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.
Our Clare Bridge program 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.
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. Our associates are trained to understand and manage unpredictable behaviors and provide 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 reason, we have dedicated dementia care specialists on staff to support our associates, residents and families.
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.
The Life Enrichment Program at Brookdale was designed to add joy, purpose and meaning to the lives of our residents. At Brookdale, our approach to life enrichment means offering retirement activities and programs that reflect the talents, interests and personalities of the residents in each of our senior living communities, while also offering new experiences that will challenge them and keep them mentally healthy.
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.
Brookdale Delta provides a full continuum of Alzheimer’s and Dementia care services for seniors. We truly value you as an individual and our associates are dedicated to providing tailored Levels of Care to meet all of your or your loved ones needs.
We understand your concerns for your loved one’s safety and well-being, and we understand the weight of the responsibility of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia. Let us help you and your loved one with our compassionate, specialized care.
Our community offers programs and safe environments for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. We believe no matter where an individual is on life’s journey, each has the right to live in a dignified manner and to enjoy meaningful experiences every day.
Deeply rooted in a person-centered approach, our Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care program, also called the Clare Bridge program, focuses on sustaining feelings of belonging, purpose and safety while seeking to preserve a sense of self. The Clare Bridge concept has evolved over the last 25 years through research and innovations in quality dementia care. Our experienced teams have cared for thousands of individuals with dementia and their families.
The Clare Bridge Daily Path provides residents with a structured routine of activities that help maintain their abilities and encourage the use of their current skills. The Daily Path includes programs such as discussion groups as a mental workout and daily physical exercise such as dancing. The Daily Path gives each resident purpose and a sense of security that they are “right where they need to be.”
Designed by a team of culinary associates, experts in Dementia Care and registered dieticians, our unique dining program promotes a positive and successful dining experience with the following features:
Brookdale is the nation’s largest provider of Alzheimer’s and Dementia care. Through our unique memory care programs, we offer comfort from the struggles of dementia for you and your loved one with customized care to meet your loved one’s specific needs. Our skilled associates provide compassionate and attentive dementia care, and enable residents to experience daily moments of success.
Guidance and teaching on the complex task of providing excellent dementia care is an ongoing process involving all Clare Bridge associates. All associates receive initial and on-going training in proper techniques, approach, and care of persons with dementia. All executive directors also attend Brookdale’s Clare Bridge Leadership Competency Training. This established set of protocols and techniques enables associates to intervene with challenging behaviors resulting from dementia. The whole-community philosophy is the key that empowers all associates to identify the resident’s unmet needs and to be a part of a solution.
Brookdale promotes the health and wellness of our residents by bringing together systems to assess, plan, deliver and follow-up on their needs. By individually customizing care offerings we help ease residents through life transitions. Plus, Brookdale’s more than 30 years of experience allows us to develop unique clinical capabilities in each element of our continuum of care that identify and respond to resident needs.
We invite you to experience unique senior living at Brookdale Delta and learn more about exceptional programs and services. Call us today or submit the form for more information.