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Jacksonville Assisted Living and Memory Care Communities for Those with Alzheimer’s and Other Forms of Dementia

The physical and mental demands of dealing with loved ones with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are overwhelming. Initially, these demands may be met by family members or in-home care providers. However, as the disease progresses the patient will almost certainly require 24 hour supervision and help with daily activities with bathroom visits, dressing, eating and bathing.

Assisted Living and Memory Care Communities in Jacksonville, Orange Park, St Augustine, Amelia Island and Fernandina

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

Jacksonville residents are fortunate to have so many wonderful Memory Care Communities that offer a wide selection of resident services and wellness support.

View Local Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Communities

Things to Consider as you Visit and Evaluate Memory Care or Assisted Living Communities

Memory Care Expertise and Staffing:

  • Is the community experienced handling residents with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia?

The Overall Environment:

  • Is the community clean and well lighted?
  • Is there an effective security system to prevent wandering?
  • How is the food and is it nutritious?
  • Is the dining area comfortably and filled with conversation?
  • Do the current patients seem happy and well cared for?

Activities:

  • Are their planned activities designed to enhance the patient’s mental and physical agility?
  • Are activities planned for each resident’s interests and cognitive strengths?
  • Is there a weekly Religious Services?
  • Are residents escorted outside on a regular basis?
  • Are there regular events and outings planned for residents?
  • What are the visitation policies?
  • Can family and friend eat with their loved one?

Staff and Staff Training:

  • Is the staff warm and welcoming to your, your loved one, and the current residents you see 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?

Community Services, Policies, Procedures and Contracts:

  • Is the community open and willing to answer all your questions and provided a detailed description of all services, policies procedures and contract?

 

Before Signing any Paperwork: It imperative that you receive answers to all your question and that you have a clear understanding of the resident contract.

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