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Amber Glen Alzheimer's SCC

1704 E Amber Ln
Urbana, IL 61802-6997
(217) 384-0100
Fax: (360) 254-1770
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Amber Glen is a spacious home like environment for the person with Alzheimer, dementia or memory impairment. Spacious private and semi-private rooms with full size beds provided, leaving plenty of space for personal furniture and items. A beautiful private courtyard for walks, gardening, and quiet meditation. Our 'meaningful moment' program provides fulfilling activities daily with local entertainers, volunteers, and emphasis on client's individual talents and interests. Licensed nursing staff on site 24 hours a day. Three nutritious meals are served daily in a supportive dining environment, including scheduled snacks throughout the day. Daily housekeeping and laundry services to each resident. Amber Glen is centrally located to residential neighborhoods, public transportation, and convenient shopping. Our goal is to meet the client’s needs, while exceeding family expectations.
    All genders welcome
    Age 55 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Adult day care
    Massage therapy
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Hit, kick, or act physically aggressive
    Yell, curse, or act verbally aggressive
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    The thoughtfully designed training component of the "Meaningful Moment" program strives to educate our staff and provide them with the skills necessary to help each resident hold onto the meaningful pieces of their lives for as long as possible. This allows our staff to recognize and understand the unique and ever changing needs of each individual resident.
    Memory Care
    The entire facility is dedicated to the care of Alzheimer's and Dementia sufferers.
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    When a client is no longer able to participate in the slightest degree with activities of daily living or should a client require two or more staff members to perform a single activity of daily living.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Our "Meaningful Moment" program places a strong emphasis on activities. We believe that activities are part of our daily routine and that in addition to scheduled leisure activities; our staff can turn simple tasks into meaningful moments. The success of each "meaningful moment" is determined by the client's sense of well-being. Our goal is to make the moments of each day as familiar as possible.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    Gated community
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 38
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Designated family visiting area
    Guest dining
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Church services, Volunteers through University of Illinois; dancing; entertainers
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    IL Shared Housing
    License No. 08/31/2014
    Issued by Illinois Department of Public Health
    IL Assisted Living
    License No. 5104101
    Issued by Illinois Department of Public Health
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