Memory Care

Memory Care

The Memory Care Unit provides additional personal care with the patience and persistence needed for residents with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory problems. The Beechwood Court Memory Care Unit is supervised 24 hours a day in a specially designed wing featuring secure entrances and exits. The Unit provides common areas, hallways and rooms that are uncluttered and easy to navigate increasing the ease of resident use for familiarity.

While providing assistance with activities of daily living, the highly trained, friendly staff at Beechwood Court are specially trained to care for residents with dementia, Alzheimer’s and impaired cognition.

The wandering behavior which happens with Alzheimer’s and dementia is minimized in the secure wing with 24 hour supervision, familiar areas and key coded ingress and egress. Beechwood Court makes every effort to keep residents in an atmosphere of warmth and friendliness while keeping them free of harm.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR MEMORY CARE

LaFayette Manor Inc. is committed to providing for the social, physical and emotional needs of the residents in Fayette and surrounding counties.

NURSING SERVICES

LaFayette Manor, Inc.’s dedicated team of professionals strives to maintain continuity of health care services from the time you or loved one is admitted to our facility through the day of discharge.

 We believe in quality care, compassion, and enhancing your lives by enabling you to achieve your potential. These values are found in each and every service that we provide.  

 Our residents are what matters most. They are the reason we are here. Whether residents are being admitted for rehabilitation, wound or post-surgical care, long-term care or a multitude of other services, our staff is of the highest caliber.

 We also boast one of the largest staff-to-resident ratios in the area. Our exceptionally qualified nurses possess the expertise necessary to oversee our various skilled programs and services that are offered to our residents.  

 

Resident Exercising in Functional Pathways Facility

FUNCTIONAL PATHWAYS THERAPY

The goal of LaFayette Manor, Inc. is to provide a treatment plan that will result in the best quality of life possible for our residents. The consistency and stability of an aggressive therapy program are critical to this goal.  

 That’s why we are proud to provide therapy services through Functional Pathways Therapy. Our seven-day-a-week rehabilitation staff consists of a full-time physical therapist, occupational therapist, and speech therapist.  

 In addition, a certified occupational therapy assistant and two physical therapy assistants are also on staff.  Our well-rounded therapy team provides the consistent care and treatment needed to optimize resident independence and maximize daily life skills.

 Functional Pathways Therapy’s commitment to our residents is demonstrated daily by their caring, professionalism, and excellent results” according to Frank P. Geramita, N.H.A., of LaFayette Manor, Inc.

DIETARY DEPARTMENT

The LaFayette Manor, Inc. Dietary Department provides well-balanced meals to all the LaFayette Manor, Inc. clients, family members, and staff.  

 We offer a 4-week cycle menu with a customized breakfast plan and two alternate meals for lunch and dinner. The Dietary Department provides therapeutic diets to optimize the client’s rehabilitation potential.  

 A few of our diets include diabetic, renal, cardiac, celiac, weight loss, weight gain, and dysphasia diets. We provide diet education as well as scheduled follow-up care with home health for a successful discharge plan.

  The Dietary Department provides special meals several times during the year. We provide sit down dinners with family members as well as buffets.  We order dinners from local restaurants of the resident’s choice, as well as, have breakfast made to order.  

 Our residents take an active role in daily and special event menu planning.

WOUND MANAGEMENT

 LaFayette Manor, Inc. provides specialized nutritional services focusing on wound care prevention as well as wound healing. We continually assess clients for risk factors and implement appropriate meal/supplement plans to prevent and/or heal wounds.  

 LaFayette Manor, Inc. took part in a wound care protein supplement study and results were published in the Journal of WOCN and displayed at the Annual WOCN conference.

 

 

UTI MANAGEMENT

LaFayette Manor, Inc. has acknowledged the ill effects of chronic UTIs in the elderly and has become involved in a UTI prevention/hydration program. We have decreased our UTIs by half and some of our clients have no UTIs at all.

 

 

ACTIVITIES PROGRAM

LaFayette Manor, Inc. activities program is a well-rounded one, complete with the director and department-specialized staff.  

 We provide individual and group activities designed to appeal to our residents’ interests and to enhance our residents highest practical level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

• Barber and beauty services are provided

• Monthly dances with live band

• Weekly personalized shopping services available in our 15 passenger bus

• Religious oriented programs for all faiths

• Telephone and cable access are available in all rooms

• Encourage close relationship with families and offer special events and family support activities

FAMILY ENCOURAGEMENT

Our facility encourages family members to be actively involved with the progress and care of their loved ones.

 LaFayette Manor, Inc. offers a customized plan of care designed by the resident, family and our team of health care professionals with you in mind. The plan of care provides an outline of services and goals you can expect during the recovery process.

Friendly Residents and Staff at LaFayette Manor Inc.

ADMISSIONS

LaFayette Manor, Inc. offers 24-hour skilled nursing care for our residents requiring either short or long-term care. We admit residents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  

 Most insurances are accepted and all beds are Medicare and Medicaid approved.

 To fully appreciate LaFayette Manor, Inc., contact Kelli Beres, Director of Admissions, at 724-430-4848 for a personal tour of our facility.

COMMITTED TO YOUR CARE

Our facility encourages family members to be actively involved with the progress and care of their loved ones.

Call for a personal tour of our facility.

724.430.4848