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Assisted Living and Memory Care Facilities for Those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The ongoing demands of dealing with a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia can quickly become overwhelming. Initially, these demands may be met by family members or in-home care providers, but as the disease progresses the patient will almost certainly require round the clock supervision and help with activities like, bathroom visits, dressing, eating and medications.

 

Assisted Living and Memory Care Facilities in Jacksonville Can Help

It’s never an easy decision, but when your loved one reaches the point of needing 24 hour professional care, there are several quality Assisted Living and Memory Care Facilities available locally. Even if you are not yet ready to make a final decision, conducting some initial research and making facility visits will provide you with the information you need when it’s time to make a decision. 

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Things to Consider when you Evaluate Memory Care or Assisted Living Facilities:

  • ✓ Is the facility conveniently located to family members?
  • ✓ Is the facility clean and well lighted?
  • ✓ Is there an emergency evacuation plan?
  • ✓ Is there an effective security system to prevent wandering?
  • ✓ Does the food good and is it nutritious?
  • ✓ Is the dining area welcoming and filled with conversation?
  • ✓ Can family and friend eat with their loved one?
  • ✓ Do current residents seem happy, engaged and well cared for?
  • ✓ Are their activities designed to enhance the patient’s mental and physical agility?
  • ✓ Are there weekly religious services?
  • ✓ Are residents escorted outside on a regular basis?
  • ✓ Are there regular events and outings planned for residents?
  • ✓ What is the visitation policy?
  • ✓ Is the facility truly experienced in handling residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia?
  • ✓ Is the staff warm, welcoming and interested in your loved one during your visit?
  • ✓ Do they show a genuine interest in your loved one?
  • ✓ What is the staff to patient ratio?
  • ✓ What Memory care training do they have?
  • ✓ Is the facility open to answering all your questions and to provide a detailed description of all services, policies, procedures, financial obligations and contracts?

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