Autumn Court Special Care Units: For Dementia & Related Disorders
Criteria for Placement
Autumn Court was designed for residents who tend to wander, suffer from mental confusion, disorientation, memory loss, are unaware of others' personal space and belongings, are fearful or agitated, might require use of restraints in other settings for their own personal safety or safety of those around them, require increased stimulation (cognitive, emotional, and physical), require decreased stimulus often found in the nursing center directed units, require continual supervision, require a modified environment, require a more flexible schedule.
Residents on the special care unit will be determined after careful assessment and evaluation by health care team, which will include the family / significant others.
In addition to comprehensive nursing services, Autumn Court provides activities and rehabilitation services designed to meet the needs of individuals with short attention spans and increased needs for supervision.
Autumn Court clients are involved in specialized unit activities which include small group activities, music therapy, supervised outdoor activities, and enhanced one-on-one interactions.
Autumn Court provides a home-like environment with a sense of community and a more flexible schedule than usually found in a controlled living environment. Life in Autumn Court centers around a living / dining / activity area.
Residents of Autumn Court are given additional opportunities to walk about freely, both inside and outside, weather permitting. A secure yard area is located directly off the unit with attendant supervision.
Staff, residents, and families of the unit will have frequent opportunities for education and training related to the management and learning needs of the unit.
The staff members of Autumn Court are individually selected and trained for their skill in providing care to residents on the unit. Ongoing continuing education is an integral part of the special needs unit staff process.
Volunteers and family members are encouraged to contribute to the success of the unit by donating their time and sharing their talents with the residents.
The payment sources available at West County Care Center are:
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