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    Before admitting a resident to Colonial Gardens, is a thorough medical and memory care assessment performed?

    Yes, a head-to-toe assessment helps us determine whether or not we’re able to provide the memory care services your loved one needs in order to maintain optimal health, independence, and comfort. Things we evaluate during this assessment include:

    • Cognitive functioning
    • Emotional needs
    • Spiritual beliefs and needs
    • Physical functioning and needs, such as:
    • Ability to transfer with or without assistance
    • Toileting and continence
    • Vital signs
    • Medication orders, risk factors, and needs
    • Fall risk
    • Dietary restrictions and preferences
    • The overall health of the skin
    • Personal history, including family status and hobbies
    • And more

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