Memory Care

The Importance of Memory Care Personalized Plans

January 30th, 2024

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Personalized memory care plans are essential for people with memory challenges like Alzheimer’s or dementia. The staff at Cristwood Park in Shoreline, WA, understand how nuanced these plans are and that everyone has different needs. Having unique plans for each individual and ensuring families understand the plans for their loved ones are a top priority at CRISTA Senior Living.

Understanding Personalized Memory Care Plans

Personalized memory care plans at Cristwood are custom-made strategies to help people with memory challenges. These plans look at a person’s needs, such as medical care, emotional support, and meaningful activities. The goal is to make each person’s life better. Cristwood staff members use these plans to help their memory care residents feel their best.

The Benefits of Personalized Memory Care Plans

  • Optimized Memory Care Plan: People with memory issues each have different needs. Personalized memory care plans help caregivers give the right help to each person, ensuring they provide medicine at the right time and doing activities that make residents feel good. These plans make sure everyone gets the care they need.
  • A Better Life: Memory concerns can complicate life, but personalized memory care plans aim to improve it by prioritizing activities and approaches that bring happiness and comfort to the individual. These plans might include games that help with memory or spending time with friends.
  • Staying Safe: Safety is very important for people with memory issues who may forget or wander around. Personalized memory care plans ensure they live in safe places and have people looking out for them.

Collaborating with Care Professionals

Families are a big part of making personalized care plans for their loved ones in memory care. They work with the Cristwood staff to ensure the plan is just right. Here’s how families can help:

  • Share About Their Loved One: Families can tell the caregivers about their loved ones, what they liked to do in the past, and what made them happy. Information like this helps the caregivers make a plan that works.
  • Stay Up-to-Date with Care Needs: Talking is essential. Families should talk with the caregivers and share anything new about their loved ones so the plan can change if needed.
  • Keep Checking: The plan should change as the person changes. Families should keep checking in with caregivers to ensure the plan works. They should also speak up if they see something that doesn’t work.

Personalized Memory Care Plans

Personalized memory care plans are essential. They ensure each person receives the help they need and progresses along their journey. At Cristwood Park, personalized memory care plans show that each person is unique and important. Families and Cristwood staff share necessary information to ensure the correct memory care plan.

If you want to learn more about the personalized memory care plans at CRISTA Senior Living, we’d love to answer any questions you have. Contact us today!

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I would like to commend Cristwood Park staff on their efforts to protect themselves and their residents from COVID. It’s been a concern of ours since last March and we have been relieved to see so few cases in the Cristwood Park community. I would like to thank the staff and leadership for their diligence in maintaining good protocols throughout this pandemic.

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Exceptional personalized holistic care. Helps keep Mom’s mind active and she flourishes with the nurturing care. Especially of value currently given the COVID restrictions. We are genuinely pleased with our mom's care.

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Thinking back on all the great care you and your team have given her at CRISTA, we thank you for all that. I am sure it made a difference in the quality of her life.

I appreciate the personal relationship I have with the staff and the good communication they give me.

I am so stunned by all the amazing people who live at CRISTA. The depth of their stories, their experiences are so powerful. They are fascinating and I learn something new every day! Such a wealth of intellect, experiences, and fun loving people. I love living here.

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