Questions about Auberge at Naperville
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Upon hire and on annual basis, community staff receives many hours of training related to the care of people living with memory loss.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Our nurses and caregivers are on duty 24 hours a day to care for our residents.
What programs or activities does Auberge at Naperville offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
We have programming 7 days a week for our residents beginning at 9:30am through 6pm. Our engagement program is called SPARK and is Montessori Inspired programming for our residents. SPARK places ultimate focus on supporting resident ideas, choices and independence. Engagement includes: Cooking Club, Men's Club, Life Long Learning, Flower arranging.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our residents are assessed prior to move-in and after move-in they are are reassessed on a periodic basis according to their condition and twice annually at a minimum. On an ongoing basis, our nursing staff is monitoring residents' conditions and communicating with the physician and family accordingly.
What techniques does Auberge at Naperville use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
During meal times, we provide a warm environment for our residents. Era appropriate music plays overheard, table linen provided for all 3 meals. Staff on hand to assist and cue our residents as needed. At Auberge, meal time is important for our residents and families, we provide a guest meal per day for family and friends to join with their loved one.
How does Auberge at Naperville keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
With our open door policy, our nursing staff is always available to answer any questions or concerns about your loved one. Care plan meetings are also conducted to assure family is kept up to date on their loved ones care.
Describe the neighborhood around Auberge at Naperville. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Auberge of Naperville is conveniently located approximately 5 minutes south of I-88 and off of Route 59 and is in the Brookdale neighborhood. The community is in residential area, with easy access to major roads.
Is Auberge at Naperville affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Edwards hospital is our emergency hospital, however, we are also near Central DuPage hospital.