Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care

Offers Assisted Living

5 Reviews
2125 Brinker Rd., Denton, TX 76208
Call (844) 325-8230
Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care (844) 325-8230

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November 06, 2016

By Jenny160266

I visited this facility

Willow Bend was very impressive, the rooms were very clean, and there was a variety of choices. The staff was very friendly and nice, and I received some call backs. They were all very nice and polite. They had a good program.
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Questions about Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Associates receive training through a thorough onboarding program and ongoing, annual training as required by the state regulations. Department heads are required to participate in bi-annual training in their designated field of expertise.

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Willow Bend is very proud to have a diverse community of residents who enjoy a wide range of activities from physical exercise, exploring their artistic talents, cooking classes and volunteering their time in various local community projects, just to name a few.

What programs or activities does Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Some of the life enrichment opportunities include: trips to the theater and art venues, outings to shopping and attractions, community and cultural events, informative lectures and educational speakers, volunteer opportunities, fitness classes, walking groups, social and themed parties, book clubs, family events and much more.

What transportation services does Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care offer to assisted living residents?

Willow Bend offers scheduled transportation via shuttle buses for our assisted living resident’s convenience. Willow Bend is equipped with a porte-cochere for the convenience and safety of all residents.

What makes the chef or dining program at Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Willow Bend offers a Gold Leaf Dining experience for all residents which entail fresh prepared meals in our own kitchen by our staff of professional Gold Leaf Chefs. Breakfast consists of a wide array of traditional breakfast items, including eggs cooked to order. For lunch and dinner, you may choose a freshly prepared selection from the Gold Leaf Choice menu or the Café Select menu, and your choice will be brought to your table by one of our friendly wait staff. The Gold Leaf Choice menu is created by the chef and changes daily.

What safety features or security measures does Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care offer to assisted living residents?

Trained associates are on the premises 24-hours a day, electromagnetic locking doors, specialty carpets near doors with alarms, etc.

How does Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Willow Bend publishes a monthly newsletter which often contains a calendar of planned events, a schedule of daily activities is posted at the community. Families will receive a phone call if there is any change in the health of the resident.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care during daytime and nighttime hours?

Staff-to-resident ratio will fluctuate depending on the number of residents.

If Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Residents are allowed to have well-behaved pets and there is ample space outdoors for residents to enjoy with their pets.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Associates receive training through a thorough onboarding program and ongoing, annual training as required by the state regulations. Department heads are required to participate in bi-annual training in their designated field of expertise.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

Staff-to-resident ratio will fluctuate depending on the number of residents.

What safety features or security measures does Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care provide to protect residents who wander?

When residents appear to be moving towards an exit, associates are trained to re-direct them back to their activities or apartments. Special carpet designed to deter residents are placed around fire exits and the doors in each community are installed with electro-magnetic locking systems.

What programs or activities does Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Programs and activities for Memory Care Residents are customized based on personal interest, cognitive and physical abilities using the resident’s life story.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Each resident’s health and cognitive functioning are assessed by the health care coordinator when they move into the community. Each resident is assessed again 30 days after move-in and every 120 days after that by the Healthcare Coordinator.

What techniques does Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

A half hour before mealtimes, aroma therapy is used to stimulate synapses in the brain to recognize that it is time to eat, residents are escorted to the dining room and accompanied at the table by an associate who demonstrates mirroring techniques to enhance memories of proper eating techniques.

How does Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Anytime there is a change in the health or behavior of a resident, the family is notified with a phone call.

Describe the neighborhood around Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

Willow Bend is located in close proximity to residential neighborhoods with easy access to various hospitals and clinics for the convenience of the residents.

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Services and Amenities of Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites

General

  • Resident Capacity: 75
  • Minimum Age: 65
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • State Licenses: 104946

About Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care

Welcome to Willow Bend, an assisted living and memory care community in Denton, Texas.

Come experience our warm, home-like feeling in an inviting residential setting. Enjoy the elegant homestyle architecture with a Texas flare. We also feature an easy to navigate one story floorplan, welcoming covered front porch, beautifully landscaped enclosed courtyard, covered outdoor seating areas with cooling fans and so much more!

Willow Bend is dedicated to providing the highest standard in quality of service, environment, and care to residents and their families.

What Makes Us Special

Generous gathering areas inspire an enriching lifestyle full of friends and new experiences. -- Personal Care Suite providing health and wellness evaluations and services. -- Therapeutic whirlpool spa -- Full-service salon to keep residents looking their best -- Internet game room for playing games, keeping up with the latest news and checking email. -- Restaurant-style dining provided in the Grand Dining room. -- Enjoy the café for coffee, snacks and casual dining -- Lighter fare options available on the Café Select menu.


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