the residents like you would eat with your family. They are our family! Meals are served at the same time and this also is used for cueing of residents on eating habits to maintain their health and well-being.
How does Willowbrook of Effingham keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Willowbrook resident populations are very small. This allows us to highly involved with the care of our residents and keep the lines of communication open with health care powers of attorney.
Describe the neighborhood around Willowbrook of Effingham. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Willowbrook of Effingham is located in a residential setting. Come see how we are a home!
Is Willowbrook of Effingham affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
We allow our residents to chose which hospital they feel most comfortable to use when more care is needed.
Costs for Willowbrook of Effingham
Cost of Memory Care
Services and Amenities of Willowbrook of Effingham
Room and housing options
- Companion Suites: We Do Offer Companion Suites
- Studio Apartments
- Resident Capacity: 36
- Minimum Age: 55
- Pets: No Pets Allowed
- State Licenses: 5200990
About Willowbrook of Effingham
Willowbrook Memory Support Residences provides the highest level of quality care for those afflicted with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Our cutting-edge approach features unique architectural decisions coupled with state of the art technology to ensure the safety of each resident. We strive to maximize loved one’s potential and keep activity constant throughout the day. We bring as much of home to the residence as possible making this is their home, and we are all guests. We remove as much change as possible and keep safety at the forefront.
What Makes Us Special
Nurses on duty 24/7, a very homelike atmosphere and on the residents schedule, they truly treat it like thier home.Get Costs