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Memory Care

Our Memory Care Unit Features Large Private Rooms

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Our mission is to provide exemplary nursing-level dementia care, guided by compassion, respect, and a commitment to enhancing the quality of life for each resident. We are dedicated to creating a safe, secure, and nurturing environment that recognizes the unique needs and abilities of individuals living with dementia. Our person-centered approach ensures that each resident receives individualized care, promoting dignity, autonomy, and a sense of purpose.

Through continual education, compassion, and family collaboration, we strive to be a beacon of support and understanding, enriching the lives of those entrusted to our care. At Bridgetown Nursing & Rehabilitation, we believe in fostering a community where residents experience comfort, joy, and a profound sense of belonging throughout their dementia journey.

We are proud to announce Jessica Darling as our Memory Support Program Director.  In addition to her leadership roles in Human Resources, Jessica is a certified CARES® Dementia Specialist (C.D.S.).  CARES® is a nationally recognized, award-winning, evidence-informed set of programs to improve dementia-care skills and increase knowledge and understanding in different areas of person-centered dementia care.  This specialized credential makes Jessica ideal to lead our Memory Support Program.  Her areas of focus are ongoing staff training, communication strategies, behavior management, caregiver support, and creating dementia-friendly environments.

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Our Service Commitments

Individualized Care:

We commit to providing personalized care plans that respect the unique preferences, histories, and abilities of each resident.

Dignity and Respect:

We pledge to treat all residents with the utmost dignity and respect, fostering an environment where they feel valued and heard.

 

Compassionate Communication:

We will communicate with empathy and patience, adapting our approach to meet the varying communication needs of residents with dementia.

 

Safety and Security:

Ensuring the safety and security of our residents is paramount. We will maintain a secure and supportive environment to minimize anxiety and promote well-being.

 

Holistic Well-being:

Our commitment extends beyond physical health. We will address the emotional, social, and spiritual needs of residents to promote holistic well-being.

 

Family Partnership:

We recognize the importance of involving families as partners in care. We commit to open communication, collaboration, and support for families affected by dementia.

 

Continual Training and Education:

Our staff is dedicated to ongoing training and education to stay informed about the latest advancements in dementia care, ensuring we provide the best possible support.

 

Meaningful Activities:

We will create a diverse and engaging activities program tailored to the interests and capabilities of each resident, promoting a sense of purpose and joy.

 

Crisis Management with Compassion:

In times of crisis or behavioral challenges, our team will respond with patience and compassion, seeking to understand and address the underlying needs of the resident.

 

Promoting Independence

We are committed to fostering and preserving the independence of residents by providing the necessary support while encouraging autonomy and decision-making.

Cultural Sensitivity:

Recognizing and respecting cultural differences, we commit to providing culturally sensitive care that enhances the overall well-being of our diverse resident population.

 

Quality of Life Enhancement:

Our goal is to enhance the quality of life for residents by creating an atmosphere that promotes joy, comfort, and a sense of belonging.

 

Regular Family Updates:

We will keep families informed about their loved one's well-being, involving them in care decisions and addressing any concerns promptly.

 

Creating a Home-like Environment:

We commit to maintaining a warm, inviting, and home-like atmosphere that promotes a sense of familiarity and comfort for residents.

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