Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville
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May 12, 2015
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January 06, 2014
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Questions about Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Extensive Training annually for all staff and monthly in-service training as well
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Care staff ratio is 8/1 daytime not counting life enrichment staff and 24/7 nurses on the floor.
What programs or activities does Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
We have a phenomenal program that includes multiple music concerts a week, art classes twice a week, UT botanical gardens visit our garden club every other week, Cognitive activities, Bus outings, spiritual activities and exercise daily.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our Director of Health Care Services monitors care plans and schedules quarterly meetings with families and state-mandated attendees such as social worker, ED & Life Enrichment director.
What techniques does Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
We have three separate smaller dining rooms which are less chaotic for residents. Meals are served family style and staff will sit with those that need additional help eating or to initiate conversation.
How does Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
The quarterly Care plan meetings, and ongoing communications from individual department heads who are accessible by email and in person.
Describe the neighborhood around Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
The setting for Avenir Memory Care is mostly wooded from the back down to the lake. Concord Road is being widened and will include side walks to walking trails etc. It is a mixed residential / commercial area.
Is Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
The nearest hospital is located in Turkey Creek approx. 4 miles away. We can utilize any area hospital depending on family preference upon emergency
Costs for Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville
Cost of Memory Care
Services and Amenities of Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville
- All Inclusive Rent
- Entry Fee
- Memory Care Starting At: $6300/month
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites.
- Resident Capacity: 56
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed
- State Licenses: LIc ACL 000000C348
About Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville
Memory Care in Knoxville
Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville, tucked away off the Fort Loudon Lakefront in the west section of Farragut Knoxville, is where our homelike environment meets top-of-line care for people with Alzheimer’s and like Dementias. Here, residents live within an atmosphere that is intentionally designed to enhance their quality of life, preserve their sense of independence, and uphold their dignity. Our highly trained staff manages the person-centered care plans designed to match each resident's abilities and contribute to every aspect of their wellness.
The Cognitive Lifestyle
We believe in and practice our proven-effective methods, which we call The Avenir Approach. The cornerstone of this approach is centered around how we align your loved one with those who have similar cognitive abilities, which we call our Cognitive Lifestyle. Matching residential setting with cognitive and physical abilities is crucial for the provisions of a supportive long-term care environment. We take pride in offering resident-centered activities that nurture the spirit, enable those affected with the disease free-choice, encourage individuality and independence, respect privacy, and foster the resident's current abilities.
A Trusted Source
In addition to offering excellent care and services to your loved one, our team is here to give you all the resources and information you need while you are on the journey of understanding this disease. We invite you to join one of our support groups where you can connect with others going through the same daily challenges, attend one of our education speaker series to learn more about dementia or look to our experienced team who can connect you with counseling, financial advice, and more. Trust us to be your senior living resource.
- Trained experts at handling difficult behaviors with on-going Memory Care Training
- Nurses with specialized dementia training on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Round Table discovery meetings prior to move-in
- Personalized memory care programming Person-centered activity program encompassing the 7 dimensions of wellness
- Appropriate functional placement as needs change
- Comfortable and homelike private rooms, each with its own bathroom
- Repetitive decor throughout provides comfort during neighborhood transitions
- Secured environment with freedom to enjoy our outside patios and courtyards
- Chef-prepared home-style meals and snacks
- Laundry & Housekeeping services
- On campus & off campus activities & events
Outside Services Offered Within:
- Offered Within Mobile diagnostic and laboratory services
- Primary Care and Specialized Physician visits
- Hospice services
- Physical and Occupational Therapy
What Makes Us Special
Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville works with each family through our proven Roundtable Meetings to assure that we learn each and every detail about your loved one before we have the privilege to care for them. These meetings are the first valuable step in assisting our team in developing the personalized care plan that will ensure we provide quality care and service each day for your loved one.