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Woodside Place has set the standard in dementia care throughout the world. For their new center in Erie, Pennsylvania, we highlight the difference in treatment and environment provided by a Woodside Place community as opposed to alternative care centers.

OPENING LATE 2015 The Woodside Place Approach It s set the standard across the world for Alzheimer s and Dementia Care It s going to do the same in Erie Special Advertising Supplement
OPENING  LATE 2015  The Woodside Place Approach. It   s set the standard across the world for Alzheimer   s and Dementia C...
Everything that science has learned about making life fulfilling and comfortable for individuals living with dementia is implemented here freedom dignity environment engaged social comfort caring love A new Woodside Place is now in Erie In 1991 Presbyterian SeniorCare our parent organization opened Woodside Place in Pittsburgh It was one of the first residential personal care communities of its kind in the United States designed to meet the physical social and psychological needs of people living with Alzheimer s Woodside Place hasn t just kept up with the latest advances in memory support it s pioneered them Today over 70 communities around the world are replicating the Woodside Place model Our new Woodside Place at Manchester Commons will continue that tradition providing its residents with the highest levels of care comfort and opportunity for appropriate personal growth continued pg 3 Call 1 877 443 3001 or visit www manchestercommons org for more information 2
Everything that science has learned about making life fulfilling and comfortable for individuals living with dementia is i...
Everything that science has learned about making life fulfilling and comfortable for individuals living with dementia is implemented here freedom dignity environment engaged social comfort caring love A new Woodside Place is now in Erie In 1991 Presbyterian SeniorCare our parent organization opened Woodside Place in Pittsburgh It was one of the first residential personal care communities of its kind in the United States designed to meet the physical social and psychological needs of people living with Alzheimer s Woodside Place hasn t just kept up with the latest advances in memory support it s pioneered them Today over 70 communities around the world are replicating the Woodside Place model Our new Woodside Place at Manchester Commons will continue that tradition providing its residents with the highest levels of care comfort and opportunity for appropriate personal growth continued pg 3 Call 1 877 443 3001 or visit www manchestercommons org for more information 2
Everything that science has learned about making life fulfilling and comfortable for individuals living with dementia is i...
continued from pg 2 A community that s as lovely as it is safe and nurturing The beauty and comfort of the accommodations at Woodside Place equal the quality of the care the residents receive Every room is a spaciously comfortable private room with a private bath Residents enjoy delightful walking paths and wellappointed common areas All of this within a secure neighborhood staffed 24 hours a day A new social model A flexible care program Architectural innovation Unlike the old nursing home model our personcentered model gives residents 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 As opposed to telling residents what they can t do our staff strives to have residents do as much as they re comfortable with The architectural environment has been carefully designed to facilitate this approach Woodside Place in Erie has been developed to follow in the footsteps of its Pittsburgh parent which has received numerous design awards including the prestigious LeadingAge PA award for Innovator Innovation of the Year and the American Institute of Architects Ten Year Award All that we do positively impacts residents lives by maintaining dignity and promoting self care A staff that s as knowledgeable as it is caring We screen our caregivers very carefully Not only do we do background checks each applicant undergoes a personal interview We look for caregivers who share the Presbyterian Homes commitment to helping residents live positive fulfilling lives Just as importantly everyone who works here from the housekeepers to the Executive Director has undergone dementia specific training All health care is under the supervision of a licensed nursing team The Woodside Place model fosters a high level of interaction and personal involvement 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 comfortable and very friendly environment A consistent staff schedule further enhances the relationships between our residents and staff The only memory support community in Erie offering a full continuum of care As our residents age in place some will require skilled nursing care in addition to dementia care We are the only memory support community in Erie that offers both on one campus This is very important for our residents It enables them to seamlessly make the transition from memory support to nursing care with memory support Our records and knowledge of each individual travel through the continuum There is never a need for a resident to start over Caregivers in both areas work closely to ensure the least possible dislocation A place that relatives love to visit Of course the best part of visiting loved ones at Woodside Place is seeing how engaged and happy they are Family caregivers in Pittsburgh tell us how pleased they are with the environment freedom of movement high quality of care and programming quality Programming Proven to Enhance Lives We strive to make every day as rich and rewarding as possible for our residents The quality programming that we provide has been proven to do just that Here s just a sampling of what we offer at Woodside Place Montessori based programming Developed as a way to teach children Montessori based programming is proving to help adults living with dementia We have care teams trained in this non structured approach that helps retain dignity and independence by stimulating physical and mental activity Using a Montessori environment and materials we re able to help our residents better deal with anger and frustration while promoting confidence and security Making a difference through adaptive technology Adaptive technology is technology that adjusts to meet individual needs It enables residents living with dementia many of whom have never used a computer to send email engage in video chat play mind stimulating games and participate in video exercises Special computers part of the It s Never Too Late iN2L program make this possible We have found that iN2L enhances the quality of life for residents Studies at the University of Washington have confirmed that this program improves memory and engagement of individuals with dementia You ll quickly see that our communities are as exceptionally nice to visit as they are to live in Visitors often comment on the loveliness of the d cor general atmosphere and room arrangement An independent survey showed that relatives of residents at Woodside Place in Pittsburgh had an overall satisfaction rate of over 95 Call 1 877 443 3001 or visit www manchestercommons org for more information 4
continued from pg. 2  A community that   s as lovely as it is safe and nurturing. The beauty and comfort of the accommodat...
continued from pg 2 A community that s as lovely as it is safe and nurturing The beauty and comfort of the accommodations at Woodside Place equal the quality of the care the residents receive Every room is a spaciously comfortable private room with a private bath Residents enjoy delightful walking paths and wellappointed common areas All of this within a secure neighborhood staffed 24 hours a day A new social model A flexible care program Architectural innovation Unlike the old nursing home model our personcentered model gives residents 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 As opposed to telling residents what they can t do our staff strives to have residents do as much as they re comfortable with The architectural environment has been carefully designed to facilitate this approach Woodside Place in Erie has been developed to follow in the footsteps of its Pittsburgh parent which has received numerous design awards including the prestigious LeadingAge PA award for Innovator Innovation of the Year and the American Institute of Architects Ten Year Award All that we do positively impacts residents lives by maintaining dignity and promoting self care A staff that s as knowledgeable as it is caring We screen our caregivers very carefully Not only do we do background checks each applicant undergoes a personal interview We look for caregivers who share the Presbyterian Homes commitment to helping residents live positive fulfilling lives Just as importantly everyone who works here from the housekeepers to the Executive Director has undergone dementia specific training All health care is under the supervision of a licensed nursing team The Woodside Place model fosters a high level of interaction and personal involvement 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 comfortable and very friendly environment A consistent staff schedule further enhances the relationships between our residents and staff The only memory support community in Erie offering a full continuum of care As our residents age in place some will require skilled nursing care in addition to dementia care We are the only memory support community in Erie that offers both on one campus This is very important for our residents It enables them to seamlessly make the transition from memory support to nursing care with memory support Our records and knowledge of each individual travel through the continuum There is never a need for a resident to start over Caregivers in both areas work closely to ensure the least possible dislocation A place that relatives love to visit Of course the best part of visiting loved ones at Woodside Place is seeing how engaged and happy they are Family caregivers in Pittsburgh tell us how pleased they are with the environment freedom of movement high quality of care and programming quality Programming Proven to Enhance Lives We strive to make every day as rich and rewarding as possible for our residents The quality programming that we provide has been proven to do just that Here s just a sampling of what we offer at Woodside Place Montessori based programming Developed as a way to teach children Montessori based programming is proving to help adults living with dementia We have care teams trained in this non structured approach that helps retain dignity and independence by stimulating physical and mental activity Using a Montessori environment and materials we re able to help our residents better deal with anger and frustration while promoting confidence and security Making a difference through adaptive technology Adaptive technology is technology that adjusts to meet individual needs It enables residents living with dementia many of whom have never used a computer to send email engage in video chat play mind stimulating games and participate in video exercises Special computers part of the It s Never Too Late iN2L program make this possible We have found that iN2L enhances the quality of life for residents Studies at the University of Washington have confirmed that this program improves memory and engagement of individuals with dementia You ll quickly see that our communities are as exceptionally nice to visit as they are to live in Visitors often comment on the loveliness of the d cor general atmosphere and room arrangement An independent survey showed that relatives of residents at Woodside Place in Pittsburgh had an overall satisfaction rate of over 95 Call 1 877 443 3001 or visit www manchestercommons org for more information 4
continued from pg. 2  A community that   s as lovely as it is safe and nurturing. The beauty and comfort of the accommodat...
Recognizing the symptoms of dementia If you have questions we d love to help Here a few answers to common questions These are complex issues and every situation is different Please feel free to call us at 1 877 443 3001 We ll be glad to answer any of your questions over the phone or to arrange an appointment to visit with us You can also find out more at our website www manchestercommons org Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life Memory loss is an example Alzheimer s is the most common type of dementia Early signs of dementia include forgetting information difficulty in following a plan or in completing daily tasks trouble understanding visual images new problems with words misplacing things and changes in mood and personality Unfortunately about 80 of seniors suffer some form of dementia If you notice any of the signs the first step is always a doctor s appointment Your role as care partner In the early stages you will be acting more like a care partner than a caregiver Your role is one of support love and companionship You are there to help with daily life as needed and to help the person living with dementia plan for the future It s important to have discussions now about topics that will have to be addressed later You will have to help get legal financial and care plans in place Getting the information you need In addition to talking to us consider visiting the Alzheimer s Association website www Alz org You ll find a great deal of important information on all forms of dementia of value both to caregivers and those with dementia symptoms We closely partner with the Alzheimer s Association and they ve provided us with a great deal of the information in this section Call 1 877 443 3001 or visit www manchestercommons org for more information 6
Recognizing the symptoms of dementia.  If you have questions, we   d love to help. Here a few answers to common questions....
Recognizing the symptoms of dementia If you have questions we d love to help Here a few answers to common questions These are complex issues and every situation is different Please feel free to call us at 1 877 443 3001 We ll be glad to answer any of your questions over the phone or to arrange an appointment to visit with us You can also find out more at our website www manchestercommons org Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life Memory loss is an example Alzheimer s is the most common type of dementia Early signs of dementia include forgetting information difficulty in following a plan or in completing daily tasks trouble understanding visual images new problems with words misplacing things and changes in mood and personality Unfortunately about 80 of seniors suffer some form of dementia If you notice any of the signs the first step is always a doctor s appointment Your role as care partner In the early stages you will be acting more like a care partner than a caregiver Your role is one of support love and companionship You are there to help with daily life as needed and to help the person living with dementia plan for the future It s important to have discussions now about topics that will have to be addressed later You will have to help get legal financial and care plans in place Getting the information you need In addition to talking to us consider visiting the Alzheimer s Association website www Alz org You ll find a great deal of important information on all forms of dementia of value both to caregivers and those with dementia symptoms We closely partner with the Alzheimer s Association and they ve provided us with a great deal of the information in this section Call 1 877 443 3001 or visit www manchestercommons org for more information 6
Recognizing the symptoms of dementia.  If you have questions, we   d love to help. Here a few answers to common questions....
At Presbyterian Homes we make aging easier OPENING LATE FALL 2015 Woodside Place at Manchester Commons Since 1943 Presbyterian Homes a not for profit organization now under the Presbyterian SeniorCare umbrella has been providing care and comfort to seniors Our person centered care is built around respecting each individual s preferences and desires at every care level we offer Presbyterian Homes receives and greatly appreciates donations of all sizes It is the financial support provided by community members their families and friends that allows us to continue programs and services for senior citizens In addition to direct donations there are many ways to show your support Visit www PresbyHomes com to learn more about the many ways you can positively impact the lives of seniors 19 Girard NEW YORK Conneaut PENNSYLVANA Waterford 6N Ashtabula 6 18 79 North Madison Cambridge Springs Jefferson OHIO How you can also make a difference 17 86 6 All of us are passionate about helping to create greater awareness and support for those living with Alzheimer s disease or other forms of dementia We are leaders in providing memory care for individuals living with dementia enabling them to retain as much independence as possible North East ERIE PA 322 PENNSYLVANA A commitment to choice dignity respect self determination and purposeful living provides the foundation for our shared values We are diligently focused on meeting 90 the physical social emotional mental and spiritual needs of older adults Westfield 6 Titusville Meadville 285 Oil Creek State Park Cochranton Middlefield 322 Niles OIL CITY Stoneboro Cortland Warren 62 Hermitage 79 Grove City Independent Living Short Term Rehabilitation Personal Care 80 19 208 Skilled Nursing Memory Care We re always here to answer your questions Call us at 1 877 443 3001 to arrange an appointment or visit us at www manchestercommons org 6351 West Lake Road Erie PA 16505
At Presbyterian Homes, we make aging easier.      OPENING LATE FALL 2015      Woodside Place at Manchester Commons  Since ...