Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd is a company that understands Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. We have collaborated with the nations best physicians and providers to ensure that our programs and services are appropriate for those experiencing cognitive decline.
Unfortunately there is a stigma associated with memory loss, at Memory Care of of Little Rock at Good Shepherd we help our residents maximize their independence and maintain their dignity. We encourage residents to do as much for themselves as possible and we strongly promote Activities of Daily Living. We create individual routine-based care plans for our residents, often resulting in increased confidence as they know what to expect every day. We equip our staff with proven methods to deal with aggressive or disruptive behaviors, as people with Alzheimer’s often have these behaviors. Our staff education program increases understanding, job satisfaction and compassion making staff less likely to seek other employment. We know that we cannot cure Alzheimer’s or dementia, however through our 4 C’s Program Model, we aim to be a leader at meeting the needs of those suffering from memory loss because we understand the disease process and we understand the importance of maintaining our residents sense of purpose and dignity.
Caregiving: At Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd, we are specialists in Caregiving for residents with memory loss. Our caregivers and staff receive some of the most stringent training in the industry to ensure we provide the best care and meet the unique needs of residents struggling with dementia.
Care Coordination: From managing chronic illnesses and multiple medications to juggling different healthcare professionals and varying care plans, the health needs of our residents can be quite unique. We utilize the latest technology so that every team member is always up to date on each resident, and in anticipation of the next step in each resident’s care plan.
Communication: Communication is key in every element of the Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd way – whether communicating with residents, family, or health professionals, our staff will ensure open, effective communication. Any family member can be alerted to their loved ones daily activities, by email, text and/or personal telephone call. Our communications program is as customizable as our memory care program.
Community Engagement: For residents with memory loss and their loved ones, navigating through the disease process can be isolating and scary. We are committed to being a local resource for education, engagement, and community building.