A resident plays the piano while others listen
and enjoy. A group gathers
each week for devotions and spiritual renewal.
Pleasant meals are served in small-group settings.
Courtyard just outside the Clare Bridge Gardens/Alzheimer’s and
Dementia Care Center, people of all ages are oblivious to
their differences as they join in the common pursuit of having fun.
residents benefit from a plan of care designed to identify and build
upon their individual interests and capabilities.
lofty architecture, open spaces, overlapped lighting and
soothing decor filter out environmental factors that confuse or distract
Alzheimer’s residents. The
15 semi-private rooms are large and comfortable; residents add their own
belongings to give them the security of familiar surroundings and the
atmosphere of home.
beds are provided here for persons in the late stages
of Alzheimer’s disease. The
primary focus of care in this wing of the Clare Bridge
Gardens/Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Center is
to provide for residents’ physical needs and add individual activities
to bring a measure of quality and joy to life.
Reading, music and other bedside leisure activities are conducted
All persons who work in the
Clare Bridge Gardens/Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Center at Foxwood Springs are
required to complete a 16-hour training program on the specialized needs
and behaviors of persons with Alzheimer’s disease. Foxwood Springs looks for
staff with compassion, patience and the ability to handle
repetitive activities. Staff
members are trained to always respond to the people behind the illness,
not to the symptoms or characteristics of the illness itself.
following services are offered to residents of the Clare Bridge
Gardens/Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Center:
meals daily served in each unit (special diets accommodated at no extra charge)
of all medications
coverage is available
specially trained in care of Alzheimer’s residents
including an LPN supervisor on duty 24 hours
skilled care procedures
program designed specifically for Alzheimer’s residents
programs in the Clare Bridge Gardens/Alzheimer’s and Dementia
rooms for family visits and special events
Access to many programs and services available at Foxwood Springs