Questions about Cedarhurst of Bloomington
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Certified Dementia Practitioner, monthly training for staff during inservices
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Direct care staff includes two nurses and four certified nursing assistants.
What programs or activities does Cedarhurst of Bloomington offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Visit our website to view our active calendar of events for residents.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our Director of Health Care Services assesses and reassesses residents when they are moving in and every 90 days for their care plan.
What techniques does Cedarhurst of Bloomington use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We have two dining rooms. One is for residents who are able to converse and enjoy the meal with each other. The other is for residents who are in the later stages of dementia and need cueing and assistance with eating. We also use warm, damp towels infused with essential oils to wipe residents hand with prior to meals to calm them and insure a pleasant dining experience.
How does Cedarhurst of Bloomington keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
We communicate with families when there are changes in their loved ones care. We also schedule care plan meetings quarterly and if there has been a significant change in health.
Describe the neighborhood around Cedarhurst of Bloomington. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
We are located in a residential setting on the eastside of Bloomington, Indiana, the home of Indiana University.
Is Cedarhurst of Bloomington affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Residents and their families may choose the hospital they use. Autumn Hills Alzheimer's Special Care Center is not affiliated with a particular hospital.