Orchards of Minnetonka specializes in caring for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Residents living in our memory care neighborhood receive the highest levels of care in the community with a higher caregiver to resident ratio. In addition, our specially-trained caregivers offer person-centered, calming activities that supplement their compassionate care.
Our memory care neighborhood at Orchards of Minnetonka is designed to lessen the anxiety of those who are living with memory loss. Specifically created to accommodate those who wander or become easily disoriented, our memory care features warm colors, soft furniture and special lighting. The memory care neighborhood offers a low-stress, welcoming area with accessible spaces and furniture that accommodates those with disabilities.
As part of Ebenezer, Orchards of Minnetonka participates in Ebenezer’s Dimensions® Program. This ground-breaking program provides residents with cognitive activities that support brain health. All caregivers who work with our dementia clients are trained to deal with issues related to Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Residents who are living with dementia receive exceptional, compassionate care based on current best practices.
ORCHARDS OF MINNETONKA PARTICIPATES IN EBENEZER’S DIMENSIONS® PROGRAM. THIS GROUND-BREAKING PROGRAM PROVIDES RESIDENTS WITH COGNITIVE ACTIVITIES THAT SUPPORT BRAIN HEALTH.
ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA CARE INCLUDES
- Chef-prepared meals
- Activities to promote brain health
- Aromatherapy and essential oils
- Massage Therapy
- Expansion and integration of Exercise and Balance Program
- Emphasis on hydration and nutrition for all dementia clients to ensure their comfort and well being
- Collaboration with Fairview’s Palliative Care and Hospice Care should residents need more advanced care
- Support groups for Caregivers