Questions about The Solana Doylestown
What programs or activities does The Solana Doylestown offer to enrich residents' well-being?
The Solana Doylestown focuses on all 8 Dimensions of Wellness. From fitness classes to art classes, from live music to excursions around town, there is something for everyone at The Solana Doylestown.
What places are near The Solana Doylestown or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
The Solana Doylestown is right next to great shopping and restaurants including Gian Food Store.
What transportation services does The Solana Doylestown offer to assisted living residents?
We offer transportation to local shopping, personal errands, medical appointments and you will often see a group of friends on our bus enjoying the local sights of Bucks County.
What makes the chef or dining program at The Solana Doylestown exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
A delightful, full service, restaurant-style experience every day. A delicious, healthy variety of fresh, chef-prepared dishes from an eclectic menu that ranges from gourmet cuisine to bistro favorites.
And a customized meal plan designed just for you. That’s dining at The Solana Doylestown, and it doesn’t get any better! If you have special dietary preferences or a medically prescribed diet, we’ll create delicious meals to accommodate your specific needs and requests.
What safety features or security measures does The Solana Doylestown offer to assisted living residents?
We offer personal emergency response pendants for our residents to carry with them as well as emergency call system within their apartments. Our doors remain locked after hours and from 8am until 8pm our concierge desk is staffed for security.
How does The Solana Doylestown keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We host virtual meetings for families, monthly newsletters, ongoing email communication, townhall meetings and soon, we will install "Odessa Connect", a state-of-the-art in-apartment and external communication system for residents and families.
If The Solana Doylestown accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
We love pets! We have pet pick up stations around the exterior of the community and plenty of walking space for you and your furry friend.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Each staff member has ongoing annual training that they must complete to include dementia care and safety.
What programs or activities does The Solana Doylestown offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
At The Solana Doylestown, we understand that with a memory-impairing illness, what remains is far more important than what is lost. It’s why we will embrace and celebrate everything our residents do through Heartfelt CONNECTIONS—A Memory Care Program®. The proven approach offers people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias the care, respect, dignity, and quality of life loved ones want for them.
Our highly trained staff dedicates each day to life-affirming activities, enriching the lives of residents. The goal is to promote physical and emotional well-being, prolong daily functioning, and maintain a sense of purpose, dignity, and quality of life.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our residents are assessed by our Director of Health Services in conjunction with our Director of Memory Care. Those assessments are completed on a quarterly basis or at any significant change in health needs.
What techniques does The Solana Doylestown use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
Our caregivers will often sit with our residents to assist in cuing them to eat (model behavior). Also, we use research-based "red plate" dining to encourage appetites.
Is The Solana Doylestown affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
We are not affiliated with a hospital but we are right across the street from Neshaminy Manor and just a 5 minute drive to Doylestown Hospital.