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  • What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
    At Ormond Manor, we understand the unique needs of individuals living with dementia, and our staff undergoes specialized training to provide the highest standard of care. Our team receives ongoing training in dementia care, which includes person-centered approaches, communication techniques, understanding behaviors, and creating a safe and supportive environment for our residents. Additionally, our staff is trained to adapt care plans as the needs of our residents evolve, ensuring that they receive personalized and compassionate care at all times. We are committed to providing the best possible support for individuals living with dementia, and our continuous training reflects this dedication to their wellbeing.
  • How is your staffing support set up for daytime and overnight?
    At Ormond Manor, we ensure that our residents receive the highest quality of care 24/7. During the daytime, we have a dedicated team of medical professionals and caregivers available to provide round-the-clock support. There are licensed nurses, certified nursing assistants, and support staff available to serve our residents. Our staffing levels are carefully calculated to ensure that every resident's needs are met promptly and effectively. During the overnight hours, we have a qualified team of caregivers on duty to provide continuous care and support. Our commitment to staffing at Ormond Manor reflects our dedication to providing exceptional, personalized care for all of our residents.
  • What programs or activities does Ormond Manor offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
    At Ormond Manor, we offer a variety of programs and activities designed to keep our residents engaged and stimulated. Our staff understands the importance of engaging residents' long-term memories, and we have tailored our approach to ensure their cognitive health is supported. Some of the programs and activities we offer include physical therapy, art therapy, music therapy, reminiscence therapy, and sensory stimulation activities. These activities are specifically designed to trigger positive memories, encourage social interaction, physical wellness and promote a sense of purpose and accomplishment. Our staff also uses personalized memory boxes, life story boards, and life history books to help residents reminisce and share their life stories. Additionally, our environment is designed with memory care in mind, utilizing visual cues and familiar items to support residents' long-term memories. We are committed to creating a supportive and engaging environment that promotes cognitive well-being and physical activity for our residents.
  • Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
    At Ormond Manor, our residents' health and cognitive functioning are assessed by our team of qualified healthcare professionals, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants. The assessment is conducted upon admission to establish a baseline, and then it is repeated regularly according to each resident's individual care plan. These assessments are typically repeated every three months, or more frequently if there are any significant changes in the resident's health or cognitive status. This regular monitoring ensures that we provide personalized and effective care to meet the evolving needs of each resident.
  • What techniques does Ormond Manor use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
    At Ormond Manor, we understand the unique needs of our memory care residents during mealtimes. We employ various techniques to support them, such as providing a calm and inviting dining environment with soothing background music and minimal distractions. Our trained staff members offer personalized assistance, including gentle reminders and cueing, to help residents with eating and ensure they receive proper nutrition. We also use colorful dinnerware and tablecloths to enhance the dining experience and stimulate appetite. Additionally, our menu is carefully planned to accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences, and our staff members are trained to provide dignified and compassionate assistance to residents who require help with feeding. Overall, our goal is to create a positive and comfortable dining experience for our memory care residents, promoting their overall well-being and enjoyment of meals.
  • How does Ormond Manor keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
    At Ormond Manor, we understand the importance of keeping our residents' families informed about their loved ones' health. We have a dedicated team of healthcare and wellness professionals who regularly communicate with the families regarding the well-being and health status of the residents. This communication can include regular check-in calls, email updates, and in-person meetings as needed. Our goal is to ensure that families feel well-informed and involved in their loved one's care journey at Ormond Manor.
  • Describe the neighborhood around Ormond Manor. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
    Ormond Manor is nestled in a charming and peaceful parklike setting, providing a serene and safe environment for our residents. Surrounded by well-maintained green spaces, a pond and picturesque views, our location offers a tranquil atmosphere for our residents to enjoy. Our neighborhood is the perfect blend of peaceful seclusion and accessibility to essential services, creating a warm and inviting community for our residents to call home.
  • Is Ormond Manor affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
    At Ormond Manor, we are not affiliated with a hospital. However, we have strong relationships with local hospitals (Advent Health and Halifax Hospital) as well as healthcare providers to ensure seamless transitions if more care is needed. Our team works closely with medical professionals to coordinate specialized care and services for our residents, offering peace of mind to both the individual and their families. We are committed to providing a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment for our residents, and our connections with healthcare facilities allow us to offer a continuum of care as needed.

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