Dogwood Trails Assisted Living & Memory Care

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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1625 W. Spring Street, Palestine, TX 75803
Call (800) 385-2527
Dogwood Trails Assisted Living & Memory Care (800) 385-2527

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Questions about Dogwood Trails Assisted Living & Memory Care

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

All staff is required to under go the Virtual Dementia Training as well as one on one training with our designated trainers

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

We offer a variety of programs from daily exercise, crafts, devotions, the pet club, church and singing, games, and outings that include a large variety of activities from eating to shopping to sight seeing. Just to name a few.

What places are near Dogwood Trails Assisted Living & Memory Care or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

We sit back off the highway, but are within 5 minutes of downtown historic Palestine that boasts antique shops, the famous Oxbow Bakery, and other fine dining options. there are also several boutiques and shops. We have beautiful grounds that allow residents to get out and walk around our grounds and also courtyard and patio areas.

What transportation services does Dogwood Trails Assisted Living & Memory Care offer to assisted living residents?

Our bus is dedicated to transporting our residents to local doctors every Wednesday and Thursday.

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

Our dining is some of the best! We also offer quite a variety of options if you prefer something that is not on the menu for that particular meal. Our desserts are amazing

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

All doors are locked and requires a security code to enter or exit the building. Our main entrance at the front is open during business hours of 8-5 but is manned by our receptionist so that we are aware of who is entering.

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

Here at Dogwood we stay in close contact with the family and develop a personal relationship.. Not only are they kept aware of all medical issues but we also often send pictures of activities they are involved in to their families. We call or text depending on the families preference

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

We have approximately a 1- 20 ratio of care partners to residents, however many of these residents are independent and require no assistance.

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

We do accept small dogs and cats. we have 2 courtyards that can be enjoyed as well as our "Doggie Social" that all the dog owners get together for. We also have a small area fenced off so that pets can be let loose to run and play.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Our staff not only receive group training, but also one on one training to handle issues that may arise. We also have our staff undergo the Virtual Dementia Tour to provide a better understanding of condition. Our entire staff is CPR trained as well.

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

We have 2 care givers on duty at all times.. Our resident to staff ratio is never more than 7 residents to 1 care partner. there is also a 3rd person available if needed to temporarily assist from the AL side

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

Dogwood has one of the few Certified Memory Care Units in the area. This is a secure area and unlike the Assisted Living side only the staff have the codes in order to enter or exit the area.

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

Our MC patients are engaged with many activities to encourage mental stimulation. Bingo, scarf dancing, clay molding, our nursery center, manicures, plus the life stations available to them. these are set up with something the resident has an interest in, like nursery equipment, or a dressing area for shopping, there is an area out in the courtyard that has planter boxes for those that like to garden (even if they just like to put their hands in the dirt. And plenty of music. While the life stations change depending on the resident, they all seem to enjoy the music.

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

We have a wellness director that assess the residents as well as their cognitive function. There are rounds made each day multiple times.

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

We do have care partners dedicated to assist with feeding if needed. All residents are encouraged to come to the table if possible to allow more interaction with others.

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

Here at Dogwood we stay in close contact with the family and develop a personal relationship.. Not only are they kept aware of all medical issues but we also often send pictures of activities they are involved in to their families. We call or text depending on the families preference

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

Dogwood sits away from the highway in a somewhat secluded setting surrounded by crepe myrtles and pecan trees. It is very tranquil.

Is Dogwood Trails Assisted Living & Memory Care affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

While we are not affiliated with the hospital we are located only 6 minutes from them and work very closely with them in regards to our residents.

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Services and Amenities of Dogwood Trails Assisted Living & Memory Care

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  • Entry Fee
  • Fee Structure Extra: Memory Care Is All Inclusive; Assisted Living Is Rent Plus Care
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $3025/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $3510/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • Studio Apartments

General

  • Resident Capacity: 66
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 65
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed Only

Licenses

  • State Licenses: 102438
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About Dogwood Trails Assisted Living & Memory Care

At Dogwood Trails, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Palestine area. Residents have many opportunities to participate in a variety of life-enriching activities and events designed to stimulate the mind, body and soul.

Our executive leadership works daily to ensure that care is delivered in a respectful and comprehensive nature and where any additional services are communicated timely. We appreciate you, your family and the preferences that are noted. You deserve to be treated in this way and it is our goal to do just that.

Our services are created to meet your needs:
  • Medication assistance and management
  • Regular assessment and service planning
  • Bathing, dressing, grooming, and other self-image enhancements
  • Mobility, Escorts and reminders
  • Dining and Social or activities assistance
  • Care coordination and other health care management assistance
  • Many communities offer care for special budget concerns including state-assistance programs for assisted living
  • And much, much more

Dogwood Trails includes a specially designed neighborhood to serve the special needs of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other forms of memory loss. Every day we make it a goal to go above and beyond to enrich the lives of our residents. With our SPARK Lifestyle program, a Montessori-inspired philosophy for care, we create a specialized, life-enriching environment that affords each individual maximum self-expression. The staff is committed to delivering a quality of care that meets the resident's physical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

What Makes Us Special

Our talented team of dedicated and caring staff are there when you need them. It can be different…let us show you how.

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