Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Community in Goodlettsville, Tennessee
Clare Bridge of Goodlettsville located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee provides Alzheimer’s and dementia care for seniors. We provide a range of Senior Living Solutions, along with our sister Brookdale community, Sterling House of Goodlettsville, an Assisted Living Facility for seniors.
Clare Bridge is 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 an individualized service plan designed to meet their unique needs and to help them feel safe while adding meaning to their day.
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 Goodlettsville today.
Services and Care provided
We offer memory care services at our community.
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
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.
We offer a comprehensive continence management program – from reminders to scheduling to assistance.
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
Our professional nurses administer all residents’ medications.
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.
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
State of the art fire safety system
Our community is easily navigated by individuals using wheelchairs and other assistive devices.
Our on-site beauty/barber shop is available for always looking your best.
Outdoor, Enclosed Courtyard
Our outdoor courtyard is a great place to dine and enjoy family. It is ideal for residents who want to be outside, yet need a controlled environment.
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.