Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care
Questions about Mayberry Gardens
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
All staff in our memory care homes complete a Cares.com training and are then able to receive a certificate through Alz.org. Staff complete a minimum of 12 hours a year focused solely on dementia care along with other staff in-services.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Mayberry Gardens. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
The majority of our residents, like most other assisted living homes, are female. Average age for our residents is in the mid 80's. Our residents love sitting on our large porches to sip their morning coffee, relaxing under our gazebo, attending activities in the activity center, walking around the property on interconnected sidewalks, and socializing with other residents.
What programs or activities does Mayberry Gardens offer to enrich residents' well-being?
We offer a full activity program complete with social activities, monthly luncheons, live performers, bingo and games, children's theatres, and educational programs. We also have nurse talks, visiting physicians, hydration programs, and medication programs to help ensure residents' well being.
What places are near Mayberry Gardens or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
We have a lovely city park right across the street with a large pavilion. We are close to large supermarkets, restaurants, home improvement stores, and doctor's offices.
What transportation services does Mayberry Gardens offer to assisted living residents?
We currently only offer transportation for an additional fee but residents take advantage of city shuttles and other transportation providers.
What makes the chef or dining program at Mayberry Gardens exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Our dining program is centered on home-style foods that residents would have eaten at home. We offer 3 home-cooked meals a day from a dietitian-approved menu. Some substitutions are available.
What safety features or security measures does Mayberry Gardens offer to assisted living residents?
All of our homes have security cameras, motion detectors, monitored fire alarms, are fully sprinklered, and have local alarms on all our doors. Residents are given a pendant they can push for emergencies and when they need individual care.
How does Mayberry Gardens keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Each home of 15 residents has its own manager who frequently checks in with families on their progress and current care needs. We post activities and fun things going on in our communities on social media. We also email out important announcements as needed. We have an open door policy and admin members on site to meet with families as concerns arise.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Mayberry Gardens during daytime and nighttime hours?
The staff to resident ratio depends on the home. We have three types of homes: A, B, and Memory Care. Staffing levels range from a 4:1 ration in Memory care to a 7:1 ration in a Type A home during the day. During nighttime sleeping hours, we have a staff member in each home to monitor and provide assistance as needed.
If Mayberry Gardens accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
We accept pets with some restrictions. Our community sits on 4 acres and has large areas for animals to play and walk-in.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Staff receive ongoing monthly training through in-services and online training.
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
We have five homes each home able to care for 15 residents. In each of our homes we have staff members available in the home during the daytime and overnight. Staffing levels depend on the type of home: A, B, or Memory Care and the current needs of the residents.
What safety features or security measures does Mayberry Gardens provide to protect residents who wander?
We offer a secure memory care home for residents with dementia and who are prone to wander. This home has a large fenced outdoor area, multiple sitting areas inside the home, and has a delayed egress system to prevent elopement.
What programs or activities does Mayberry Gardens offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
We offer a full activity program complete with social activities, monthly luncheons, live performers, bingo and games, children's theatres, and educational programs. We also have nurse talks, visiting physician, hydration programs, and medication programs to help ensure residents' well being.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
Our administrator assesses the resident's health and cognitive functioning to determine a care plan. Care plans are updated with changing behaviors and needs. We have an open-door policy for families to talk about residents' care and meet with our administrator.
What techniques does Mayberry Gardens use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
During mealtimes we try to create an atmosphere conducive for residents with dementia. We have dark tables with white plates to help a resident recognize when food is in front of them. Our staff approach from the front and as they place the plate of food in front of the resident and announce what is being served and queue the resident by placing a fork or spoon in their hand. Many times staff use a hand over hand technique to help residents get started eating and staff eat with residents and sit at the table to observe and help. Distractions, loud music or noises, and interruptions are minimized during this time. Our memory care home cares for no more than 16 residents and we do not have large dinning halls or eating areas where residents might feel lost or intimidated.
How does Mayberry Gardens keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Our staff are trained to take notes on residents progress behaviors and the manager of the home reaches out if there are any negative changes of behavior. Managers also communicate frequently with families about the care of their loved one.
Describe the neighborhood around Mayberry Gardens. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
We are located in a residential neighborhood in Westchester Grand Prairie. We are across from Friendship Park and have a church right across the street from us.
Is Mayberry Gardens affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
We are not affiliated with a hospital.
Costs for Mayberry Gardens
Services and Amenities of Mayberry Gardens
- All Inclusive Rent
- Assisted Living Starting At: $2800/month
- Memory Care Starting At: $4350/month
Room and housing options
- Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites
- Housing Extra: All Private Rooms In A Residential Style Home Setting
- Resident Capacity: 75
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed
- State Licenses: 704788
About Mayberry Gardens
Mayberry Gardens is a special assisted living and memory care residence providing family-style living for seniors who need some assistance, but don’t require full-time skilled nursing care.
Each home is designed to accommodate between 11 to 15 residents in a beautiful home-like environment that allows for both privacy and sociability. Since Mayberry Gardens is truly a home, our residents feel comfortable and secure.
Activities are designed to meet the needs and interests of each individual. Our caring staff provides assistance with all activities of daily living and give gentle, kind, loving care.
Those who have short-term memory loss or who have difficulty ambulating thrive in the close-knit home-like environment.
Visit our homes to see and feel the special warmth and sensitivity that make Mayberry Gardens a loving place to call Home.
What Makes Us Special
We provide a true home-like atmosphere with a high staff to resident ratio, allowing us to give the best watch-care in the industry. Mayberry Gardens is truly homelike!Get Costs