Passion Meets Culture

Memory Care Workers are exceptional people. The passion to serve individuals with Alzheimers and Dementia is a rare and wonderful gift.  Are you a passionate Memory Care worker who is wondering, “is there a place I can help and bring HOPE to people suffering the effects of this ravaging disorder?”

The answer is YES!

Memory Care at Waterford is a unique, comprehensive and proven program. Compassionate and well trained care givers will lead each resident through the individualized suite of cognitive therapies; with love and encouragement in a neighborhood setting.

Memory Care at Waterford will have passionate and knowledgeable, memory care workers at all levels of care, who treat every resident with the respect and dignity they deserve. Memory Care workers use
SAIDO Learning informationSAIDO Learning is a non-pharmacological treatment that has been clinically proven to improve the symptoms of dementia and dramatically impact the quality of life for older adults. Using simple arithmetic, writing, and reading exercises, this therapy specifically stimulates the prefrontal cortex of the brain to slow and in some cases reverse dementia symptoms., Montessori informationDeveloped for those living with dementia, the Montessori program encourages each person to engage in activities and to find valuable roles based on their history and interests., and Teepa Snow informationIs a positive approach to care that recognizes the dynamic nature of the human brain. Rather than focusing on a person’s loss when there is a brain change, seeing individuals as precious, unique, and capable encourages a care partnership. training to enhance cognitive ability. Recreational therapies and activities are combined with these learning techniques for a well-rounded treatment of these disorders.

If being a part of this cutting edge program interests you, Sunset Communities invites you, to apply Right Here.  If you have questions feel free to connect with our Recruiter, Carol Holwerda cholwerda@sunsetmanor.org.

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Waterford Memory Care

UNIQUE PROGRAMS

Our certified team of professionals is dedicated to stirring the person within the patient through unique programs shown to reduce, and even reverse the effects of dementia. SAIDO Learning informationSAIDO Learning is a non-pharmacological treatment that has been clinically proven to improve the symptoms of dementia and dramatically impact the quality of life for older adults. Using simple arithmetic, writing, and reading exercises, this therapy specifically stimulates the prefrontal cortex of the brain to slow and in some cases reverse dementia symptoms., along with elements of Teepa Snow informationIs a positive approach to care that recognizes the dynamic nature of the human brain. Rather than focusing on a person’s loss when there is a brain change, seeing individuals as precious, unique, and capable encourages a care partnership. training and approaches, Music Therapy informationMusic gives us great joy. But even beyond the entertainment value there’s growing evidence that listening to music can also help stimulate seemingly lost memories and even help maintain some cognitive functioning. Music Therapy is an important tool that addresses the cognitive and emotional symptoms of dementia. People living with dementia can remember and sign songs even in advanced stages of the disease., Montessori informationDeveloped for those living with dementia, the Montessori program encourages each person to engage in activities and to find valuable roles based on their history and interests. and other programs are all leveraged to address the mind, body and spiritual needs of our residents.

INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT

The team considers both the needs and capabilities of each patient individually and implements non-pharmacological treatment methods to engage the senses to help those with Alzheimer’s and dementia reclaim who they once were and regain their passion for life and living.

 

BEAUTIFUL ENVIRONMENT

Our unique residential campus includes 40 private studio-style homes with private baths in three dedicated neighborhoods re-designed from the ground-up to meet the diverse and unique needs of people with dementia and memory loss. Specifically designed sensory rooms, cooking clubs, internal and external exercise facilities, therapy pool, beautiful courtyards, and a chapel are only part of the environment that has made Waterford Place the premium place for a tailored living community.

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