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Clare Bridge of Fort Collins

1008 Rule Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80525-6731
877-772-8386

Welcome

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Community in Fort Collins, Colorado

Clare Bridge of Fort Collins located in Fort Collins, Colorado provides Alzheimer’s and Dementia care for seniors. It combines with Sterling House of Fort Collins to offer a number of senior living solutions, including Assisted Living care.

Clare Bridge is a Brookdale community dedicated to serving the special care needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. From our building design to our carefully selected staff and specialized programming and management, we focus on the individual needs of each resident and family we serve.

Highly Individualized Care

Maintaining familiar daily routines is important for our Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory care residents. Physical and behavioral needs, as well as life history each play integral roles. Each resident receives and individualized service plan designed to meet their unique needs and to help them feel safe while adding meaning to their day.

Compassionate Assistance

Individuals working with Alzheimer’s and dementia residents must have compassion and understanding. Our staff are carefully selected and trained to manage the challenges associated with dementia, which can sometimes be difficult. The Clare Bridge Daily Path provides a gentle structure to each day that targets specific needs of those with Alzheimer’s and various types and levels of dementia. It features…

  • Morning Mental Workout – Daily late morning mental exercises including discussions, brain stimulating games, and reminiscing.
  • Daily Physical Activity – A variety of exercise opportunities including group exercises, walking programs and dancing.
  • Daily Life Skills – Individual or group activities that provide a sense of purpose, meaning, and belonging.
  • Person Centered Life Enrichment Programming – Activities are designed using the resident’s own social history information as a foundation.

 

Familiarity in Daily Living

Our Clare Bridge community features peaceful surroundings and a home-like setting designed to re-create environments people have enjoyed throughout their lives. Interior spaces are scaled and decorated like those of a private home and enclosed walking areas give residents the opportunity to safely explore their surroundings.

The Clare Bridge Dining Program, recognized as “Best of the Best” in the industry by the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) is a unique program designed by a team of specialists to help those with Alzheimer’s and dementia master and enjoy successful dining experiences. It offers dementia-friendly menus, individualized dining assistance, a supportive environment and consistent seating arrangements.

Experience Clare Bridge

Not all Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory care services are the same. If you have a loved one in need of exceptional Alzheimer’s or dementia care we cordially invite you to visit and experience our programs and care model at Clare Bridge of Fort Collins today.

 

Services

Services and Care provided

Clare Bridge of Fort Collins offers Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care services for seniors.

Personalized Service Assessment and Plan

Our personalized assessment evaluates individual needs and preferences. Then we customize a service plan to meet those needs and preferences. The personalized plan is based upon the amount of time it takes to provide quality services. Therefore, residents only pay for what they need and want.

Ongoing dementia training, expertise and support for staff

Our staff is trained to understand and manage unpredictable behaviors and the need for an individualized approach for every resident, depending on the progression of the disease. We understand that creative problem solving is needed when providing dignity and quality of life to individuals with memory loss. For this we have dedicated dementia care specialists on staff to support our staff, residents and families.

Assistance with Personal Needs

Our trained staff is there to assist with personal needs, in the privacy of the resident’s suite/apartment. We provide assistance with – Bathing or showering, selection of clothing, dressing assistance, grooming, hygiene, mobility and transferring and dining assistance.

Ambulation & Escort Services

We will escort residents to meals and activities within the building.

Three nutritious and appetizing meals served daily

We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. All menu options are selected by a registered dietician to optimize nutritional value. Understanding that many individuals with memory loss have special dietary needs, we offer a full menu of finger foods and adaptive devices and document food preferences for every resident. Resident seating is pre-selected to insure a pleasurable dining experience.

Snacks are served throughout the day

Housekeeping Services

We clean every suite/apartment regularly and take out the trash when needed.

Personal Laundry Services

We launder personal items, linens and towels and change bed linens weekly.

Continence Management

We offer a comprehensive continence management program – from reminders to scheduling to assistance.

Nursing Services

Professional nurses oversee the delivery of all health care services and behavior management to our residents. Our nurses are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Ongoing monitoring of residents’ health status and tracking of behaviors

Medication Support

Our staff will administer all medication.

Life Enrichment Programming

Prior to moving in, staff take a social history on every resident to get to know their individual likes and dislikes. Programs and outings are specially designed with residents’ individual interests and abilities in mind. Multiple programs are offered throughout the day and evening hours. These programs are designed and supported by our dementia care specialists.

Trained Staff on site 24 hours a day

Specialized intervention programs

We know that good monitoring and intervention in specific areas can help avoid illness and/or injury and improve quality of life for our residents. For this we have developed and implemented specially designed nutrition tracking, weight management, behavior evaluations and falls management programs.

Transportation Services

We provide transportation to life enrichment programs

Short term stay

Our short term stay program is available for family vacations or just a much needed rest for family caregivers.

Specially designed environment

Our community offers a home like environment, which is ideal for individuals with memory loss. Our purpose built community incorporates special features, such as – large circular paths designed to lead residents to areas of activity, enclosed, outdoor courtyards, way finding cues, small spaces decorated like home and shadow boxes for residents personal mementos to identify their personal space.

All Exterior doors are alarmed for Residents’ safety

Emergency Response system

Our emergency response system, complete with emergency pull cords, is monitored 24-hours-a-day, by our trained staff.

State of the art fire safety system

Handicapped accessibility

Our community is easily navigated by individuals using wheelchairs and other assistive devices.

Library

We offer books in regular print, large print and on tape as well as current magazines and the daily newspaper.

Beauty/Barber Shop

Our on-site beauty/barber shop is available for always looking your best.

Outdoor, Enclosed Courtyard

Our outdoor courtyard is a great place to enjoy a warm, sunny day. It is ideal for residents who want to be outside, yet need a controlled environment.

Outdoor Gardening Areas

Tend to your favorite warm weather plants in our well-maintained garden areas.

Dining Room

Our full service dining room offers a relaxing setting, generous hours and well trained staff to ensure a pleasurable dining experience and assistance when necessary.

Family Room

Complete with a cozy fireplace, our family room is a great place to visit with friends and/or entertain family.