BrightStar Senior Living of Mason
Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care
Questions about BrightStar Senior Living of Mason
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Our dementia training program was designed by Sharon Roth Maguire, a gerontological nurse practitioner with over 30 years of experience is demenita and memory care. Every staff member is trained for a minimum of 4 hours or dementia care training. Additionally, each staff member is required to complete an additional 4 hours of training for behavioral challenges with dementia. BrightStar Senior Living of Mason requires annual ongoing dementia training.
What places are near BrightStar Senior Living of Mason or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
The new Common Ground Playground is within walking distance. We are close to Crossroads Church, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sweet Sinsations and the Mason Post Office.
What transportation services does BrightStar Senior Living of Mason offer to assisted living residents?
We offer transportation for life enrichment programs weekly.
What safety features or security measures does BrightStar Senior Living of Mason offer to assisted living residents?
BrightStar Senior Living is secure community, providing a safe environment for all of our residents.
How does BrightStar Senior Living of Mason keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Our standards are that we reach out to the resident, family and caregivers within the first 24 hours, 7 days, 14 days, and 30 days after each resident moves in. Additionally, we will hold family and resident care conferences quarterly and as needed for a change in care needs. We utilize OneCall to keep residents information and invited to community events. Monthly newsletters are sent out to the residents and monthly emails are sent out the families.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at BrightStar Senior Living of Mason during daytime and nighttime hours?
In our Memory Care neighborhood we staff one caregiver for every 6 residents. In our Assisted Living neighborhood we provide one caregiver for every 8 residents. Providing person centered high quality care is the utmost importance to BrightStar Senior Living. Over night our staff to resident ratios meet the Ohio Department of Health safety standards.
If BrightStar Senior Living of Mason accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
We do not accept any resident pets in our community.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Our staff are required to complete a rigorous 2 week training program before they are permitted to work a shift alone. In addition the staff are required to complete monthly training. It is a Brightstar standard that all associates are certified in First Aid and CPR.
What safety features or security measures does BrightStar Senior Living of Mason provide to protect residents who wander?
The community is secure, including our accessible outdoor areas. We provide pendants to the residents to call for assistance. The minimum of a 2 hour check is performed by our associates, but with such low staff to resident ratios the expectations are that each resident is checked on more frequently.
What programs or activities does BrightStar Senior Living of Mason offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
BrightStar Senior Living of Mason plans programs for 11 hours a day 7 days a week.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our Director of Health and Wellness assesses the residents prior to admission to ensure that they are placed appropriately and provided all of the care that they need to live their best life. Assessments are completed as changes arise or at the minimum every 3 months.
What techniques does BrightStar Senior Living of Mason use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
Special diets such as finger food and therapeutic diets are provided by our chef. Additionally, or associated can provide hands on assistance during meal times for our residents.
Describe the neighborhood around BrightStar Senior Living of Mason. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Nestled along a creek and minutes away from downtown Mason, BrightStar Senior Living is conveniently located to both I-75 and I-71. The new Common Ground Playground brings a multi generational approach right next store to our community. Crossroads Church of Mason, the Mason post office, Sweet Sinsations and Buffalo Wild Wings are right down the street. On the southern side of BrightStar Senior Living of Mason is a residential neighborhood.
Is BrightStar Senior Living of Mason affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
BrightStar Senior Living of Mason works closely with all local hospitals giving our residents a choice in their care providers while still maintaining continuity of care.
Costs for BrightStar Senior Living of Mason
Services and Amenities of BrightStar Senior Living of Mason
- Entry Fee
- Assisted Living Starting At: $5000/month
- Memory Care Starting At: $6900/month
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites.
- Studio Apartments
- Resident Capacity: 50
- Minimum Age: 55
- Pets: No Pets Allowed.
- State Licenses: Pending
About BrightStar Senior Living of Mason
Assisted Living services:
- Chef prepared meals
- Life enrichment and socialization activities
- Medication administration
- Personal care (bathing, dressing, grooming, bathroom/toileting)
- Mobility and transferring
- Incontinence care
- Assistance with eating, if needed
- 24 hour nurses meaning a higher level of care available:
- Diabetes management, insulin & sliding scale insulin
- 2 person transfer, Hoyer lift
- Wound care
- internal feedings,
- Therapeutic and alternate diets
Memory Care Services:
- Structured, supported daily routines
- Environmental cues to assist with orientation
- Purposeful programming scheduled seven days a week
- Specialized behavioral approaches
- IN2L – computer system that provides cognitive stimulation and connection
- Bistro on each floor
- Private dining room for private parties
- Activity rooms
- Life station rooms at the end of hallways - destinations rather than exits providing a calm space
- Secured patio & outdoor areas
Sometimes it’s the little things, like making a favorite cookie recipe. Meeting a friend for coffee. Or getting a little spiffed up at the salon. We put big effort into making the little moments that are important to you, all in a beautiful setting. We’re here to make home more than where you live.
What Makes Us Special
It’s a senior care experience we bring to life each day that’s guided by five simple words – Joy, Dignity, Beauty, Connection and Individuality. Together, these commitments create that special feeling that makes a place more than just somewhere to live.Get Costs