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10608 Navarre Rd SW
Navarre, OH 44662-9465
(330) 767-3455
Fax: (330) 767-3502
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing
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    Altercare Special Care Units for individuals with Alzheimer's and related dementing disorders offers a comprehensive program of specialized care. Criteria have been established for the education of personnel, the environment, promoting independence, comfort, stimulation, and person centered care. Altercare offers 'State of the Art' programming and embraces the knowledge and philosophy that has been established by the Alzheimer's Association and the experts in the field. Altercare teaches and supports sound research findings and recognizes the benefit of consistent, knowledgeable care-givers. Altercare recognize that, "The mind may have forgotten, but that the heart still remembers."
    All genders welcome
    Age 21 and over
    Eligibility requirements:
    Alzheimer's disease or Related Dementia Diagnosis
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Foot care
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Health Condition Care
    Memory loss
    Staff certifications and training:
    Altercare Special Alzheimer's/Dementia Units require personnel to have 12 hours of Preparatory Training to work on the unit and also require all staff to attend courses to maintain licensure and In-service requirements for their specific disciplines. In addition, attendance at quarterly training specific to dementing disorders is required.
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    A criterion for admission to the special units requires that an individual is able to benefit from specialized programming that supports intellectual loss from a variety of cognitive conditions. Discharge from a special unit is planned with family and or responsible parties when an individual has declined to the point of no longer being able to benefit from the special programming provided. At that point plans for discharge into the main house of the facility or consideration of an alternative service is addressed.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Altercare embraces a philosophy of care based on the most current research and knowledge of dementing disorders. Integration of 57 components of care delivery, specifically established for the cognitively impaired is utilized. A secured, pleasant, and homelike environment with a quiet room, multi-sensory area, courtyard and common space is provided. Sights, sounds and aromas are incorporated to stimulate pleasant experiences, minimize anxiety and afford a sense of comfort. Education of staff guides appropriate physical approach, interaction and non-verbal communication techniques that support a sense of emotional well being. Spa enhanced bathing rooms, finer dining execution, music and social circles that engage the residents support an enhanced quality of life and reduce boredom and wandering.
    Living Space Options
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Private bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Service animals allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Room Amenities
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Number of residents: 85
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    Absolute Pharmacy
    Other recreational activities:
    Spiritual Care Services (various) and Memorial services, Social Outing for those who are able, Bingo, Memory Magic, Social Circles, Birthday and Holiday Party events, contracted outside entertainment
    This facility caters to:
    Altercare facilities incorporate appreciation and respect for all residents.
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 365995
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Issued by Medicare
    OH Nursing Home
    License No. 0832N
    Issued by Ohio Department of Health
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