Memories are the threads that join families from one generation to the next. Memory Care at Villa at Castro Valley gives residents and their families the support they need for living with memory loss. The care provided recognizes that residents desire continued dignity, a sense of belonging and opportunities for gratifying interactions with others. It draws on their strengths, allows them to maintain existing abilities and fills any gaps in life skills with an appropriate level of assistance. While the reality of memory loss is difficult, Villa at Castro Valley Memory Care program is designed to help build on the best memories possible for residents and their families.
Residents with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia will find that memory loss is no barrier to a quality life at Villa at Castro Valley Memory Care. Residents thrive in amenity-rich surroundings that are combined with specialized programming. We encourage residents to participate to enhance their sense of joy, accomplishment and satisfaction; and promote their physical, emotional, social and spiritual well being.
Villa at Castro Valley Memory Care is uniquely suited to care for seniors with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia in a specially designed and secured neighborhood. It is dedicated to memory care and comprised of a large living room, a dining area, an outdoor courtyard and resident apartments.
Villa at Castro Valley Memory Care is uniquely suited to care for seniors with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia in a specially designed and secured neighborhood.
Residents’ whereabouts and well-being are monitored by highly trained staff that provides 24-hour care and supervision. There is a nurse manager on staff, along with a fulltime case manager. Enhanced staff-to-resident ratios allow responsive care. Services include arrangement of health care appointments, mobility assistance, help with dressing, standby and full assistance for showering and personal care assistance with activities of daily living.
Specially Trained and Caring Staff
Staff receives on-going training in “best practices” and uses appropriate, progressive techniques, memory cues, verbal and non-verbal communications to redirect and reorient resident. They also understand and respond compassionately to residents’ behaviors and changing abilities.
Elegant Surroundings, Supportive Services
Attention was paid to ensure that these purpose-built accommodations offer ease of living and elegance. Chef prepared meals are crafted daily from fresh ingredients and served in a home-like communal dining area. Convenient and manageable finger foods are available for residents who have difficulty sitting through a meal. The dining area is easily rearranged to double as a setting for group activities. Living quarters are private and spacious, ready to be individualized with personal furnishings and belongings. Each apartment is fitted with an emergency response system, and all bathrooms meet ADA standards featuring slip-resistant flooring. Apartments receive daily room tidying and weekly housekeeping, with convenient personal laundry and linen service available. Short-term respite stays can be arranged for varying lengths dependent on your loved one’s needs.
A full calendar of diverse activities, designed to engage residents, are scheduled and ongoing. They are tailored to individual preferences and skill levels. Individual, small and large group activities can include such things as exercise, nature walks, and gardening; art, music, and singing; classes and demonstrations; reminiscence activities; aromatherapy; visits with community pets; on-site entertainers and celebrations; weekly off-site outings and excursions; and holiday celebrations. Family involvement is highly encouraged.