Memory Unit for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

HS-Weaving, close-up of handsThe Morrison is uniquely suited to care for seniors with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. In addition to our active senior and assisted living programs, we also offer specially designed and dedicated Alzheimer’s and memory care accommodations, which are secured with a designated common area, dining room and activities room.

The Morrison’s eight-bed memory unit is designed to promote independence and provide innovative programs to help memory-impaired residents stay active and engaged.

Residents are encouraged to participate in activities to enhance their joy, promote their physical, emotional, social and spiritual well-being, and give them a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction.

A Welcoming Environment and Supportive Services:

  • Semi-Private Rooms
  • Personalized Meals in a Home-Style Dining Facility
  • Emergency Response System
  • Secured Entrances and Exits
  • Assistance with Activities of Daily Living
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Personal Laundry and Linen Service
  • Hairdresser

Responsive Care:

  • 24-hour Care and Supervision
  • Monitoring of Residents’ Well-Being
  • Assistance with Dressing
  • Help with Daily Living Activities
  • Standby and Full-Assistance Bathing
  • Medication Management

Specially Trained and Caring Staff:

  • On-Going Training in Alzheimer’s Care
  • Nurse Manager on Staff
  • Full-time Nursing Team
  • A Sensitive Approach To Residents: using progressive techniques, memory recall activities, and verbal and non-verbal activities to help redirect and reorient residents.

Sample of Activities:

  • On-going and Diverse Activities Designed to Engage Residents
  • Exercise and Outdoor Activities in the Summer
  • Arts, Music, and Craft Activities to Stimulate Coordination and Recall
  • Memory Games to Enhance Stimulation
  • Visits with Community Pets
  • On-Site Entertainers and Celebrations
  • Off Site Outings and Excursions
  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Family Involvement is Strongly Encouraged

 

“You probably have heard these words over and over, but…words cannot express how much your care of mom (and gram) meant to all of us. We felt that care was professionally and gently delivered, that it was timely and complete. Also thank you for the empathy shown towards all of us as we sat vigil. You were and are most appreciated!”