Seton Manor offers specialized memory support care called Cloister. Unique needs of individuals in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementaias. Seton Manor dedicated neighborhood are designed to provide an optimal level of stimulation and support in a setting that encourages enjoyment and quality of life, while maximizing independence and ensuring safety.
The key components to our Memory Support programs include:
Seton Manor recognizes that it takes a special kind of person to provide excellent dementia care and that a comprehensive understanding of the medical, psychological, social and excellent care. We are committed to selecting, training, mentoring and monitoring our staff to ensure that they are well positioned to provide the level of excellence in dementia care that Phoebe promises to the specialized dementia training upon orientation and 4 to 8 hours of addtional annual training, depending upon clinical assignment of the staff person. The training provided is designed to enhance the learning experience of the staff through interactive exercises, experiential opportunities for learning and group dialogue about the content.
Seton Manor takes pride in maintaining a homelike enviroment in each of our facilities. We do our best to create a home for each resident, caring about what ‘home’ means to that specific person, while keeping safety in mind for all of the residents.
Activity and Engagement
Our staff engages in a variety of strategies to learn about our residents’ history and preferences so that they can tailor specific activities to their hobbies and capabilities. Based upon these efforts, opportunities for meaningful activity can be created for the individual, which in turn helps to combat depression and isolation and promote quality of life.
Regardless of age, background, diagnosis or life history, quality of life for all people is based upon the quality and meaning of their relationships with others. Seton Manor recognizes this fact, and so, has incorporated the important the important role of relationships into our Phoebe Dementia Care Philosophy.
Excellent Clinical Care
Seton Manor is committed to providing exceptional medical, nursing and behavioral health care to our residents. We support and facilitate independent decision making, to the extent the resident is able, and work closely with family members to ensure that clinical interventions are consistent with the preferences and values of the resident.
Our goal is to provide a safe and secure, yet home-like enviroment for our residents. Creative uses of technology and research on enviromental supports for individuals with dementia, in combination with clear policies informed by common sense, guide our efforts to ensure the safety of our residents with cognitive impairment.