Questions about The Solana at Vintage Park
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Brookdale has a 30-year history of providing dementia care, all memory care leaders go through 8 ours foundation training and a 2-day memory care leadership program. Our regional and leadership teams have over 300 years of collective dementia experience.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at The Solana at Vintage Park. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
80+ is average age, exercises, book club, socializing, crafts.
What programs or activities does The Solana at Vintage Park offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Optimum life that provides nurturing activities for a resident lifestyle that is:
Purposeful-Purpose provides motivation and improves well-being
Emotional-Happiness and joy lead to better health
Physical-Exercise helps residents stay healthy and functional
Social-Social connections are vital to health for older adults
Spiritual-Spiritual wellness brings meaning
Intellectual-Brain health is supported by challenges and new learning
What places are near The Solana at Vintage Park or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Shopping and food across the street
What transportation services does The Solana at Vintage Park offer to assisted living residents?
Medical appointments and others by appointment.
What makes the chef or dining program at The Solana at Vintage Park exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Brookdale signature seasonings and We Say Yes Dining Program , menu chat with residents, fresh dining options with garnish.
What safety features or security measures does The Solana at Vintage Park offer to assisted living residents?
Secured parking areas for residents that have cars and all apartments open inside the community.
How does The Solana at Vintage Park keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Emails, phone calls, texts.
If The Solana at Vintage Park accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Outdoor areas are available for pets as well as a pet walking program that can include feeding and exercising your pet.
What safety features or security measures does The Solana at Vintage Park provide to protect residents who wander?
2 hour checks, secured environment, opportunity to walk in outdoor secured areas with care associate.
What programs or activities does The Solana at Vintage Park offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
In touch technology, shadow boxes, life story, daily path clustered programming, engaging environments with contrasting paint. Choice and voice in behavioral expressions by listening to resident's voice and honoring their choice.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
On site nursing team working with family physician. This is assessed monthly.
What techniques does The Solana at Vintage Park use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
dementia-friendly menu adaptations, prompting techniques, supportive table standards utilizing contrast to support visualization of food, Refresh hand washing program, dining scarves to preserve dignity as an alternative to bibs.
How does The Solana at Vintage Park keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
phone calls, texts and emails.
Describe the neighborhood around The Solana at Vintage Park. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
A mix of residential within a master-planned community.
Is The Solana at Vintage Park affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Methodist Hospital is less than a mile away from Vintage Park.