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James L West Presbyterian Special Care Center

1111 Summit Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76102-3425
(817) 877-1199
Fax: (817) 877-1414
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing, Adult Day Care
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Licenses
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    From the Board of Directors to our medical directors to our staff, each of us is dedicated to continuously learning and growing in our practice of caring for persons with dementia disorders. Our center is renowned for its innovative approaches to care, and serves as a learning site for local medical schools, nursing schools, and interns in a variety of healthcare careers. We believe that the senior years should be a time for health and happiness, and that assisting those with memory disorders is a high calling.
    All genders welcome
    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
    Dental care
    Eye 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
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    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
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Our staff is specially trained to care for persons with dementia disorders, at all stages of the disease.
    Memory Care
    The entire facility is dedicated to the care of Alzheimer's and Dementia sufferers.
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    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:
    Discharges are extremely rare. We are unique in our skilled care of persons with dementia at all stages, including advanced dementia with advanced medical and nursing needs.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Our entire facility's care and services are designed to meet the special needs of persons with dementia.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Pet Types Allowed
    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
    Security staff on premises
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Air purification system
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 100
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    Buffet style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    We have many special interest clubs for each resident to participate in as they desire
    This facility caters to:
    We are a not-for-profit organization that serves persons with dementia disorders in a compassionate and spiritual environment.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    TX Adult Day Care
    License No. 001411
    Issued by Texas Department of Human Services
    TX Nursing Home
    Issued by Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
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