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Memory Care

Everything that science has learned about making life fulfilling and comfortable for individuals living with dementia is implemented here.

The new Woodside Place at Manchester Commons follows the standard-setting Woodside Place model we pioneered at Woodside Place in Pittsburgh. Today, over 70 communities around the world are replicating this model. For those individuals requiring skilled nursing and dementia care, we’ve implemented appropriate aspects of this approach in our Skilled Nursing neighborhoods. We are the only memory support community in Erie offering a full continuum of care, with memory care at both the Personal Care and Skilled Nursing levels.

The beauty and comfort of the accommodations at the new Woodside Place of Erie is equaled only by the quality of the care that our residents receive. Our “person-centered” model gives them considerable freedom of choice in their daily schedules, lets them enjoy a variety of activities and exercise programs, and provides myriad opportunities for social interaction.

Every member of our staff has received dementia-specific training and is well-versed in the tools we use to provide residents with the latest technologically sophisticated, quality programming. Health care is under the supervision of a licensed nursing team.

The Woodside Place model is in large part so successful because it fosters a high level of interaction between residents and the direct care team. This is enormously beneficial to our residents and professionally rewarding to our staff. It makes for a warm, friendly, and constructive environment.

To download a brochure describing Woodside Place in more detail, click here.

The following questions can help you determine if Memory Care should be considered for someone you love:

  • Has your loved one had any accidents recently with home appliances, such as forgetting to turn off the stove properly?
  • In the event of a fire, can your loved one follow appropriate emergency measures, including calling 911?
  • Has your loved one gotten lost or been unable to remember personal information such as address, phone number, or contacts that enable them to return home?
  • Has your loved one become lost while on a walk or running errands?
  • Is your loved one threatened or suspicious of others for unwarranted reasons?
  • Is your loved one forgetting to take medications on schedule, follow correct dosages, or use a medication organizer device?

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To learn more about our our services, please contact us online or call us at 877-350-6761

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