Questions about Symphony at Olmsted Falls
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Staff initially receives dementia training with our Memory Support Coordinator. Ongoing trainings include computerized learning modules with testing, in person all staff meetings, and continuing education with individual residents as staff learns their unique characteristics.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Staffing is dependent on residents' acuity. We have 24 hour nursing on staff.
What programs or activities does Symphony at Olmsted Falls offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Our In The Moment programming focuses on 6 principles of well-being. We meet our residents where they are in their journey. Throughout the day, you will see many programs happening at the same time in small groups. It's Never 2 Late is a new technology our programming team utilizes to engage residents throughout the day.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our Director of Health and Wellness does an assessment prior to admission, 30 days after admission, every 6 months, and if there is a change in the resident's status (like a hospital stay).
What techniques does Symphony at Olmsted Falls use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
Mealtimes are one of the most important times of day! Our staff can assist residents with dining if necessary, but we often find dining with peers allows them to mirror meal etiquette.
How does Symphony at Olmsted Falls keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Because we specialize in Memory Care, our staff is dedicated to open communication with families. Our nurses will call with any change in your loved ones' health.
Describe the neighborhood around Symphony at Olmsted Falls. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Symphony at Olmsted Falls is located near historic downtown Olmsted Falls, nestled in a neighborhood.
Is Symphony at Olmsted Falls affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Symphony at Olmsted Falls is not affiliated with a hospital, however, if your loved one needs more medical care than we can provide, they will be transported to the nearest hospital for further treatment.