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Woodland Creek Memory Care Community
An all-inclusive, Alzheimer’s & Memory Care Facility in Dresher, PA for your loved one!
Woodland Creek is a memory care community focused on making your loved one feel safe and right at home. Located in picturesque Dresher, Pennsylvania, this small town has plenty of parks and outdoor recreational activities within minutes of the city’s hustle and bustle. Woodland Creek prides itself on offering all-inclusive personal care and memory care for Dresher, Pennsylvania residents and beyond. We combine a comfortable lifestyle with Person-Centered care and a tried-and-true Life Enrichment Program designed to cultivate independence when able and harness support when necessary. Our goal is to provide an environment that empowers residents by making space for healthy choices, honoring dignity, promoting well-being, and improving quality of life. Our all-inclusive community exceeds these goals and provides the care that your loved one needs 24/7.
Choose Your Own Rent! All-inclusive, custom Memory Care starts from $4,900
The staff could not have been more accommodating, and attentive. Unlike the other nursing homes/special care units, the staff at Woodland Creek made me relaxed and gave me a feeling that they cared. During and after my father's stay, I can emphatically say the warmth and "non-business" feeling I had carried over to my father's care. Specifically Diana, the Executive Director, could not have been any nicer and caring. Throughout my father's stay, we would email and call for updates and each email and call was returned the same day. Woodland Creek is a fantastic place for your loved one in need.
I am so thankful for the wonderful care that my father received at Woodland Creek in Dresher. All of the staff played such an important role in all of his care and meeting all of his needs. Everyone really cared for him and it showed. He adjusted so well and seemed to really enjoy all of the activities. The staff and directors were all wonderful while managing COVID along with the needs of our family and my dad. His last days on hospice were filled with love and attention. I can't thank everyone enough.
My husband received excellent care. The staff was always highly accessible to answer questions, return my calls and meet the needs of my husband. I highly recommend Woodland Creek.
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- Safety and Comfort
- Memory Care Life Enrichment Program & Pillars of Wellness
- Complete Personal Care Services
- Experienced & Dedicated Staff
- 24/7 Dining
- Sensory Spa
- VR Bucket List Program
- Extraordinary Location
- Attractive Grounds
- Short-Term & Respite Stays
- Easy-Move Program with NorthAmerican
- Resident Referral Program
- Month-to-Month Lease
- Facility Information
- Medicare Insurance Enrollment with eHealth
Our building is outfitted with ionized air filtering to remove viruses, bacteria, and other particulates from the air so that your loved one can breathe easy. New residents are admitted after screening though Vikor Scientific Respira-ID and a negative COVID-19 test result. Our virus mitigation protocols include full personal protective gear, sanitizer stations at all traffic areas, and cleaning throughout the community multiple times per day.
Our Memory Care Life Enrichment Program is designed to honor the memories and experiences of our residents by providing physical engagement, spiritual support, sensory stimulation, social connections, intellectual discovery, and emotional expression. The program includes:
- Sensory & VR Therapy: Stimulating the senses can produce a calming effect and in some cases help bring back memories
- Music Therapy: Era-specific music to bring back fond memories and decrease anxiety
- Aroma Therapy: Smells reminiscent from childhood such as home-baked cookies and fresh baked bread
- Validation Techniques: Words are powerful and our residents are encouraged to give and receive positive feedback
- Socialization: Residents and staff all enjoy time together each day in both large and small groups in safe settings to combat feelings of loneliness and isolation
- Health & Wellness: Providing activities that promote residents’ physicality help to curb agitation, wandering and sleeplessness, while intellectual activities encourage learning and participating in both new and familiar hobbies
- Spiritual Support: Music, discussion, prayer, affirmations, nature and other diverse means of spiritual support provides comfort and familiar purpose
- Life Skills Stations: Miniature kitchens, faux engines, and mailboxes are among the many real-life scenarios and work the residents did in their youth
- And much more!
Our Person-Centered Care approach focuses on our residents’ needs, while our Active Living Programs allow them to live life to their fullest capability. Our residents feel at home in Woodland Creek because our approach is based on the residents’ lifetime routine, not ours. Additionally, we provide health monitoring, medication management, assistance with dressing, bathing, grooming, and oral care.
Our community’s leadership team includes our Executive Director, Health Services Director, and Life Enrichment Director. Our passionate and dedicated team of skilled professionals offer exceptional support for our residents’ needs, including physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs, through engaging daily activities.
It’s easy to become spoiled with our 24/7 Dining Experience. We go beyond all-day dining so you can enjoy gourmet food prepared from the freshest ingredients by our Executive Chef and team of professionals any time of day or night. Since our quality of food and service must be experienced, we invite you to join us for lunch or dinner. Our chef is trained and happy to accommodate residents with dietary needs due to various health restrictions, such as low gluten and sugar-free diets, and much more.
Our daily menu also incorporates foods from the Rush University Medical Center MIND diet that fosters brain health. Our goal is that the MIND diet, in conjunction with our many Memory Care programs, will help hold off memory issues for as long as possible. Entrees are served on colored plates to stimulate appetite, and a server greets each resident individually with multiple daily menu choices. Learn more about our Memory Care dining program and the MIND diet.
Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the five senses (taste, smell, vision, hearing, and touch) with the goal of evoking positive feelings. This innovative therapy can reduce tension, agitation, anxiety, depression, and anger which are common behavioral side effects in seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s and other dementias. By planning meaningful, stimulating activities and considering our residents’ unique interests, we can create personal experiences in our custom Sensory Spas and make a significant difference in our residents’ lives.
Our state-of-the-art Virtual Reality Therapy enables residents to explore bucket list journeys and experiences they’ve always wanted to complete, all within the comfort of our community. With VR Therapy, your loved one can explore the Caribbean sea and virtually scuba dive with sting rays, or discover an untapped passion for music with VR first row seats to the New York Metropolitan Opera House. Whether it’s travel or new experiences your loved one seeks, our new, groundbreaking therapy can make almost any adventure dreams a virtual reality.
Woodland Creek is close to Abington Hospital, Dreshertown Plaza Shopping Mall, and Mondauk Common Park.
Our many secured walking paths and well-tended, enclosed gardens encourage a daily stroll. Residents can feel safe while enjoying the outdoor environment with a patio that features comfortable benches and beautiful views.
Whether you’re going away on business, planning a vacation, or simply need a break from caregiving, respite care at Woodland Creek is the perfect solution for providing your loved one with the Person-Centered Care that they need. Our safe, nurturing environment and professional staff will support the wellness needs of your loved one. Take advantage of the full amenities of our community; your loved one can rest while socializing with team members and other residents and you’ll have peace of mind knowing each suite features its own emergency response system. Contact us today to learn about the various levels of care available to our respite and short-term stay residents.
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Our one-time community fee helps fund expenses incurred in making your loved one’s suite move-in ready and keeping the community beautiful and comfortable for all our residents. There are no upfront buy-in fees to reserve future higher levels of care or long-term contracts. Cost of care may increase or decrease as a resident’s needs change and is subject to change due to periodic and transparent assessments completed by onsite nursing staff and partnered caregivers.
Woodland Creek – Facility ID: 146050
Through Sunshine Retirement Living’s partnership with eHealth, residents can research, compare and enroll in Medicare insurance plans that cover their doctors and prescription drugs. Residents can shop online or speak to one of eHealth’s licensed insurance agents over the phone by calling (215) 613-9589 (TTY 711) or explore options online – click here. There is never a cost to speak to an agent, and you are under no obligation to enroll in a health plan. eHealth’s mission is to help people find coverage that works for their personal needs.
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Why Woodland Creek is the Right Place For Your Loved One
Woodland Creek is one of the most welcoming locations for memory care in Dresher. Our memory care community strives to be a comfortable and safe place for your loved ones to call home. We do everything we can to be more than just a care center.
Our Woodland Creek team is always available. We ensure all your loved ones’ physical needs are met and do the same for their emotional needs. Our team is here to provide a relaxing and engaging atmosphere for your loved ones. We treat them like family and always ensure they are comfortable at the center.
Our staff is caring, kind, and responsive to your loved one’s needs. We want every senior staying with us to feel comfortable because it is what we would want for our loved ones. There are other see memory care centers in Dresher, but none feel like home as the Woodland Creek center does.
We make sure to keep our facility updated. In the floor plans above, you will notice that we have three different housing options for seniors. There are private, semi-private, and shared suites available. The private rooms’ design encourages independence. Each room also comes with safety pull cords, allowing our staff to assist your loved ones right away.
If you are searching for a safe place for your loved one to stay, then be sure to schedule a tour with us. We would love to show you around and answer all of your questions.
Woodland Creek’s memory care facility is located at the center of many valuable sites. We considered the surroundings when choosing the location so that medical care services are always nearby. Your loved one will also have access to shopping centers and nearby parks.
Our staff takes excellent care of the area. You will be able to enjoy the fantastic Pennsylvania weather with your loved ones. There are plenty of gardens and walking paths for you to stroll and get out in the fresh air. If you are curious about our grounds, be sure to view our pictures or set up a tour with our team.
Our staff are qualified, dedicated, and work hard to provide your loved ones with excellent levels of care. Our memory care experts will ensure that your loved ones are well taken care of during their stay with us.
We always offer healthy meals and snacks at the facility. Good nutrition is essential for everyone – so we make sure it is always easy to access here. We will always make meals that are tailored to our guests’ specific needs as well.
There are plenty of activities to enjoy! We offer armchair yoga, strength training, and plenty of outdoor games. Additionally, there is a monthly social dance and visits from therapy dogs. All activities are designed with seniors in mind.
Let Us Help!
It can be challenging to choose a place for a family member to stay. We understand and want to help you make the decision that is best for them. Contact us today if you would like answers to your questions or want to learn more about our services.
We will constantly tailor the care we offer to the individual. You can be confident that we will do everything we can to meet their needs. Fill out our online form or call us at (215) 613-9589 to schedule your tour today.