Our community offers a choice of floor plans for private or companion suites in a relaxing environment, which is ideal for individuals with memory loss. Our 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. 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.
Brookdale East Wichita provides residents many common areas such as our family room, which is a great place to visit or entertain with family or friends. Our fully-enclosed sunroom provides a relaxing setting for our resident’s to enjoy their surroundings.
And many of our residents utilize the enclosed, outdoor courtyard. It’s the perfect way for our seniors to be outside, but yet in a controlled environment. Green thumbs can tend to their favorite plants in our outdoor gardening areas, which offer raised plant and flower beds for optimal comfort.
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 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.”
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.
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.
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.
Brookdale East Wichita 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.
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.
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.
Learn more about unique senior living and our exceptional programs and services at Brookdale East Wichita. Call us today or submit the form for more information.