Memory

The staff at Oakwood Manor understands the importance of attending to the individual needs of our residents as we provide important health care services. Our sensitive, supportive staff helps our residents maintain function while giving families the confidence that their cherished loved one is safeguarded.

We accept adults with mild to advanced memory loss who can still function with the aid of security and supervision. Our trained staff has the skills unique to meeting the special needs of our residents with memory impairments.

 

Memory Care Services offered by Oakwood Manor

Memory care offers 24-hour supervised care with meals, activities and health management for residents.

Oakwood Manor offers many different services for memory care residents:

  • Cozy private, or semi-private, rooms
  • Fresh Meals Daily
  • Housekeeping and laundry service
  • Medication management and supervision
  • Exercise and physical therapy programs available upon request
  • Social programs and activities
  • 24-hour staffing and personal assistance

Respite Care

Oakwood Manor provides respite care for individuals whose family or caretakers need temporary help to care for them. Our home provides a welcoming environment for those times when families require a little extra assistance.

We offer a day program or overnight stays as space permits.  Please inquire about availability.

 

Care Plan for Residents who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other Dementias

Our caregivers at Oakwood Manor provide our residents who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias the ability to maintain a social life where they can participate in activities in a safe and structured environment. Following, is a list of some of the services that our staff provide for our residents to preserve their quality of life and dignity.

Our trained staff aids with dressing, oral hygiene, hairstyling and general grooming including bathing. Our residents who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are toileted on a regular schedule throughout the day to avoid accidents and embarrassing circumstances.

We ensure proper nutrition for our residents by providing three balanced meals per day and an additional evening snack. Our staff aids with eating when needed and offers reminders for drinking to maintain adequate hydration status.

Our staff is trained and prepared to manage behaviors associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias such as wandering, incontinence, hallucinations, and agitation. Our private nurse works closely with doctors and other specialists involved in the resident’s care to resolve issues when possible by addressing changes in therapy or medication regimen as needed.

We provide medical services, such as insulin shots, medication administration, blood pressure checks, physical, dental, foot, eye, and ear examinations. Any findings discovered by our nurse beyond normal limit ranges are reported to physicians and family on the resident’s behalf.

Daily enrichment activities may include pet therapy, music therapy, art therapy, massage therapy, outdoor time, and story hour. Additionally, our doors are open to the family members of residents and staff, providing a social family atmosphere to keep our special residents engaged with the world.

Our homes are designed to provide a safe environment for residents who require walkers, canes, and wheelchairs. Our staff is also trained in the use of hydraulic lifts that remain in our homes, minimizing the risk for fall related injuries.

In addition to the services provided by our on-site staff, our facilities also welcome other disciplines that may be involved in our resident’s care such as physical therapists, occupational and speech therapists, and visiting physicians. We accommodate these important adjuncts to care by providing a safe, spacious environment, or a private room free from distractions.